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Posted on: August 10, 2020

August 12-31, 2020

Safe at Retail Cost Share Program

Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s new Safe at Retail Cost Share Pr9ogram.  

Applications accepted August 12th -August 31st for groceries, convenience stores, bakeries, meat markets, and other retail foo handlers seeking help to ensur...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Deer - 2020

City Archery Hunt (PNG)

  • Registration deadline: September 11
  • Register online (under Activities/Special Events) or at the Park & Rec Office (Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm)
  • Two seasons:
    • November 1-28
    • November 29 - December 23
  • Antlerless Deer only, Earn-a-Buck
  • All DNR regula...
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Posted on: July 15, 2020

October 6, 2020

Night to Unite

Night to Unite typically occurs on the 1st Tuesday in August and serves as a conduit between law enforcement and the community to promote police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and enhance relationships. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

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Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Program will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, June 23. This program will prov...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Thursdays - Sundays

Lake Kohlmier Rentals (PNG)-2

2020 Rental/Concession Hours 

June 4 - September 7:                   

  • Thursday-Friday 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-7:00pm

Phone: 507-774-7372

Address: ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

OPL Updates as of June 10

OPL No-Contact Pickup and Online Programs and Services

No-Contact Library Materials Pickup at OPL

The Owatonna Public Library (OPL) building remains closed until further notice. OPL librarians are offering no-contact pickup for library materials on a limited basis. Staff will call you when your requests have a...

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Library
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Garden Time at OPL

Kids, bring your grownups to Garden Time this summer

Join us in the OPL Garden this summer for "Dig Deeper: Growing Produce During the Pandemic." This is part of the OPL Summer Reading Program, and kids are invited to attend with at least one of their grown-ups. 
Families can sign up for o...
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Library
Posted on: June 15, 2020

2020 Summer Reading Program

Imagine Your Story Summer 2020 Reading Program

Summer reading is HERE! You can now register for the 2020 summer reading program! Our challenges will run from June 15-August 31, 2020. Kids, teens, and adults, we hope to see you ALL there!

Online at https://owatonna.beanstack.org:

  1. Click "Reg...
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Register Here! Library
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Storytime Online With Darla Continues June-August

Storytimes Online With Darla 10:30 am Tuesdays & Thursdays, June-August

This summer, June-August, join us at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays for Storytimes Online With Darla. Watch on the OPL Children’s Services Facebook Page!

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

OPL Building Closed

The OPL building is closed until further notice. Please stay tuned for updates.

The Owatonna Public LIbrary (OPL) building is closed until further notice. The outside book drop is now open; return all library materials using the outside book drop.

No-Contact Library Materials Pickup began May 4. Click here for details on this new serv...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

City Deer Hunt

City Archery Hunt (PNG)

  • Registration deadline: September 11
  • Register online (under Activities/Special Events) or at the Park & Rec Office (Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm)
  • Two seasons:
    • November 1-28
    • November 29 - December 23
  • Antlerless Deer only, Earn-a-Buck
  • All DNR regula...
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Register Online Park and Rec
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Park Clean Up Kits

Park Clean Up Flyer (JPG)

Help us keep Owatonna’s parks beautiful!

  • Sign-up online.
  • Pick-up your bucket at the park shop.
  • Clean-up a park or trail using our pickers & garbage bags.
  • Leave the trash near a garbage can & drop-off the bucket at the park shop!
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Sign Up Online Park and Rec
Posted on: July 1, 2020

River Springs Water Park

RSWP Open Swim-2

River Springs Water Park is now open for open swim.  Hours and rates can be found on the River Springs Water Park page.  Pre-Registration is required - Register Online 

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

COVID-19 Procedures

COVID-19-2

City of Owatonna is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our workers. To ensure that, we have developed a Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in ...

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Park and Rec
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Lake Kohlmier Rentals

Lake Kohlmier Rentals (PNG)-2

2020 Rental/Concession Hours 

June 4 - September 7:                   

  • Thursday-Friday 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-7:00pm

Phone: 507-774-7372

Address: ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

MS4 Program Available 24/7 Online for Comment

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Our community is governed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit called MS4 Permit

Take the opportunity to learn a little bit about what the City of Owatonna has been wo...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City of Owatonna Compost Site Hours

Trees Down

Hours of Operation:

The compost site hours of operation, effective April 22, 2020:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Closed for all major holidays.

Please note: Mulch and Compost will not be available until at least April 30t...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

MS4 Program Available 24/7 Online for Comment

Clean H2Owatonna Logo

Our community is governed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit called MS4 Permit

Take the opportunity to learn a little bit about what the City of Owatonna has been wo...

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