City of Elk River
I address the concern of mine to the citizens of Elk River. Why do we have elections? In the past it was to elect a person to represent us. We are moving on now, but in my mind we are not moving forward. I really feel sorry for the present generation, for you have not [...]...Read More
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In 2012 the city of Elk River was able to complete an organizational assessment and build a foundation for our future. After some organizational restructuring, the addition of key staff members, a thorough review and update to our personnel policies, we now have the pieces in place to prepare for th...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River parks commissioners have not yet advised the city to tear down the skateboard park that has been in use at Lions Park since 2004. They did agree this week, however, to prohibit further use of the equipment this winter while they meet with area youth and ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River Director of Economic Development Annie Deckert is leaving her job with the city of Elk River to become a self-employed consultant. Her new business is called The Decklan Group. It will be located in Elk River. Deckert said she will be doing things very simil...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River Youth Football has asked the city of Elk River to partner on a 100-yard playing field its league president says is “desperately” needed. Todd Raymakers, the president of the nonprofit organization focusing on youth development through the teaching of football fundam...Read More
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I like the synergy going on in the Elk River Area School District, and I think I know the root of it. There’s a realization in our down economy that we need each other. The Elk River Area School District needs the people, businesses, municipal units of government and community organizations. The o...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Excitement is building for Manufacturers Week, which has been proclaimed by the city of Elk River as Oct. 22–28. Four Elk River manufacturing businesses are working with Elk River High School and the city of Elk River to offer tours of their facilities, in addition to public to...Read More
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Elk River City Engineer Justin Femrite will be the guest of Mayor John Dietz on Saturday, July 7, at the Elk River American Legion, 525 Railroad Dr. Dietz will hold his monthly discussion with question-and-answer opportunities at 9 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be available....Read More
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Elk River Mayor John Dietz invited the state champion Elk River High School boys’ tennis team to be recognized at the June 18 Elk River City Council meeting. “I think it’s a tremendous accomplishment for them,” Dietz said. The team was given a Certificate of Recognition and each team member ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River is required to contribute toward restoring and keeping a clean Mississippi River. The city has been bound by regulations of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System since 2003. New obligations would be added with a revised permit that the Minn...Read More
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