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Work is underway on an $18 million expansion and upgrade to Elk River’s wastewater treatment plant. The project will increase the facility’s capacity for average wet weather flow from 2.2 million gallons to 4.54 millions gallons per day, according to Matt Stevens, chief wastewater operator. The ...Read More
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A permit has been approved for a Japanese restaurant seeking to locate in Elk River. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday to approve a conditional use permit for Hajime Restaurant. The restaurant will be located in an existing multi-tenant building at 18850 Dodge St., just north of Perkins. There will ...Read More
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No recount will be held in the Elk River City Council Ward 1 race. Jerry Olsen won the contest, beating Garrett Christianson by 29 votes, 875 to 846, in the Nov. 4 election. A candidate could request a recount, at city expense, if the difference between the votes cast for him and the winning candida...Read More
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The city of Elk River has received a “letter of interest” from one party interested in two new lots in the city’s Nature’s Edge Business Center. The lots are in the center’s second addition, which is on pace to open next spring. Jeremy Barnhart said the letter of interest has come before t...Read More
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Frattalone Companies in St. Paul has been awarded a $137,445 bid to dredge stormwater ponds near the Orono Dam and at the northwest corner of Highland and Jackson in Elk River. In their current condition, the ponds are at or near their treatment effectiveness, according to City Engineer Justin Femri...Read More
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In a sign of the times, the Elk River City Council has reduced the required number of vehicle stacking spaces for bank drive-through lanes from five to two per lane. The change reflects an increase in on-line banking and direct deposit. City Planner Chris Leeseberg said 62 percent of people were ban...Read More
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