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A dedicated team of professionals leads the employees of St. Louis County. Some are elected, some are hired, others are appointed. Each works closely with the County Board to provide the best customer service to our citizens through their respective department or division.

 
Kevin Gray, County Administrator County Administrator
Kevin Z. Gray
Duluth Corthouse Room 202
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218- 726-2448
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Mark Rubin, County Attorney County Attorney
Mark Rubin
Duluth Courthouse Room 501
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2323
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Term Expires: 1/2/2023
Nancy Nilsen, County Auditor

Auditor/Treasurer
Nancy Nilsen
Duluth Courthouse, Room 214
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2380
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Term Expires:1/2/2023

Ross Litman, Sheriff

Sheriff
Ross Litman
Duluth Courthouse, Room 103
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218- 726-2340
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Term Expires:1/2/2023

Brian Fritsinger, Deputy Administrator

Deputy Administrator
Brian Fritsinger
Duluth Courthouse, Room 202
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-733-2955
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Dave Sipila, Assessor

Assessor
Dave Sipila
Northland Office Center, Room 2R
307 1st St S
Virginia, MN 55792
218-471-7276
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James R. Gottschald, Human Resources

Human Resources
James R. Gottschald
Duluth Courthouse, Room 1
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2422
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Mark Weber, Land & Minerals

Land & Minerals
Mark Weber
Gov't Services Center, Room 302
320 W 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2606
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Jeremy Craker, Information Technology

Information Technology
Jeremy Craker
Gov't Services Center, Room 402
320 W 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55802
218726-2333
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Matt Johnson, Planning & Community Development

Planning & Community Development
Matt Johnson
Gov't Services Center, Room 301
320 W 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5008
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Linnea Mirsch, Public Health & Human Services

Public Health & Human Services
Linnea Mirsch
Gov't Services Center, 6E
320 W 2nd St
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2097
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Public Records & Property Valuation
Mary Garness
Duluth Courthouse, Room 101
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2677
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Jim Foldesi, Public Works

Public Works
Jim Foldesi
Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex
4787 Midway Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-625-3840
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Jerry Hall, Property Management

Property Management
Jerry Hall
Duluth Courthouse, Room 515
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5085
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Jason Lukovsky, Emergency Communications (911)

Emergency Communications (911)
Jason Lukovsky
Public Safety Building
2030 N Arlington Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
218-336-4344
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Joe Austin, Safety & Risk Management

Safety & Risk Management
Joe Austin 
A.P. Cook Building
2503 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, MN 55811
218-733-2704
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Ted Ells, Veterans Service Offices

 Veterans Service Offices
Tedd Ells
Room 100
4815 Burning Tree Road
Duluth, MN 55811
218-725-5285
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Patty Swedberg, Extension Office

Extension Office
Patty Swedberg
A.P. Cook Building
2503 Rice Lake Road
Duluth, MN 55811
218-733-2879
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Donna Viskoe, Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex

Purchasing
Donna Viskoe
Richard H. Hansen Public Works & Transportation Complex
4787 Midway Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
218-726-2667
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John Ongaro, Intergovernmental Relations
 
Intergovernmental Relations
John Ongaro
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2455
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Dana Kazel, Public Information
 

Public Information
Dana Kazel
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-725-5049
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Bre Graber, Budget Management

Budget Management
Bre Graber
Room 213
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802
218-726-2457
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