Veterans Day
Elk River High School bands under John Rossner honored armed forces personnel past and present at the annual Veterans Concert Friday, Nov. 9, with patriotic and military music. Also performing was the North Suburban Chorale.      ...Read More
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Veterans Day observances traditionally honor all who have served in the U.S. military. Memorial Day is designated as a day of remembrance for those in our military who have died while defending this great nation during time of war. And while we honor all of those great men and women, there is anothe...Read More
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Just wanted to thank the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard, the staff, teachers and, of course, the children of Meadowvale Elementary for another wonderful Veterans Day program. The children sang their hearts out once again this year. You kids make us so proud and grateful to live ...Read More
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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Anyone who’s served in the military since 2003 probably has an Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait story. Jon Ostercamp has one. A major with the Army National Guard out of Bloomington, Ostercamp knew the bulk of his unit, the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 34th Infantr...Read More
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by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer Students at Meadowvale Elementary in Elk River paid tribute to all military branches in a Nov. 10 program for Veterans Day that fell on a non-school day. The program began with students, family and veterans lining up in front of the school at the start of the...Read More
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Students across the Elk River Area School District did not have school yesterday, but their schools made sure to fit patented programs in to remember the fallen and thank those who have served the United States. Enjoy the pictures that were snapped at some of the programs that took place in recent d...Read More
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Could someone please explain to me why we are celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 10? Last month I was totally confused when I discovered that Columbus Day had officially been changed to the second Monday in October. After this I guess I will have to remember to check the calendar to see when we should...Read More
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