Month: September 2016

Housing is Available in Big Stone County, Minnesota! – Check out Ortonville!

Housing is Available in Big Stone County, Minnesota! – Check out Ortonville!

Great housing opportunities in Big Stone County!   The City of Ortonville via Ortonville Area Health Services has expanded their senior housing campus (located on a beautiful 18-hole golf course) which has opened up a number of single-family homes over the past few months adding to our 

What do our local artists do?

What do our local artists do?

First, this is certainly not an all inclusive list that covers everything that those within our arts’ community do! I’m starting with one project that was recently featured on 1350 KDIO‘s Morning Show with Julie & Adam.  The Cari Me Project (click here for more info). 

The Business First Stop Team Tours the Graceville Grain Terminal

The Business First Stop Team Tours the Graceville Grain Terminal

State agency leaders visit 11 communities (one was Graceville in Big Stone County!) to highlight investments in water, energy, agriculture innovation in Greater Minnesota. Among the goals of the trip is to increase awareness of Minnesota Business First Stop, which Gov. Mark Dayton created in 

Support Needed to Recognize Capt. E. Royce Williams, Retired

Support Needed to Recognize Capt. E. Royce Williams, Retired

Included below are two links  to articles written by Lois Torgerson and published in the Northern Star (we have received authorization to use the articles on this post) 100,000 Signatures are needed – seeking recognition for Clinton native Captain E. Royce Williams, Retired, who served in 

New Lodging Opening Soon on Big Stone Lake

New Lodging Opening Soon on Big Stone Lake

While WCCO was in the area, a drive out to the “Foster Lodge”  or as other know it as “Mallard Point” area boat access to see Tanner Arndt push off for the fishing segment of Goin’ To The Lake, I was also able to tour 

WCCO – Goin’ to the Lake Series in Ortonville

WCCO – Goin’ to the Lake Series in Ortonville

The links below (Day1 & Day 2) each have many video links from their trip! Going to the Lake (Day 1) Goin’ To The Lake: Ortonville (Day 1) Going to the Lake (Day 2) Goin’ To The Lake: Ortonville (Day 2) “Maxie’s suiting up with 

Highlights from the Big Stone County Fair 4-H

Highlights from the Big Stone County Fair 4-H

Our Big Stone County Get Together!  Enjoy a few 4-H Highlights – this post comes at a time of excitement from the State Fair.  Check out Suzanne Souza’s Facebook post – Disclaimer:  This blog post focuses on the 4-H livestock, etc.  Watch for other MNbump