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Annual Events & Youth – 2021 Recent Reflections

Annual Events & Youth – 2021 Recent Reflections

As we head into one of our busiest event weekends, we thought it would be nice to reflect on some 2021 highlights.  And make sure to watch for videos, pictures & highlights from the upcoming Christmas events!  (And a Facebook Live of the Ortonville Lighted 

Starting or Expanding a Business in Big Stone County?

Starting or Expanding a Business in Big Stone County?

A great place to start is a call to Lisa Graphentine of Big Stone Area Growth (web link) – our county-wide economic development group!  Phone:  320-839-6155 or email:  lisa@dsi-services.com – The County also has two community economic development authorities: Graceville (web link), Scott Bauer at 

Connecting Big Stone County Up to $100,000

Connecting Big Stone County Up to $100,000

Vibrant and smart rural communities are connected communities. Abundant and robust access to the Internet, and the skills necessary to take full advantage of this access, are essential as Big Stone County seeks to compete and thrive in an ever more connected world. We have 

Do We Need more Housing & If So, What Kind?

Do We Need more Housing & If So, What Kind?

As more people are learning why we love Big Stone County and moving to our great County, the subject of housing comes up!  Do we need more housing and what kind?  Please take a couple of minutes to fill out this survey on housing needs 

Big Stone County Minnesota Recommendations

Big Stone County Minnesota Recommendations

Big Stone County Minnesota recommendations by the MNbump residents on favorite places to eat, things to do, and places to see! We asked – What would you recommend for people to see, places to eat, and things to do if they had one day in 

Looking to move?  Check this link for information, videos & photos

Looking to move? Check this link for information, videos & photos

You’re looking to make a move?  Well, we think Big Stone County would make a great choice! First, a few links to get you started – Looking for housing? Looking for Employment? Looking for a Business, Organization, or Church? All About Youth!  (Schools, Childcare, and 

Gov Walz, State Rep Fischbach, Sen Westrom & Rep Backer Visit Clinton Minnesota

Gov Walz, State Rep Fischbach, Sen Westrom & Rep Backer Visit Clinton Minnesota

by Vicki Oakes Thank you to Governor Tim Walz and Representative Jeff Backer for coming to Clinton on Tuesday, August 3rd, to review the fire damage and talk with local businesses.  Unfortunately, we were not aware of the visit until it was happening so we 

Papermaking with Don Sherman

Papermaking with Don Sherman

Written by Vicki Oakes Note:  You will find a Gallery Exhibition featuring Don Sherman in Glenwood on July 24th – for more information on this, you can check out the Big Stone Arts Council Facebook page at this link:  Gallery Exhibition, Don Sherman Today, though, 

Living Rural During a Pandemic – What that looks like on the MNbump

Living Rural During a Pandemic – What that looks like on the MNbump

Great Healthcare – Schools dedicated to our youth – Lots of great open spaces:  An ideal place to live during a pandemic (of course that is our opinion!) by Vicki Oakes (One of the MNbump Connectors) 2020 was a different year for everyone!  Although I 

Interview with a New Business in Ortonville

Interview with a New Business in Ortonville

Great to connect with Jeremy Radtke to talk about his new venture, the GNAMP group in Ortonville – Communication/Marketing.