In the hockey crazy city of Elk River, site of the 2014 Hockey Day Minnesota, stories and relics of the games’ past are literally coming out of the woodwork. So, when an Otsego family discovered a handmade hockey stick hidden in the attic of an old farmhouse, the detective work began. The questions began: Who made it, where did he play and why did he love the game so much?
The issue of childhood obesity gets a lot of attention, and there are more efforts than ever to educate kids and their parents about ways to prevent it.
Fire crews responded to a large apartment fire that evacuated a complex in Elk River on Thursday morning. According to the Elk River Police and Fire Departments, the blaze happened at the apartment building on the 300 block of Evans Avenue.
Parents are looking for a new daycare and employees are looking for work after a child care center closed out of the blue.
A 30-year-old Elk River man will spend 30 years in prison after it was discovered that he engaged in a sexual act with a 7-year-old victim.
The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.
Elk River police have arrested two juveniles after they believe the duo was involved in burglary, theft and even possibly creating a homemade explosive device. According to sheriff Joel Brott, investigators observed one juvenile leave the residence in a car, which was later determined to be stolen.
It’s a huge week for many teams around the state in high school football. It still feels like things just got started, but the reality is there are just two weeks left in the regular season. Conference championships and seeds for the section playoffs are at stake for a lot of teams.
An Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
Elk River’s fire chief is one of thousands of firefighters attending a memorial service in Arizona on Tuesday to help lay 19 of his brothers to rest. District Chief Phil Collins left Sunday, beginning a 25-hour drive to pay his respects.
Elk River freshman center fielder Jayme Langbehn’s incredible catches in the Class 3A state title game Friday made the Top 10 on ESPN’s SportsCenter. With the game tied at three in the bottom of the sixth, Langbehn came up with one of the coolest – not to mention most meaningful – catches in state championship history. “I don’t know…I just knew I needed to catch it,” Langbehn said.
It feels like the spring high school sports season just got into full swing due to our crummy spring weather, but it’s already tournament time. It’s one of the most hectic times of the year for a high school athlete. Finals are coming up, seniors are graduating and planning their open houses. Oh yeah, and state championships are on the line.
Minnesota’s Rep. Michele Bachmann is one of those rare politicians people seem to really love – or not.
The family of a missing toddler will release balloons Monday afternoon as a way to say happy birthday and “we’ll miss you.”
Rescue helicopter pilot Craig Benz says it’s been the busiest week for rescue choppers since the 35W bridge collapse.
Authorities have confirmed that a body has been recovered in the search for a 2-year-old girl who went missing at an Elk River campground.
Over 260 volunteers helped authorities search for a missing girl in Elk River Saturday. Daisy Jo Holland went missing Friday around 8 p.m. from the extreme northern edge of the Wapiti Park campgrounds. She was at the park with her mother, two other adults and five other children. She was last seen playing close to a creek which feeds into Elk River with friends as the adults set up camp.
A 2-year-old went missing Friday night at a campground in Elk River, according to Sherburne County dispatch.
Five people are in jail after a meth bust in Elk River Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said three people escaped safely, one with minor injuries, after a fire took over an Elk River home late Tuesday night.
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The missing Elk River teenage girl who hadn’t been seen since Feb. 11 has been found safe, authorities say.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an Elk River teen who hasn’t been seen since Feb. 11, and who may be with an unidentified person she had met online.
A pair of crutches that helped WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro get around after hip surgery are now doing some good halfway around the world.
In Minnesota, it’s not uncommon to see former NHL players now coaching. That’s the case this season at Elk River.