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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!  Check out the info below and click on the events to take you to the links to the events, if available. Thursday, October 24th Chili and Soup Feed Fundraiser First English Church – 11 am – 1 pm Free Will Donation Friday, October 25th Treat Street – Downtown Ortonville Saturday, October 26th Trunk or Treat Hosted by GWO Main Street – Graceville Free Mini-Photography Session by Gina Lee Photography Saturday, October 26th Boo! and Bingo Party – Big Stone City Library 10 am – 1 pm Saturday, October 26th – 4-H Annual Halloween Carnival at the Fairgrounds 5:30 – 9:30 pm Saturday, October 26th Firemen’s Halloween Dance Sioux Historic – Ortonville  – 9 PM Sunday, October 27th Big Stone City’s Ghouls & Goblins Street 3 PM – 5 PM Wednesday, …

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 Presenters (see logos below!) and assistance by the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ortonville Economic Development Authority! And, a huge thank to the CGB and Ortonville Schools for bringing 170 students to the event. It was the hope that the students would hear about an ag-related career today that would give the students the opportunity to return to this area after college graduations.  The presenters provided information and answered questions at their perspective booths and then also took a few minutes at the front podium at the close of the day share with the students the particular job opportunities that were available within their company.  Brian McNeill, Extension Educator at the University of Minnesota, was the main speaker and provided great information for the students to …