Utility companies in area: Otter Tail Power, Otter Tail Telcom
Cultural and recreational facilities in area: Three parks are located in the city
Festivals: Ashby Appreciation Days, third weekend in July
Churches: Peace Lutheran; Ashby First Presbyterian
Health facilities: Pelican Lake Nursing Home
Emergency services: volunteer ambulance and fire department; full-time police department
Largest employers: Johnson-Nelson Masonry; Ashby Public School; Pelican Lake Healthcare Center
Quick fact: Ashby holds a golf tournament on the ice each year in February.