Today: December 19, 2014

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The Barnesville City Council will hold a 12-22-14 Special Meeting on Monday, December 22 beginning at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Don’t know what to do with those old or non-working holiday lights? Making the switch to energy efficient LED holiday lights? Recycle your old lights with our unique holiday light recycling program! Recycle Your Holidays™ is a one-of-a-kind statewide holiday light recycling program in Minnesota. Barnesville residents can drop-off their unwanted light strands at the recycling centers in Barnesville. The collection bins will be available through January.

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Due to the poor weather conditions and the inability of consultants to get to Barnesville, the special City Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, December 15 at 7:00 pm has been cancelled.

CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winners of the Turkey Drawings, held as part of this year’s Miracle on Front Street – Rich Krueger, Sharon Johnson, Myrna Anderson, Ole Oslund, Jayne Anderson, Gloria Lee, Alice Swenson, Janice Christensen, Terry Czichotzki, Joyce Biewer, Jan Nasstrom and Angie Gray.

Thanks to everyone for making that extra effort to shop local this holiday season! Happy Holidays!


Looking for something fun to do in Barnesville tomorrow? The St. Ann’s Guild Bazaar will be held at the Assumption Church- Hildebrand Hall on Saturday, December 13 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Craft items, bake sale, lunch and a silent auction!

The Winners are of the Main Street Program’s Holiday Decorating Contest are:

1st Place – Trent & Lisa Bielejeski – 1201 10th Ave Circle SE
2nd Place – Dawn & Corey Stuvland – 117 6th St NE
3rd Place – Troy & Heather Weber – 440 4th St NE
People’s Choice Award – Gayle & Kevin Solum – 802 4th St SE
Christmas Spirit Award – Scott & Alicia Amundson – 801 12th St SE

Be sure to take a drive around town and check out these and all the beautiful lighting displays in the community!

The Barnesville City Council will hold a 12-15-14 Special City Council Meeting on Monday, December 15 beginning at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Barnesville Internet Customers: We were just notified by one of our customers about an e-mail they received which said that to ensure you do not experience service interruptions or possible deactivation, click on a link and validate with your user name and password. This did not come from Barnesville Internet nor would we ask our customers to provide this information in this manner.

If you don’t have your lights up on the outside of your home, today should be the day. Tomorrow; Thursday, December 11 the Christmas Cruisers will be out to select this year’s Holiday Lighting Contest Winners. Be sure you have your lights on from 6:00-8:30 pm. Also, everyone can call the Main Street office by December 11at 354-2479 with their vote for the People’s Choice Award!

Christmas Family Portrait

Check out these specials now through December11
at Firehall Liquors located in downtown Barnesville:

All Winter Specialty Beers
Fat Tire Accumulation 6pk$7.99
Woodchuck Winter Chill 6pk $7.99
Leinenkugel’s Cranberry Shandy 6pk $6.99
Snowdrift 6pk $6.99
Snowdrift 12pk $13.99
Variety 12pk $13.99
Sam Adams Winter 6pk $8.49
Winter 12pk $15.49
Variety 12pk $15.49
Bud Light Cran-Brr-Rita Single can $2.49
Cran-Brr-Rita 12pk $12.99
Shiner Cheer 6pk $7.99
Shock Top Shockolate Wheat 6pk $6.99

Stop by and pick up some beverages to enjoy while
watching the Bison playoff game. Go Bison!