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Garrett Christianson has been appointed to the Elk River Planning Commission by the City Council. He replaces Thomas Petschl, who has moved out of Elk River. Christianson will fill Petschl’s unexpired term, which runs until Feb. 28, 2017. Christianson, of Elk River, is an operations supervisor wit...Read More
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• Abatement fund aimed at spurring green development by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council listened at its meeting March 16 as Sherburne County Board Supervisor Rachel Leonard and other county officials explained that the city is eligible for up to $409,800 in grant mon...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The old Saxon Motors site along east Highway 10 in Elk River may become a boat dealership, complete with a large new pond in front. Dave Markquart, owner of Skeeter Boat Center, is interested in moving his dealership from Ramsey to the old Saxon site at 17354 Zane St....Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River’s new business park is taking off, with three companies looking at locating or expanding there. All three companies are interested in lots in the Nature’s Edge Business Center, which is near Highway 10 and the Northstar commuter rail station. The Elk Riv...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor By the time Elk River Mayor John Dietz and his wife, Jayne, finish recycling each week, there’s not much actual garbage to put out at the curb. “We have less than one bag of real garbage each week after everything that we recycle,” the mayor said. Like many in E...Read More
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