City of Elk River

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 similar to what she [...]

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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 fundamentals, made the plea for a lighted field to [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor In addition to Elk River stories in the top 10 stories of the year, here are some other city news highlights from 2012: •Elk River’s branding effort was pronounced “off to a blazing start” in April by the consultant who helped the city come up with its new Powered by [...]

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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 organization reached out [...]

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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 tours of two of [...]

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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.

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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 and coach got a city [...]

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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 Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will consider for approval late [...]

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