Government
by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer Most members of the Otsego City Council had questions for Parks and Recreation Manager Ross Demant at the Feb. 9 meeting as he gave an awaited update from the school district on a pending project to create playing fields adjacent to Otsego Elementary school. Dem...Read More
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Two area auditor-treasurers have been honored by their professional association. Diane Arnold, Sherburne County auditor-treasurer, received the Auditor Of The Year award and Bob Hiivala, Wright County auditor-treasurer, received the Treasurer Of The Year award. The awards were presented by the Minne...Read More
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          by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Thirteen people have been appointed or reappointed to Elk River boards and commissions by the City Council. All terms are for three years, except for the Library Board. New appointees, pictured here, include Britt Aamodt, Garrett Chr...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The city of Zimmerman and Livonia Township, along with the Elk River Area School District, hosted a Community Cafe forum Feb. 9 at the Zimmerman Elementary School that drew about 140 participants eager to talk about community needs and ideas. Charlie Blesener, d...Read More
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State Rep. Eric Lucero, R-Dayton, has been  appointed to the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Data Privacy. The appointment was made by the Speaker of the House. Lucero, a computer security specialist by trade, is one of eight members of the commission established to study government da...Read More
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Two veteran firefighters have retired from the Elk River Fire Department. Bob Pearson retired after 30 years and Duane Smith after 25 years. They were recognized at Monday’s Elk River City Council meeting. Fire Chief T. John Cunningham said it’s been a privilege to work with such dedicated indiv...Read More
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Elk River City Council members have given their blessing to a draft design for new entrance signs to the city. During a work session Monday, the council indicated support for a vertical gateway sign that incorporates stone, the elk from the city’s logo and the words of the city’s brand, Powered ...Read More
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Stewart Wilson has been re-elected chair of the Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority for 2015. Wilson was voted chair by his fellow HRA members on Monday. Also re-elected were Larry Toth, vice chair; and Louise Kuester, secretary....Read More
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The City of Elk River’s annual report is going the way of the dinosaur. City Administrator Cal Portner said communication has changed with the use of social media, and people have become accustomed to “real time” information. The city has seven Facebook pages alone, as well as a YouTube channe...Read More
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