Lions Park

by Nathan Warner Contributing writer More than 300 people came to the Memorial Day celebration at Lions Park in Elk River on Monday. The event honored the many sacrifices of the members of the United States armed forces on land, sea and in the air. Retired USAF Senior Master Sgt. Curt Swanson, commander of VFW [...]

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Inspired by an article about World Book Night, a celebration of reading that began last year in Great Britain and has since spread to the United States and Germany, Ken Sinkler plans to hand out 20 books at Lions Park in Elk River this week. He will be at the park from 3 to 7 [...]

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The citizen-led effort to bring about the third annual Independence Day Celebration at Lions Park will kick into a higher gear Saturday, May 19 with a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser at the Elk River American Legion. The event will go from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $4 for children and [...]

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Elk River Parks and Recreation has moved the dog park from Lions Park to Orono Park, at 18599 Gary St. Pets are allowed to run off-leash in a fenced area, while socializing and exercising with other dogs and their owners.

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by Jim Boyle Editor The seventh annual Taste of Elk River will feature a new musical act, a record number of food vendors and solid footing no matter what weather Mother Nature throws at it. The event, which is hosted by the Elk River Rotary, is this Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Lions [...]

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The Elk River Rotary Club will present its annual Taste of Elk River May 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. on the upper paved parking lot at the Lions Park Center. Steve Blexrud will perform as part of the entertainment that includes karaoke and Wildwood carriage rides. Many area vendors will serve entrees and wine [...]

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Elk River is gearing up for its fourth annual Active Youth Day presented by Spectrum High School and Elk River Parks and Recreation. This event was established to promote healthy and active lifestyles in children and youth. It will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Lions Park in Elk River. [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Elk River is required to contribute toward restoring and keeping a clean Mississippi River. The city has been bound by regulations of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System since 2003. New obligations would be added with a revised permit that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will consider for approval late [...]

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