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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Swift Street Drop Off Site Entrance Change

Beginning Tuesday, August 18 the Swift Street Drop Off Site entrance will be closed for a week. Please follow signs through the Armory entrance for temporary access.

Posted on: August 10, 2020

Outdoor Pool is Closed for the Season

Outdoor Pool is Closed for the Season.  

If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Department at 507-934-0667.

See you next year.

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Annual State Water Surcharge is included on this months utility bill

Included on your utility bill this month, bill due August 17, 2020, is the State of Minnesota mandated annual water surcharge.  It appears as “WATER SURCHG” on your bill in the amount of $9.72 per water connection.  T...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

"State of the City" Video Blog

July 22, 2020 Video Blog - This week City Administrator Prafke promised a bunch of links so here they are: Absentee voting: RegistrationStep1.aspx; Council Workshop Packet for information on Public Works: ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Weekly Hot Sheet

Check out the City’s most recent Hot Sheet (newsletter):  Weekly Hot Sheet (PDF)

Go to the Archive Center to see prior Hot Sheets.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020


DOG PARK OPENS – The new (second) City dog park has officially opened at 1125 North Swift Street. The park, located at the intersection of North Swift and West St. Julien Streets, features fenced areas for both small and large dogs to keep all b...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Outdoor Pool Opened Friday, July 3rd

Pool Opening Update 6/26/2020 - The Roy T. Lindenberg Memorial Outdoor Pool will open for the season Friday, July 3.Open Swim Pool HoursMonday-Friday1:00-3:00 p.m. & 6:30-8:30 p.m.Saturday-Sunday1:00-4:00 p.m. & 5:30-8:30 p.m.Wading PoolMonday-Fri...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

City Buildings Opened to the Public on June 15th

City buildings that were previously closed to the public reopened on Monday, June 15th. While the doors are once again open, we ask that everyone coming into our buildings practice appropriate social distancing and proper hand washing to help keep our emp...

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Posted on: January 4, 2020

Minnesota Square Park Pavilion Donation

Pavillion with roof

Minnesota Square Park Pavilion Donation Form (PDF)

If you are interested in providing financial support to the Minnesota Square Pavilion project please fill out the donation form and return with your donation for the Finance Department, contact the City Ad...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Impact on City Services as of 03-18-2020

How will COVID-19 impact access to City services?

Need to Know News – As we will with all questions related to the COVID-19 situation, the City encourages everyone to visit the websites of the Centers for Disease Control at

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