downtown Elk River
An open house on a proposed long-range plan for the greater downtown Elk River area will run from 4–7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Elk River City Hall, 13065 Orono Parkway. The event is a chance for the public to view the proposed plan and offer comments. To see the plan, called the Mississippi Connec...Read More
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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...Read More
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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....Read More
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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 Housin...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 [...]...Read More
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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 [...]...Read More
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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 t...Read More
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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 (HR...Read More
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