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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The enduring legacies of three Zimmerman area tragedies were brought to life at the Zimmerman High School Scholarship Awards ceremony last week, organized by Zimmerman High School Counselor Cassie Klein. The Glen Bye Remembrance Scholarship, the Jacob VanHoever Memorial Scholarship and the Laurie Kerr Memorial Scholarship were unquestionably the most [...]

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The fate of a triumvirate of Minnesota teens is in the hands of voters to determine the champion of the 2012 Buckle Up, Teens! TV Commercial Challenge. Voting for the top spot in the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)–AAA Minnesota/Iowa contest runs through May 23 at rockthebelt.org. The winning teen will take home $1,000 [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor It has been a long time coming, but Zimmerman High School students can finally see the starting line for a track around its varsity football field. The Elk River Area School District will soon go out for bids for a nine-lane track at Zimmerman High School. Officials got the go-ahead from [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Zimmerman High School graduate Rachel Anderson has achieved great things since leaving her hometown and joining the National Guard.  For starters, she earned her military occupational specialty (MOS) as a combat medic (medical specialist) in June 2011 at Fort Sam Houston in Texas. Anderson says she didn’t expect to join [...]

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  by Jim Boyle   Editor   The Elk River Area School District will soon go out for bids for a track at Zimmerman High School.   The track will feature nine lanes, which will allow the high school a better chance to host sectional meets that generate revenue for the school district and host [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Zimmerman High School will crown a homecoming king and queen on Friday. Candidates for homecoming king and queen are: Tara Bakken, Anna Huss, Abby Kratzke, Hailey Christensen,  Evan Bye, Kyle Connelly, Ethan Lunning and Phil McChesney. Tomorrow (Sept. 22) is Farmer Day. Students will wear agricultural/farmer attire. Friday (Sept. 23 [...]

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Six area public health agencies, including Sherburne and Wright counties, are planning an exercise where they will test their ability to dispense medications to large groups of people in the case of large-scale disease outbreak. Volunteers are being recruited to help from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Zimmerman High School. Volunteers will [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer “Because of you all, we can say we don’t go to work every morning, we go to school,” Zimmerman High School teacher Jim Doran laughed, welcoming the 159 graduating seniors to the Zimmerman High School gymnasium Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. The graduates streamed into the auditorium to the [...]

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