business

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 financial crisis can shake Minnesota bank’s support for its community.” The […]

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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 Economic Development Authority (EDA) on Monday, March 11. EDA President Dan Tveite told […]

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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 Lifetime Achievement award is the second highest national honor given for total career […]

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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 wasn’t […]

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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 their house in Rogers to see the progress. […]

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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. •Lynn Caswell, president of Oliver Surveying and Engineering in Elk River. […]

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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 Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul. For more […]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer When Jane and Jay Bunting of Wayzata Bay Spice Company decided to close the spice company’s retail store on Main Street in Rogers, they thought, “Who would be better to take over the retail space than Marilyn Post, owner of Marilyn’s Boutique?” The spice company’s wholesale business was taking off […]

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Three business seminars are being offered this fall in Elk River. The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce and ISD 728 Community Education Business Training Solutions are presenting Business Education Over Lunch. Sessions are: •Sept. 21: “Is My Doctor On Your List?” This class provides a guide to surviving the health care system and changing […]

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