Nowthen

  by Eric Hagen Staff Writer Nowthen will be covered by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office in 2012 after all and into 2013. At a special council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 28, the Nowthen City Council unanimously approved a two-year contract for eight hours of daily patrol coverage. Two weeks prior, a slim majority of [...]

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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer Visitors took a step back in time at the Nowthen Threshing Show Aug. 19–21, as the past was brought to the present all weekend long. The threshing show is a three-day event where guests can watch demonstrations such as corn chopping, blacksmithing and grain threshing as well as wander through [...]

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Harvest is in full swing, and area farmers markets will continue operating into the fall. Here is a rundown of local markets: •Elk River Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 29. The market is in the parking lot of the Westbound Liquor Store, located near Highway 10 and Joplin at 13484 185th St., Elk [...]

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Are you looking to serve in your community of Nowthen? Meet new friends? Have a lot of fun? Come join the Nowthen Lions Club. The Nowthen Lions meets on the first Thursday of the month for the board meeting and on the third Thursday of the month for the membership meeting. Call Patty Wirz at [...]

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Smuder A benefit for Kevin Smuder will be held Saturday, May 21 from noon to 4 p.m. in Nowthen at the old town hall and pavilion on County Road 5 (Nowthen Boulevard). Kevin is a 1977 graduate of Elk River High School. Two years ago he was treated for colon/rectal cancer. It’s now metastasized to [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Plans are coming together for Nowthen’s first farmers market to open in June. Two organizational meetings have been very well attended and a number of people have signed up to participate, according to Dennis Blake, market manager. The farmers market will be open weekly from 3-7 p.m. Thursdays beginning June [...]

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