Month: June 2017

Upcoming Events & Recap of Last Weekend!

Another busy weekend planned for June 24 & 25th! Click on each of the flyers below for a larger view! Last weekend (June 16, 17 & 18) Recap! Tee’d Off at Cancer Golf Tournament in Graceville It may take a moment for the Facebook embed to pop open on your screen. Lake Days in Ortonville  (2nd Annual) (a Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Event) A fun event held in Ortonville MN/Big Stone City SD on the shores of Big Stone Lake Kid’s Fishing Contest, “School of Fish” by Mike Frisch, Casting Contest Bean Bag Tournament Sand Volleyball Tournament Kayak & Canoe Races Boat/Pontoon Rides (free all day Saturday) Local Talent in the Park contest Scavenger Hunt (all ages!) Aquatic Robotics & Fishing Demonstrations Kid’s Art Activity Lighted Boat Parade Concert Campfire Sing-a-long, s’mores & Star Gazing & Bug Collecting Food Booth & Beer Garden Video highlights from just a few of the events… followed by the complete talent in the park competition videos (scroll down) Full Talent in the Park (several videos)

Beautiful Evening for Dr. Bob’s 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Video of the Program is below. On Friday, June 9th, Dr. Bob (Dr. Robert S. Ross) was honored during the Ortonville Area Health Services’  Customer Appreciation Day at Lakeside Park for his 40 years of service.  Dr. Bob was quick to confirm when he, at the end of the Program, had the microphone – this was not a retirement party! It was an emotional evening as the Mayor of Ortonville, Doctors, friends and family had a few words to say (and stories to share!)  The crowd that came to celebrate with him and the words that were spoken were a true tribute to an amazing Doctor, Community supporter and local sports enthusiast. Although many great comments were made and laughs were shared, one portion of the program really speaks to the personal connections and the deep sense of community that are grown, here on the MNbump.  Dr. Stacy Longnecker noted that Dr. Bob delivered her… Dr. Bob also delivered her oldest child, Owen, when she was living in Ortonville during an internship portion of her …

An Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park

The DREAM for Kids’ old fashioned picnic (in its third year!) was a hit last night! (estimating about 250 people in attendance!) Taken from the event’s invitation:  It’s time to celebrate how lucky we are to have our families… all kinds, shapes, and sizes!  YOU ARE INVITED They started serving dinner at 5:30 with the activities starting at 6:00 p.m. go fishing ride-a-horse (always a favorite!) bean bag toss sing-a-long tubs of fun crafts and more… DREAM for Kids and Someplace Safe thanked all of their partners: 4-H Dusty Hill Family ECI Ortonville Library Lee Kanten OCC 75 One Stop KDIO Moose Lodge #407 Hartman’s Super Valu Minnwest Bank Pepsi America For more information on youth opportunities, daycare, schools, check out our All About Youth page!