Elk River Independence Day celebration

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. There will be a pub crawl (see page [...]

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Downtown bars have agreed to partner to bring about a pub crawl Saturday, June 30, for the benefit of the Elk River Independence Day celebration. The crawl will kick off at 2:30 p.m. at the Elk River American Legion before making its way to Sunshine Depot, McCoy’s Pub and the Eagles Club. The Legion will [...]

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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 [...]

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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 has now topped the $18,000 [...]

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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 residents. “We have all  heard about [...]

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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 fireworks show and program and has [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Continuing in its effort to make the annual Elk River Independence Day celebration at Lions Park a draw for kids and families, an Elk River Idol contest has been added to the mix this year. Auditions will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 20 at the Handke Family Center gymnasium. [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Funds for the fireworks started to roll in this past week, as the Elk River Independence Day Committee received news of $1,000 contributions from the Elk River Lions, the Elk River Eagles Club and the Minnesota School of Business. First National Bank also submitted a $500 contribution and Kettle River Consulting [...]

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