Ward 1

Three people have filed for Elk River city offices so far. The candidate filing period is May 20 to June 3. Those filing as of today are John Dietz, mayor; Garrett Christianson, council member Ward 1; and Paul Motin council member Ward 4. Dietz and Motin are incumbents. Christianson is running for the council seat now held by Stewart Wilson.

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Garrett Christianson has announced he will run for the Elk River City Council seat in Ward 1. Council Member Stewart Wilson currently holds that seat. Wilson said last month that, at that point, he wasn’t planning to seek election. Christianson said he has an interest in city government and when [...]

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I address the concern of mine to the citizens of Elk River. Why do we have elections? In the past it was to elect a person to represent us. We are moving on now, but in my mind we are not moving forward. I really feel sorry for the present generation, for you have not [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Ward 1 residents interested in serving on the Elk River City Council have until Jan. 15 to apply. Applications are available online at www.elkrivermn.gov and at Elk River City Hall, 13065 Orono Parkway, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The Ward 1 seat is now held by Nick Zerwas. [...]

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