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Bennington Community Garden

Bennington Community Garden

May 26, 2015

Ottawa County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Health and Wellness Committee of the United Church of Bennington to continue sponsoring the Bennington Community Garden. Part of the garden is reserved by the church for a community vegetable stand with the rest for individual use. Bennington community Master Gardeners and other volunteers prepare, plan, […]

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Ribbon Cutting For Citizens State Bank

Ribbon Cutting For Citizens State Bank

May 6, 2015

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Crooked Nail Art Show Displays Local Talent

Crooked Nail Art Show Displays Local Talent

May 6, 2015

The Crooked Nail Art Show had 27 entries this year. The four categories this year were Amateur 2D/3D and Professional 2D/3D art (that included drawings, paintings, mixed media, sculpture, ext.) and Amateur and Professional Photography. The art was showcased in The Crooked Nail during Minne-K Day where the community could view and vote for their favorite piece […]

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Kids Fun Run Winners

Kids Fun Run Winners

May 6, 2015

Winners of the Rock 2 Rock Run were: males, 1st Brian Watkins 21:05.2; 2nd Brian Spano 24:50.4; 3rd Gage Carlson 25:50.6; females, 1st Cydnee Roe 29:18.9, 2nd Jessi Solt 30:25.3, 3rd Maria Lopez 30:50.1; walkers, 1st Joann Schwindt 49:15.4. Hula Hoop Contest winners were: 7 and under, Aiden Anderson, Sarai Ausherman; 8-11, Maleah Griffin, Jeremiah […]

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Ottawa County Seeking New Treasurer

Ottawa County Seeking New Treasurer

May 6, 2015

Ottawa County Treasurer Pat Baccus has announced that she will resign from the office effective July 31. The Ottawa County Republican Central Committee will hold a special convention for the purpose of electing a new treasurer for Ottawa County. The Convention will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 in the Minneapolis Public […]

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Register of Deeds Report

May 6, 2015

April 2015 Total of 96 documents were recorded in April including 38 deeds, 26 mortgages, 4 mortgage assignments, 19 mortgage releases, 5 affidavits, a survey, a UCC termination and 2 death certificates. April mortgage indebtedness is $2,704,818.00 Transfers: Peter C DiNardi and Elizabeth DiNardi to Joseph Brown and Bethany Brown Lots 7 and 9, Block […]

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Ball Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Ball Wins Teacher of the Year Award

May 6, 2015

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District Livestock Production  Agent: Anthony Ruiz

District Livestock Production Agent: Anthony Ruiz

May 6, 2015

Ottawa County is a farming community where families still derive income from the farming and ranching industry. There is no typical day on the farm. In fact, it’s been said that to be a successful farmer or rancher, one must be a jack (or-jenny)-of-all-trades and do away with the idea of a set daily schedule. […]

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FCE Achievements Brunch

May 6, 2015

The 2015 FCE Achievement Brunch was held April 24 at the Minneapolis VFW with brunch served by the VFW Auxiliary. The FCE groups of Evening Belles and Kipp from Saline County and Prairie Chicks and Rock City from Ottawa County shared some of the activities they participated in during the past year. The common thread […]

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USPS Food Drive

May 6, 2015

Postal Service carriers will hold their annual food drive on Saturday, May 9. Minneapolis area residents are encouraged to participate by placing non-perishable food items in bags, and leaving them by their mailbox. Examples of non-perishable items include: peanut butter, canned soup, canned meats, canned vegetables, fruits and juices, boxed goods, cereal, pasta and rice. […]

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