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by Jim Boyle Editor A 19-year-old Elk River man was arrested for DWI after Elk River Police sorted through a situation in the 19700 block of Proctor Road. A citizen had heard the sound of squealing tires and what sounded like a crash and had called police about 1:46 p.m. Aug. 2. Officers located the [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Combine fire at Cargill starts grass fire At approximately 5 p.m. July 29, the Elk River Fire Department was dispatched to the 10300 block of 165th Avenue in Elk River for a combine on fire in a field. Upon arrival to Cargill’s Animal Nutrition Innovation Campus, fire crews encountered a fully involved John Deere combine and a [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Speakers, liquor stolen in home burglary A 41-year-old Elk River man reported to police that an unknown person or persons entered his residence in the 10000 block of 187th Avenue through a rear unsecured basement window and stole speakers and liquor. Police are investigating. The burglary happened between 10:30 p.m. July 20 and 9:20 a.m. July [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 53-year-old Elk River man was warned at about 4 a.m. July 11 for riding a garden tractor on Highways 10 and 101. A patrol officer spotted the man on the ramp to Highway 101 from eastbound Highway 10. He was stopped in the Babcock Park parking lot. He told police [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at about 4:30 p.m. July 4 while crossing Highway 169 at Main Street, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. A 33-year-old St. Paul woman had been northbound on Highway 169 approaching Main Street on a green light when she saw three bicyclists [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Fisherman rescues man struggling in river A late-night fishing trip for an Elk River couple to celebrate a birthday turned into a life-saving rescue mission.  Lloyd Anderson is believed to have fallen in the Mississippi River following a concert June 27 in the Rivers Edge Commons Park in downtown Elk River, [...]

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A 35-year-old St. Paul man who crashed his vehicle in Elk River and then allegedly tried to flee on foot was stopped by an off-duty Douglas County deputy near the scene, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. Three occupants of the vehicle were taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The [...]

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In an effort to bring awareness to distracted driving behaviors, such as texting while driving, and providing information to the public to decrease distracted driving in various forms, the Sherburne County Safe Roads Coalition sponsored a poster contest among our youth to develop imagery that could positively motivate individuals to concentrate on their driving in [...]

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