Elbow Lake News


04/19/2018 08:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals 

A group of tourists checks out the Minnesota Senate chamber on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The Captiol is busy this time of year with tourists from school children to the elderly.


04/11/2018 10:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MNLARS Call Center Funding Criticized 

You can add controversial funding for a call center to the list of problems plaguing the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System known as MNLARS. This week, the Department of Public Safety, which runs the Driver and Vehicle Services office, told lawmakers it is spending $1.3 million from a highway user account funded by the gas tax to pay for hiring 26 workers at a call center.


03/31/2018 07:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Farmer's sculptures provides a spiritual glimpse on Easter 

In the early 2000s, retired farmer and sculptor Allen Bakke of Elbow Lake, Minn., had built a number of sculptures, including the head a Jesus Christ sculpture that he expected would stand some 40 feet tall. It was too unwieldy, so he built a 20-foot piece that was made of mesh, and lighter-weight.


03/21/2018 10:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota legislators rekindle fireworks debate 

A haul of fireworks bought in Wisconsin and brought back to Minnesota. Wisconsin's border with Minnesota is lined with fireworks businesses, say advocates for a bill allowing similar fireworks to be sold in Minnesota.