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While bracing for farm bill, CAER crafts partnership   n Nine restaurants in Elk River, Otsego and Zimmerman will help raise money   Nine restaurants in Elk River, Otsego and Zimmerman want you to eat out during the month of October. Not only for their sake, but to raise money for Community Aid Elk River, the local food shelf for the area […]

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n Less than 100 days left for Jan. 18 event   by Jim Boyle Editor The countdown is on for Hockey Day Minnesota, and action in the Handke Pit in Elk River is heating up. During the week of Oct. 7 volunteers put up and assembled hockey boards purchased and delivered to the site of […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor “We gave you our lives, now give them their meaning.” That’s but one of countless quotes reiterated, passages read, concrete inscriptions displayed and keynote messages delivered that Salk Middle School teacher Ron Hustvedt and former Salk Magnet student Matti Martin of Otsego have been trying to digest on their trip to […]

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A 56-year-old Brooklyn Park woman veered off Elk Lake Road (19500 block of County Road 1) and plowed through a fence at about 7:40 a.m. on May 6 in Elk River. A resident who lives in the 19000 block of Boston Street called on the accident. Police officers who arrived at the scene were puzzled […]

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  Elk River Police are investigating a crash from over the weekend in which a car veered off Highway 10 Saturday night and crashed into the former Elk Motel. Tracks can be seen leading up to the end unit of the apartment complex, where the vehicle struck a vacant apartment. The car came down an […]

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by Jim Boyle and Nathan Warner Star News The Elk River Area School District’s crisis response team has been thrust into action again this year. This time it’s to prepare for the return of students and staff from spring break at Zimmerman Elementary School. Siblings Nolan and Josephine Shields will not be coming back to […]

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