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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Utility Relocation at Main Street and Zane Street/Line Avenue

In anticipation of the upcoming 169  Redefine project, crews will be performing a necessary utility relocation at the intersection of Main Street and Zane Street/Line Avenue. No complete closures are necessary, but there will be lane closures whe...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Elk RiverFest Returns on Saturday, July 3

Jammed pack with fun for the entire family, Elk RiverFest has quickly become the area’s new favorite festival! Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 3 from 2:00-9:00 p.m. for a day of free family activities, live performances, a large craft mar...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Great Northern Trail Closed for Resurfacing June 23-26

The Great Northern Trail will be fully closed for resurfacing from June 23-26!

This resurfacing is part of the Elk River Landfill leachate project from last summer. It will consist of applying an asphalt micro-surfacing which will add roughly 1-inch of new...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - Kevin Beadles

Please join the City of Elk River in congratulating Kevin Beadles, for his recent recognition as Volunteer of the Month. Mayor John Dietz, who established this award program, selected Kevin for his many contributions and commitment to bettering the local ...
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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Orono Park Construction Update - June 18

Utility work progressed this week, along with grading of the new pickleball courts.

New Look Contracting has confirmed they will be opening the boat launch today (June 18) at 6:00 p.m. through Monday morning (June 21).

Parking is available for boat trailers...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Energy City Insights - Celebrating 25 Years as Energy City

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Elk River being selected as Energy City, making us the one city (of 30 considered) to receive the Minnesota Environmental Initiative (MEI)’s designation. Our community was selected for being a leader for e...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Hwy 10 Corridor Study Community Survey

You can help shape the future of the Highway 10 Corridor in Elk River! Please take the short community survey to share your priorities for the future of Highway 10.

The City of Elk River along with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Sherburne Cou...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

ERMU Reminds Residents of Watering Restrictions

With higher temperatures leading to greater water use, Elk River Municipal Utilities is reminding customers that the City of Elk River Code of Ordinances establishes two use restrictions for residents on the city’s water system:

  • No lawn watering ...
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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Jackson Ave. Load Restrictions

A temporary load restriction of 7-tons has been implemented on Jackson Avenue from School Street to Hwy 169 in order to preserve the integrity of the road section while construction is in progress. 

This section will be completed in approximately ...

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