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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Applications due August 2nd

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Seeking Applicants for Advisory Boards and Commissions

The City of Owatonna is seeking applicants for advisory volunteer boards and commissions. Appointed by the Mayor through an application process, volunteers review policies and proposals to make recomme...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Owatonna Downtown Livestream

Streetscape Construction in Progress

The 2021 North Cedar Streetscape Project and other various Downtown Improvements are underway!

As work continues, you can watch the progress as it takes place via the Downtown Owatonna Live Camera Stream any time by clicking here for the YouTube site or by...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Night to Unite

Night to Unite serves as a conduit between law enforcement and the community to promote police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and enhance relationships.  Night to Unite 2021 is scheduled for Tuesday, August 3, 2021.  Re...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

North Cedar Avenue Streetscape Project

Aerial Photo of Downtown

The City of Owatonna Downtown Streetscape Study was approved by the Owatonna City Council in November of 2019 as part of a larger Master Planning effort. ISG has been engaged to assist with this project, considered as Phase One of the Ma...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Minnesota State Parks Library Program

Check out a Minnesota State Parks Pass at OPL

Owatonna Public Library (OPL) and Blooming Prairie Branch Library (BPBL) are participating in the Minnesota State Parks Library Program. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has implemented this program to reach new park users and expand access t...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

2021 Summer Reading Program

Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program logo

Kids, join us this summer for "Tails and Tales"! Earn up to 3 new books by read, read, reading all summer long!

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Summer at Owatonna Public Library

Summer at OPL Hours

Per State guidelines, remaining capacity and distancing limits will come to an end the weekend before Memorial Day. In addition, face coverings are no longer required in the library. All people who have not been vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Storytime Online This Summer

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"Tails and Tales" is the theme for the 2021 Summer Reading Program! Because children under 12 are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, we will begin the summer with online storytimes. Beginning June 8, these will be available at 10:30 a.m....

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

New Kohlmier Playground Coming Soon!

Lake Kohlmier - Play Ground

Owatonna Parks & Recreation is thrilled to be one of 100 projects that are the cornerstone of 100 Hometowns, an initiative to celebrate Lowe’s centennial.

Lowe’s received more than 2,200 submissions to the 100 Hometowns program, whi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Browse and Register for Current Activities

Current Activities

Wondering what activities are currently being offered?  View current and upcoming programs and register on our online registration site.

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency MS4 Permit

MPCA Public Comment Period

The City of Owatonna invites the public to comment on our Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) MS4 Permit Application/SWPPP Document. Comments can be submitted to stormwater@ci.owatonna.mn.us. The SWPPP document is available at City Hall for review a...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Owatonna Downtown Livestream

Streetscape Construction in Progress

The 2021 North Cedar Streetscape Project and other various Downtown Improvements are underway!

As work continues, you can watch the progress as it takes place via the Downtown Owatonna Live Camera Stream any time by clicking here for the YouTube site or by...

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Public Works

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency MS4 Permit

MPCA Public Comment Period

The City of Owatonna invites the public to comment on our Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) MS4 Permit Application/SWPPP Document. Comments can be submitted to stormwater@ci.owatonna.mn.us. The SWPPP document is available at City Hall for review a...

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