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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Become a Member of the Senior Activity Center!

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The Furniture and Things Community Event Center is offering an all inclusive membership for our Senior Activity Center! With your annual membership, you will gain access to billiards, puzzles, cards, group classes, special events, a monthly newsletter and...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

ERPD Resident Alert - May 27, 2022

Update: 7:31 p.m. (May 27, 2022)

Detectives from the Elk River Police Department have identified a juvenile suspect who admitted to calling in a bomb threat. 

Charges are being pursued.

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Elk River Police received ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - Larry Collins

Please join the City of Elk River in congratulating Larry Collins, for his recent recognition as Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz, who established this award program, selected Larry for his commitment to bettering the community. 

Larry lea...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Closures and Trash Collection Delays in Observance of Memorial Day

All city facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. All trash and recycling collection will be delayed by one day. Police, Fire, and EMS operations will remain in service at all times.

Have a safe Memorial Day, Elk River!

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

169 Redefine - Safety Message from MnDOT

While we are aware motorists are still adjusting to navigating through the 169 Redefine work zone, safety has become a top concern for construction workers on the job. People are speeding by and not seeing or obeying traffic control signs, as reported by ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Memorial Day Parade Returns to Elk River

**UPDATE**May 25, 2022

In the event of inclement weather this Monday, May 30, Elk River's Memorial Day Parade will be held at the FT Center field house. Participants will still be asked to meet at 9:15 a.m. with the parade kicking off at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Minnesota Twins Youth Baseball Clinic Coming to Elk River

The Twins will host a free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic at Lion John Weicht Park on Saturday, June 25 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

This is open to boys and girls, ages 6-12, and participants are required to register at PlayBallMN.com. Instructors wil...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Highway 10 Corridor Study, Final Report Draft Available Now

After several months of research, feedback from residents/commuters, and public open houses, the Elk River Highway 10 Corridor Study is nearing completion. The City of Elk River, along with its partners from MnDOT, Sherburne and Anoka Counties, and the Ci...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Open Filing for Mayor and Council Now Open

Filing for the open seats of Councilmember Ward 1, Councilmember Ward 4, and the Elk River Mayor is now open through Tuesday, May 31. Any eligible person may become a candidate by submitting an Affidavit of Candidacy form with the City Clerk during regula...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Orono Park Update – May 11, 2022

There’s been lots of action at Orono Park recently, as crews continue construction on many of the Active Elk River enhancements that began last year. New Look Contracting is currently working to complete the new splashpad, sand volleyball court,...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Water Feature at Woodland Trails Closed

With the warming spring weather, we’re sad to inform Woodland Trails Regional Park users that the water feature within the nature play area will remain closed until further notice. The state electrical inspector found the structure to not meet the state e...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Artwork by Ryder, 2022 Farmers Market Tote Bag Design

Congratulations to seven-year-old, Ryder on being selected to have his coloring contest submission featured on the 2022 Elk River Farmers Market tote bag! These tote bags are free for attendees who come to the market on opening day (Thursday, June 16) whi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

2022 Farmers Market

The Elk River Farmers Market is gearing up for opening day of 2022 season on June 16. The market will be filled with many returning vendors and a nice selection of some new faces and products for the shoppers!

The frequent shopper program will be back agai...

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