Today: October 22, 2016

The Barnesville Public Library is pleased to present “Land of 10,000 Tunes” featuring musician Nate Hance. The audience will journey through the best of Minnesota’s musical landscape while Hance explores the iconic works of the Andrews Sisters and Judy Garland. The audience will experience Minnesota’s musical heritage through polka, waltzes and marches. “Land of 10,000 Tunes” will also shine a spotlight on the state’s musical diversity throughout the last 60 years, featuring the works of Bob Dylan, blues master Willie Murphy, Prince and Owl City.

The community is invited to join the library for an exciting hour of Minnesota music, filled with variety, fun and even a few virtuosic tricks.

This Legacy event will take place Wednesday, October 19 at 7:00 the Barnesville Public Library (104 Front St. N.). The series is sponsored in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

The City of Barnesville is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Public Works Department. Work will involve skilled and semi-skilled operations in streets and parks maintenance. Skills in repairing mechanical equipment preferred. A Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required to be obtained within three months of hire. A non-commercial pesticide applicator license will need to be attained within six months of hire.

Starting wage is $14-$16 per hour depending on qualifications, with excellent benefits. Position will be open until filled. Job description and required application is available at City Hall; 102 Front Street North or For more information call 218.354.2292.

A special meeting of the Barnesville City Council will be held on Monday, October 17 beginning at 6:30 pm in the City Council Chambers.

The City of Barnesville is looking for Election Judges to serve on Election Day – Tuesday, November 8. Training will be provided. Judges are paid for their work. For more information contact City Clerk Jeri Reep at 354.2292 or

The last day that Willow Creek Golf Course will be open for the 2016 season is Sunday, October 23. It sounds like the weather will be very nice for the next few days – here’s your opportunity to grab those clubs and get out there one last time!



The City of Barnesville is working on updating their Comprehensive Plan which will serve as a roadmap to our community’s future. We invite you to come to the Open House tomorrow and hear about some of the ideas which are being discussed!


The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular City Council Meeting on Monday, October 10 beginning at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Due to the very low temperatures that are being forecasted for the upcoming days, Willow Creek Municipal Golf Course will be closed on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8.  Indian Summer can’t ve far behind – there’s still lots of good golfing days ahead!

Barnesville Public Works plans to ground spray for mosquitoes tonight; Tuesday, October 4, weather permitting!

In celebration of Public Power Week, today through Friday, Barnesville Municipal Power invites you to stop by Barnesville City Hall for a FREE LED light bulb! It’s our way for saying thanks for the opportunity to provide affordable electric power to you, our customers throughout the year!!