The City of Elk River aims to reach as many people as possible when it comes to distributing important information about city news, projects, events, and more. That is why we're continually adding new tools to ensure we're pushing out information to the places you're most likely to be browsing. 

Social Media

Social media continues to be one of the most effective communication tools available. Please "like" or follow the pages below to connect with the City of Elk River. To view Elk River's Social Media Terms of Use, please click here.

Digital Communications


The City of Elk River’s website provides information on a variety of topics including up-to-date news announcements, an event calendar, meeting agendas and minutes, and a variety of other information on projects, services, programs, facilities, and departments. 

The website also contains several interactive e-government tools including online forms, bill payment, social media sign up, and live and archived streaming of ERtV Spectrum 180 programming.

"Notify Me" Subscription 

We’re giving you the power to choose - if you want to stay connected to the latest Elk River news and information, but don’t want to get bogged down with notifications that aren’t relevant to you, you’ll want to sign up for “Notify Me” through the city’s website. 

Notify Me allows users to customize email or text message notifications to the things that interest you by opting in, or out, to a variety of alerts including the News Flash, Calendars, and Alert Center and receive email notifications or SMS (text) messages.

Once new information is posted to the city's website, it is immediately distributed to those who have signed-up for those particular update(s). For more information or to sign up, please click here.


ErTV cable channel 180 is the government access channel operating as part of the Sherburne Wright Cable Commission. Programming includes live broadcasts and replays of City Council meetings and Planning and Zoning Board meetings, public service announcements, an informational community bulletin board, special event coverage, and more.