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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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by Jim Boyle Editor Motorcycle crash claims the life of Moyer, 63, of Elk River An Elk River woman died in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn Park June 1. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Louise Moyer, 63, of Elk River, was riding on a motorcycle driven by Leroy Moyer, 72, of Elk River. The [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Storage unit burglary signals summer is coming Summer must be coming. Elk River Police are investigating a burglary of a storage unit and the theft of an air conditioner on the 700 block of Quinn Street in Elk River. The 71-year-old Apple Valley man who owns the unit called police at 11:42 a.m. May 19 to report [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 45-year-old Elk River man was driving April 20 when he left the roadway and sheared off a fire hydrant with his vehicle near 171st Avenue along Highway 10, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. The driver appeared to have been on the phone and distracted while traveling westbound, [...]

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Man driving on sidewalk collides with another vehicle A man allegedly driving a vehicle on the sidewalk near Walmart in Elk River crashed into another vehicle and was taken to the hospital. Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz said police suspect that the 66-year-old St. Michael man was having a medical incident. The man was [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Teen faces possible charges in crash Elk River Police are investigating a one-vehicle crash in which they believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor. They are awaiting blood test results and are considering charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and criminal vehicular operation against a 17-year-old Elk River boy, according to Elk River Police Capt. [...]

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