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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Outdoor Rink Update - January 15

After clearing the ice at Handke Pit this afternoon, crews have been forced to close the rink over the weekend due to deteriorated ice conditions from the recent warm temps and rain. Public Works staff members plan to flood overnight this weekend to hopef...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Snow Event No Longer in Effect

Updated: January 15, 2021

Elk River’s Snow Event is no longer in effect and overnight parking is once again permitted on city streets and city-owned parking lots. Crews expect to have the majority of the city's streets cleared by this ev...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Please note, all city offices are closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be no delay in trash/recycling collection. All police, fire, and emergency services will remain in effect. 
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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Lake Orono Dredging Preparation Underway

Lake Orono looks different these days! Since September, the lake was closely monitored as the water levels were drawn down in preparation for dredging over the winter months. Now that the weather is colder, the city’s contractor, New Look Contra...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Openings on Several Elk River Advisory Commissions

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Here’s your chance - join an Elk River advisory commission! Currently, the city is seeking representatives for the following commissions:

  • Energy City Commission
  • Heritage Preservation Commis...
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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Recycle Live Christmas Trees at the Compost Site

In Elk River, curbside Christmas tree recycling is not available, however residents wanting to dispose of a live tree after the holidays can do so at the Compost Site located at 19000 Proctor Road. The tree does not have to have to be cut up at all, howev...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

‘Highway 10 Corridor Study’ Online Open House

Do you frequently travel the Highway 10 corridor? Offer your valuable input and experiences with transportation leaders by participating in the virtual ‘Elk River Highway 10 Corridor Study’ now through January 19. The City of Elk River...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Wendy Bergquist - Elk River's Volunteer of the Month

Please join the City of Elk River in congratulating Wendy Bergquist for her recent recognition as Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz, who established this award program, selected Wendy for her years of dedicated service to the community.

Bergquist is...

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