About Ashby

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.

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