By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals remained one of two teams unbeaten in the Misssissippi 8 by defeating St. Francis 3-0 at home Sept. 11. “We had a lot of good passing today, and an overall solid game,” said coach Chris Miller. Austin Nizik notched the first goal, and Trevor [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers boys placed 10th and the girls 16th in the 20-school Lakeville North Invitational Sept. 11. White Bear Lake was boys team champion and Woodbury’s Nick Wareham was first individually with 15:42. Edina was girls champion and Eagan’s Anna Van Wyk was first individually with 14:08. Tyler [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News College scholarships will be some of the newest victims of the calorie-shaving, sodium-lowering Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Improving child nutrition is the focal point of the federal legislation that authorizes funding and sets policy for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s core child nutrition programs. It [...]

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Rogers students, alum make waves on punk/metal music scene by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer Ithomiid, not a word you hear everyday but one area Rogers residents may be hearing more of. The meaning behind the word is a rare South American butterfly with transparent wings … and the name of an emerging Minnesota punk metal [...]

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Southbound traffic to remain temporary bypass Motorists traveling northbound on Hwy. 101 through Rogers are now driving on the new highway as crews open the road to one lane of traffic. After the p.m. peak hours Wednesday, Sept. 17, crews moved the northbound traffic on the Hwy. 101 temporary bypass to the new, permanent Hwy. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The city of Rogers needs a permanent dedicated space for its senior citizens to meet, according to resident and senior Patricia Johnson. Johnson delivered her request at the Rogers City Council meeting, as she asked for the city’s help in moving forward with securing space for its seniors. “We need [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Theater and music departments at Zimmerman and Rogers are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can [...]

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