Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce

Two photography events are coming up at Elk River Area Arts Alliance. Entry deadline is Friday, July 25, in each case. Both shows will be on display at the Arts Alliance gallery from Aug. 13 through Sept. 6. The Arts Alliance will host its fifth annual Photography Exhibit. This will include a reception for the [...]

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There are three candidates running for the Elk River City Council seat in Ward 4, which leads to a run-off in a primary vote. The candidates are Council Member Paul Motin, Denny Chuba and Jennifer Wagner. The top two finishers in the Aug. 12 primary election will be placed on the Nov. 4 general election [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor With the Great Recession in the rearview mirror, Minnesota’s economy continues to make solid gains. State Economist Laura Kalambokidis said in many ways Minnesota’s economy is outperforming other states and national averages, particularly when it comes to the pace at which Minnesota recovered from the recession. Kalambokidis spoke April 16 [...]

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The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce’s Expo 2014 promises something for everyone. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at Elk River High School and offers activities, food, prizes and more than 100 business exhibits. Activities for all ages include Community Education kids activities, Home Depot build-it workshop (ages [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Rep. Nick Zerwas is back at the Capitol in St. Paul, a bit older and wiser with one legislative session under his belt. A Republican from Elk River, Zerwas was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. He completed his first legislative session last spring and started his [...]

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The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce has recognized three people as part of its new Volunteer Recognition Awards program. •Marcia Juenemann from Central Bank was named the Ambassador of the Year. She was recognized for her “generous commitment of time, support and inspiration.” Juenemann has served as an Ambassador for 2.5 years.  The committee [...]

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Twelve people have completed the Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce’s most recent class of Leadership Elk River. They are: Jeremy Johnson and Christine Niskanen, The Bank of Elk River; Tom Sagstetter, Elk River Municipal Utilities; Jean Stang, First National Bank of Elk River; Carrie Ann Martin, YMCA Elk River; Kari McHenry, Guardian Angels; Mike [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor More than 100 businesses and organizations, including many new exhibitors, will be featured at the Business and Community Expo in Elk River. The event runs 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7 at Elk River High School, 900 School St. It is sponsored by the Elk River Area Chamber [...]

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