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The city of Elk River is beginning the process of updating its 2004 comprehensive plan, and an open house is set from 4-7 p.m. July 24. The updated plan will guide future growth, redevelopment and improvements efforts. It will provide a framework used by city officials in making public policy, land ...Read More
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Night to Unite will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Elk River and the deadline is approaching for neighborhoods to register to participate. The night is designed as a way for people to get to know their neighbors and prevent crime. Thirty-three neighborhood celebrations were held last year in Elk River....Read More
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The Elk River Public Works’ maintenance facility will host a free open house from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. The event will include guided tours, equipment demonstrations, a chance to climb aboard and explore trucks and equipment, youth games, refreshments, door prizes and more....Read More
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Emergency Relief Grants are available for Sherburne County veterans from the State of Minnesota, Department of Veterans Affairs. Sherburne County is one of 18 counties to be eligible to receive Emergency Relief Grants to assist veterans affected by the storm on June 21, 2013. The grant is not to exc...Read More
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Nearly New, a boutique-style second-hand store in Zimmerman, will celebrate its grand opening 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13. The store will be a guest shop during Ladies on the Loose that day. Shoppers will have to stop in Nearly New to get a stamp to qualify for Ladies on the Loose prizes. [.....Read More
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Join District 728 Community Education, Sandhill Photography Club and downtown Elk River’s Pompeii Pizzeria as they present an evening of photography by local photographers. The event runs 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 9. It will include pizza, wine and beer tasting and live music. Cost is $19 per individ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River Municipal Utilities, which feeds electricity to 9,300 metered customers through 44 square miles, has announced a new partnership that it will form in an effort to offer competitive rates and local control to customers for decades to come. After five year...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor After sifting through the impacts of a win-some, lose-some legislative session, the Elk River Area School Board approved on June 24 its 2013-14 budget. The budget has projected revenues of $126,531,519 and projected expenditures of $129,365,591, resulting in nearly $3 million in ...Read More
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