Elk River School District

by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News There are times a soccer goalkeeper almost needs a crossword puzzle to keep occupied. A goalie on a good team, especially, has long stretches when all the action takes place on the other end of the field. But when the action comes back to the goalie, it comes […]

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Rogers students team to promote character A group of students from Rogers Elementary School and Rogers High School teamed on Halloween to make school a much less scary place. No, they weren’t kicking out ghosts, goblins and mummies. They had an all-day workshop on bullying awareness and prevention, and character building during a Kindness Retreat. […]

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With General Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4, Hennepin County voters are set to weigh in on a variety of races, including school board, city, county, judicial, state and federal offices. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations. To find your polling location, a list of candidates that will appear on […]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone bank this past week and volunteers will be at it again today. […]

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Board asks that food going into garbage be monitored by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Lunch may not count as a subject in school, but it has been a hot topic among students in District 728 this fall. The discussion reached the Elk River Area School Board at a recent work session. Students and staff last […]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News It took over a half-hour for the Rogers Royals to leave the field Saturday after a heartbreaking 42-34 loss to Elk River in the section semifinals. There were buckets of tears, endless anguished hugs, somber reflections on the game, soothing tributes from coaches, expressions of their pride in […]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers volleyball season ended with a five-game loss to Spring Lake Park in their Section 5AAA opener Tuesday evening. Spring Lake Park (15-9) prevailed 25-21, 18-25, 17-25, 25-22, 15-12. Rogers finished 13-16. Erica Folk made 18 kills and 22 digs for Rogers. Hannah Sjerven notched 15 […]

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