fireworks

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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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 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 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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by Jim Boyle Editor Busy schedules and untimely thunderstorms put a damper on this past Saturday’s spaghetti dinner fireworks fundraiser, but didn’t prevent the event from clearing a profit, according to Mike Beyer of the Elk River American Legion. The dinner was sponsored by the Elk River Independence Day 2012 Committee and hosted by the […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Citing history, tradition and the community-wide nature of the annual Elk River Independence Day celebration, the Elk River Economic Development Authority approved a $6,000 contribution to help pay for fireworks for the event. “I think I say this every year, but the city has helped put on this fireworks show and […]

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