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Posted on: September 29, 2023

City Spotlight Video

Budget Process (jpeg)

Learn all about the City's budget process and what the proposed 9.05% increase in 2024 will cover in the lastest City Spotlight video!

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Mitch Terpstra Selected as 2023 Firefighter of the Year

Portrait of Mitch Terpstra

The Owatonna Fire Department is proud to announce Paid-On-Call Firefighter Mitch Terpstra as the 2023 Firefighter of the Year. Fire Chief Ed Hoffman selects an individual for this honor with input from staff annually. Terpstra will be recognized at the Oc...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

September 19th - Council Approved

Preliminary 2024 Budget and Levy(PDF)

Check out the City’s Preliminary 2024 Budget online that was approved by the City Council on September 19. Through OpenGOV, the budget is online interactive document that can be found at

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

October 19, 2023

Coptober for Kids at OPL - PDF

Join our Police Officers at the Owatonna Public Library to learn about what it takes to be a police officer and how to keep our children safe. This family event will be fun and educational with hands-on demonstrations, book readings, squad tours, K9 visit...

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

HRA and Park Board

HRA Opening

Applications are currently being accepted to fill vacancy on the City's Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Board and the Park Board.   

Application Form

There are currently two openings on the HRA Board and one on the Park Board. Applic...

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