Oliver Kelley Farm

by Jim Boyle Editor The Oliver H. Kelley Farm is a living history farm where hard work has never been a stranger, and such was especially the case Tuesday, May 17. A team of 100 Honeywell volunteers and 100 Robbinsdale Cooper High School student volunteers logged 1,200 hours at the national landmark that day. Bob [...]

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We feel so lucky to live in Elk River. Our family can find education, activity and entertainment easily here. On Saturday, April 28, my family and I were looking for something to do on a rainy day. We went to the Elk River Public Library to return books and was pleased to be educated by [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor It has been 160 years since Oliver Kelley worked the land of his farm along the Mississippi River in Elk River. Much, however, remains the same. “We are farming here the way Oliver Kelley and his family did when they were living here 160 years ago,” said Ann Olson Bercher, [...]

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The historic Oliver Kelley Farm opens for the season on Saturday, May 5. Watch an upcoming edition of the Star News for more about the farm. For details about opening weekend and events, go to www.mnhs.org/places/sites/ohkf/

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