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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Playground Upgrade Coming to Deerfield Hill Park

Deerfield Hill Park New Playground Rendering

The playground at Deerfield Hill Park (19210 Carson Street) is getting a makeover – after serving area youth with slides, swings, and outdoor fun for more than 26 years! Elk River Parks and Recreation staff members have already started prepping ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Elk River Featured on Cover of 'Minnesota Cities' Magazine

League of MN Cities Cover

The City of Elk River made the cover of the July/August edition of Minnesota Cities magazine, a publication by the League of Minnesota Cities, for the addition of an electronic vehicle to the city’s fleet. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In H...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

E-Poll Books Set to Debut at Upcoming Elections

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Voting in Sherburne County just got easier, thanks to a Minnesota Voting Equipment Election Grant used to fund the purchase of 16 electronic poll (e-poll) book tablets. These devices will eliminate the paper check-in process at polling sites, which reduce...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Our Compost Site is Not Your Trashcan

Illegal Dumping at Compost Site

When you think of compostable material, do you think of things like concrete barriers, plastic edging material, a hydraulic pump of some sort, or painted boards littered with nails and screws? Well, apparently someone did, as this is the pile of illegally...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Absentee Voting Starts June 29

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Absentee voting begins Friday, June 29 and runs through Monday, August 13 for the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 14. Absentee ballots are available at Elk River City Hall (13065 Orono Parkway) and the Sherburne County Government Center (13880 Busines...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

May Beautification Awards goes to Chow Mixed Grill and BBQ!

Chow Beautification Award

They have done extensive landscaping around the entire building, especially their outdoor seating and fire pits, including a very attractive pergola. As a new construction on a visible corridor into the city of Elk River, this new business and restaurant ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

City Office Closed for the Holiday - Summer Hours Begin

Summer Hours begin on Tuesday, May 29.

Monday-Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Heritage Preservation Commission Openings

The Heritage Preservation Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on issues pertaining to the historical archaeological, engineering, and cultural heritage of the City of Elk River.  The Commission also participates in th...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Night to Unite Registration Begins

Night to Unite

Neighborhood registrations are now underway for this year’s Night to Unite. Register your block party with the police department by July 27, 2018, to ensure police department participation at your event.For more information about Night to Unite or how to ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

MnDOT Awards Funding for Elk River Highway 169

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With anticipation and excitement, city staff watched the press conference held by MnDOT in which they announced the Corridors of Commerce program award funding.The City, County, and local Chamber worked hard on the application and it paid off. Highway 169...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Seeking Election Judges

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The city needs about 100 elections judges for the August 14, 2018, Primary Election, and the November 6, 2018, General Election.To be eligible, candidates must:•Be eligible to vote.•Be able to read, write, and speak English.•Not...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Annual Salary Disclosure

Minnesota State Statute 471.701 requires that "a City or County with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees."

City Administrator $141,499Police Ch...

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