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District officials say it can’t afford separate but equal as it tries to meet the needs of students by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   After pouring over data on programming, facilities, budget, demographics and enrollment, members of the Elk River Area School Board say its time to break the mold for the delivery [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News    Jacob Walker delivered the pure hat trick as the Rogers Royals pummeled Sauk Rapids-Rice 6-0 on Tuesday evening, Nov. 26, in Sauk Rapids. Walker, a senior forward, has five of the Royals’ 10 goals in a 2-0 start. He scored the third, fourth and fifth goals against [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   Cole Murray led with 24 points as the Rogers Royals defeated the Anoka Tornadoes 63-58 at home in their opener Tuesday evening, Nov. 26. Murray, a 6-foot-7 senior, shooting 10-for-14 while nabbing 12 rebounds and blocking three shots. Junior guard Gunnar Bloom added 16 points, including a [...]

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Rogers students meet the experts Science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) is fun? Not a believer? Ask any Rogers Elementary School student who took part in the school’s recent STEM Day, where experts in their fields came into to class with loads of experiments that not only sought to stimulate young minds, but to show [...]

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BY T.W. BUDIG ECM Publishers The current $2.4 billion K-12 school funding shift is the largest in state history, but it’s not the first. Lawmakers, in response to ailing state budgets, have delayed school funding payments before. In the early 1980s and in response to the budget crunch awaiting former Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty in [...]

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