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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

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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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Elk River Lutheran Church Takes Over Bank For Building Space

In a shopping center parking lot situated between a Menards and Coborn’s seems an unusual place to find a church. But each week Pastor Cyndi Ganzkow-Wold delivers her Sunday sermons in a converted pool hall.

03/27/2012

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3 Arrested In Sherburne County Drug Case

Two women and one man were arrested Tuesday morning for possession of heroin, cocaine and marijuana in connection with the drug bust in Elk River, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

02/07/2012

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Weather Forces Mpls To Close Outdoor Ice Rinks

Several cities across the state are playing it safe this unusually warm winter and keeping people off the ice.

02/04/2012

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Prep Blog: Friday Match-Ups, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There’s plenty of high school sports action this week leading up to a brief holiday break before several teams hit the road for holiday tournaments all over the state.

12/16/2011

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Pastor Addresses Controversy At The Crossing

Manipulation, brain washing and greed. For months, they have been the allegations mounting against a large suburban church.

11/02/2011

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Charges: Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

A teacher at Spectrum High School in Elk River has been charged, after he admitted to having a sexual relationship with one of his students.

10/17/2011

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‘Sparky’ Pick For Week 7: Elk River Over Rogers

It’s take four for “Sparky the Sea Lion,” our beloved high school football prognosticator from the Como Zoo.

10/14/2011

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

It’s hard to believe that there are just two weeks left in the high school football regular season. It’s now also that hectic time of year as teams will play Friday night, then get just a couple days to prepare for their final regular season game next Wednesday.

10/13/2011

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Prep Blog: Week 6 Top Performances

It was a big Week 6 in high school football around the state. There were many huge match-ups, including several featuring undefeated teams facing each other.

10/11/2011

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