Patrol: Victims Killed In Elk River Crash Identified As Victoria & Stanley SwenThe Minnesota State Patrol says two people were killed Sunday in a crash on Highway 169 north of Elk River.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck Crossing Highway In Elk RiverA 36-year-old man died Wednesday evening after he was struck by an SUV while walking across a highway in the north metro.
Elk River Teacher Inspires Students To Be Creative During & After SchoolJessica Kemnitz teaches visual arts at Spectrum High School in Elk River.
2 Minnesotans Killed In I-40 Rollover In New MexicoNew Mexico State Police say two Minnesota residents have been killed in a rollover crash.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Fire Department In MinnesotaIt is a typical day at Elk River's Fire Station No. 2, where safety is obviously job one. Fire Lieutenant Mark Lees instructs a group of local women on the proper installation and use of child safety seats. When the course is concluded, these women will be certified to conduct child seat safety checks throughout the community. It seems, being safety conscious is just the way things are here in Elk River.
Elk River Seeks Tax Increase For Recreation Areas, Activity CenterThe city of Elk River is seeking $35 million to repair and improve recreational and outdoor activities, and the Elk River City Council is proposing a half-cent sales tax to raise the money.
Elk River’s Spectrum High Is Playing Spectacular FootballSpectrum High School is a charter school started 12 years ago in Elk River. The idea was to make it demanding academically to promote a college future. What has evolved is an unbeaten football team putting up staggering numbers in the process.
Twin Cities Trash Incinerator May Close, Sending Extra Waste To LandfillsThe potential closure of a trash incinerator and metal recovery facility could send tons of extra waste to the Twin Cities' landfills.
Driver Charged In Elk River Double Fatal CrashCharges have been filed against a 17-year-old driver in connection with a June crash that killed two on a motorcycle in Elk River.
The Instantly Legendary 80-70 Football Game Between Elk River & BuffaloHere's a look at one of the wildest shootouts ever in Minnesota high school football history!
Report: Woman Assaulted On Elk River Running TrailThe victim says an unknown person came up behind her and shoved her to the ground before running away.