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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Outdoor Skating Rinks Closed for Season

Spring is in the air - and that means the city's four outdoor skating rinks (including Handke Pit) are now closed.

Thank you for a great season, and bring on spring!

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Keep Storm Drains Clear of Snow/Ice as Spring Thaw Continues

Public Works crews have been canvasing the city this week, working to clear snow and ice from storm drains in an effort to get ahead of any localized flooding as temperatures rise and snowpack depletes. Residents can help by checking neighborhood storm dr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Energy City Insights – Food Waste Prevention

Most of us don’t realize just how much food we throw away, whether it is uneaten leftovers or food that has gone bad before it can be consumed. It is estimated that 40% of all food in America is wasted. 

You can take simple steps in your...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Sherburne SWCD Hosts Weekly Conservation Webinars in March

As spring approaches, the Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is making it easy for residents to embrace the season where everything turns green, by implementing some “green” conservation practices this spring and sum...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

LORE Update – Crews Have Removed 102,000 Cubic Yards of Material To Date

The Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project has been taking advantage of the current weather conditions by making significant dredging and hauling progress! As of Wednesday, February 17, New Look Contracting confirmed they have hauled 102,00...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

State Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Connector

The State of Minnesota launched its COVID-19 Vaccine Connector tool to help you find when, where, and how to get your COVID-19 vaccine. Sign up by visiting MN.gov/VaccineConnector regardless of current eligibility. There is no cost and health insurance an...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Rachael Hill Recognized as February’s Volunteer of the Month

Join us in congratulating Rachael Hill, Elk River’s newest Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz recognized Hill at the February 16 Elk River City Council meeting for her dedicated service to our community.

Rachael is the President and CEO of the Jeff H...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Save the Date for Elk RiverFest 2021

It may be the dead of winter, but it’s not too early to mark your calendars for Elk RiverFest 2021. 

In 2019, more than 7,000 people attended Elk RiverFest, and while pandemic restrictions kept us from hosting the 2020 event, event organ...

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