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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Energy City Insights - Celebrate Earth Day!

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, as a way to teach students about important topics related to the earth and environmental protection. By the 1990s, Earth Day expanded internationally and today it is celebrated in over 190 countries wi...
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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Gary Keifenheim Named Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Gary Keifenheim, recipient of April’s Volunteer of the Month award! Mayor John Dietz presented the award at the Monday, April 19, City Council meeting.

Gary is very busy in our community, assisting with various park projects a...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Lake Orono Refill Complete, Boat Launch Open

The refill of Lake Orono is now complete, and the boat launch is open for use. The north access to Orono Park (nearest Hwy 10) is open, while the southern access connection remains closed. There will still be material on site in anticipation for the upcom...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Upcoming ERFD Trainings Require Road Closure

Heads up, motorists! The Elk River Fire Department will be conducting training exercises on ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ. These controlled house fire scenarios will close Main Street from Upton Ave. to Tipland...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Eastbound Hwy 10 Reduced to Single Lane Starting April 19

Heads up to those who travel on Hwy 10 through Elk River - your commute will likely be impacted as a seven-month Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) project is set to kick off on Monday, April 19. Eastbound Hwy 10 will be reduced to one lane of...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Archery Range at Woodland Trails Regional Park Open for the Season

Just in time for a gorgeous weekend – the archery range at Woodland Trails Regional Park (20135 Elk Lake Road) is open for the season. The range was completed last spring and features eight targets ranging anywhere from 10-40 yards, with 16 diff...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

ERPD to Host Pet Vaccination Clinic, May 22

The Elk River Police Department is pleased to be teaming up with Barrington Oaks Veterinarian Hospital once again to offer a Pet Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, May 22. The event runs from 8:00 a.m. to noon, in the Elk River City Hall south parking lot (n...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Jackson Street Water Tower Restoration

A well-known Elk River landmark is undergoing a much-needed makeover. You may have noticed crews on site at the historic Jackson Street water tower recently, kicking off a restoration project by power washing the 137-foot structure. As part of the project...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Got Trash? Spring Clean Up Day Makes Disposal Easy!

Mark your calendar for the City of Elk River’s Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Maintenance Facility, 19000 Proctor Avenue. This event is open to all Sherburne County residents (with proof of residency) and...

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