Mainstreams: After 45 years in business, Jerry's of Elk River is sold

23 Nov 2018

For 45 years, Jerry and Thiry Minor sold cars to three generations of customers at their business, Jerry’s of Elk River.

But now they’ve come to the end of that road and have recently sold their business.

“There’s got to be closure no matter what you do in life,” Jerry said. “We had great, great customers. That was probably one of the reasons I never wanted to quit — the people. I’ll kind of miss that, but it was time.”

Chris Dedrick, of Rogers, is the new owner of Jerry’s of Elk River. He’s excited, but also said he knows he has some big shoes to fill.

“He did a fabulous job,” Dedrick said of Jerry. “He’s super well known in our business, so it was an honor to be able to have the opportunity to have this.”

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