Addressing Child Care in Big Stone County

Addressing Child Care in Big Stone County

It has been exciting to see the work in progress, here in Big Stone County (the MNbump!), to expand and strengthen child care! The Big Stone County Commissioners recently finalized their new Child Care Provider Grant program which is processed through BSC Family Services.  These 

Rural Youth Stress – Big Stone County 4-H

Rural Youth Stress – Big Stone County 4-H

Suzanne Souza, Big Stone County 4-H Director, is working with the University of Minnesota Extention to address rural youth stress.  They have a great presentation and discussion format to help identify and work to assist our youth.  Check out MNbump’s interview with Suzanne and complete 

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 

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 

Fun Fall Activities in the #MNbump

Fun Fall Activities in the #MNbump

Fall is a special time in the #MNbump and in the upcoming days there is no exception to the activities that are available for kids and adults.  There are several Fundraising Meals, Fall Suppers, Halloween Events and other fun activities to keep us all busy!  

First Annual Ag Career Day in Big Stone County

First Annual Ag Career Day in Big Stone County

A great first year-event, thanks to Suzanne Souza and Heidi Torgerson of Big Stone County 4-H and the Minnesota Farm Bureau (wish I would have taken a photo of Kari Casper and Kobie Morrill – great job!) along with all the support of this year’s