Month: August 2018

Big Stone National Wildlife refuge – Who, What and Why?

Big Stone National Wildlife refuge – Who, What and Why?

An event at the Ortonville Community Center Hosted by Kelsie Thomas and Scott Simmons Wednesday, August 23, 2018 Ortonville’s Park Board member (and newly appointed President of the Board), Kelsie Thomas takes her part in the review and use of the parks very seriously – and wants to 

Beardsley Fire & First Responder’s Pork Supper

Beardsley Fire & First Responder’s Pork Supper

This is always a fun summer event in Beardsley!  Kids playing in the Park, delicious pork supper, great conversation and… this year’s safety demonstration was provided by the Traverse Electric Co-op, Inc. out of Wheaton.  I’ve embedded the demonstration from the Facebook Live post below 

Traveling to Ortonville for Cornfest

Traveling to Ortonville for Cornfest

As Mary Hillman, the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber Director, spends late nights at the office and her days running around coordinating Ortonville’s largest annual event — with the City Crew busy “dusting up” the town — and countless volunteers have organized groups to assist