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Prep Blog: Previewing The Boys State Tennis Tournament

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.

05/31/2013

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6th District Residents React To Bachmann’s Surprise Announcement

Minnesota’s Rep. Michele Bachmann is one of those rare politicians people seem to really love – or not.

05/29/2013

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Family, Friends Releasing Balloons To Honor Daisy Jo

The family of a missing toddler will release balloons Monday afternoon as a way to say happy birthday and “we’ll miss you.”

05/27/2013

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Rescue Choppers See Busy Week In Minnesota

Rescue helicopter pilot Craig Benz says it’s been the busiest week for rescue choppers since the 35W bridge collapse.

05/26/2013

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Body Recovered In Elk River Missing Girl Search

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.

05/26/2013

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Search Continues In Elk River For Missing 2-Year-Old Girl

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.

05/25/2013

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2-Year-Old Goes Missing In Elk River Campground

A 2-year-old went missing Friday night at a campground in Elk River, according to Sherburne County dispatch.

05/24/2013

Sherburne County Meth Arrests

5 Arrested In Elk River Meth Bust

Five people are in jail after a meth bust in Elk River Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

05/14/2013

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Fire Damages Home, Displaces Family In Elk River

Authorities said three people escaped safely, one with minor injuries, after a fire took over an Elk River home late Tuesday night.

05/01/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Best Current Hockey Programs

Who are the state’s top programs?

03/09/2013

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Elk River Teen Missing For 2 Weeks Found Safe

The missing Elk River teenage girl who hadn’t been seen since Feb. 11 has been found safe, authorities say.

02/28/2013

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Elk River Police: Help Us Locate Missing Teenage Girl

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.

02/27/2013

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Frank Vascellaro’s Crutches Now Help Tanzanian Teen

A pair of crutches that helped WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro get around after hip surgery are now doing some good halfway around the world.

02/25/2013

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Elk River’s New Coach Drank From The Stanley Cup

In Minnesota, it’s not uncommon to see former NHL players now coaching. That’s the case this season at Elk River.

01/04/2013

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 1/4

If you missed High School Sports Rally Friday night, we’ve got you covered. In the videos below you’ll find our featured basketball game — Osseo vs. Maple Grove –, loads of winter sports highlights, a profile on Elk River hockey coach Gordie Roberts, and an answer to the question: What did Vikings stars Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder do in their high school sports careers?

01/04/2013

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Prep Blog: Kicking Off The Winter Season

The high school winter sports season is officially underway as hockey, wrestling, basketball and other sports are all at least a week into action.

12/21/2012

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Police: Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Pre-Teenage Girl

A 29-year-old man from Elk River was arrested Tuesday in connection with an incident involving criminal sexual conduct with a pre-teenage girl.

12/12/2012

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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Football Quarterfinals

The fields are now set across seven classes for the state football playoffs in Minnesota. Last week’s section champions advanced to this week’s state football quarterfinals, which are being held across the state Thursday and Friday on turf fields at neutral sites.

11/08/2012

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Good Question: Where Do The Leaves Go?

It’s that time of year to rake the leaves — bags upon bags can be seen lining the streets.

10/18/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s yet another big week in high school football across the state. It’s Week 7, which means the regular season is winding down and we’re getting ever so close to the playoffs.

10/11/2012

Elk River House Fire

Elk River Woman Owes Life, New Beginning To Neighbor

An Elk River woman lost everything when her home went up in flames. She owes her life to a neighbor who woke her up before the roof caved in. That neighbor did more than just save her life, too, he also gave her a home.

09/22/2012

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Counterfeit Cash Showing Up At Elk River Garage Sales

Kara Loecken isn’t out to make huge money off the tables of kids clothes and used household items set up inside her garage.

08/08/2012

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Metro Transit To Reduce Rates On Northstar Commuter Rail Line

In an attempt to get more people riding public transit, Metro Transit officials said Monday the rates to ride the Northstar Commuter Rail Line will be lowered on Aug. 1.

07/30/2012

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Man Killed After Car Rolls Into Elk River In Clear Lake Township

A 61-year-old Clear Lake man was killed Wednesday night after his car plunged into the Elk River Wednesday night in Clear Lake Township, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

05/31/2012

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Scam Victim Warns Of Tax Fraud Tactic

Tax day is days away. Tuesday, April 17th is the filing deadline this year. If you haven’t sent in your return yet, one Minnesota man warns that you could be hit with quite the surprise – someone else may file before you do.

04/12/2012

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