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Grau Logs and Lumber logoGrau Logs and Lumber in Elkader, IA
Timber is a crop, harvest wisely!
Grau Logs and Lumber
116 Gunder Rd. NE
Elkader, IA
  • Sawmill
  • Logging and lumber: rough cut green lumber, railroad ties, pallet cants, custom order
  • Firewood, mulch and dust
  • Forestry
  • In service since 1948
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Call (563)245-1147
Welcome!  Explore the natural beauty, cultural heritage and recreational opportunities in Elkader, located in the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, an Iowa Great Places destination. Browse unique shops in the downtown national historic district, attend an event in our Cultural and Entertainment District, take in a first-run movie and savor local cuisine. Plan a visit today!
City Notices

High Street NE Construction Updates - construction will begin Monday, July 28, 2014. The section of High Street NE from Gunder Road east to the power sub-station will be completely reconstructed...see construction updates.

2014 Water Quality Report...get the report.

Swimming Pool Season Passes for sale at City Hall on May 1st. Rates are the same as for 2013.

Swimming Lesson registration - Swimming lessons start on June 16.
get the Swimming Lesson registration

2014 Recycling Schedule ...get the 2014 Recycling Schedule

>>See all City Notices

Job Opportunities

NEICAC Transit is seeking drivers in Elkader area - Contact Monica L. Roderick, Transit Driver Coordinator for Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp. Phone: 563-382-8436 ext. 121; email: monica@neicac.org
...see job ad poster

Elkader Lifestyle

Elkader Fitness Center classes - Get fitness class info at www.elkaderfitness.com.

Central Community Hospital wellness screenings and programs -
Free hearing screenings July 28 & Aug. 6. Call 563-245-7000 to sign up.
See CC Hospital events schedule at: www.centralcommunityhospital.com.

In the News

Elkader Projects Near Completion
...see article in ClaytonCountyRegister.com

Elkader Opens Whitewater Park
...see article in KCRG.com

A look at Elkader façade project
Sixteen local property owners participate in a project to return storefronts to their original appearance...see photos.

Upcoming Events
Sep 13
Taylor Mason Comedian, ventriloquist, musician, entertainer
Sep 26
The Wissmann Family performance at First Congregational Church
Sep 27 -- Sep 28
Turkey River Benefit Golf Challenge
Oct 02
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Oct 03 -- Oct 04
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Oct 05
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Oct 09
Witches' Night Out in Elkader
Photo Feature
River access construction on the Elkader Whitewater Park

River access improvement continues on the west bank of the Turkey River in downtown Elkader. C.J. Moyna & Sons Construction of Elkader is the contractor...
Whitewater Park website

Whitewater Park web album
Whitewater project Facebook page
Iowa a new whitewater mecca

Live Whitewater Webcam
Thank you Alpine Communications!

The live whitewater webcam was made possible by a generous grant of equipment, materials and labor from Alpine Communications.

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