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Ron Touchette has been re-elected president of the Elk River Economic Develop-ment Authority (EDA) for 2011. Touchette is the broker-CEO of Rock Solid Companies, a real estate management and brokerage firm. He was re-elected EDA president in a vote by EDA commissioners at the first meeting of the ye...Read More
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Due to problems with car carriers blocking traffic and impeding motorists’ views as vehicles are being unloaded at Bedrock Motors, Hassan has approved a no parking zone along the portion of Northdale Boulevard near Bedrock and the John Deere implement business. Motorists have lodged complaints abo...Read More
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Enviro-Chem of Rogers has been awarded a conditional use permit by the Hassan Town Board to open a recycling center at 11915 Brockton Lane N. The 7,000-square-foot building will be used to collect and recycle non-ferrous scrap such as aluminum and copper and will be open to the public. The business ...Read More
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While businesses across the state continue to struggle with a rough economy and face additional job cuts, the Elk River Economic Development Authority and Energy City are teaming up to launch a free business educational event series to teach businesses and property owners how to utilize existing pro...Read More
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Debbi Rydberg, president of the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce, has completed her second year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at the University of Arizona in Tucson. This professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor As John Babcock and his partners put the finishing touches on the sale of a catering and event-planning business back in 1996, the same questions people may have had of him as a young boy surfaced again. Would he work at the The Bank of Elk River someday? And would he [...]...Read More
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Enterprise Minnesota will have an event in Elk River on Jan. 19. “Lean Your Enterprise to Grow Your Business” will run from 8-11 a.m. at Great River Energy, 17845 Highway 10, Elk River. Cost is $79 before Jan. 12 or $110 regular. Speakers will be Heidi Boyum, president of Jarraff Industries; Ste...Read More
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