Elk River School District

by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   As the excitement surrounding Hockey Day Minnesota slowly melts away, another burst of it could be felt last week when organizers were honored at an event. It was announced there could be as much as $130,000 leftover after final expenses are dealt with this spring. That money [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board has agreed with a committee it formed that the best way to deal with crowding in the school district is to bring forward a bond referendum. Lease levies could help, but with only $17.5 million available, they would not provide enough [...]

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Students in the Elk River Area School District will only make up two of the five emergency school closure days that have occurred thus far this year. The Elk River Area School approved at a special meeting to extend the 2013-2014 school calendar by two days by adding the previously designated emergency makeup days on [...]

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Chris Donnay’s third season as Rogers wrestling coach brought by far the best results the Royal program has ever had. His peers noticed, and voted him the Section 5AAA Coach of the Year honor. The Royals had their first winning season, 18-6, and seven state qualifiers this year. Donnay, a world history teacher, is a [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers Royals season ended with a 79-53 loss to the Buffalo Bison Feb. 25 in the first round of Section 8AAAA at Buffalo. The Bison (21-6) scored the last 19 points of the first half to turn a 23-21 lead into 42-21. Collin Olscheid, 6-5 senior forward, scored [...]

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by Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers Royals lost their finale regular-season game to Staple-Motley 59-51 on Saturday at Staples. Jaelin Beachy led Staples-Motley (18-6) with 16 points. Lindsay Dorr scored 16, Marina Nowak 14 and Bella Wilson 10 for Rogers (14-12). The Royals shot 20-for-61 from the field and 9-for-11 from the line. [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The breakout season by the Rogers Royals wrestling team did not end with any podium finishes at the state tournament. The Royals, with an 18-6 record, section runner-up finish and seven state qualifiers, had by far the best season in the program’s 10-year history. However, their final goal of [...]

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