Welcome to the Official Website of the City of Brooten, Minnesota.
as the Heart of the Bonanza Valley, Brooten is a community made up
mostly of people of Scandinavian and German descent.
is a city rich in tradition and has plenty to offer. The schools are
top notch. The BBE School District (which stands for Belgrade, Brooten
and Elrosa) is the home of the Jaguars. The Elementary
School is located in Brooten and has an exceptional teaching force
. Recently this school won the prestigious "Blue Ribbon School" Award
presented to the school officials in Washington D.C. Only a handful of
schools are given this award every year. The BBE High School
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is in Belgrade which is 7 miles East of Brooten on Hwy. 55.
, a quiet town, offers housing at affordable prices for families and is
a good place to locate a business. The workforce in this area is
second to none when it comes to good work ethics. Bringing a business
to Brooten there is an opportunity to join the Commercial Club that
stays involved and contributes to the community in many ways. In Brooten
you can KNOW your neighbors. You may work with them, enjoy pie
& coffee with them or some sweets from the local bakery.
also is home to a modern airport, with a newly paved 3500' runway and a
new arrival/departure building for your business and pleasure flying
needs. Other fun things to do here are golfing, bowling, two parks in
Sports Activities at City Park
the city limits, tennis courts, sports
activities, summer recreation program, pie & coffee, and a retreat
center. Come for the day and enjoy a meal at one of our local eateries.
local newspaper, The Bonanza Valley Voice, will keep you up to speed
with all that goes on. Bonanza Valley Days are held the week-end after
the 4th of July and they have a great small town parade with three days
of activities loaded with fun.