Elk River Municipal Utilities

The prolonged and severely cold winter has increased the impact frost is having on both public and private storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water lines, causing problems with frozen lines. Standing or rising water in the lowest street drain is a sign of a frozen storm sewer or catchbasin/drain. Call the Elk River Streets Division [...]

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Elk River is experiencing some frozen water lines this winter. Elk River Municipal Utilites has had 15 frozen water lines so far this year; it typically has one or two. Water lines are about 7 feet underground. Right now, the frost is hovering around 6.5-7.5 feet. All residents should be monitoring the temperature of their [...]

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Elk River Municipal Utilities has announced the winners of its Holiday Lighting Contest. •First Place: 15726 96th Circle, Otsego •Runner-Up: 925 York Ave., Elk River •Second Runner-Up: 18209 Hudson Lane, Elk River •Most Creative: 18680 Smith Drive, Elk River •Best Use of LED Lighting: 18636 Simonet Drive, Elk River

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Elk River Municipal Utilities will celebrate Public Power Week, Oct. 6-12, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 47 million Americans. “We who work for public power know how much Elk River Municipal Utilities benefits our community as a system governed and operated by the [...]

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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 years of wholesale supplier analysis, Elk River Municipal [...]

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Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) is offering a scholarship program in conjunction with Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA). Called the Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award, it is open to high school seniors who are customers or have a legal guardian who is a customer of ERMU. Students are required to submit a 500- to 700-word [...]

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Winners have been announced in Elk River Municipal Utilities’ first holiday lighting contest. •First place: Pat Martie, 21114 Highway 169, Elk River •Runner-up: Jesse and Crystal Johnson, 19465 Albany Court N.W., Elk River •Second runner-up: Ernie and Mary Hoffman, 15726 96th Circle, Otsego •Most creative: Becky Butler and Josh Larson, 1414 Fifth St. N.W., Elk [...]

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