University of Minnesota

Elk River and surrounding areas have been selected as recruitment locations for a teen driver study being conducted by the University of Minnesota. The purpose of the project is to understand how technology may be used to improve teen driver safety and to enhance parental involvement with their teens during the learning phase of driving. […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Paul Perovich has flown helicopters in the Army,  navigated the nighttime skies of northern Iraq in an F-16 Falcon for the Air Force and taught many other Army and Air Force recruits to do the same. After 22 years in the military and 19 years with American Airlines as a pilot of […]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Funding for a new aquatic invasive species research center at the University of Minnesota is being pushed at the State Capitol. “We’re in a war,” said University of Minnesota Professor Peter Sorensen, an exotic species expert and researcher, of Minnesota staying ahead of the creeping advances of Asian carp, zebra […]

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Special to the Star News “I never thought I’d be so excited to go to a library but I can’t wait for Wilson,” were the words being said by a lot of Salk eighth-graders recently. “That’s exactly what I posted on Facebook and all the other eighth-grade magnet students were liking the post and commenting […]

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