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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Mayor Dietz Proclaims Emergency Declaration

On Friday, April 3, Mayor Dietz signed a proclamation declaring a local emergency pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 12.37. This declaration follows the State of Minnesota and Sherburne County’s emergency proclamations and eases the legal p...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Elk River Declares Virtual Meetings Until Further Notice

In the city’s ongoing attempts to practice social distancing for the safety of staff and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, a declaration has been made to hold meetings virtually until further notice. We’ll start this process wit...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Congregating in Groups at City Parks

With warming weather and limited options for activities, we’ve been encouraging people to utilize the many parks and trails throughout Elk River. That being said, ERPD patrol officers have witnessed several large groups congregating at various p...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Spring Clean Up Day Event Cancelled

Twice a year, the City of Elk River hosts a Clean Up Day event that routinely attracts 350+ residents looking to recycle or dispose of unwanted household items for free, or at a discounted rate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the danger associated with ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

‘Ask the City’ - Submit COVID-19 Questions

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly impacted each and every one us in some way - jobs, school, business closures, cancelled events, etc. If you’ve got city-related COVID-19 questions we’ve created an easy, online form for you to &...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Explore Elk River Parks Safely During COVID-19 Pandemic

While most of Elk River’s city facilities are currently closed to the public in response to COVID-19, our parks and outdoor open spaces remain open for public use as they are an essential resource for the health and wellness of our residents. Wh...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Elk River Liquor Stores to Close Temporarily

As you may know, the City of Elk River has been working with local, county and state partners to proactively combat the COVID-19 pandemic, while ensuring the protection of members of the community and its employees. Essential services continue to be provi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Congratulations Jeanette Lange – Volunteer of the Month

Please join us in congratulating Jeanette Lange, for her recent recognition as Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz, who established this award program, selected Jeanette for her many contributions and commitment to Elk River thr...

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