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LOCATION
Miltona is located in Douglas County in the West Central area of Minnesota, fifteen miles north of Alexandria on State Highway 29.  Our community is 150 miles northwest of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, 125 miles southeast of Fargo and 225 miles southwest of Duluth.  State Highway 29 is one mile to the west and Interstate Highway 94 is twenty miles to the south.

POPULATION           City                 County
1960 Census             163                  21,313
1970 Census             172                  22,910
1980 Census             187                  27,839
1990 Census             210                  28,674
2000 Census             279                  32,821
2010 Census             424                  36,009

TRANSPORTATION
The CP Line Railroad passes through town.  The Alexandria Municipal Airport is located 15 miles to the south.  The United Parcel Service makes daily stops in Miltona,  Builders Supply.  Rainbow Rider Bus Service links to Alexandria and the Region.

GOVERNMENT
Miltona is organized under the mayor-council form of government.  The council meets on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7 pm in the Miltona Community Center.  Permits are required for any construction, remodeling or moving of buildings into town.  The city is also covered under a zoning ordinance which regulates the type of construction permitted in various areas of the town.  The city is served by a 24 member volunteer fire department funded through a joint agreement of the City of Miltona, Miltona Township and Spruce Hill Township.  The fire department has obtained a fire protection rating of 8, through the Insurance Services Office rating system,.  The community is also served through a First Responder emergency medical team.

UTILITIES

WATER: There is no municipal water service. Water is supplied by individual wells.
SEWER: The entire city is served by a water treatment plant, with a capacity of handling 50,000 gallons per day. The average demand is 32,000 gallons per day.
ELECTRIC: The city is serviced by Ottertail Power. For rate data, contact Ottertail Power Co., 215 S Cascade, Fergus Falls, MN 56347 or call 218-736-6947.
TELEPHONE:    The city is served by the ACS Phone Company of Parkers Prairie. For rate data, call 218-338-4000.
POST OFFICE: 127 Main Street      Phone: 218-943-6071       Hours are:
                     Monday – Friday                     Saturday
Window         8:00 am – 12:00 pm            8:30 am – 9:30 am
Last Collection                2:15 pm                            9:30 am
                  
COMMUNICATIONS:   Satellite TV and Internet sales and service served by Midwest
Communications.  For rate data, call 218-943-5344  or  320-852-7444.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

HOSPITAL: Douglas County, Alexandria – 15 miles south
CHURCHES: Mt. Calvary Lutheran (Missouri Synod) – in Miltona
  Faith Lutheran (ELCA) – in Miltona
  St. Nicholas Catholic – 5 miles east of Miltona
  Rose City Evangelical Free Church – 8 miles east of Miltona
PARKS: 2 municipal parks in the city limits, including baseball/softball field and children's playground; 1 jointly operated winter skating rink on school property; tennis court on school property
GOLF COURSE:     Lake Miltona Golf Club is an 18-hole public course - 2 miles south
NEWSPAPER: Daily delivery of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Echo Press, Alexandria
The Independent, Parkers Prairie
TELEVISION: Cable service through Arvig Systems of Parkers Prairie.  For rate data, call 218-338-4000;  Also, UHF relay tower service.
LIBRARY: Douglas County Library located in Alexandria, also local service twice a month through Regional Library Bookmobile
EDUCATION:  
ELEMENTARY: Miltona Science Magnet School, District 206 Alexandria
JUNIOR HIGH: Discovery Middle School, District 206 Alexandria
SENIOR HIGH: Alexandria Area High School, Alexandria
Parkers Prairie High, Parkers Prairie
VOCATIONAL: Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria

Miltona

RESIDENTIAL SITES
Greenview Acres – Single family residential lots.  Call 320-760-5398 for information.

COMMUNITY CONTACTS
City of Miltona           
    Kevin Lee, City Clerk                           Blaine Elbert, Mayor
    P.O. Box 195                                     Miltona, MN 56354
    Miltona, MN 56354                              218-943-4429
    218-943-1501
 
Miltona Township       

Supervisors:
     Gary Anderson                      Steve Russell                       Jerome Haggenmiller
      218-943-6100                        218-943-5191                       218-943-1841

Clerk:                                              Treasurer:
   Tom Blank  218-943-5299                 Michelle Potts  218-943-5452

Miltona Township meets at the Miltona Community Center the 1st Monday of each month at 8:00 pm summer and 7:00 pm winter.

Annual Township Meeting is held on the second Tuesday of March.
For election of Miltona Township Officers. Voters will vote at the Miltona Community Center located at,300 County Road 14 , Miltona, Minnesota, second Tuesday of November on even numbered years.

 
Spruce Hill Township       

Supervisors: 
    Lawrence L. Skoglund                Terry Sather                  Brad Lusty
    218-943-1532                             218-493-2258                218-943-5851

Clerk:                                                  Treasurer:
   Colleen Burquest 218-943-2233             Henry Ahrens  218-943-1171

Spruce Hill Township meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 pm. at the Town Hall, and at the clerks' house November through March.

 
 

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