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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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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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