Shiver Elk River

Click here to see a gallery of Shiver Elk River photos. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor People jumped into Lake Orono to raise money for charity, raced through a 5K obstacle course, crafted snow sculptures and went bowling on the icy surface of the lake. Those were just some of the events at Shiver Elk [...]

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Final results are in for the third annual Shiver Elk River event, which attracted nearly 80 jumpers for the Shiver Plunge and raised from then $12,000 for 19 nonprofits. Plungers collected a minimum of $100 in pledges for their cause before jumping into Lake Orono on Saturday, Feb. 9. The largest team came from the [...]

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  by Jim Boyle Editor Shiver Elk River, a community chill-a-bration put on by the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce, appears to be hitting its stride. The third annual event helped raise more than $12,000 for a record number of 19 different nonprofits. Last year’s event helped 17 groups, including one rallying around Alan [...]

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The third annual Shiver Elk River will be on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Lake Orono and Handke stadium. The Elk River Chamber and event sponsors invite everyone out for community and family fun. A central feature is the Shiver Plunge at 2 p.m, which raises funds for local organizations.  If you aren’t jumping into Lake [...]

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Registration is under way for the many events that are part of this year’s Shiver Elk River event, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9. •Get Ready to Jump: The central feature of Shiver Elk River is the Shiver Plunge at Lake Orono. Last year nearly 100 people participated in the plunge which helped to raise more [...]

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Alan Sakry once remarked in an interview for a Business Almanac story that if you take care of your clients they will take care of you. It wasn’t a line he picked up at some business or marketing conference. He lived it — both his business and personal life. He could judge the legitimacy of [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Participants in Shiver Elk River have long since dried off and warmed up, but some local chili makers are still celebrating their big win at the community chill-a-bration. Lynn Gadach of Broadway Bar & Pizza, Elk River was the winner of the professional division of the Shiver Elk River chili contest. [...]

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