Elk River City Council

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A July 4 fireworks show will go on at Lions Park in Elk River, and now an effort is underway to pay for it. The city of Elk River is seeking donations to close about a $4,000 gap between the amount already in hand and the $15,000 cost of the [...]

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The Elk River City Council will hold a work session meeting on Monday, June 16, at City Hall to respond to questions previously provided by residents interested in Pinewood Golf Course. The regular City Council meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. or immediately following the Economic Development Authority meeting, whichever is later. The [...]

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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 [...]

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The Elk River City Council has approved plans for 13 new single family lots in Prestigious Woodland Hills Second Addition. The site is located east of Elk Lake Road, near 196th Lane and Albany Street. The developer is Benzinger Properties.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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