Employment Opening: Summer Extension Helper
Big Stone County is seeking a Summer Extension Helper to assist from mid-May through July. This position will be scheduled to work 20-30 hours/week with more hours likely during the County Fair.
- Valid Drivers' License
- Good Communication Skills
- Able to work independently and with a team
- Able to work with youth
Starting wage $11.25/hour. Deadline to apply: 4:00 PM on April 27, 2018
Applications available at
Property Tax Information
A sales listing of properties is available in Excel format through a link on the Assessor's page.
Property tax information is available by linking to the Public GIS.
Information available there:
- Estimated Market Value
- Aerial Maps
- Assessor Field Sheet Information
- Most Building Photos and Drawings
- Property Tax Statements for Multiple Years
If you need help with the features available on the GIS website, please call the Assessor's Office at (320) 839-6360. We will be happy to assist you.
Beginning October 1, 2014, all certificates of real estate value must be submitted using eCRV. County and city offices will no longer accept paper copies of the Certificates of Real Estate Value, except for sales that have occured before October 1, 2014.
Visit the Minnesota eCRV web site
Now Accepting Credit Cards
If you would like to pay your property taxes online, please visit the Property Tax page and follow the instructions.
2014 Big Stone County Water PlanView the Big Stone County Water Plan.
Go to the Big Stone County Environmental page.
Big Stone County Surplus items
Big Stone County surplus items are available for purchase to the general public. Items for sale may include all types of office furniture, tables, chairs, desks, file cabinets, office equipment, machines and supplies, typewriters, calculators, computers, printers, and many other miscellaneous items.
Items are available on a first-come, first-served basis, as-is, with no warranty. Returns are not allowed. Items are not considered "sold" until payment is received by the Auditor’s Office. All items must be removed at the time of sale. Payment must be made at the time of purchase and must be in the form of cash or money order payable to "Big Stone County". No checks will be accepted.
As items become available, they will be placed on the Surplus Items list. When an item is sold and paid for, it will be removed from the list.
Go to the Big Stone County Surplus sale page.
The Big Stone County Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce that we now are accepting passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. U.S. Citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Treasurer’s Office at the Big Stone County Courthouse, 20 2nd St. S.E., Ortonville, MN 56278, phone number is 320-839-6395.
Passport forms, passport fees, information on how to apply and more can be found on the Department of State’s official website for passport and travel information, Travel.State.Gov.