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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Upcoming ERFD Trainings Require Road Closure

Heads up, motorists! The Elk River Fire Department will be conducting training exercises on ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ. These controlled house fire scenarios will close Main Street from Upton Ave. to Tipland...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Jackson Street Water Tower Restoration

A well-known Elk River landmark is undergoing a much-needed makeover. You may have noticed crews on site at the historic Jackson Street water tower recently, kicking off a restoration project by power washing the 137-foot structure. As part of the project...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

125 Years of Joint ERFD Service Recognized at Recent Council Meeting

At the Monday, April 5 council meeting, longtime Elk River Fire Department member Cliff Anderson was recognized for decades of service to the Elk River community.

Assistant Chief Cliff Anderson joined the department in 1983, serving alongside his father an...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Lake Orono Refill Planned for April 12

With the Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project nearly complete, the city plans to close the dam gates on Monday, April 12, thus initiating the refill process.

Once the dam is operating, we expect the lake to fill within a few days. Be sure ...

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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: March 15, 2021

Got Trash? Spring Clean Up Day Makes Disposal Easy!

Mark your calendar for the City of Elk River’s Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Maintenance Facility, 19000 Proctor Avenue. This event is open to all Sherburne County residents (with proof of residency) and...

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