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Posted on: April 25, 2017

New Elk River’s Recycle Coach™ App puts Recycling/Garbage Collection Information on Your Smartphone

Easy-to-find information when and where you want it!  If you are one of the growing numbers who have a smartphone or tablet, you can download Elk River’s new app that puts garbage, recycling, contact information details, and more at you...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Railroad Crossings Closures

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The railroad crossing at 171st will be closed for a resurfacing project beginning Tuesday, April 25, 2017 and is expected to last for 4 days.

The railroad crossing at Main Street will be closed for some track maintenance work beginning Monday, April 24, ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City Beautification Award Program

The city will be awarding two businesses each month from May-October in the following categories:

  1. Businesses that have made substantial improvements to the exterior of their buildings and/or landscape.

  2. Businesses that consistently maintain their p...
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Award Information and Application
Posted on: April 12, 2017

21st Annual Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Conference

The 21st Annual Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) conference is May 17, 2017, at the Friendly Buffalo in Big Lake.   This is a day for Adults 55 to meet with local law enforcement, listen to speakers on a variety of topics and get...Read on... More Information and Registration
Posted on: April 7, 2017

MnDOT Looking for Adopt a Highway Volunteers

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for individuals and organizations to join the more than 4,500 groups and 45,000 people in the state who are Adopt a Highway volunteers. The program is a public service project that helps reduce litter...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Elk River Police Citizens Academy Fosters Faith, Trust, Understanding

"We love our jobs. We love this community and we want to help folks have a better understanding of what law enforcement is." ~ Linda Canton, Elk River Crime Prevention Specialist

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