Ortonville Cornfest 2022!

Ortonville Cornfest 2022!

Hats off to the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber!  (www.bigstonelake.com)  – What an awesome 3-day event headed by the Chamber’s part-time Directory, Gloria Larson, 9 Board members, and 100+ Volunteers.  — 2,100 concert tickets sold for the concert Saturday, great crowds down at Lakeside Park 

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 

We have Bike Trail News!

We have Bike Trail News!

We received word today that Big Stone County’s grant application to Minnesota’s Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) has been approved! What does that mean?  It means that the one-mile section of the bike trail (The Minnesota River Headwaters Trail) will be hard-surfaced – as a 

Ortonville High School Theater

Ortonville High School Theater

What a fun evening!  Walking into the Ortonville School Auditorium doors to find the old ticket booth was back in commission!  Volunteers (school board members and spouses to mention a few) have been painting, wallpapering, and generally updating the entrance area – and what a 

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 

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.

Petal it Forward, Here on the MNbump!

Petal it Forward, Here on the MNbump!

Thank you to both of our Flower Shops in the County for participating in “Petal it Forward 2020”  – a definite day brighter for many today! Ortonville   Graceville  

New Historic Photos have been Donated!

New Historic Photos have been Donated!

Thank you to Gaylene Eisenach for donating pictures and a memorial cup that was in her great-grandfather had among his possessions (really cool!)  I’ve scanned a few of the photos to share – and then I will be contacting Larry at the Big Stone County 

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