Today: December 10, 2016

The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular 12-12-16-City-Council Meeting this coming Monday, December 12 beginning at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Barnesville City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Mayor Gene Prim, the Barnesville City Council and City staff wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!

The City of Barnesville is proud of the Barnesville Trojans Football Team and wish them the Best of Luck as they head out this morning to prepare for tomorrow’s Playoff Game at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis! If you’re one of the few not traveling to the Twin Cities for the game, Barnesville Municipal Power is proud to be a sponsor of the radio broadcast/website streaming on Lakes Radio 96.5 FM. GO TROJANS!!

13th Street SE, just to the south of 2nd Avenue continues to be closed as crew finish up work on installing drain tile in the road bed. This collaborative project between Humboldt Townshiop and the City of Barnesville is being done to improve the driving conditions on 13th Street and to hopefully help minimize the amount of dust on that section of roadway.

In observance of Veteran’s Day, the City of Barnesville offices will be closed on Friday, November 11.  Thank you to all who have served our country.


The Barnesville City council will hold their regular 11-14-16-City-Council Meeting on Monday, November 14 beginning at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Don't forget to vote written on blackboard and the USA flag

Tomorrow; Tuesday, November 8 is Election Day.  In addition to electing the President of the United States, there are a number of very important Statewide elections and County ballot items.  The polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Senior Citizens Center; 501 2nd Avenue SE.  In order to vote you must be 18 years old by election day, a citizen of the United states and have resided in Minnesota for at least 20 days before the election.  If you are not registered to vote, you must bring with you a valid MN driver’s license, learner’s permit or ID.  Also bring with you a current utility or phone bill listing your current address.

The Barnesville City Council will hold a special 11-2-16-Special-Council Meeting on Wednesday, November 2 beginning at 6:30 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Don’t forget that tomorrow – Friday, October 28 is the last Fall Leaf Pick-up for this year! Fuchs Sanitation will be picking up your bags of leaves when they are placed in clear bags and you leave them at your normal garage pick-up locations. Residents may also dispose of their leaves at the compost pile at the Burn Site located near the Public Works shop. If you have any questions, contact City Hall at 354.2292.

For many years the City of Barnesville has come to rely on the Record-Review for the accurate reporting of countless City Council and Planning Commission Meeting…most of which were covered by long time staff person Pam Aakre. We join the Record-Review in thanking Pam for everything she has done to keep our residents informed and we encourage all Barnesville residents to take time to stop at Pam’s Open House this Thursday and say THANKS!