by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Senior teammates Jessica Young and Taylor Odegard each moved up a few notches in the final races of their respective careers, at the state swimming meet, Saturday evening. Young, of Rogers, swam her third straight personal best, 5:08.11, in the 500 freestyle consolation finals, to grab 11th place […]

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By Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News A young Rogers Royals hockey team lost its opener to Sartell-St. Stephen 4-0 at home Nov. 11. Markia Smith drilled the first two goals, and Olivia Stockinger and Sarah Kaschmitter also scored, for the Sabres, who had a 22-14 edge in shots on goal. Clare Minnerath was in […]

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Four Rogers basketball players signed with college teams Nov. 12, announced Dan Ohlgren, activities director. Minnesota State-Moorhead signed Cole Murray, 6-foot-9 post who averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds last year for the 9-16 Royals. Headed for the Minnesota State-Mankato women’s team are guard Taylor Anderson and forward Taylor Paulsrud. Signing with Jamestown (N.D.) College […]

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by Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News Amber Paul, who capped her prep soccer career at Rogers with a state championship, is closing her collegiate career at DePaul University with another championship season. The Chicago-based Blue Devils captured the Big East Conference regular season and playoff titles, and take a 16-0-4 record into the NCAA […]

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Resident reprises role in production Brandon Brooks, 16, of Maple Grove, will be once again gracing the stage at the Children’s Theatre Company this holiday season. He will once again be performing in the theater’s production of “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Brandon’s role will again be that of Young Max. He was […]

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Hance, owner of former Hance Hardware, had been on his way to his 75th birthday party before collision by Seth Rowe Sun sailor Newspapers A St. Louis Park man awaits sentencing after he pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in an incident last spring that killed the owner of a Hopkins hardware […]

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Since September, Maple Grove Police have received reports of residential burglaries. During this time, there were five burglaries at occupied residences in the Boundary Creek neighborhood. Police said that in all five incidents, the suspect(s) entered the residences through unsecured doors and stole cash and purses. The residential burglaries took place: • 10600 block of […]

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On Nov. 13, there was an open house at the Bottineau Ridge Apartments at the corner of Hemlock Lane and Arbor Lakes Boulevard in Maple Grove. The project is the culmination of four years of coordinated work between the city of Maple Grove, Hennepin County, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, Boston Financial Group and the owner, […]

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