july 4th

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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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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The citizen-led effort to raise more than $20,000 for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show and Independence Day program kicks into overdrive this week. Community members will notice decorative donation bins at some local banks and restaurants, including First National Bank of Elk River, Central Bank, Greater Minnesota Credit Union, The Bank of Elk [...]

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