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CITY SCHEDULES SPRING YARD WASTE PICK-UP

Fuchs Sanitation will have a Spring Yard Waste PICK-UP in Barnesville on Friday, April 24 and Friday, May 1. Please place yard waste at your normal garbage collection site. All Yard Waste must be in CLEAR, see through bags!

CITY TO REOPEN RECYCLING CENTER AS SELF SERVICE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 21

In response to many requests from our residents, the City of Barnesville will reopen the Recycling Center on Tuesday, April 21 utilizing a new SELF-SERVICE arrangement! Due to the threat posed by the COVID-19 virus, residents will need to follow specific rules to protect City staff, themselves and fellow residents. City staff will be onsite … Read More

2020 MINNESOTA TORNADO DRILL IS THURSDAY, APRIL 16

As part of Severe Weather Week, Minnesota will be holding the 2020 Tornado Drill on Thursday, April 16.  The first drill for businesses is 1 pm – mock Tornado Watch and 1:45 pm – mock Tornado Warning.  the second drill for families is at 6:45 pm.  Outdoor warning sirens and NOAA weather radios will sound … Read More

ELECTRONICS AND HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS POSTPONED!

POSTPONED!! The Residential Electronics Collection and the Hazardous Household Waste Collection which were scheduled to be held this Saturday, April 18 have both been postponed. Watch the City’s website and Facebook page for any information regarding possible rescheduling.

EDA IS HIRING A SUMMER INTERN!

The Barnesville Economic Development Authority (EDA) is now accepting applications for a Summer Intern.  More information on this opportunity is available on the Internship Position Overview.  Questions?  Contact Karen Lauer at 354-2145 or klauer@bvillemn.net. 

PROBLEM WITH INCOMING PHONE CALLS IS NOW RESOLVED

As of Sunday, April 5th, the PROBLEM WITH INCOMING PHONE CALLS has been resolved.  On Saturday, April 4, the City of Barnesville was notified that an independent telephone transport company responsible for delivering incoming long distance phone calls to 354 prefix numbers is experiencing problems with an system update from last night. This means that … Read More

DID YOU KNOW THAT APRIL 1 IS CENSUS DAY!!

Today is Census Day April 1 is Census Day. By this day, every U.S. household has received an invitation to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census. Census data determines how billions of dollars in federal funds are distributed for health clinics, school lunch programs, disaster recovery initiatives, and other critical programs and services for the … Read More

PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT NOT AVAILABLE TO PUBLIC!

In accordance with the “State At Home” order issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, effective today, residents will not be allowed to use any playground equipment in any of the Barnesville Parks. Keep in mind, that no one knows how long the COVID-19 virus can live on hard surfaces! All Barnesville Parks remain open. We … Read More