downtown Elk River

by Joni Astrup Associate editor Downtown Elk River has a number of events coming up. An Art Crawl, held in association with the Elk River Area Arts Alliance, will be Thursday, Oct. 25. Fred McCoy of McCoy’s Pub, representing the Downtown River’s Edge Business Association, said this is the fourth annual Art Crawl. The event […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Three candidates running for the Elk River City Council were asked about downtown during a recent candidates forum sponsored by the Elk River Area Citizens League. Here is what Council Member Matt Westgaard and candidates Michael McDonough and Barb Burandt had to say. Westgaard is running unopposed in Ward 2; […]

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By Monday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m., comments regarding Elk River’s Downtown Task Forces plan, Mississippi Connections, are due to City Hall for inclusion in the final version of the plan.  The public comment period was opened on Sept. 4, and the plan has been summarized at the City’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority, City Council, Planning […]

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Ella’s will sell time-worn treasures and restyled furniture  Ella’s, a locally owned shop featuring antiques, vintage, collectables, and Shabby Chic and used items, opened today (Tuesday, Aug. 21) in downtown Elk River. The new boutique is located at 825 Main St., just a block west of the River’s Edge Commons Park at the intersection of […]

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Sherburne County Area United Way is sponsoring a UNITED WE DANCE event in the county. The organization has 10 venues from Princeton, Zimmerman, Elk River and Big Lake who are partnering with it to do a Battle of the Bands July 28 from 8 to 11 p.m.  The venue and band/DJ that raises the most […]

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Sherburne County Area United Way is sponsoring a UNITED WE DANCE event in the county. The organization has 10 venues from Princeton, Zimmerman, Elk River and Big Lake who are partnering with it to do a Battle of the Bands July 28 from 8 to 11 p.m.  The venue and band/DJ that raises the most […]

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Seven islands in the King Avenue parking lot in downtown Elk River will be getting some cosmetic improvements. The Elk River City Council voted 5-0 Monday, June 11, to spend $14,665 on the work. It will include removing the existing rock from the islands and installing pavers, trees and mulch. The trees will match existing […]

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Work started this week on a new parking lot with amenities in downtown Elk River. A one-way alley from Main Street to parking areas behind Jackson Avenue businesses was closed Wednesday, May 23, and equipment began working on the new parking lot. The Elk River Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) had voted earlier this month […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Jim Soderberg, the president of Soderberg Apartment Specialists in Brooklyn Park, ceremonially cut the ribbon for Granite Shores along Main Street Monday morning in downtown Elk River. Inside he announced plans to fill the first floor with retail businesses and residents — and fast. “I think this building didn’t have action […]

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