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FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)

Volunteers searching for emerald ash borer

Thirty nine volunteers attended a program at the Elk River City Hall Tuesday morning to learn basic techniques for uncovering the presence of emerald ash borer larvae, in particular increased woo

LECTURE SERIES. Presenter Doug Breese spoke about his life-long interest in the story of the RMS Titanic during his presentation at the Sherburne History Center last Tuesday afternoon. Breese was the final speaker in the Winter Lecture Series at the SHC for this year.

Lecture series ends on 'Titanic'

The final presentation in the Winter Lecture Series at the Sherburne History Center was a detailed account of the events leading up to the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912, one of his

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Car fire at tribune building

New Superintendent Steve Westerberg

Marcella A. Schill

FIGHTING DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS. State plant health specialists Angie Ambourn, center, and Jennifer Dippel took part in a presentation on the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Elk River Monday morning. The state is partnering with the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in an effort to slow the spread of the insects, which include a survey in which volunteers look for increased woodpecker activity and other natural signs that could indicate an EAB infestation. (Photos by David Hannula)

JODI AND BEN BROWN volunteered to man the Minnesota Grown booth at the state fair last year.