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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Join Us for Elk RiverFest on Saturday, July 7

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Mark your calendars, tell your friends, and be sure to join us for Elk RiverFest on Saturday, July 7 in beautiful downtown Elk River. Main Street is the place to be starting at 4 p.m. with activities for the entire family! The little ones will have a blas...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Absentee Voting Starts June 29

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Absentee voting begins Friday, June 29 and runs through Monday, August 13 for the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 14. Absentee ballots are available at Elk River City Hall (13065 Orono Parkway) and the Sherburne County Government Center (13880 Busines...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Twin Lakes Road Corridor Study Open House

Twin Lakes Road Corridor Study

If you frequently travel along Twin Lakes Road (CSAH 13), or you’re simply curious about how the regional traffic growth is impacting this vital transportation link, you won’t want to miss the Twin Lakes Road Corridor Study Open House ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

National Pollinator Week June 18 – 24

Prairie Land GRE

With National Pollinator Week set for June 18 – 24, motorists are encouraged to check out the progress of the 9-acre prairie outside of the Great River Energy Elk River campus, adjacent to Highway 10. Three years ago, Great River Energy partnere...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Safety Camp is Coming Soon

Safety Camp 2

The City of Elk River and the City of Otsego are proud to partner once again by offering Safety Camp 2018 on Wednesday, July 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Elk River Fire Station 2. Safety Camp is an exciting all-day program which uses a variety of fun...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

The Scoop on Signs in Elk River


Tis the season for garage sales, graduation parties, neighborhood gatherings, and so much more! Signs are an important and effective way to get the word out about these kinds of events, but where you place the signs is equally as important. Elk River City...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

City Will Not Host Fireworks on July 4


Independence Day celebrations don’t end on July 4 in our community – we’re keeping the fun going with the new Elk RiverFest celebration on Saturday, July 7 in downtown Elk River. Different from years past, there will be NO fi...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

May Beautification Awards goes to Chow Mixed Grill and BBQ!

Chow Beautification Award

They have done extensive landscaping around the entire building, especially their outdoor seating and fire pits, including a very attractive pergola. As a new construction on a visible corridor into the city of Elk River, this new business and restaurant ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

City Office Closed for the Holiday - Summer Hours Begin

Summer Hours begin on Tuesday, May 29.

Monday-Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Highway 169 Princeton to Pease lanes close May 21 through June

Motorists who travel Highway 169 between Princeton and Pease will encounter road crews, heavy equipment, and delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, May 21.

The lane closures will occur between County Road 29/Rum Ri...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Heritage Preservation Commission Openings

The Heritage Preservation Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on issues pertaining to the historical archaeological, engineering, and cultural heritage of the City of Elk River.  The Commission also participates in th...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Night to Unite Registration Begins

Night to Unite

Neighborhood registrations are now underway for this year’s Night to Unite. Register your block party with the police department by July 27, 2018, to ensure police department participation at your event.For more information about Night to Unite or how to ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Reminder No Yard Waste in Curbside Trash

Yard clippings

All yard waste, tree clippings, brush, and grass can be dropped off at the Elk River Compost site at the Elk River Maintenance Facility for no charge for residents.  Please see the link to find out how to require a compost card.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

MnDOT Awards Funding for Elk River Highway 169


With anticipation and excitement, city staff watched the press conference held by MnDOT in which they announced the Corridors of Commerce program award funding.The City, County, and local Chamber worked hard on the application and it paid off. Highway 169...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Seeking Election Judges

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The city needs about 100 elections judges for the August 14, 2018, Primary Election, and the November 6, 2018, General Election.To be eligible, candidates must:•Be eligible to vote.•Be able to read, write, and speak English.•Not...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Annual Salary Disclosure

Minnesota State Statute 471.701 requires that "a City or County with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees."

City Administrator $141,499Police Ch...

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