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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River Police are investigating two burglaries of businesses along Highway 10 in Elk River. Officers responded to an alarm at Bela Salon, 19320 Highway 10, during the early morning hours of Feb. 22. Upon arrival they noted evidence that the store had been entered and that a cash till had [...]

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Elk River police were called to an Elk River elementary school this past week by the staff there to assist their discussion with a student who has an apparent fascination with firearms and war. The student explained his interest in history and warfare, according to the incident complaint report. The fourth-grade student also explained that [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River police responded to a motor vehicle crash between a passenger car and a pickup with a snow plow on it being driven by a 48-year-old Rogers man shortly before 10 p.m. on Feb. 10. It was determined that the passenger car had failed to stop for the pickup, causing [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The fact that winters in Elk River, Minnesota may seem long was not reason enough for juvenile males to be pulling each other around in an inner-tube — behind a truck. Elk River police asked the boys shortly after 8:30 p.m. Feb. 2 to find other ideas for entertainment after explaining [...]

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Q: I have been hearing discussions for years now that red cars are most frequently stopped by law enforcement officers, compared to other colored cars. I have also heard red cars are involved in more motor vehicle crashes than that of other colored cars. Is there any truth to either of these longtime stories/myths?  A: [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Light snow wreaks havoc on roadways Slick roadways may have been a factor in two fatal motor vehicle accidents in the area. An early morning  crash Wednesday in Big Lake Township claimed the life of Steven Baragar, 39, of Big Lake, according to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott. Baragar was killed [...]

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