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 rid of but just didn’t know where to take them.

The dumpsters will be located at the city shop on Highway75 located between Casey’s Diesel Pumps and Ortonville Independent building.

Proof of residency will be required at the time of drop-off.  A copy of a utility bill with an Ortonville address is an example of such proof.

Items that will be accepted will include mattresses, old furniture, other wood items, metal toys, bicycles, and other metal items as well as appliances such as stoves, water heaters, dryers, washing machines.  A maximum of 4 auto tires per household will also be accepted.

Items that will NOT be accepted will be refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, construction material, electronics, paint, solvents, garbage, and tree limbs, branches, and other vegetative waste.  Please note, tree branches and yard wastes can be disposed of at the city tree dump on scheduled days.  The City tree dump is open every Saturday during the Month of May.  Please call the City office for times (320-839-3428)

If you have items for the Ortonville Cleanup, you must provide the information on the PDF form (link below) to the City Offices at 315 Madison Avenue by Wednesday, May 12th, 2021.  ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Drop-off may be done Friday, May 14 between 9 AM and 3 PM and Saturday, May 15th between 10 AM and 1 PM.

Anyone willing to volunteer your time to help load/unload items at the dropoff site, please call 320-839-3862 no later than May 8th.  We want our city to be a place we can all be proud of and show our many visitors that come here for fishing, hunting, festivals, class reunions, etc. that our citizens take pride in the beautiful part of the world that we call home.  We hope to make this an annual event so please consider volunteering!!

2021 Cleanup FORM PDF (download, complete & turn in to the City office)

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 and widespread demand for electricity. SPP began temporarily shutting down power, otherwise known as rolling blackouts, which will reduce demand on the system. MRES had hoped to provide advance notice to its members but SPP was unable to notify us in time.

… SPP remains in an Emergency Alert Level 3 because they are still operating below required minimum reserves. Therefore, MRES asks that its member municipal utilities do whatever they can to reduce power usage in their communities, such as requesting that customers voluntarily reduce electric usage by delaying running the dishwasher and clothes washer, turning down the heat, and shutting off lights.

LINK to full Alert on the Power shortage

Ice Rink is Open

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

2021 Garbage & Recycling Information

Check out the Info pics below for the 2021 schedule and list of recyclable items and those not included.

 

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 website
LINK:  https://mnbump.com/2021-big-stone-county-relief-program/

 

Fall Weather in December!

Taking advantage of the extended fall weather and getting some work done! The City Crew finalizing the dog park fencing locations (we’ll check back as the fence goes up!) – a 4-plex under construction near Fairway View Senior Communities and a new home going up on the Peninsula on Big Stone Lake and Big Stone Lake. It’s a beautiful day!  And the last picture is a group of very dedicated pickle ball players that have been enjoying the new courts non-stop and will likely continue until it snows! (click on photos for a larger view)

Berkner Pizza

Short description for your restaurant
Different daily specials with to go baskets.
We also serve many types of our homemade pizza, delicious broasted chicken and all the sides and fixings. Wraps, wings, value packs, dessert!
Delivery and we always have gift cards available to purchase!
Hours
11-8:30
Address
205 NW 2nd Street
Phone
+13208393660

Lingonberry’s Pastry and Coffee Shop

Take out only at this time.  Serving coffee, lattes, smoothies and frappes; breakfast pastries, desserts and a light lunch. Also shop our gift area. (Outside patio in summer.)
Hours
Wednesday-Sunday 7am-2pm. Closed Monday & TuesdayClosed for winter break January and February
Address
124 2nd Street NW Main Street Ortonville

Facebook Page Link

Phone
+13203056232

Headwaters Grill & Bar

Short description for your restaurant
Take out only as of now
Hours
T-F lunch 11 till 1, Wed evening 5 till 7 only doing the evening special and Fri 5 till 7
Address
17 ne 2nd st, Ortonville
Phone
+13208392270