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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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The only fireworks that are legal in the state of Minnesota to sell, possess or use by the general public are specific items (such as sparklers, cones and tubes) that are non-explosive and non-aerial. More specifically, wire or wood sparklers must not be more than 100 grams of mixture per item. Other items, such as [...]

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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. 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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