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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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The Independence Day celebration was a huge success.This all became a reality due to the vision of one man, Jim Boyle. Jim was the first person to decide to resurrect the 4th of July celebration.  He wanted it to have a new feel, more patriotic and community based. Jim worked countless hours getting community leaders [...]

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On behalf of my family and friends, I’d like to give a huge thank you to the committee that put together the fund-raising efforts for this year’s fireworks display. In years past, we’d watched the show from our front yard and were disgruntled in having to move. However, the people involved have worked hard to [...]

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Monday’s program and display expected to top last year’s by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River’s tradition of capping off Independence Day with a fireworks display made a triumphant return last year, and this year’s promises to be an even better show. New traditions are developing with this event, planned by a citizen-led Independence Day Committee. [...]

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The second annual Elk River Independence Day program and fireworks show at Lions Park is shaping up to be another great community celebration. The fireworks show will be spectacular. As chair of the Elk River Independence Day Committee, I can promise you that. But it’s my sincere hope that the fellowship between family, friends, neighbors [...]

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Main Street Music of Elk River provides music with DJ services. 4 to 6 p.m.   Inflatables and games in the park, provided by District 728 Community Education and the YMCA. 4:30 to 8 p.m.   Flag-raising ceremony at Korean War Memorial in Lions Park by Elk River scouts. 5:30 p.m.   Three-round volley and [...]

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Cover band with local roots excited to play again at Lions Park venue on Monday by Jim Boyle Editor The Dodge Street Bandits helped open the 2010 Independence Day celebration at Lions Park in Elk River last year, and this year the band with local ties has moved into the headline slot. “We’re looking forward [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River community is hungry for an Independence Day celebration and another spectacular fireworks show, judging by the turnout at this past Sunday’s pancake breakfast and fund raiser. The Elk River Independence Day Committee, with the help of several community groups, served 250 people and cleared $1,874 after expenses were [...]

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