Park Board Met at the Peninsula Park

The Park Board met last night at the Peninsular Park.  The Park Board is planning to visit various parks throughout the community on a rotating basis for our meetings.

The August meeting will be held at Nielson Park on August 9 at 6:00 PM.


For Immediate Release from City of Ortonville Water & Sewer Department:


Everyone who lives north of Dr. Winther’s house (667 Lakeshore DR) along the lake road, please stop or limit as much as possible your water use until Monday, April 17. The lift station on the peninsula is struggling to keep up with the flood water. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Sump Pump Hoses Outside ASAP

Please change your sump pump hoses from the sewers to the outside as soon as possible.

Thank you.

You can view your utility bill online

Reminder – there are several ways that you can pay your monthly utility bill – online, in-person, or automatic bank payment.

You can also view your utility bill online by using the “Utility Payment” tab on the top menu – or just click this link here!

Bids-Surplus Property

Sale of City of Ortonville Surplus Property
Sealed bids will be received in the office of the City Clerk-Administrator of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota, located at 315 Madison Avenue, on or before 5:00 P>M> on Friday, February 24, 2023.



Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

PDF Notice of Intent RROF – Please read the full notice (highlights below followed by a .jpg of the full notice)

The total of SCDP funds awarded will be $782,000.00. The total project cost is $902,800.00. A portion of funding will be used towards administrative functions such as, but not limited to, application review and processing and project management.

On or about __February 13, 2023, _, the    City of Ortonville will request the Business and Community Development Division (BCD), Small Cities Development Program, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), to release federal funds…

The Small Cities Development Comprehensive Rehabilitation grant will be assisting in the rehabilitation of 16 owner-occupied homes within the city limits of Ortonville and the rehabilitation of 7 commercial properties.







































Reminder: Parking Restrictions November 1 to April 1

November 1st and April 1st after a 2″ snowfall… Parking Restrictions

Skate Rink is Open!

The snow has been removed and the ice rink is open and ready for use!  Enjoy!

Ortonville Snow Emergency

The Big Stone County Sheriff’s Office Notice

The City of Ortonville has declared a snow emergency. All vehicles should be removed from the roadways during the overnight hours. Plowing will begin in the early morning hours at a time yet to be determined based on overnight weather.
Vehicles left parked on the roadways are subject to ticketing and towing. If your vehicle was towed or you receive a citation you can contact the Big Stone County Sheriff’s Office.
Repeated plowing will likely occur over the next several days as winds are expected to increase over the next few days resulting in blowing and drifting snow.
We would like to thank all of you for your cooperation.

A snow emergency has been declared.  Please remove vehicles from the roadway.

Plowing will begin around 2:00 AM.  Vehicles will be subject to ticket and tow if not removed.