Category: Announcements

Public Hearing Rescheduled

Reminder: Water Pipes

A reminder to those that have had issues with water pipes freezing in the past – running water through the pipe – even at a trickle – helps to prevent pipes from freezing.

The New Fire Truck has Arrived

January – the new fire truck has arrived! A very nice quote on the City’s Facebook page (Thank you, Diane!): Diane Sherod Dwyer We have the BEST fire departments in Ortonville & Big Stone City! We can’t even begin to convey enough thanks & appreciation…

UPDATE 2/4/2019, Ice Skating Park CLOSED

The hockey rink and the free-style rink are now CLOSED due to temperatures (which looks to be through out this week) ——————————————————————————————————————– The current hours are:Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Weekends 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are skates available in…

Winter Alerts, Notifications & Good to Know Announcements

A list of resource links as we make it through this winter season. Big Stone County Emergency ManagementTheir Facebook pages keeps us current on in-coming weather related notices and alerts. 1350 AM KDIO RadioListen in on KDIO for all weather-related announcements and they also…

EDA Office is Moving

The Ortonville EDA office will be moving to the lower level (2nd Street a.k.a. Main Street) of the Community Center in January. Currently, the EDA sub-rents space from KDIO.  Although the KDIO space has been a great office location, the new location will not…

Cold Weather Rule – and your Utilities

There is a cold weather rule in Minnesota that tries to help people avoid being disconnected.  However, if a person doesn’t follow the guidelines, they could still have their electricity turned off for nonpayment. Please read the Cold Weather Rule – Link:  https://mn.gov/puc/consumers/help/shut-off-protection/ Further questions regarding…