winter

Elk River is experiencing some frozen water lines this winter. Elk River Municipal Utilites has had 15 frozen water lines so far this year; it typically has one or two. Water lines are about 7 feet underground. Right now, the frost is hovering around 6.5-7.5 feet. All residents should be monitoring the temperature of their [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Space heaters, snow shovels, jumper cables, lock de-icers and even things like puzzles have been big sellers at Johnson’s Hardware Hank in Zimmerman, as people deal with a cold and snowy winter. Man’s best friend is being taken care of as well. “We’re almost all sold out on doggie boots, [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Spring’s slow arrival is affecting everything from golf to the debut of Zimmerman’s new track. Zimmerman Middle-High School Activities Director Jaime Hilyar said they hoped to be on the school’s new nine-lane track by now, but this week it was still buried under close to two feet of snow. The [...]

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