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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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The Elk River Independence Day Committee has scheduled a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the third annual Elk River Independence Day Celebration. The dinner will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Elk River American Legion. Tickets will be $9 for adults, and $4 for kids 12 and under and seniors. Proceeds [...]

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Local legislator carries Senate fireworks bill by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The Republican Senate on Tuesday, April 24, passed a fireworks bill allowing for more powerful fireworks as well aerial fireworks such as bottle rockets. The bill was an amended version passed yesterday by the Republican House. “We’re trying to solve the problems (with the [...]

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