The kid's got moves: MN goalie shows off his dance moves on the bench
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
Now that's how you kill time and have some fun while you're sitting on the bench. An Elk River youth hockey player was caught on video dancing during a recent game, and now the "dancing goalie" is making the rounds on social media. Check out the goalie's incredible dance moves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O3S5ebmX4U SB Nation, who said the child is 9 years old, called him "goalie of the year," adding, "No questions asked. This kid is awesome ..read more
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Child in Elk River train crash suffers only small bruise
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
The mother of a 15-month-old boy stuck in her car during a crash with a Northstar commuter train says it was "sheer terror" watching the incident unfold. Anja Bochenski tells WCCO that her son, Henry, only suffered a minor injury in Monday morning's crash. The mishap reportedly happened at about 7 a.m. just northwest of Elk River, at the crossing of Proctor Avenue and Highway 10. "He’s perfectly fine, he's got a little bruise and that’s it," Bochenski tells the station. "We're just going to be thankful for the little things, every day." Bochenski says her car slid in the snow as she tried to s ..read more
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Train-car collision on Elk River tracks is second in 2 days
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
For the second time in as many days, the Elk River area was the scene of a crash involving a car and a North Star commuter rail train. FOX 9 says reporter Paul Blume witnessed Tuesday's crash, which occurred at Highway 10 and Jackson St. in downtown Elk River. FOX says a preliminary investigation found that the car stalled on the tracks. Witnesses saw its occupants flee the vehicle which was then struck by two trains traveling in opposite directions. As the Star Tribune reports, no one was injured in the crash. The same can be said of Monday's accident, in which a woman and her infant son were ..read more
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Firefighters battle Elk River apartment blaze in icy temps
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
Frigid morning temperatures made battling an apartment fire in the north metro much more challenging for firefighters. KARE 11 reports fire crews were being rotated every 15 minutes Thursday morning to avoid frostbite and other cold-related injuries in single-degree temperatures. Around 6:30 a.m., firefighters responded to Evans Meadows Apartments on the 360 block of Evans Ave. to find flames shooting from the roof of a 16-unit building, KARE 11 says. Attempts to fight the blaze from inside the building were unsuccessful after strong wind spread the fire throughout the building, forcing firefi ..read more
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Missing runaway 16-year-old from Elk River found safe
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
Authorities on Thursday afternoon said an Elk River 16-year-old who was believed to have taken off with someone she met online has been found safe, WCCO reports. Patch had reported that Johannah Thomsen left her parents' home the night of Feb. 11, police said. She was last seen Feb. 12 in Plymouth. Family members had received electronic messages they believed were from the girl, but her whereabouts were unknown, and police wanted to verify that she was OK. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Thursday had issued a missing person alert for the teen, which was being widely shared on ..read more
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Happy Minnesota Hockey Day!
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by BMTN Staff
2y ago
Jan 18 is an unofficial holiday here in the State of Hockey. The official Minnesota Hockey Day website boasts 16 hours of nationally televised coverage on FOX Sports. The 5 p.m.Gopher game against Ohio State will be streamed live on BTN2Go. Unofficial games and parties are being organized on Facebook and Twitter. Hockey central is at Handke Stadium in Elk River. The Elk River Chamber of Commerce website posted the lineup: 10:15 am Class A: Rochester Lourdes Eagles vs. CEC Lumberjacks 1:00 pm Class AA: Elk River Elks vs. Stillwater Ponies 4:00 pm ​Girls AA: Elk River ..read more
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Minnesota couple sentenced in 2020 murder of 8-year-old daughter
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by Declan Desmond
2y ago
Autumn Hallow died at her home last summer. Sherburne County Jail The Elk River couple charged with abusing and ultimately killing their daughter last summer are now headed to prison.  Brett and Sarah Hallow were both sentenced Thursday to 40 years for the death of eight-year-old Autumn Hallow. Each was charged last August with one count of 2nd-degree murder and one count of first-degree manslaughter, pleading guilty to the crimes the following spring.  According to the charging documents, on August 13, 2020, Autumn was discovered unresponsive and not breathing at a local ..read more
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State Patrol: Bicyclist 'laying in the lane' fatally struck by vehicle Saturday morning
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by Joe Nelson
3y ago
The fatal vehicle-bicyclist crash happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday. Kurt Bauschardt via Flickr A 35-year-old Elk River is dead after being struck by a vehicle in central Minnesota early Saturday morning.  The Minnesota State Patrol identifies Michael A. Ostrom as the "bicyclist laying in the lane" of Highway 27 when he was struck by a Jeep Grand Cherokee around 3:54 a.m. The fatal crash happened on eastbound Highway 27 near Highway 238 in Pike Creek Township, Morrison County.  The State Patrol has not provided any further information.  ..read more
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Jail time, sex offender treatment for man who hid camera in Mall of America fitting room
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by Shaymus McLaughlin
3y ago
Authorities say he was caught in the act at the mall's Forever 21. An Elk River man accused of placing a hidden camera in a Mall of America fitting room so he could watch women and children undress will serve 90 days in jail and must take part in sex offender treatment. Trevor Nielsen was charged in September of 2020 with one count of interference with privacy against a minor, after authorities say he was caught in the act at a Forever 21 fitting room at the Mall of America. Nielsen, 41, indicated his intent to plead guilty to the one count on May 20, 2021. On July 19 he was sentenced, the He ..read more
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Firefighters battle Elk River apartment blaze in icy temps
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by BMTN Staff
3y ago
Frigid morning temperatures made battling an apartment fire in the north metro much more challenging for firefighters. KARE 11 reports fire crews were being rotated every 15 minutes Thursday morning to avoid frostbite and other cold-related injuries in single-degree temperatures. Around 6:30 a.m., firefighters responded to Evans Meadows Apartments on the 360 block of Evans Ave. to find flames shooting from the roof of a 16-unit building, KARE 11 says. Attempts to fight the blaze from inside the building were unsuccessful after strong wind spread the fire throughout the building, forcing firefi ..read more
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