Basketball Ortonville vs Milbank SD

Basketball Ortonville vs Milbank SD

Ortonville Trojans vs the Milbank Bulldogs has always been “the” rivals to watch! Ortonville Area Health Services provided some halftime fun at the game last night.  Anyone could sign up for a drawing (free bag of popcorn just for signing up).  Two names would be 

Ortonville School Veterans’ Day Program 2017

Ortonville School Veterans’ Day Program 2017

A beautiful program by the Ortonville School! Video 1: Posting of Colors by the VFW Post 3964 and VFW Auxiliary; National Anthem by the OHS Band Directed by Mr.s Chris Petersen; Welcome by Master of Ceremonies: CSM Retired Joseph Eustice; Veterans’ Day Poem “Thought for 

An Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park

An Old Fashioned Picnic in the Park

The DREAM for Kids’ old fashioned picnic (in its third year!) was a hit last night! (estimating about 250 people in attendance!) Taken from the event’s invitation:  It’s time to celebrate how lucky we are to have our families… all kinds, shapes, and sizes!  YOU 

Local Foods – Made in Big Stone County

Local Foods – Made in Big Stone County

(video below) The Inadvertent Cafe in Clinton is known for their amazing breakfasts (unique, local – organic options to start your day!); however, the cafe’s larger purpose is to provide the area with a community commercial kitchen. The owner of the cafe, Brent Olson, is 

Beautiful Christmas Music from the MNbump

Beautiful Christmas Music from the MNbump

We have been posting our school music programs on our Facebook page and now that we have a few more to add, we’ve decided to post all the videos on one page for easy access.   They all did a beautiful job.  Enjoy!

Video Series:  Living Rural and Loving it!

Video Series: Living Rural and Loving it!

The “Living Rural and Loving it!” video series is an opportunity to view amazing photos taken in Big Stone County from some of our local photographers.  So, thanks to these photographers – enjoy the views from the MNbump! For more information (and videos!) on our local 

National Park System Assistance in the MNbump!

National Park System Assistance in the MNbump!

The City of Ortonville has obtained the assistance of the National Park System in preparing a City Park Plan.  What an opportunity to evaluate their community’s Park System and tie in with the area’s land uses and assets! The fresh look at our area from 

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Graceville

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Graceville

The annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Graceville is an event to mark on your calendar and plan to attend – every year!  The weather was perfect yesterday! The video & pictures below are from their parade: (if you have good broadband, click on the 

Fishing the Midwest – Video – Big Stone Lake

Fishing the Midwest – Video – Big Stone Lake

Check out the TV episode featuring Big Stone Lake!