Return to Work, 4/23 Governor Release

Return to Work, 4/23 Governor Release

Governor Tim Walz Emergency Executive Order 20-40  LINK:  EO-20-40-Final A framework for safely returning to work Today, Governor Tim Walz reviewed a framework for evaluating when it is safe to reopen a variety of workplace, social, and educational environments in Minnesota. That framework takes into 

Zoom PRACTICE Meeting

Zoom PRACTICE Meeting

Let’s get together on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and have a practice “let’s get familiar with Zoom” meeting!  Janine and I will be hosting the “webinar” type Zoom meeting and you will join as an “attendee” – this is the same setup that the Ortonville 

Concert of Prayer

Concert of Prayer

Tonight! 8:15 p.m. —  We encourage you to stay home, turn on your porch lights and tune into an evening of prayer provided by clergy from across Big Stone County (MNbump!) — it would also be great to see photos of your front lights flooding Facebook! 

Help Request – Need Access to Items?  COVID-19

Help Request – Need Access to Items? COVID-19

We have a local business looking to expand items/services during this time of Coronavirus “Stay at Home” requirement.  Please complete this short form and list the items/services that you having difficulty finding and you’d like better access.

COVID-19 Child Care Provider Resources

COVID-19 Child Care Provider Resources

New 5/4 – Update on the Minnesota Peacetime Emergency Child Care Grants The next application round will open on May 5 and more information will be made available at that time. Applications will be available through May 12 at 5:00 p.m. Applications are evaluated based on priorities outlined in 

COVID-19 Business & Organization Facebook Group

COVID-19 Business & Organization Facebook Group

We have created a Facebook Group for our businesses, organizations, churches, etc. to post their latest updates and information they would like to get to our residents.  As you can see below, those using this group to find updates on our businesses will be able 

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Written by Vicki Oakes, MNbump Connector Ortonville EDA & Big Stone Area Growth This page has been in continual update mode since March 2020.  We have now taken down our local updates and notices and provided resource links that cover the current information and connections. 

Capital Investments in Ortonville over the Last 10 years

Capital Investments in Ortonville over the Last 10 years

A great article from the ortonvilleonbigstonelake.com website! Original Post Link:   2020 Listing the Ortonville Investments Looking at the past 10 years… listing the businesses that have made major capital investments (investing in the permanent structures & securing our brick and motor tax base in the City 

Shopping Local Series – Christmas Shopping at Home in the #MNbump

Shopping Local Series – Christmas Shopping at Home in the #MNbump

Shopping the MNbump this Christmas Season (and all year round)… Please shop local first & when you can. As you scroll below, you’ll first see this post’s business partners and then you’ll find a link to every business (and organization, church, etc.) in Big Stone 

Shopping Local Series – Hair Salons

Shopping Local Series – Hair Salons

The first in our “Living Rural & Shopping Local” series!  As we swing into the holiday seasons in the fall, winter, and then ringing in the new year, hair salons are likely on the top of most preparation lists.  (we’ve provided links to those that