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The Copper Frog in Elkader, IA
The Copper Frog
118 West Bridge St.
Elkader, IA
A fun shop with new, old and
vintage finds
  • Primitives and wine decor
  • Fun and vintage jewelry
  • Handbags
  • Children's wear, baby gifts
  • Kitchen finds
  • Fabulous resale furniture and resale home decor
  • Fun treasures
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Call (563)245-3785
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

Flushing Hydrants throughout all of Elkader - Oct. 20 & 21 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m....see hydrant flushing info.

Fall Leaf Pick Up Dates - Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 10 ...see leaf pick up info.

High Street NE Construction Update (10/10/2014) The section of High Street NE from Gunder Road to the bowling alley is open so all businesses along High Street NE are accessible from the Gunder Road side. Those needing to access Auto Collision Specialists will need to go through Johnson's Restaurant parking lot. Those needing to access businesses in the Industrial Park will need to use Gunder Road. As of Monday, October 13, the exit from Hwy 13 will be inaccessible and vehicles will need to use the High Street SOUTHEAST (by the City Park) entrance...
read more.

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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

turkeyTurkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk - Oct. 18th, race starts at 1:00 p.m. in Elkader City Park...get info and registration form.

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

Central Community Hospital wellness screenings and programs -
See CC Hospital events schedule at: www.centralcommunityhospital.com.

In the News

Whitewater Boating - Adam Pollock, Tom Gifford and Alice Gifford talk about their experience whitewater boating in Elkader
...see video in the Telegraph Herald

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
Nov 01
Big Blue Sky at the Elkader Opera House
Nov 08
Keystone Barbershop Chorus Fall Show
Nov 23
Two Men and a Guitar performance at First Congregational Church
Nov 29
Holiday Retail Open House
Photo Feature
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Chamber Bucks support our community; bucks can be redeemed at any Elkader retailer.
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