Category: News

2020 Census – It is Important to our Community

Thank you to the Ortonville Kiwanis for agreeing to represent Ortonville as the Complete Count Committee (CCC)!  If you have questions, the core Kiwanis group assigned to this effort consists of Wanda Berry, John Thomas, and Vanessa Lhotka Meyer.  Vicki Oakes of the Ortonville… Continue Reading “2020 Census – It is Important to our Community”

Looking for Volunteers – Home Water Testing

The City of Ortonville water department is looking for volunteers to have their home water tested for lead and copper.  We need about 10-15 homes.  The criteria are that it has to be from a hard water faucet that gets used regularly/daily.  It has… Continue Reading “Looking for Volunteers – Home Water Testing”

Road Construction by City Office

Sorry for the inconvenience this may be causing!

Utility Bills

Road Construction. Utility bill payments can be dropped off at the City Office (there is two-way traffic on Third Street in front of the Police Department now) or you can drop them at Cenbank or Minnwest Bank.

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… Continue Reading “The New Fire Truck has Arrived”

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… Continue Reading “UPDATE 2/4/2019, Ice Skating Park CLOSED”

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… Continue Reading “Plowing & Sanding Roads in Ortonville”