Elk River Independence Day celebration
by Jim Boyle Editor Denise Lanthier has won the Powered by Nature Photography Contest, which was held in conjunction with the Elk River Independence Day celebration on Wednesday. Her photo, snapped one early, foggy morning at a VandenBerge Middle School baseball field in Elk River, caught the attent...Read More
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Temperature tops out at 102 but fireworks show does its best to steal the show back The third annual Elk River Independence Day celebration will be remembered for record-setting heat, which kept many people away from Lions Park. The heat, however, didn’t keep people from making their way out to wa...Read More
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The third annual Elk River Independence Day program at Lions Park will start off with some “flare” with the event’s first Elk River Idol contest. Of course, it will end with a fireworks display cascading over the heart of Elk River. This year’s program will run from 5 to 10 p.m., leading int...Read More
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The Elk River-based Harley Owners Group (HOGs) will make an encore appearance at this year’s Elk River Independence Day celebration. The club collected a truckload of food for the CAER food shelf at last year’s event, but this year the group hopes to pack a trailer full for CAER. The dealership ...Read More
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Our story this week on a 12-year-old hitting a hole in one at Pinewood Golf Course is pretty cool, but that’s not the number that impressed me the most in reporting the story. It’s 236. There are 236 youth signed up for the Go for the Green instructional league at the municipal course. It’s a ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Independence Day Committee climbed another $1,000-plus closer to its goal of raising $25,000 for a Fourth of July program and fireworks show at Lions Park. Donations are still being sought from members of the community, local businesses and community organizations. ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Your favorite photo that you snapped in Elk River this past year that highlights why you love it here so much could be worth money. Or maybe it’s one you take this weekend as you consider why this community energizes you that puts a $100 in your back pocket. The Sandhill [...]...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Independence Day Committee is nearing its goal of raising enough money to put on another Independence Day program and fireworks show. With continued support from the city of Elk River to the tune of $5,000 for baseline program and operational costs, the committee ha...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Keying off Elk River’s Powered by Nature branding initiative, the Sandhill Photography Club has agreed to sponsor a photography contest for the Independence Day celebration. To pull it off, the club is turning to the community for photos that highlight what Elk River means to r...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Fundraising efforts for the Elk River Independence Day celebration’s fireworks display are progressing, but the size of this year’s show may have to be scaled back from the two previous years. The Elk River Independence Day Committee is working hard to raise $20,000 for a fir...Read More
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