Monthly Archives: March 2011

RVPT drumline tunes up for state meet

River Valley Percussion Theatre, the drumline representing Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman schools, had a home performance last Saturday evening at Rogers as they hosted preliminaries to the state meet. “We had a very good performance,” said director David Biegler, … Continue reading

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Arts Alliance, Command Performance receive grants

Two Elk River-based groups are among those receiving grants from the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB). Elk River Arts Alliance will receive $5,400 to help with 11 artist exhibitions. Command Performance Choirs will receive $4,500 to help with its spring … Continue reading

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Three ERHS seniors earn national awards for ceramics

by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Elk River ceramics artists Austin and Eric Stevens are among a select group whose works were chosen or a national art show after the senior twins received gold key awards for raku vases. Meanwhile, senior … Continue reading

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Gymnastics: Hoover, 3-time state champ, signs with Winona State

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Sabrina Hoover, three-time state all-around gymnastics champion from Rogers, will continue her career at Winona State. Hoover won the Class A crown in 10th grade, and the Class AA titles plus balance beam 11th and … Continue reading

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Track: Elks, Royals, Thunder open season at indoor meet

The Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman track teams opened their season at the Huskie High School Classic indoor meet Saturday, March 26, at St. Cloud State, the first event of the spring sports season. First-places were earned by Caleb LeClair … Continue reading

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Tennis: Elk captain, Koehler, to play for Winona State

Leah Koehler, Elk River tennis captain last fall, will continue her career at Winona State. Koehler signed with WSU, coached by Courtney Zinter, with a partial athletic scholarship plus an academic scholarship. Koehler had a 103-16 career record with the … Continue reading

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College athletes: Jondahl was D-III national runner-up in vault for Winona

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jena Jondahl, Winona State freshman gymnast from Elk River, was national runner-up in vault last Saturday. Jondahl placed second in the D-IIII nationals at Wisconsin-Eau Claire, scoring 9.650 with her front handspring on, front tuck … Continue reading

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Rogers winter season wrapups listed

Rogers season awards and statistics for girls basketball, boys basketball, boys hockey, girls hockey, wrestling and dance team. Rogers basketball, girls Maria Loughlin picked up her third all-conference award and was joined by Jordyn Motter on the honor list for … Continue reading

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Elk River season wrapups listed

Season stats and awards listed for Elk River boys basketball, girls hockey, swimming, wrestling, dance team, boys hockey and Nordic Ski. Elk River basketball, boys Ben Erickson, who finished his Elk career No. 6 in career points (1,036), fourth in … Continue reading

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Governor names Klinzing to board

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed former Elk River Mayor Stephanie Klinzing to the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors. The  appointment was effective March 28. Her term runs through Jan. 5, 2015. Klinzing is a former legislator and former … Continue reading

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