Elk River City Council
A woman who has volunteered at the Guardian Angels Care Center in Elk River for more than 40 years has been honored by the city. Jan Aust was honored Feb. 17 by the City Council as Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for February. Aust has served as president of the Guardian Angels Auxiliary for [....Read More
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          by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Thirteen people have been appointed or reappointed to Elk River boards and commissions by the City Council. All terms are for three years, except for the Library Board. New appointees, pictured here, include Britt Aamodt, Garrett Chr...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County Attorney Kathy Heaney calls it her soapbox. She climbed up on it Monday, during an Elk River City Council meeting, where she urged people to properly dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs. “We do know that prescription drugs are a gateway dru...Read More
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Two veteran firefighters have retired from the Elk River Fire Department. Bob Pearson retired after 30 years and Duane Smith after 25 years. They were recognized at Monday’s Elk River City Council meeting. Fire Chief T. John Cunningham said it’s been a privilege to work with such dedicated indiv...Read More
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Elk River City Council members have given their blessing to a draft design for new entrance signs to the city. During a work session Monday, the council indicated support for a vertical gateway sign that incorporates stone, the elk from the city’s logo and the words of the city’s brand, Powered ...Read More
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The City of Elk River’s annual report is going the way of the dinosaur. City Administrator Cal Portner said communication has changed with the use of social media, and people have become accustomed to “real time” information. The city has seven Facebook pages alone, as well as a YouTube channe...Read More
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