Paul Martin
• Money raised will be used to create wells in Tanzania by Jim Boyle Editor One Week One Well, a local nonprofit created to raise funds to build wells in areas that lack good water sources, is at it again in Elk River. Organizers are teaming up with local schools. There will be a kickoff  on [.....Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a National Hockey League game with a former Elk skating for each side, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Paul Martin cruised 4-1 over the Minnesota Wild and Nate Prosser on Tuesday evening at the Xcel Energy Center. The Penguins raised their NHL-best record to 8-2-...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Martin’s Olympic hockey experience was cut short by a hand injury last week, but otherwise it was an adventure for the Elk River native, along with eight relatives and a buddy who also made the trip to Sochi, Russia. “Yes, I had a blast. It was very exc...Read More
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by Tracey Outlaw Special to the Star News  Paul Martin has devoted fans across the country, from  Pittsburgh, where he plays for the Penguins of the National Hockey League, to his hometown of Elk River and further west. But perhaps his biggest fan is a 7-year-old boy named Parker Shanton in Detr...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Martin was watching anxiously when Team USA was announced on NBC on Wednesday following the NHL’s Winter Classic outdoor game in Michigan. “After hearing ‘from Elk River, Minn.,’ I definitely got emotional,” said Martin, who spotted a kid wearing...Read More
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by Bruce Strand Sports editor Normally, Paul Martin and Nate Prosser would not show up Thanksgiving morning for a hockey charity event at Elk River Arena. But this year, the two National Hockey League players from Elk River had nothing else to do, with their league shut down due to a labor impasse, ...Read More
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