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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Generous Farmers Market Vendors Aid Local Food Shelf

The 2019 Elk River Farmers Market has come to an end, but we’d be remiss to go without mentioning the generosity demonstrated by many of our vendors throughout the season. Each week following the market, a representative from Community Aid Elk R...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

169 Redefine Informational Open House, Oct. 29

You’re invited to join staff from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), City of Elk River and Sherburne County, on Tuesday, October 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Elk River City Hall (1306...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Underground Utility Flag Identification Guide

Driving around town, you’ll likely pass a yard or two containing a rainbow of small flags that comes as a result of underground utility marking required before an excavation project can occur. Whether the project is a large one that involves mac...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

169 Corridor Undergoes Noise Measurement Testing

You may have noticed some action in the Hwy 169 corridor this week, as crews completed noise measurement testing in four separate locations as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT)169 Redefine project. Noise measurements a...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Elk River Flag Runners Donate $4,400 to City

At the Monday, October 7 City Council meeting, the Elk River Flag Runners, represented in this photo by Michael Kaufmann, presented a donation of $4,400 to Mayor Dietz and Councilmember Wagner. The Flag Runners began raising money earlier this year to fun...
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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Elk River HRA Offers Rehabilitation Loans to Homeowners

The City of Elk River has financing available for homeowners to make property improvements. The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program is designed to supplement existing loan programs available from Minnesota Housing Finance Authority (MHFA), Center for Ener...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Lake Orono Dock Removal, Oct. 15

“Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.” – Unknown

With that seasonal sentiment, please be aware on Tuesday, October 15 Elk River Parks Division staff members will remove the dock at the Lake Orono boat launch f...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Curt Crane - Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Curt Crane, Elk River’s September Volunteer of the Month! Curt is very busy in our community, serving in multiple ways through various organizations and projects. Curt has taught English as a Second Language for the Adult Basi...

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