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Rogers’ opened the program’s 18th season by getting revenge on long-time rival Elk River. The Royals (1-0, 1-0) defeated the Elks (0-1, 0-1) 28-12 on Friday, Oct. 9 at Jerry Schempf Field at Elk River High School. It was the first game between the two teams at Jerry Schempf Field since Oct. …

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Elk River coasted to a 103-68 win over Park Center on Thursday, Oct. 1 at VandenBerge Middle School. The Elks finished first in eight of the 12 varsity events, winning the first eight. It was a balanced night for the Elks. Of the eight events Elk River won, seven of them were individual race…

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The Zimmerman Thunder volleyball team will be playing as scheduled this fall thanks to the Minnesota State High School League. On September 21, the MSHSL reversed its Aug. 4 decision to postpone the state football and volleyball seasons to spring, approving a 14-match, 11-week volleyball sea…

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In 1992, Elk River High School tennis coach Randy Ronning and Curt Johnson began giving tennis lessons. More than 25 years later, their dream of opening a tennis club for the Elk River and Rogers area is about to be realized. 

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While most of the sports world shut down in July due to COVID-19, Minnesotans could still go out to their favorite lake this summer to catch fish as long as they followed social distancing guidelines. For two Elk River High School students, however, fishing is more than a hobby.

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two public auctions of confiscated fishing, hunting and trapping equipment. The auctions, which will be held online at www.hillerauction.com on Sept. 19 and Oct. 24, include 501 firearms, 71 bows and a variety of other equipment. Al…

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Live racing returns to ERX Motor Park in Elk River, August 15-16, when the Champ Off-Road series unleashes the best short-course off-road racers in North America on the venue’s 1.1-mile natural terrain track. After successfully presenting one of the first spectator races in the nation this p…

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Minnesota’s lakes and rivers have been particularly popular this season as people ignite or reignite their passion for the water and take advantage of abundant opportunities to boat and fish close to home. With a busy Fourth of July weekend on tap, the Department of Natural Resources reminds…

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Nothing says summer like playing all day in the warm sunshine, cooling off in a lake and sleeping under the stars. Summer is one of the Three River Park District’s busiest seasons in the parks and as it adjust the operations to meet the current health guidelines, the district is committed to…

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\In response to Executive Order 20-41 issued today by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz,the Minnesota State High School League, under direction of the League’s Board of Directors, has declared, effective immediately, all activities and athletics that occur during the spring season have been cancelled …

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The city of Elk River recently got word from Hillside Park volunteers that trails have dried up enough to allow for single-track mountain biking once again. Like all outdoor recreation activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city asks people to please be sure to practice social distanci…