Category: Announcements

Southwest Power Pool Calls Emergency Alert Level 3

Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) was notified that the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 3 starting this morning at 6:15 a.m. The emergency alert means that electric generation in the region is not sufficient to meet the extreme… Continue Reading “Southwest Power Pool Calls Emergency Alert Level 3”

Ice Rink is Open

The ice rink opened today and the lights will be on tonight for evening skating.

NEW! Business & Non-Profit Relief Grants

Big Stone County has approved Big Stone Area Growth (BSAG) to administer the $250,000 available for businesses & non-profits within the County. Application Deadline is February 8, 2021 Funds will be awarded by March 15, 2021 for Application & Guidelines go to the MNbump.com… Continue Reading “NEW! Business & Non-Profit Relief Grants”

Voting – How to Vote in Ortonville

There have been a few wondering where and how to vote in the City of Ortonville. Ortonville Precinct 1 voters can vote in person at the armory building.  (or use the County website link below for other options) Ortonville Precinct 2 voters are now… Continue Reading “Voting – How to Vote in Ortonville”

Reminder to Residents!

You can pick up your free light bulbs at the City Office!

Pool will Open July 1st

The Swimming Pool will open this Wednesday, July 1st, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The pool has a public Facebook Group where you can find all the latest information  LINK:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/716106108456982/ For information on all our parks, please check our Parks & Rec page,… Continue Reading “Pool will Open July 1st”

Flushing Hydrants Today 6/10/2020

Please take notice that the City will be flushing hydrants today.  Thank you.

Water, New Water Mains & Flushed Hydrants

There have been some questions about the brownish colored water the last couple weeks. The brownish color is caused by iron which is a secondary contaminant and the guideline to follow from MDH is .3 mg/l. Based on the samples that are taken several… Continue Reading “Water, New Water Mains & Flushed Hydrants”

Summer Rec & Swimming Pool 2020

The Council met Monday night with Summer Rec Directory, Jill Dale attending and a letter from Dr. Al Ross with recommendations on the Ortonville Swimming Pool. Summer Rec, Due to COVID-19, the Ortonville City Council has made the tough decision of canceling the Summer… Continue Reading “Summer Rec & Swimming Pool 2020”

2020 City Underground Utility and Street Reconstruction Project

The City of Ortonville is planning to continue an underground utility and street reconstruction project in 2020.  As you are likely aware, the city began the project in 2019 and completed phases 1 and 4 (yellow and red) in the map displayed.  Construction on… Continue Reading “2020 City Underground Utility and Street Reconstruction Project”