Two people have been appointed to the Elk River Planning Commission. Andrew Crook and Thomas Petschl were appointed by the Elk River City Council. Crook is the manager of quality for UnitedHealth Group Inc. His term runs through Feb. 28, 2015. Petschel is retired. He worked in the construction industry, including as an electrical foreman [...]
Ward 4 race develops; Dietz unopposed; Little interest in School Board; Heaney, Peterson have challengers
Ward 4 race develops; Dietz unopposed • Of four seats on School Board, only one (Streinbrecher’s) will be challenged by Jim Boyle Editor There will be a primary election for Elk River Ward 4 after Denny Chuba became the third person to throw his hat in the ring for that seat. Paul Motin is seeking re-election to the Elk [...]
Four people are now running for three Elk River city offices. Jennifer Wagner has officially joined the Ward 4 council race by filing for office at Elk River City Hall. She is running against Council Member Paul Motin. Filing earlier were Motin, Mayor John Dietz and Garrett Christianson, who is running for the council seat in [...]
Four entities instrumental in running Hockey Day Minnesota have been named Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for May. The Elk River Area School District, city of Elk River, Elk River Youth Hockey Association and Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce were honored at Monday’s Elk River City Council meeting. Mayor John Dietz specifically recognized [...]
A comprehensive plan for the city of Elk River was approved Monday by the City Council. The plan is approximately 140 pages in length and is an update of the 2004 comprehensive plan. A hearing on the draft plan earlier this month attracted a crowd of people opposed to proposed road alignments running through two parks. [...]
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The city of Elk River is looking into coordinating the July 4 fireworks show this year. Mayor John Dietz said Jim Boyle, chair of the Elk River Independence Day Committee, is stepping aside as chair and no one else is willing to head the committee. “I told him somehow, some [...]
Steve Tillmann has been honored for 30 years of service with the City of Elk River. He currently is the assistant liquor operations manager. He purchases all wine for the city’s two stores and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Northbound Liquor. Mayor John Dietz recognized him at Monday’s Elk River City Council meeting.