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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Community In Elk River Discusses Controversial Church

On Friday night, more than 100 people met at Elk River High School to talk about what they call spiritual abuse at controversial church.


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Northstar: Trains Won’t Be Ready Tuesday AM

Northstar rail service will not be available Tuesday morning for its customers, but buses will be.


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Minn. Man Gets 15 Years In Toddler’s Smothering

A Clear Lake area man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the smothering of his girlfriend’s 16-month-old son.


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Elk River Votes Against Renewing Campground’s Liquor License

People have been camping under its tall trees and scenic river views for more than 40 years. But the days could be numbered for a private campground in Elk River.


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Stolen Kayak Returned To Man On 10-Week Trek

A kayak stolen from a California man who was passing through St. Cloud on a 10-week trip down the Mississippi River was been discovered in the Elk River.


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Elk River’s Unique ‘Ice Break 2011′ Fundraiser Shut Down

These days, organizations will do just about anything to keep their budgets from hitting thin ice. The Elk River Chamber of Commerce came up with a fundraiser that involved putting a car out on a frozen lake. Now, however, they have to think of another unique way to raise money.


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Elk River’s Unique Fundraiser: Put Car On Melting Ice

Many people are stopping by Lake Orono in Elk River and they’re wondering: What’s that thing sitting on the ice? Turns out the Elk River Chamber of Commerce put a car out on the frozen lake, to raise funds.


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Elk River To International Falls And Back, In 1 Day

Last Friday, he did something pretty unthinkable. David Van Wie and his friend Luke Waldriff drove their snowmobiles from the Twin Cities to the Canadian border and back, in less than 24 hours.


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Mother-Daughter Duo Accused Of Shoplifting In Elk River

A mother and her 15-year-old daughter have been charged with shoplifting together at an Elk River Cub grocery store.


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26 Years Can’t Chill Elk River Hockey Coach’s Passion

Saturday night, Elk River will play Edina as part of the Hornets’ holiday tournament. That means Tony “Sars” Sarsland will be behind the bench for the Elks, a place he has assumed there for 26 years. He is a hockey character who appreciates his livelihood every day.


Teen Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into River

A Becker teen was killed when his vehicle went off the road, and into a river Sunday afternoon.


Coaches Disciplined in Elk River Hazing Case

Six coaches punished for incident that resulted in four players being kicked off team.


8/30/10 – Chad Hartman 1pm Hour

In his second hour on Monday, Chad was joined by the Independence Party candidate for Governor, Tom Horner. Plus he talked about the latest news in the Elk River hazing story…


4 Players Cut from Elk River Team

The Elk River school board voted Sunday night to kick four football players off the team and suspend five after a district investigation into hazing allegations.


Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 8/28/10

While many parents are willing to put their children in school when they’re eligible, some parents prefer to let their kids “redshirt” before sending them into Kindergarten.  One such parent is Todd Nettleton.  He tells […]


8/27/10 Chad Hartman – 2pm Hour

In his third hour of Day 2 of the Minnesota State Fair, Chad and Adam talked about the latest developments in the Elk River Hazing Story, warrantless GPS tracking in Oregon, and also talked to […]