Category: Announcements

Public Input Wanted!

The Big Stone County Office of Emergency Management is working with U-Spatial at the University of Minnesota Duluth to update the county’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP). The plan assesses the natural hazards that pose risk to the county, such as tornadoes, straight line winds,… Continue Reading “Public Input Wanted!”

Attention Lake Road Residents, Please Limit Water Usage

The City Crew has completed their work – you can resume normal water usage.  Thank you!

Swimming Pool – August 2021 Schedule

As the swimming pool season comes to an end on August 19th, the following are the August Pool hours.  Please note that there will be no weekend hours.  Thank you!

Announcement: Water Restrictions

Effective immediately, the City of Ortonville is implementing even-odd water sprinkling restrictions until further notice. The city is now included in a drought warning as defined by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Drought Action Plan. Sprinkling restrictions: Sprinkling lawns is NOT allowed from… Continue Reading “Announcement: Water Restrictions”

City-Wide Cleanup Day

Attention residents of the City of Ortonville!  On May 14 and May 15, the City will conduct the Annual Cleanup Ortonville Day!  The City will provide several large dumpsters in which you may bring many of those things you have been wanting to get… Continue Reading “City-Wide Cleanup Day”

Seeking Applications for a Water/Wastewater Plant Operator

The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2021. For details see our Job Openings page:  https://mnortonville.com/job-openings/  

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”