Elk River Economic Development Authority
A truck dealership has expressed interest in two lots in Nature’s Edge Business Center, located near Highway 10 and 171st Avenue in Elk River. The city has received a letter of interest from GATR Truck Center to purchase the two lots. GATR is a full-service heavy duty and medium duty truck dealer ...Read More
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Eight artists have submitted proposals for the city of Elk River’s “Powered by Nature” public art initiative. “We received some very impressive projects,” Elk River Economic Development Specialist Colleen Eddy told the city’s Economic Development Authority on Monday. A judging panel is e...Read More
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A 1.3-acre lot in Elk River’s Northstar Business Park is being sold to enable a growing company to build a parking lot for approximately 100 vehicles. The Elk River Economic Development Authority approved the sale of the lot for $114,127 to Scatman Holdings, LLC. Scatman Holdings is the property o...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A future roundabout proposed in eastern Elk River is drawing opposition from local trucking companies, and the city is reconsidering the matter. The roundabout is planned at the intersection of 171st Avenue and Twin Lakes Road, located between Highway 10 and the railr...Read More
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Twenty-two people have expressed interest in producing a piece of public art reflecting the city of Elk River’s Powered by Nature brand. The 22 registrants include local artists, as well as artists from the metro area and outstate, according to Economic Development Specialist Colleen Eddy. Mediums...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Two commercial lots along Highway 10 have been donated to the city of Elk River. The lots are located near Joplin Street, just west of Westbound Liquor. The two 1.5-acre parcels have a total taxable market value of $261,400. Tom Hartman offered to give the lots to the...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River is moving ahead with soliciting proposals for a piece of public art reflecting the city’s Powered by Nature brand. The Elk River Economic Development Authority voted 6-0 Monday to move forward with the sculpture competition. The city is looking for a solar...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor City officials are toying with the idea of launching a sculpture competition as the grand finale to Elk River’s Powered by Nature branding effort. The Elk River Economic Development Authority showed interest in the idea at a meeting earlier this month, but has not y...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The city of Elk River approved $2 million in public sector investments in local businesses in 2013, according to the Elk River Economic Development Authority’s year-end report. That investment is resulting in 30 new jobs, $8 million in private investment attracted, ...Read More
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