Elk River Economic Development Authority
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River’s new business park is taking off, with three companies looking at locating or expanding there. All three companies are interested in lots in the Nature’s Edge Business Center, which is near Highway 10 and the Northstar commuter rail station. The Elk Riv...Read More
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A $200,000 Jobs Incentive Microloan has been approved for Coin-Tainer Co./Stonesthrow Properties. Both the Elk River Economic Development Authority and the Elk River City Council approved the loan Tuesday. Stonesthrow plans to use the money to assist with the contract for deed financing of a buildin...Read More
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Two former Elk River City Council members have been appointed to city committees. Stewart Wilson and Paul Motin were both appointed to the positions on Tuesday. They finished their council terms the end of the year. Motin was appointed by the Elk River Economic Development Authority to a subcommitte...Read More
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Dan Tveite has been re-appointed president of the Elk River Economic Development Authority for 2015. Tveite, who works for Wells Fargo, was voted to the position by his fellow EDA members on Tuesday. Other officers reappointed were: Pat Dwyer, vice president; Matt Westgaard, treasurer; and Bryan Pro...Read More
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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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