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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Three Day Closure of School Street Starts Monday, Aug. 19

As utility work from Lion John Weicht Park to the new Multipurpose Facility progresses, a three-day closure of School Street is required to allow crews to continue stormwater pipe installation as quickly and efficiently as possible. Starting Monday, Augus...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

‘Clean Energy Communities’ Features Elk River at Minnesota State Fair

Are you a FAN of what the City of Elk River is doing to reduce its carbon footprint? You’re invited to stop by and visit with city staff on Monday, August 26 at the Minnesota State Fair Eco Experience building, located on the corner of Randall A...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Solar Kiosk at Elk River Library

The next time you visit the Elk River Library be sure to stop by the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) kiosk located in the children’s section overlooking Orono Parkway and the city’s new solar installation. This educational kios...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Demolition of The Barn at the Elk River Arena Underway

Today (Monday, August 12), is a bittersweet day, as demolition of The Barn's exterior officially got underway. The Barn at the Elk River Arena has meant many things to many people for decades, and as these walls come down there is no doubt the incredible ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Elk River HRA Offers Rehabilitation Loans to Homeowners

HRA Home Rehabilitation Loan Program

The City of Elk River has financing available for homeowners to make property improvements. The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program is designed to supplement existing loan programs available from Minnesota Housing Finance Authority (MHFA), Center for Ener...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Active Elk River Update - Utility Work Begins August 12

On Monday, August 12, crews will begin utility installation starting at Lion John Weicht Park, traveling under School Street and connecting to the new Multipurpose Facility as part of the Active Elk River project. Underground utility work will take place ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

169 Redefine Summer Update

Plan for a public open house about the 169 Redefine project sometime this fall. We'll keep you in the loop as dates/times/locations are determined!

In the meantime, expect to continue seeing Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) crews out gatherin...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Elk River Public Arts Plan – Take the Survey

Art in public spaces continues to be recognized as an effective way to engage citizens from varying demographics, strengthen connections to a community, and increase overall quality of life. Elk River’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) is in the midst...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Sherburne Co. Roundabout Construction Underway

Construction of roundabouts at CSAH 13 at CR 40 (Cleveland St.) and CSAH 13 and CSAH 33 (Viking Blvd.) began on Monday, July 15. The intersection of CSAH 13 and CR 40 is completely closed during construction, with an anticipated completion date set for la...

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