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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Elk River Council Approves Bond Sale Resolution

At the August 19 Elk River City Council meeting, council awarded the sale of sales tax revenue bonds to fund the Active Elk River project for recreation facility and park improvements. The $35 million issue was approved by nearly 65% of voters last Novemb...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

‘Clean Energy Communities’ Features Elk River at Minnesota State Fair

Are you a FAN of what the City of Elk River is doing to reduce its carbon footprint? You’re invited to stop by and visit with city staff on Monday, August 26 at the Minnesota State Fair Eco Experience building, located on the corner of Randall A...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Support our Hometown Heroes at the Elk River Fire Department Fundraiser

Join us on Friday, September 6, for the Elk River Fire Department fundraiser at Northbound Liquor. We’ll have free beer, wine and craft spirit sampling from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., as well as food, beverages and a silent auction full of amazing items...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Councilmember Christianson Represents Elk River in Washington DC

Councilmember Garrett Christianson was recently in Washington DC representing the City of Elk River at the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs Leadership Day Conference at the White House, alongside local officials from other Minnesota municipalities,...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Solar Kiosk at Elk River Library

The next time you visit the Elk River Library be sure to stop by the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) kiosk located in the children’s section overlooking Orono Parkway and the city’s new solar installation. This educational kios...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Elk River HRA Offers Rehabilitation Loans to Homeowners

HRA Home Rehabilitation Loan Program

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: August 6, 2019

169 Redefine Summer Update

Plan for a public open house about the 169 Redefine project sometime this fall. We'll keep you in the loop as dates/times/locations are determined!

In the meantime, expect to continue seeing Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) crews out gatherin...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Active Elk River Update - Utility Work Begins August 12

On Monday, August 12, crews will begin utility installation starting at Lion John Weicht Park, traveling under School Street and connecting to the new Multipurpose Facility as part of the Active Elk River project. Underground utility work will take place ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Elk River Public Arts Plan – Take the Survey

Art in public spaces continues to be recognized as an effective way to engage citizens from varying demographics, strengthen connections to a community, and increase overall quality of life. Elk River’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) is in the midst...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Sherburne Co. Roundabout Construction Underway

Construction of roundabouts at CSAH 13 at CR 40 (Cleveland St.) and CSAH 13 and CSAH 33 (Viking Blvd.) began on Monday, July 15. The intersection of CSAH 13 and CR 40 is completely closed during construction, with an anticipated completion date set for la...

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