1. City Returns to Live, In-Person Meetings

    A recent City Council decision was made to hold in-person meetings effecting Monday, June 1 at Elk River City Hall. With the lifting of Governor Walz’s stay-home order on May 18... Read on...
  2. 'Together Elk River' Supports Local Businesses, Non-profits and Neighbors

    There’s a lot of uncertainty in our world, but one thing is clear - our small business community needs our support now more than ever. Together Elk River is a community initiative... Read on...
  3. Summer Water Quality Testing at Lake Orono Begins

    In 2018, the City of Elk River voluntarily began weekly E. coli (Escherichia coli) testing, as recommended by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency at Lake Orono’s beach area. While this testing is not a state mandate, the city feels it is important... Read on...
  4. Playgrounds Open in Elk River

    In accordance with Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-56, playgrounds in the City of Elk River have reopened to the public. The order encourages public outdoor recreational facilities... Read on...
  5. Energy City Insights - Earth Friendly Cleaning and Recycling Tips

    As the weather turns warmer, many are working on cleaning projects and hoping to declutter and organize spaces, especially after being home more than normal this spring. While it is great to get rid of items and dispose of them properly... Read on...
  6. Elk RiverFest Indefinitely Postponed - Fireworks Remain on July 4

    At the Monday, May 18 Elk River City Council meeting, a decision was made to indefinitely postpone Elk RiverFest planned for Saturday, July 4, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns with large group gatherings. Fireworks will continue as planned Read on...
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