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by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer Rose Welch, Otsego, adopted a rescue dog. The pit bull had scars on his head. Clearly, he’d been abused, but he was good-tempered. Then Welch left for a camping trip. “After I came back, he’d changed,” she said. “He wasn’t the same dog.” It’s hard ...Read More
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Mark Netzinger, president and founder of Physical Therapy Consultants, has announced the opening of Zimmerman Physical Therapy. The business features same-day and evening appointments. Zimmerman is Physical Therapy Consultants’ sixth location to open. As a Medicare-certified physical therapy provi...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The Bank of Elk River has been featured prominently in a finance publication. Two bank leaders, John Babcock and Bill LaVigne, are pictured on the cover of “North-Western Financial Review” with the headline “Recession-Proof Commitment: Not even a nationwide fina...Read More
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A new website is now available featuring a wide variety of resources for businesses. Sherburne County Tools for Business website is at www.sherburne.toolsforbusiness.info. Janna King, an economic development consultant to Sherburne County, explained some of the site’s features to the Elk River Eco...Read More
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Real estate agents from RE/MAX Results in Elk River were recently honored by RE/MAX North Central, the regional office for RE/MAX franchises throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, for their outstanding achievements in 2012. Honorees include: •Mel Beaudry and Ronald West, Lifetime Achievement. The Lif...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Samantha Schulze was only 15 years old when she first started working at Flowers Plus of Elk River. Early on she showed promise as a budding florist. When one of her co-workers saw a bouquet Schulze had made, she predicted that Schulze would be a florist one day. It w...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Six-year-old Jack Randolph couldn’t wait for the new Hardee’s to open in Rogers. A first grader at Hassan Elementary, Jack has been closely watching the restaurant being built this summer. His mom, Natasha Randolph, said they have driven by whenever they leave the...Read More
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Four new directors were recently elected to serve three-year terms on the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. They are: •Ben Bauman, owner/broker of North Central Insurance Agency in Elk River. •Marilyn Bina, vice president/marketing consultant of Prime Advertising and Design....Read More
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On Thursday, Aug. 11, Dairy Queens throughout Minnesota — including the stores in Rogers, Zimmerman and St. Michael — will participate in Miracle Treat Day. It’s a day-long fundraiser during which a portion of all Dairy Queen Blizzards sold will benefit children who receive care at Gillette Ch...Read More
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