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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Slipstream Sculpture by Milligan Studios Installed Downtown

On Friday, July 30, downtown welcomed its newest public art exhibit with the installation of Slipstream by Milligan Studios of St. Paul. The sculpture, comprised of bronze, steel, and kiln-formed architectural recycled glass can be read from afar as a lea...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Orono Park Construction Update – July 30

Huge progress was made at Orono Park this week! The skateboard park is taking shape and the holding tank for the future splash pad was installed!

The boat launch will open at 5:00 p.m. today, July 30, through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 2.

Please note, the ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Compost Site Closed for Debris Removal August 2-6

Sherburne County residents have obviously been busy with beautifying their outdoor spaces this summer – so much so that our brush pile at the Elk River Compost Site is huge!

We’ll have a contractor on site for grinding and debris remova...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Energy City Insights - Curbside Recycling and Trash Service

Residents in Elk River are provided curbside recycling and trash service by either Randy’s Environmental Services or Republic Services. In December 2020, Randy’s was acquired by Republic Services and a few things have changed since the...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - Joanne McChesney

Please join the City of Elk River in congratulating Joanne McChesney, for her recent recognition as Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz, who established this award program, selected Joanne for her many contributions and commitment to bettering the lo...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Home and Yard Spruce Up Assistance

COVID-19 has limited our travel plans and social interactions over the past year. With more time on our hands, many of us have finally began to catch up on home projects. Have you found that small weekend project turned into bigger effort than you anticip...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Apply Now for Fall 2021 Deer Herd Management Archery Hunt

As the metro area continues to expand, parks have become enclosed with roadways and developments, isolating deer populations. With the lack of sufficient natural predators, deer populations have increased beyond the carrying capacity of the land. In an ef...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Night to Unite is Tuesday, August 3

Save the date for the 2021 Night to Unite (NTU) celebration on Tuesday, August 3. You can still register your block party through Monday, August 2 at 4:30 p.m., however we can't guarantee a visit from a city staff member or elected official if re...

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