Category: News

Notice: Water will be turned off on Monday, May 13th

Sorry for the inconvenience this may cause you.

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…

Plowing & Sanding Roads in Ortonville

We are now in the “Before New Year’s Day Blizzard” just after we finished clean-up from the “After Christmas Blizzard” – please, if you have to travel, do so with caution! News Release from Big Stone County Emergency Management this morning(if you have a…

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…

The City of Ortonville has been designated as an Opportunity Zone

Of the 509 eligible low-income census tracts in Minnesota, Governor Dayton could designate 128 census tracts as Opportunity Zones.  The Ortonville EDA completed the application and sought support from the City and the County to submit Ortonville’s census tract for consideration as an appointment –…

Water Quality Award!

We received notice from the Minnesota Department of Health (Oral Health Program and Drinking Water Protection) this month that the City of Ortonville received the 2017 Water Fluoridation Quality Award! This award, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recognizes those…