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Relocation Information

We have gathered some information to assist you in your relocation to Freeborn County. The following is a list of who and where to call for local utilities, cable, etc.

CITY OF ALBERT LEA

Mayor: Mike Murtaugh
City Clerk: Shirley Slater-Schulte - 507-377-4335
Date of City Council Meetings: Second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: City of Albert Lea - 507-377-4301
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: Charter Communications - 800-581-0081
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Jaguar Communications - 800-250-1517 McLeod USA - 800-909-5161 Qwest - 800-244-1111
School District: Albert Lea Area Schools District 241 - 507-379-4800
Welcome Wagon or Welcoming Committee: Greetings!...from Debbie - 507-373-6866

CITY OF ALDEN

Mayor: Jerry Reyerson
City Clerk: Donna Schmidt - 507-874-3620
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: Alden City Clerk’s Office - 507-874-3620
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Minnesota Energy Resources - 800-889-9508
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Frontier Communications - 800-921-7101
School District: Alden-Conger - 507-814-3240
Additional Info: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Senior Dining, Freeborn 4-H Clubs, — Redeemer Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church.

CITY OF CLARKS GROVE

Mayor: Bruce E. Hansen
City Clerk: Kathy Jensen - 507-256-4329
City Hall: 507-256-4106
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m., City Hall
Water: City of Clarks Grove - 507-256-4106
Electric: Excel - 800-895-4999
Natural Gas: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Frontier Communications - 800-921-8101
School District: Albert Lea School District 241- 507-379-4800
Additional Info: Historical Society, First Baptist Church, Boy Scouts

CONGER

Mayor: Travis Henderson
City Clerk: Val Seipp - 507-265-3435
Date of City Council Meetings: First Tuesday of the Month (after first Monday), 6:30 p.m., at the Community Center
Water: City of Conger - 507-265-3435
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Winnebago Co-op Telephone Association (WCTA) - 877-592-3300
School District: Alden-Conger School District - 507-874-3240
Additional Info: St.Paul Lutheran Church, Community Center, Municipal Liquor Store, City Park, Safe, quiet community.

CITY OF EMMONS

Mayor: Mark Heggestad - 507-297-5793
City Clerk: Barb Sveen - 507-297-5707
City Councilors: Valerie Flatness - 507-297-5260 Imogene Opdahl - 507-297-5774 Helen Larson - 507-297-5971 Mark Heggestad - 507-297-5027
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: City Clerk’s Office - 507-297-5707
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Aquila - 800-303-0752
Cable TV: Heck TV and Cable - 712-864-3431
Digital Cable: Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association (WCTA) - 877-592-3300
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association (WCTA) - 877-592-3300
School District: Glenville-Emmons School District - 245 - — 507-448-3623
Churches: Emmons Lutheran Church - 507-297-5471
Welcome Wagon or Welcoming Committee: Civic Club
Business Development: Emmons Area Development Group (EADC) - 507-297-5425
Additional Info: Golf Course, 4-H

CITY OF FREEBORN

Mayor: Mark Gruben
City Clerk: Valerie Seipp - 507-863-2204
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m., Community Room of the Freeborn City-Township Building, Freeborn.
Water: Freeborn City-Township Building - 507-863-2204
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Aquila - 800-303-0752
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Cannon Valley Telecom, Bricelyn - 507-863-2225 or 507-653-4444
School District Name: United South Central - 507-553-3134 Alden-Conger - 507-814-3240 NRHEG Independent School District 2168 - 507-465-3205
Welcome Wagon or Welcoming Committee: — Sandy Anderson - 507-863-2444
Additional Info: Gilmore-Stensrud Post 552: American Legion and Legion Auxiliary, Freeborn Booster Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Freeborn 4-H Clubs, Freeborn Congregational Church, UCC, West Freeborn Lutheran Church ELCA.

