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Mathea Krogstad Parents: Jeff and Julie Krogstad List the activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments. In the last few years, I have been involved in 4-H, choir, band, worship team at my church, and Knowledge Bowl. My proudest accomplishment in these was winning grand prize for a veterinary project in [...]

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Nathan Webster Parents: Mitch and Nancy Webster List activities you have participated in and tell of your proudest accomplishments. I was a member of the Land of Lakes Choirboys for four years and one of my proudest accomplishments is when that same choir earned two silver medals in the World Choir Games. I have also [...]

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    A rainy afternoon and stormy evening did not put a damper on student’s plans at the Elk River High School’s Soiree in the City prom on May 21. The sun came out and the rain ended just in time for grand march, held in the Elk River High School’s gymnasium.  Students lined the [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor There are more than 2,200 senior high school students taking world languages across the Elk River Area School District this year, and that number is expected to grow considerably once a new world language curriculum adoption takes root. “The students will be very excited about the technology and resources they will [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Members of Jet Stream Aquatic Racing will hold a swimathon starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 23 at their home pool at VandenBerge Middle School in Elk River. Club swimmers will be challenged to swim 200 lengths, the equivalent of three miles. They are getting pledges ahead of time to raise [...]

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Elk River High School’s DECA program had some of its finest hours at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Fla. recently. During the business and marketing experience, the participants learned leadership skills, participated in teamwork exercises, and completed a service learning project where they earned $9,250 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The [...]

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Hundreds of parents, grandparents, educators and students gathered on the Minnesota State Capitol steps last week, not to protest but to praise. They were honoring about 50 students, ages 5–18, whose essays were selected as the best from more than 2,000 submitted. Asked to describe their “best day” in school, young people offered sometimes surprising, [...]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer Families feeling overwhelmed from the challenges autism presents can now find help at Hassan and Rogers’ newest clinic. Autism Matters Inc. will host an open house Saturday, May 14 at its 14000 Northdale Blvd. location in Hassan from 10 a.m. to noon. The clinic, which specializes in children with autism, [...]

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