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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A subcommittee of the Elk River Heritage Preservation Commission will be formed to explore options for the restoration of the historic water tower in downtown Elk River. The Elk River City Council approved the formation of the subcommittee in a 4-0 vote Monday. The water tower, located near Jackson Avenue [...]

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Elk River’s brand, Powered by Nature, will be displayed prominently on a water tower in the city. The Freeport Avenue water tower located along the west side of Highway 169, north of School Street, will be repainted this spring and the logo will be added at that time. The water tower will be painted the [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor A 92-year-old water tower in Elk River has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. “It’s a great thing for the city,” Elk River Mayor John Dietz said. “… To me that tower is history. It’s been a landmark in this town since I was a kid. I [...]

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