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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Tricia Downey Presented Volunteer of the Month Award

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Tricia Downey

  • Chair of Elk River Rotary's Taste of Elk River 2017-18, Assistant Chair 2016
  • Dictionary project co-chair (Elk River Rotary - distributed over 500 dictionaries to 3rd graders in the Elk River school system)
  • Treasurer and Board Member of the Frie...
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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Access to School Board Meetings has Changed. Here's What You Need To Know.

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The Elk River School District has moved into some new digs, which means changes to how you can access their board meetings.

School Board meetings will no longer be held at Elk River City Hall because the school district office now has their own board room...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Fall Clean Up Day

Saturday, October 14, 20178:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.City of Elk River Maintenance Facility - 19000 Proctor Avenue, Elk River

Eligibility Requirements for items to be accepted:
Tires must be free of rims

  • Mixed Junk does not include electronics, appliances, ...
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Complete Form Before You Arrive
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Economic Development Presents Beautification Awards to Local Businesses

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The City Beautification Committee serves to recognize business owners, whom have made an effort to clean, repair, improve, and enhance the overall aesthetics of their property to maintain the beauty of their neighborhood.  This committee encourag...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2017

Elk River Area Food Co-op

The Elk River Area Food Co-op is a start-up cooperative.  Currently they do not have a physical location.  In order for this to happen they need to build their membership base.  

Mission We are designing a member-owned organiza...Read on...
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Highway 10 Elk River - Lake Orono Bridge Reconstruction Project

MnDOT offers a variety of ways to stay connected to this project.

Check 511mn.org for current travel speeds, road conditions

MnDOT ContactTim PaulConstruction Project Manager
timothy.g.paul@state.mn.us320.223.6546

Project Website Sign-up for email u...Read on... For Full Details
Posted on: May 26, 2017

An Increasing Challenge for Wastewater Systems: Wipes

You may have noticed that an extensive new market for personal hygiene products has sprung up over the last ten years.  Walk down the aisle of your local super market or drug store and you might be surprised by the variety and volume of "dis...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

New Elk River’s Recycle Coach™ App puts Recycling/Garbage Collection Information on Your Smartphone

Easy-to-find information when and where you want it!  If you are one of the growing numbers who have a smartphone or tablet, you can download Elk River’s new app that puts garbage, recycling, contact information details, and more at you...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City Beautification Award Program

The city will be awarding two businesses each month from May-October in the following categories:

  1. Businesses that have made substantial improvements to the exterior of their buildings and/or landscape.

  2. Businesses that consistently maintain their p...
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Award Information and Application