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• City of Elk River’s effort to preserve fireworks show deemed successful   by Jim Boyle Editor Fireworks lit up the skies around Lion’s Park in Elk River for the fifth Fourth of July in a row this past weekend. This year the city of Elk River stepped forward to keep them alive after a [...]

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Fireworks will light up the night sky over Lions Park in Elk River on July 4. The fireworks will begin at approximately 10 p.m. and last about 20 minutes. There will be no other formal Fourth of July activities at the park this year. The city of Elk River is coordinating the fireworks after a [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A July 4 fireworks show will go on at Lions Park in Elk River, and now an effort is underway to pay for it. The city of Elk River is seeking donations to close about a $4,000 gap between the amount already in hand and the $15,000 cost of the [...]

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As you may know, the committee that has put on the Fourth of July event the last few years has disbanded. The city of Elk River has stepped in to try to fill some of the void. It means that, yes, there will be fireworks on the Fourth. They will be fired off from the [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The city of Elk River is looking into coordinating the July 4 fireworks show this year. Mayor John Dietz said Jim Boyle, chair of the Elk River Independence Day Committee, is stepping aside as chair and no one else is willing to head the committee. “I told him somehow, some [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor As the Elk River Independence Day Committee closes in on its fundraising goals, the program for the event is beginning to come into focus. About $2,500 is still needed to be raised, however, to solidify the group’s decision to order another $15,000 show. “We think the community will come through,” said [...]

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The Boys and Girls Club of Elk River will be reading to help raise money for the Elk River Independence Day celebration’s fireworks display held at Lions Park. Club members will be asking for donations between now and June 1. Kids will ask for donations based on the number of pages they read from May [...]

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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 into the fireworks [...]

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