City of Elk River Launches Redesigned Website

17 Nov 2020

ELK RIVER, MN -- The City of Elk River recently launched a redesigned website to further strengthen its online presence and economic growth. The newly redesigned website includes an updated homepage with video and better organization of relevant content.

“The opening video montage on our homepage was a priority that showcased the Elk River community. It is important to keep our website fresh, current, and easy to navigate. I’ll proudly say that our new site is a great representation of Elk River,” said Colleen Eddy, Economic Development Specialist at the City of Elk River.

In addition to updating content and flow, the newly redesigned website also includes a simplified Business Toolbox page and highlights the Business Visit videos on a new page. Overall, the City of Elk River aims to showcase the amenities and quality of life it has to offer.

The City of Elk River collaborated with Golden Shovel Agency for its redesign project. The national economic development communications firm is recognized for its award-winning design and expertise in business and workforce attraction. “Golden Shovel Agency really gets economic development! We appreciate that they share ideas, insights, and what’s best in the industry,” said Colleen.

“Working with the City of Elk River on this redesign project has been a great experience, as it always is working with them. This redesigned site will be a great asset for showcasing all that the city has to offer,” said John Marshall, President of Golden Shovel Agency.

You can view the new website at

About the City of Elk River

The Economic Development Authority at the City of Elk River is a public corporation empowered to undertake certain types of economic development projects. The EDA is the economic development arm of the City Council and handles all types of city economic development projects. The City of Elk River is a welcoming community with revolutionary and spirited resourcefulness, exceptional service, and community engagement that encourages and inspires prosperity.

About Golden Shovel Agency

Golden Shovel Agency is a Minnesota-based, full-service economic development marketing agency specializing in workforce attraction for economic and community development. The Economic Gateway Web system includes an expandable and on-demand content management system (CMS) and a robust social media implementation strategy.