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Welcome to Wabasso Minnesota!  "The Heart of Redwood County"

Wabasso is a small town of about 650 people located in Southwest Minnesota right smack-dab in the middle of Redwood County.  We are about 92 miles NE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and 105 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 


City Office Will Be Closed Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day
City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator
The City of Wabasso is seeking applicants for the position of City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator. The City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator serves as City’s statutory Clerk and Treasurer, and performs duties as Chief Administrative Officer for the City. The City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator performs complex executive work planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating City government operations, and is responsible for setting policies and goals under administrative oversight of the Wabasso City Council. Preferred candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in public administration or a related field, and relevant work experience in administration, finance, or public sector positions. Candidates must possess strong financial skills, demonstrate strong communication skills, possess positive organizational and supervisory management skills, and be able to effectively communicate and maintain positive relationships with the city council, city employees, and community members. The ideal candidate should be willing to reside within a reasonable distance from the community of Wabasso. Salary is regionally competitive and commensurate with experience. To apply, mail a cover letter, current resume, college transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation pertinent to this position by June 30,2020 to: City of Wabasso, ATTN: City Clerk/Treasurer/Administrator Search Committee, PO Box 60, Wabasso MN, 56293
Veteran's Grant
Emergency Daycare Grants
On a first-come, first-served basis, the Southwest Initiative Foundation will be making grants to licensed child care programs caring for children of emergency and essential personnel, as defined by Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-02. This grant program will support providers caring for children ages birth to 5 not covered by the executive order requiring schools to provide care. Licensed family child care will be eligible for $1,000 grants. Licensed center-based care will be eligible for up to $3,000 grants. Providers must be located within one of the following counties or Native Nations: Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, Yellow Medicine, Upper Sioux Community, or Lower Sioux Indian Community. We intend to provide a response and funding within two weeks of applications being received. If you have specific questions about the application process, please contact Jodi Maertens, our Youth and Family Officer, by email at
Southwest Sanitation Notice
Effective immediately! For the safety of our drivers, we will no longer be picking up extra bags outside of your garbage container. If you stack bags or items on top of your container, and they fall off while emptying, they will not be picked up. Only the contents inside the container will be taken. Please make sure all trash is in bags, tied tight, and inside your container. If you need a larger trash container during this time, please contact us at 507 532-4500. Thanks for understanding! We appreciate your business! Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. Thanks! Scott Ritter Southwest Sanitation, Inc. Marshall MN 56258
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