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May is Older Americans Month – a tradition dating back to 1963 to honor the legacies and ongoing contributions of older Americans and support them as they enter the next stage in life. The Elk River Activity Center is joining communities nationwide in celebrating this month with special activities and events. Older Americans are living [...]

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I read the county auditor’s ad concerning the postmarks on the envelopes of our property taxes. I checked with our local post office and I was informed that we have trucks that deliver mail to the servicing center at 2 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. With this information, perhaps some of us will change [...]

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Spring is here and American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education (ABATE) of Minnesota would like to remind motorists that motorcycle riders are back on the roads. ABATE of Minnesota has 26 chapters throughout the state. Each chapter has their own way of helping to make May “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.” The most publicized is [...]

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I read with much interest that Connexus Energy has a solar power farm. I believe Elk River gets its energy from Connexus. If this is the case, I would be interested in being part of this program. I would like to see Elk River Utilities participate in this program or a similar program. — Ed [...]

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I cannot imagine that I won’t be walking the halls of Twin Lakes Elementary School next year wearing my “reading corps red” and pulling kids from class to work on their reading skills. That’s what I do now as a Minnesota Reading Corps member: I read with kids every day using scientifically designed interventions to [...]

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Thank you Elk River for supporting the Boy Scouts and for turning out for the 11th Annual Leadership Breakfast April 24, 2014.  Kathleen Heaney, Sherburne County Attorney was our speaker. She recounted her experiences as a Scout mother and then told us of the values of Scouting: self discipline, leadership and community involvement. She made [...]

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Counterpoint: There’s still a public golf course in town “Nowhere else in Elk River … will you see a father bonding with a teenage son and an elderly grandmother and granddaughter laughing — while actually playing the same sport together.” I beg to differ! I actually see and experience this often in golf season at [...]

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