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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Fourth of July is here and we want you to have a great Independence Day! Enjoy fireworks in Elk Rive

This year, our annual fireworks will be launched on Independence Day from the Oak Knoll Athletic Complex. Viewing areas include the Elk River High School parking lot, Salk Middle School lot, and Lion John Weicht Park, but the fireworks can be seen in many...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Orono Park Update – June 29, 2022

The beach and restrooms will be open for the holiday weekend. The beach was cleaned, raked, and combed by parks maintenance staff. Restroom hours will follow park hours and be open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. All barriers and fencing are removed and pa...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

City of Elk River Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Tuesday, June 17, 2022, Elk River, MN – The City of Elk River received an award for being a Steps 4 and 5 city in the Minnesota GreenStep program. Elk River is one of 147 participating cities and tribal nations in the 12-year-old challenge, assistance, an...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Orono Park Construction Update - June 14, 2022

We recognize the public would like to see Orono Park open for use. We share in this anticipation! We have roughly three-weeks of work that requires the majority of the park amenities to remain closed.

We are hoping for a partial opening of many of the new ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Spots Still Available for Safety Camp on July 11

Join the City of Elk River and ISD 728 Community Education as we partner to bring back the popular youth, one-day Safety Camp! Registration is open and spots are still available for students entering 2nd-4th grade in the fall.

This camp teaches youth how t...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Sewer Line Jetting Taking Place in Elk River

If you haven’t noticed this truck around the city in the last few weeks, don’t be surprised if you do soon! Elk River’s Wastewater Treatment Plant will spend the next several months conducting sewer line jetting. This process...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

'Elk River Sings' Talent Competition Seeking Vocalists

Get your pipes ready, Elk River! We're looking for some talented singers to participate in our "Elk River Sings" talent show on Saturday, July 30 as part of Elk RiverFest's downtown evening events from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., before the main stage co...

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