CITY OF GENEVA

Mayor: Steve Bailey
City Clerk: Nancy Cornelius - 507-256-4549
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m., at the Community Center
Water: City of Geneva - 507-256-4549
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Frontier Communications - 800-921-7101
School District: NHREG Independent School District 2168 - 507-465-3205
Additional Info: Geneva Business Club, Community Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, City Swimming Pool — , two City Parks, Bath-Geneva 4-H Club, Senior Citizens Club

CITY OF GLENVILLE

Mayor: Wesley Webb
City Clerk: Jean Bangs - 507-448-3916
Date of City Council Meetings: Last Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: City of Glenville - 507-448-3916
Electric: Alliant - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Alliant - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Qwest - 800.244.1111
School District: Glenville-Emmons School District 245 — - 507-448-3623
Additional Info: United Methodist Church, First Lutheran Boosters Club, Legion, 4-H Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts.

CITY OF HARTLAND

Mayor: Kelly Routh
City Clerk: Tiffany Krueger - 507-845-2469
Date of City Council Meetings: 1st Monday of every month, 7:00 p.m., Community Hall
Water: City of Hartland: - 507-845-2469
Electric: Excel Energy - 800-895-4999
Natural Gas: Center Point Energy - 800-722-9326
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-642-5509
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Manchester/Hartland Phone Company - 507-826-3212
School District: NRHEG Independent School District 2168 — - 507-465-3205
Additional Info: Hartland Café, Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, Hartland — Evangelical Synod, Lutheran Pioneers Youth Group, Girl Scouts, 4-H Club, Senior Citizens Group.

CITY OF HAYWARD

Mayor: Willis Pfieffer
City Clerk: Carmen Christensen - 507-873-6734 - 507-373-1222
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Monday of every month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: City of Hayward
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Aquila - 800-303-0752
Cable TV: Hector Communications - 320-848-6611 US Cable - 800-783-2356
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557 Telephone: Qwest - 800-244-1111 McCleod USA - 800-393-1413
School District: Albert Lea School District 241 - — 507-379-4800

CITY OF HOLLANDALE

Mayor: Ted Radke
City Clerk: Becky Edwards - 507-889-4001 (City Clerk Office)
Date of City Council Meetings: First Monday of the Month, 7:00 p.m.
Water: City of Hollandale - 507-889-4001
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Cable TV: US Cable - 800-642-5509
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Frontier Communications - 800-921-8101
School District: Albert Lea School District 241 - 507-379-4800 Hollandale Christian School (Kindergarten through 8th) - 507-889-3321

CITY OF MANCHESTER

Mayor: Blake Shell
City Clerk: Angie Hannegrefs – 507-826-3395
Date of City Council Meetings: Second Monday of each month, at the fire department\city hall
Water: City of Manchester - 507-826-3395
Electric: Excel Energy - 800-895-4999
Natural Gas: LP
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
Telephone: Manchester/Hartland Phone Company - 507-826-3212
School District: Albert Lea Area Schools District 241 - 507-379-4800

CITY OF MYRTLE

Mayor: Bernard Meineke
City Clerk: Cheryl Breck - 507-448-3516
Date of City Council Meetings: First Monday of each month, held in the Fire Department
Water: Cheryl Breck - 507-448-3516
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: LP or Fuel Oil
Telephone: Qwest - 800-244-1111
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
School District: Glenville-Emmons School District 245 - 507-448-3623

CITY OF TWIN LAKES

Mayor: Joel Schwarz
City Clerk: Laural Soper - 507-852-2155
Date of City Council Meetings: First Monday of each month
Water: Larry Sletten - 507-852-3711
Electric: Alliant Energy - 800-255-4268
Natural Gas: Aquila - 800-303-0752
Telephone: WCTA - 800-592-6105
Satellite TV: DirecTV - 888-777-2454 Dish Network - 888-825-2557
School District: Albert Lea School District 241 - 507-379-4800

COMMUNITY BROCHURES & PUBLICATIONS

There are numerous Chamber Brochures and informational items that the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce publishes and/or distributes. To request information, please call or e-mail the Chamber office at 507-373-3938 or alfccoc@albertlea.org. All information sent through the mail or delivered by other means may have the cost of shipping and handling included. All items that are picked up in person at the Chamber office will have no additional charges.

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