by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Work will start this fall on a project designed to reduce congestion on I-94 between Rogers and St. Michael. The project will cost $35 to $46 million. Bids are scheduled to be opened in May and construction is anticipated to be finished in the fall of 2015. Terry Humbert, assistant [...]
• Officials share progress reports at State of Cities by Sue Webber Contributing Writer Collaboration and partnerships were the themes for 2013 in the 10 cities comprising the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. Officials from the cities and area business leaders attended the 2014 State of the Cities luncheon Jan. 28 at St. Michael City [...]
LaFond A Meat Raffle to Benefit the Jim LaFond Family. The NW-Hennepin Knights of Columbus & the St. Michael Knights of Columbus are hosting a Meat Raffle on Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 1:30 – 5 p.m. at Ditto’s Bar in St. Michael. On March 25, 2013, Jim suffered a stroke and is now unable [...]
Bongaarts Saturday, March 2 is set for the fifth and final Joey Bongaarts Annual Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser, a one-day community event to raise money for educational scholarships. Bongaarts, a graduate of St. Michael Albertville High School who has family in the Elk River area, died in an accident near Brainerd in 2008. He is remembered [...]
Hughes/Turner Kris Turner and Amber Hughes were married on August 17, 2012, at the Land of Promise in Buffalo. Parents of the couple are Ken and Tami Turner of Elk River and Steve and Shelly Hughes of St. Michael. Amber is a 2006 graduate of St. Michael High School and works as the assistant manager [...]
Olson/Reed Terrance and Theresa Olson of Dayton announce the marriage of their daughter, Izy Olson, to Bryan Reed, son of Kristin and Jim Reynolds of St. Michael and the late Randy Reed of Plymouth on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Draw Amphitheater and The Fountains of Ramsey in Ramsey. Izy graduated from Elk River High [...]
Sprague Joshua and Lindsy Sprague of St. Michael announce the birth of their son, Mason John, Sunday, July 15, 2012. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Greg and Jeanne Isaac of Elk River, Steve and Karen Chouinard of Princeton and Roger and Sue Sprague of Big Lake.
Lindenfelser Herbert “Sonny” Peter Lindenfelser, 82, of Aitkin, formerly of Elk River, died Wednesday June 27, 2012, at the Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin. He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in St. Michael to Reinhold and Margaret Lindenfelser. He attended a small country school until the eighth grade before he began working on the [...]