Shiver Elk River

by Jim Boyle Editor Shiver Elk River’s second annual plunge was bigger, better and faster than the inaugural one,  but every bit as cold and wet for 90 plungers who jumped, fell or found some other way into the chilly waters of Lake Orono this past Saturday. This year’s event featured twice as many jumpers, [...]

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The Star News has learned that due to some scheduling conflicts, ERX Motor Park officials have cancelled the the Shiver Elk River 120 races at ERX Motor Park on Feb. 25. For more information, visit the track’s website www.erxmotorpark.com or email katie@erxmotorpark.com.

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by Jim Boyle Editor The second annual Shiver Elk River, a community Chill-A-Bration set for Saturday, Feb. 25, is coming together nicely despite some wild and unusually warm winter weather. Event organizers from the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce are not worried in the least, according to Debbi Rydberg, the executive director of the [...]

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Click here to read more about the Shiver Plunge and the Chili Cook-Off. The deadline to register for either one is Feb. 17.   The 2nd annual Shiver Elk River is fast approaching, with events planned at Handke Pit, Lake Orono and ERX Motor Park. Shiver Elk River will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 and [...]

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Second Shiver Plunge planned; chili contest now open to amateurs and pros by Joni Astrup Associate editor Shiver Elk River is back. This community “chill-a-bration,” coordinated by the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce and in its second year, is set for Saturday, Feb. 25. Two key components will be the Shiver Plunge and a [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Shiver Elk River, billed as a “community chill-a-bration,” will kick off Saturday, Feb. 12. Events will include the Shiver Plunge, a chili cookoff, snow golf, sled dog demonstrations, outdoor hockey tournament, open skating, sledding and cross-country skiing. Tickets will also be on sale for the Ice Break 2011 contest. Most [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Come Feb. 12, a number of people will throw caution to the wind and leap into Lake Orono. It’s all part of the Shiver Plunge, which is one of the events during the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce’s Shiver Elk River celebration. One of the jumpers will be Dusty [...]

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