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Welcome to Porter, Minnesota

Since its founding in 1881, Porter has been a small town with big ambitions, a place its residents are proud to call home! The goal of your local government is to utilize our website to communication and maintain transparency with citizens and promote our community and all that it offers to visitors.

In the know...

Porter Community Auction

The Porter Community Auction will be held on Saturday, April 22. All consignments must be in by Friday, March 31 in order to be included in the sale bill. Consignments will be accepted up until the beginning of the sale on April 22.

To list your consignments, contact:

John Cornell: 507-531-0511

Charlie Anderson: 605-695-6240


This may affect your 2024 property taxes.

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Porter will meet on April 11, 2023 6:30-7:00 p.m. at the Porter City Hall, 301 Lone Tree Street, Porter. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor. 

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor's office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.

Public Comment Sought for County's Hazard Mitigation Plan

Please review this document from the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Department regarding a review and comment opportunity for the County's Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Property Available for Development

The City of Porter is offering two residential properties that are shovel-ready for development. The properties can be purchased individuals as quarter-acre lots, or as a single half-acre lot. These properties are located just half a block from the park and are an ideal location to raise your family, or spend your retirement!

As an added bonus, the City of Porter is offering a rebate program if a home is built on these properties within one year of purchase. The rebates offered may refund you for up to the full purchase price of the property purchased!

More details are available on the Make Porter Home page.

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