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Do you like to put up big displays of holiday lighting outside your home? If so, you’re a perfect candidate for Elk River Municipal Utilities’ holiday lighting contest. You must be within ERMU’s electric service territory to be eligible for the contest. Applications can be accessed at the ERMU...Read More
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Through Dec. 31 •Elk River Arts Alliance Holiday Art and Gift Show and Sale: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 609 Main St., Elk River. An artist reception will run from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, go to www.elkriverart.org. Thursday, Dec. 4 •Taste of the Holi...Read More
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Spectrum High School’s Winter Fine Arts Choral Concert has been rescheduled from this Friday evening, Dec. 5, to Thursday, Dec. 18. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the school, located at 17796 Industrial Circle, Elk River. Admission is free....Read More
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Elk River Fire, with the help of Rogers Fire, has knocked down an Otsego home fire in the Riverbend trailer park. Crews are busy putting out hot spots at the fire scene at 32 Tamarack Dr. When Elk River Fire arrived the trailer home was fully involved and crews went on the defense to protect [...]...Read More
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• Parker principal headed to Pillager School District by Jim Boyle Editor Mike Malmberg, the principal of Parker Elementary School for the past seven-plus years, has resigned to take superintendency position in Pillager. His last day at the Elk River elementary school was on Friday. He starts in ...Read More
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• Commission hears about ordinance that would clear way for such businesses to develop in the city by Jim Boyle Editor The craft beer industry is flowing freely like an open tap beer faucet in Minnesota, and Elk River doesn’t want to be left behind. The Elk River Planning Commission considered ...Read More
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• City leaders asked to consider if there are enhancements they would like to partner on to make happen by Jim Boyle Editor In his first cablecast report since the passage of a $98 million bond referendum and a $5.9 million operating levy, Superintendent Mark Bezek said Nov. 24 planning has shift...Read More
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• JVs’ state tourney berth comes in its first year of existence by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River-Becker varsity and junior varsity bowling teams are going to state for the first time in school history. This is the first year that Elk River has had a JV team. The seven-member cooperative varsit...Read More
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Cory Franson, District 728 Community Education’s manager of community education programs, has been named the Minnesota Community Education Association’s Region 3 Community Educator of Excellence. Franson received the award earlier this year in Duluth and was recognized at Monday’s Elk River Ar...Read More
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