Today: April 26, 2017

The week of April 17-21 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota. As part of this, Clay County will be doing a Tornado Drill tomorrow; Thursday, April 20. Sirens in Barnesville will sound at 1:45 pm and 6:55 pm as part of the drill. This is a great opportunity to practice with your family what to do if you hear the sirens sound in the summer months ahead!

The City of Barnesville is thrilled to be partnering with Midwest Bank on a Community Garden project for our residents – check out the details!

Due to the cold and windy weather, Willow Creek Municipal Golf Course will be closed on Monday, April 10.

The Annual Barnesville Pet Vaccination Clinic is tomorrow; Saturday, April 8th from 9am to Noon. The clinic will be held at the Barnesville Animal Clinic located at 1501 4th Avenue NE in the Barnesville Commercial Park.  This clinic is strictly for vaccinations. No appointments are necessary.  You will also be able to pour chase licenses for your pets, which are required to be renewed each year, per City ordinance.  If you have any questions, call 354-2366.

The City of Barnesville’s Clean-up Week is just around the corner. This weekend would be a great time to start digging though your garage and basement to determine what you can’t live without!?! Some of the rules have changed this week so be sure to check-out all the details on our Clean-up Week Informational Sheet!

The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular 4-10-17 City Council Meeting on Monday, April 10 beginning at 7 pm in the City Ciuncil Chambers.

Spring is officially here!  Barnesville’s Willow Creek Municipal Golf Course is opening for the season this Saturday, April 8 at 8 am!  The weather forecast for Saturday is for highs in the mid-70’s.  We hope to see you and your family on Saturday!

Golf Season is just around the corner at Willow Creek Municipal Golf Course! Now is the time to get your Season Pass and save $10. Passes can be purchased at City Hall. Discount is good on all the passes – student, adult, family or husband and wife. But you need to hurry because the $10 discount is only available through Thursday, April 14. Fore!

The Barnesville Economic Development Authority (EDA) is seeking a paid Summer Intern to assist in our offices from May 15-August 15. Ideal candidates will be college juniors or seniors whose coursework has including community development, business or marketing. The position will be 8:00-4:30, Monday through Friday. The individual will have the opportunity to very involved with a wide variety of housing, business and marketing projects. For more info, contact Karen at 354-2145 or

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 CDL is required to be obtained with 3 months of hire. A non-commercial pesticide applicator license will need to be obtained within 6 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