Elk River City Council
Elk River Council Members Paul Motin and Stewart Wilson have been recognized as their terms come to an end. Mayor John Dietz presented them with plaques Monday at the last City Council meeting of the year, followed by cake during a recess in the meeting. Motin has served on the City Council since 19...Read More
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An active United Way volunteer has been named Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for December. Patti Hetrick was honored at Monday’s City Council meeting. Mayor John Dietz read her accomplishments and presented her with a plaque. Hetrick is a Sherburne County United Way board member and serves o...Read More
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Miles Seppelt has been hired as Elk River’s econmic development director. Seppelt spent 10 years as the economic development director for the city of Hutchinson before leaving to pursue a college campus ministry position in 2013. He worked as an economic development consultant for Benton County du...Read More
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Non-union Elk River city employees will receive a 2 percent pay increase in 2015. The increase is included in the city’s 2015 budget and was adopted Monday as part of the city’s 2015 compensation plan for non-organized employees....Read More
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For 25 consecutive years, the city of Elk River has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The certificate is a national award recognizing performance with the highest standards for preparation of government financial reports. It is presented by the Government...Read More
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Eric Waldoch, of Elk River, started the CAER food shelf’s car repair program in 2003, and continues to faciliate it today. For that and several other volunteer efforts, Waldoch has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for November. He was honored at Monday’s City Council m...Read More
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A permit has been approved for a Japanese restaurant seeking to locate in Elk River. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday to approve a conditional use permit for Hajime Restaurant. The restaurant will be located in an existing multi-tenant building at 18850 Dodge St., just north of Perkins. There will ...Read More
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No recount will be held in the Elk River City Council Ward 1 race. Jerry Olsen won the contest, beating Garrett Christianson by 29 votes, 875 to 846, in the Nov. 4 election. A candidate could request a recount, at city expense, if the difference between the votes cast for him and the winning candida...Read More
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The city of Elk River has received a “letter of interest” from one party interested in two new lots in the city’s Nature’s Edge Business Center. The lots are in the center’s second addition, which is on pace to open next spring. Jeremy Barnhart said the letter of interest has come before t...Read More
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