Bailey Point Nature Preserve

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A bench memorial in honor of Tom McNair will be installed in a riverfront setting at Bailey Point Nature Preserve in Elk River. McNair was a local banker and Elk River Rotarian who died in 2012. The Elk River Rotary Club has donated $3,500 to the city to pay for […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

About a dozen members of the Bailey family have donated $20,000 to be used for improvements to Bailey Point Nature Preserve, the Elk River park that bears the family’s name. The City Council has acknowledged the contributions with a resolution. Bailey Point Nature Preserve is located at 1 Morton Ave., west of downtown Elk River […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Joni Astrup Associate editor Bailey Point Nature Preserve, Elk River’s newest park, is officially open. Mayor John Dietz and Musz Bailey, accompanied by her son Tim, cut the ribbon during a ceremony Aug. 14 at the park entrance. The park is located at 1 Morton Ave., west of downtown at the confluence of the […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Elk River will celebrate the opening of its newest park — Bailey Point Nature Preserve — on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The grand opening begins at 5 p.m. at the park, located at 1 Morton Ave. There will be a ribbon cutting and the unveiling of a sign. Members of the Bailey family might attend. Elk […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River’s Bailey Point Nature Preserve is quiet and serene, a little oasis on the banks of the Elk and Mississippi, where bald eagles nest high in a cottonwood tree. But under that peaceful veneer hides a lively past. “This piece of land has been used by people for a […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Joni Astrup Associate editor A public archaeological dig will be held in June at Bailey Point Nature Preserve in Elk River. The city has received an $11,223 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to conduct the dig, which will be led by a professional archaeologist. It will run from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 14-16 […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow