City Elk River

by Paul Rignell Contributing writer After investing about $100,000 in plans that he has developed over the past 12 months, Dan Bosshart could be just days away from starting construction on an Elk River building where he would move Preferred Powder Coating, a business he has owned since 2009, from its currently leased space in [...]

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I recently had a garage sale, which my family has done for over 40 years. I put a $30 ad in and paid money for nice signs. People who read the ads also look for signs as they are out and about. People at my sale who saw the ad said they did not see [...]

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Elk River’s brand, Powered by Nature, will be displayed prominently on a water tower in the city. The Freeport Avenue water tower located along the west side of Highway 169, north of School Street, will be repainted this spring and the logo will be added at that time. The water tower will be painted the [...]

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A: Yes, but with significant restrictions. As Elk River has become increasingly developed, it has become necessary to significantly regulate snowmobiling in the city.  In general, currently registered snowmobiles may be operated in the bottom or outer slope of the ditches of county roads and highways 10 and 169 except in the NO SNOWMOBILING areas [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River does not have a community development director or a public works director, but the city is closing in on hiring someone to fill a new hybrid position. The city of Elk River fielded 32 applicants for the newly devised community operations and development director post, and the plan is [...]

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Midwest Landscapes in Otsego has been chosen to do landscaping work at the Highway 169-Main Street intersection and in the Orono Parkway median in Elk River. The city requested quotes from six companies and two complete quotes were received for each project. Midwest Landscapes was the lowest on both. The Highway 169-Main Street intersection landscaping [...]

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