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Keller Williams Realty Integrity Northwest invites the public to attend the fourth annual Party in the Park. It is free and will run from 4–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Orono Park in Elk River. There will be food, entertainment, games and giveaways. There also will be a classic car show sponsored by The Tri-River […]

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After a delay due to the state shutdown, plans for a new Pizza Ranch restaurant in Elk River are back on track. Robert McDonald intends to open the restaurant in the vacant Movie Gallery building at 10141 Freeport Ave., which is located between Taco Bell and First National Bank. McDonald told the Elk River Housing […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer There’s a new business people are barking about in Zimmerman, as well as the dogs that will be taking up residence there for a time. “It’s like a dog’s heaven,” Nancy Wright said about her new business, Dog Zone, which will open next month in downtown Zimmerman. The air-conditioned shop […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor When Little Johnny gets hurt out on the soccer field in the evening or Little Susie spikes a fever from an ear infection on the weekend, Elk River families will have a new place to go to for urgent care. HealthPartners River Way is opening an urgent care facility at their […]

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Elk River-based Accurate Home Care has been featured in Finance & Commerce, a business newspaper. Accurate Home Care provides home care services in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. The agency specializes in serving the medical needs of clients with chronic conditions who may require 24-hours-per-day, seven-days-per-week care.

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As customers walk in the door of Smokes 4 Less No. 7, located at 19112 Freeport St. in Elk River’s Elk Park Center, they can’t help but notice that the former Smoke Shop has been completely remodeled. Changes include the addition of two new cedar cigar humidors, new custom display cabinets and cherry hardwood floors. […]

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An Elk River man has been selected by a national remodeling magazine as one of 40 young leaders shaping the future of the industry. David Vinje, 31, has been named one of Professional Remodeler magazine’s  40 Under 40. They represent “40 of the brighest stars in remodeling,” according to the magazine. Vinje was chosen by […]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer While many businesses have suffered through a lengthy and tough recession, one Rogers company has expanded twice and is poised for even bigger growth. Enviro-Chem, a recycling-based business, has been around since the early 1980s, starting out in Hamel. In 1984 the Meyer family moved the operations to its present […]

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by Bob Grawey Staff writer For many, the lingering recession meant big lifestyle changes as people lost their jobs and/or lost their homes to foreclosure. Just as many companies were affected, too, as they were forced to close or downsize. Now businesses in most every sector are beginning to rebound. That means filling positions once […]

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