Tag Archives: Elk River

Tree removal project along transmission line bothers some residents

In the past couple of months and continuing into next year, residents along a 14.3-mile stretch in Elk River, Ramsey and Andover will lose a lot of vegetative screening they have grown accustomed to. Continue reading

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Stitching together prayers, friendships

At times the room is full of talking and laughter. Other times it is quiet except for the sound of the sewing machines stitching together warm quilts. Continue reading

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Hitting the greens to help area food shelves

Fore! The inaugural Drive Out Hunger (DOH) Golf-a-thon will be taking to the greens Sept. 21. Continue reading

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Johnson/Leonard

Johnson/Leonard Megan Johnson and Sam Leonard were married at Scherer’s Gardens in Eagan on Saturday, July 30. Parents of the couple are Gregge and Barb Johnson of Elk River and Rebecca Leonard and John and Jan Leonard of Topeka, Kan. … Continue reading

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Gardeski/Holt

Gardeski/Holt Brian Holt and Erica Gardeski announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Brian is the son of Susan Holt of Elk River and the late Dennis Holt. Erica is the daughter of Edward and Lois Gardeski of Chaska. Brian graduated … Continue reading

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Hamann/Stricker

Hamann/Stricker Ron and Gloria Stricker of Elk River, along with Kurt Hamann and Barbara Beaumont of North Liberty, Iowa announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Ryan Stricker to Kelsey Hamann. Ryan is a 1999 graduate of Elk … Continue reading

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Lucy Jane Zimmerman, June 9, 2011

Zimmerman Paul and Jessica Zimmerman of Elk River  announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Jane. She was born Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long. Lucy … Continue reading

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Oliver Arthur “Bud” Peirce, 88

Peirce Oliver Arthur “Bud” Peirce, 88, of Elk River, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, while surrounded by his family at Guardian Angels Care Center. He was born July 16, 1923, in Ladysmith, Wis., to William and Ethel Peirce, raised in … Continue reading

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Julie Ann Larson, 52

Larson Julie Ann Larson, 52, of Aitkin, formerly of Elk River, died accidentally at her home Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. She was born Dec. 16, 1958, in Austin, Minn. to Norman and Elizabeth (Steenerson) Larson. She was raised in Elk … Continue reading

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Ralph O.C. Kottke, 94

Kottke Ralph O.C. Kottke, 94, of Elk River (formerly of Coon Rapids), died peacefully at home Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. He retired from the Anoka post office. The funeral service was Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Dare’s Funeral Home in Elk … Continue reading

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