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Posted on: May 12, 2021

National Police Week, May 9-15

National Police Week dates back to 1962, and is a time for paying respect to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting and serving, as well as those who selflessly put the badge on each day. 

Saturday, May 15 is Peace Officers Memorial...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Jetting Season is Here - Keep it Neat, Close the Seat

Did you know that each spring, when many begin fishing, Elk River Wastewater staff kicks off their biyearly jetting season? No, they’re not flying to exotic locations in a fancy Learjet or skipping around Lake Orono on a Sea-Doo - rather they&am...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Orono Park Dog Area Upgrades

With spring fever in full effect, everyone is anxious to get outdoors and enjoy the weather - humans and pups! Elk River Public Works staff members have been busy enhancing the dog play area at Orono Park, adding several new additions including a designat...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

2021 Spring Clean Up Day Success

Shout out to the 350+ people who participated in the city’s Spring Clean Up Day event on April 24! The following totals were collected for disposal and recycling:

  • 112 appliances
  • 108 TVs (various sizes)
  • 216 electronic items
  • 142 furniture items
  • 165 mat...
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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Street Improvements Coming Soon

Elk River street improvement projects will be starting soon and will aid in resurfacing over 10 miles of local roadways throughout the city. Crews are expected to begin work on Monday, April 26, and are anticipated to continue throughout the summer until ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Gary Keifenheim Named Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Gary Keifenheim, recipient of April’s Volunteer of the Month award! Mayor John Dietz presented the award at the Monday, April 19, City Council meeting.

Gary is very busy in our community, assisting with various park projects a...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Eastbound Hwy 10 Reduced to Single Lane Starting April 19

Heads up to those who travel on Hwy 10 through Elk River - your commute will likely be impacted as a seven-month Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) project is set to kick off on Monday, April 19. Eastbound Hwy 10 will be reduced to one lane of...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

ERPD to Host Pet Vaccination Clinic, May 22

The Elk River Police Department is pleased to be teaming up with Barrington Oaks Veterinarian Hospital once again to offer a Pet Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, May 22. The event runs from 8:00 a.m. to noon, in the Elk River City Hall south parking lot (n...

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