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.

The Ice Rink is now Open!

The Ortonville Ice Rink has now opened for the Winter Season!


2022 Garbage & Recycling Information

Check out the Info pics below for the 2022 schedule and list of recyclable items and those not included.



















Leaf Pickup November 18th

Leaf pickup for the City of Ortonville residents will be held Friday, November 18th

Please put your leaf bags next to your garbage receptacles for pickup by 7:00 a.m. on the 18th.

(Biodegradable bags preferred)

Reminder – Parking Restrictions November 1 and April 1st

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

Flushing Hydrants this Week (10/10 – 10/14)

The City will be flushing hydrants this week.

Tree Dump is Open

UPDATE:  The tree dump is back to its regular schedule

Due to more storms, the Tree Dump is opening and will be available anytime during the day.

Ortonville Tree Dump

Due to last week’s storm and the continued cleanup efforts, the City will leave the Tree Dump open and free of charge indefinitely at this point.

Annual Cleanup Ortonville Day!

The City of Ortonville will conduct the Annual Cleanup Ortonville Day on the 13th & 14th of May.  EARLY REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The City will provide several large dumpsters in which you may bring many of those things you have been wanting to get rid of.  The dumpsters will be located at the City Shop on Highway 75 located between Casey’s Diesel Pumps and the Ortonville Independent building.  Proof of residency will be required at the time of drop-off.   A copy of a utility bill with the Ortonville address is an example of such proof. 

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

Items that will NOT be accepted will be tractor tires, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, construction material, electronics, paint, solvents, garbage, 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 (LINK:  for more info on city tree dump)

If you have items for the Ortonville Cleanup, you must provide the following information in writing to the city offices at 315 Madison Avenue by Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

Items to be disposed of

Drop-off may be done –
Friday, May 13 between 9 AM and 3 PM, and
Saturday, May 14 between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Anyone willing to volunteer your time to help load/unload items at the drop-off site, please call 320-839-3826 no later than May 8th. (Thank you!)

LINK:  PDF copy of the Announcement & Form to Fill out to Register for the Clean up 2022