Housing in Ortonville

Housing in Ortonville

Today we are highlighting housing options in the community of Ortonville.  Ortonville sits along the shores of Big Stone Lake, our largest populated town, and our County Seat (Big Stone County).  Check out Ortonville’s  http://www.relaxurhere.com landing page which provides a quick overview of the community. We’ll 

Minnesota Property Tax Refunds

Minnesota Property Tax Refunds

A great “did you know?” from the Big Stone County Assessor’s Office! Each year millions of dollars in property tax refunds go unclaimed by taxpayers. Homeowners who have declared a house to be their homestead, or primary residence, can receive an annual property tax credit 

Fishing Big Stone Lake Videos

Fishing Big Stone Lake Videos

We’ve gathered some fun fishing videos that have been taken recently on Big Stone Lake.  We’ll keep adding videos at the top of this page as new filming is posted – like this first one – 2022 TV Episode by Fishing the Midwest!  Enjoy the 

This is Ortonville via Video!

This is Ortonville via Video!

As the Ortonville MNbump Connector, I’m sharing activities from this community – and taking videos is my favorite hobby so I grab my camera anytime I am headed to school activities or community events.  All the videos are posted immediately on our Facebook page and 

Ortonville Trojan Wrestling

Ortonville Trojan Wrestling

This past Thursday (February 10th) was parents & senior night for the Ortonville Trojan Wrestling team.  It was an emotional evening for Coach Eustice as he acknowledged the work that these students have put into this sport throughout the year after they were announced along 

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