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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A sweeping change is being made to the way the city of Elk River covers the cost of maintaining its nearly 150 miles of streets. The Elk River City Council voted 4-0 Monday, April 15, to implement a franchise fee that will eliminate the need to assess property owners ...Read More
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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Surpassing expectations, more than 500 runners braved the rain Saturday morning to run in the third annual Bubba-Baseball 5K Run.  The run came close on the heels of Easter Sunday’s tragedy at the Shields house in Zimmerman, where it is believed Stephanie Shie...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Zimmerman churches banded together this past Saturday for a candlelight vigil to pray for family, friends and the community in the wake of the tragic deaths of Stephanie, Nolan and Josie Shields. This was the decision of the church community after a couple of neighbors came forwa...Read More
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The Zimmerman community is planning a benefit for the Shields family. It will take place 2-7 p.m. May 5 at the Zimmerman Legion. Donations can be dropped off at the Legion, or contact the Facebook group The Shields Family from Zimmerman MN to offer support. There are also plans at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A road project is planned for this summer on Highway 10 in Elk River. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) plans to resurface five miles of the highway between Norfolk Avenue by downtown Elk River and Jarvis Street near the Elk River-Ramsey border. There...Read More
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•Click here to read more about how CAER’s month-long food drive is going. Scouts delivered 103 boxes of donated Girl Scout cookies to the CAER food shelf in Elk River this week. The girls are with Zimmerman Brownie Girl Scout Troop 16162. While they were selling Girl Scout cookies this year,...Read More
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