Energy City

Proclaimed by the president of the United States in 2011, Energy Action Month was created to bring attention to a topic that experts believe is becoming ever more important to the nation’s health, security and well-being. On Oct. 1, 2012, the Elk River City Council proclaimed October as Energy Action Month in Elk River. During [...]

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An Energy City Business Recycling Event will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Elk River Library, 13020 Orono Parkway. Trident Polymers and the CAER food shelf will discuss their innovative recycling initiatives. Learn how businesses can utilize recycling to help reduce costs and environmental impacts. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to [...]

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I am writing to express my disappointment in the way the Energy Expo was highlighted today at the Business and Energy Expo. My family and I typically attend and enjoy both the Business Expo and the Energy Expo each year. This year’s expo was good, but I had expected to see the Energy Expo portion [...]

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Read other energy-related stories: •Teen explores biodiesel ideas. •Faribault Foods is named Energy City Business of the Year.   Chamber joins with Community Ed and Energy City Commission for Expo with an energy twist The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Community Education and Elk River’s Energy City Commission to bring [...]

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Read other energy-related stories: •Plug in at the Business and Energy Expo on Sunday. •Faribault Foods is named Energy City Business of the Year. Josh Wolf has found Energy City to be an encouraging place to develop new fuel oil production methods by Nathan Warner Contributing writer At 16 years of age Josh Wolf is [...]

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Click here to read more about Project Conserve. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Stacy Parker had her children in mind when she jumped on the Project Conserve bandwagon. “I’m not a tree hugger at all. I’m a modern-day mom just wanting to make small steps for my children,” said Parker, an Elk River mother of [...]

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Click here to read about some of the people who participated in Project Conserve II.   by Tom Sagstetter  Special to the Star News Project Conserve is a program through the city of Elk River and Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) that focuses on educating to reduce waste and help save energy, costs and valuable [...]

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The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has unanimously passed a resolution of support of the Elk River Energy City Commission as an asset to the community. Elk River was named Energy City in 1997. The program is facing possible budget cuts as the Elk River City Council sets the city’s 2012 [...]

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