Great River Energy
• Utility companies launch effort to raise customer awareness by Jim Boyle Editor For the first time, 13 Minnesota utilities are joining forces to fight back against scams. Reports of phone and email billing scams targeting Minnesota utility customers are increasing at an alarming rate, represent...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Alicia Kish, a 43-year-old Elk River woman, was taken by helicopter at about 11 p.m. Sept. 1 to Hennepin County Medical Center for burn injuries suffered from an explosion at a recreational campfire at Wapiti Park. Police were called to the campground in the 18000 block of Troy S...Read More
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More than 9 million tons of garbage has not ended up in a landfill, thanks to a project that started 25 years ago along the Mississippi River in Elk River. On Wednesday, Great River Energy celebrated 25 years of operation of the Elk River Resource Recovery Project. Over the course of a year, the pro...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Eight years ago, Brenda Geisler got her first glimpse of a bird species that would come to play an important role in her life. The bird was a peregrine falcon. Geisler had never seen one before 2006, when the first one appeared at Great River Energy in Elk River, chec...Read More
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Great River Energy plans to tear down a vacant building on its campus in Elk River next week. Built in 1958, the building is the oldest structure on the campus. It is the northern building next to the Elk River Energy Recovery Station, according to Therese LaCanne, manager of GRE’s corporate commu...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Great River Energy is hiring eight people at its garbage processing plant in Elk River, as it has ramped up operations in recent years. The full-time positions will be open through Dec. 27. Details are available at www.greatriverenergy.com. The new hires will bring th...Read More
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