About St. Louis County

 
 

Vibrant economy and spectacular beauty 

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Located in northeastern Minnesota, St. Louis County is home to 200,226 people spread across 7,092 square miles. 

Known for its natural beauty and resources, St. Louis County is the gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the greatest of the Great Lakes - Lake Superior. We also are home to Voyageurs National Park,  the Superior National Forest, four state parks, 1,000 lakes, and hundreds of miles of rivers. We are the largest county east of the Mississippi River, and are larger than three states.

Our diverse communities range from the metropolitan area of Duluth, our county seat, to small mining towns, and farm regions. Population is concentrated in and around our county seat of Duluth, and along the Mesabi and Vermilion Iron Ranges.

The major industries include mining, wood and paper products, shipping, aviation, higher education, health care and tourism.

To serve the citizens of our vast county, we maintain courthouses in Duluth, Virginia and Hibbing, and a Government Services Center in Ely, plus numerous smaller offices and Public Works facilities in other towns.

 

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2/5/2019 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

County Board Meeting

Location:     St. Louis County Courthouse, Duluth, MN

                  2nd Floor Board Room

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*Agendas are posted online the Friday prior to the meeting

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2/6/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Community forum on connection between e-cigarettes and mental health

What is the connection between mental health and vaping (e-cigarette use)? And what should the public know to better address the situation? A community forum on the topic will be held Wednesday, February 6, from 4-6 p.m. at the Eveleth Auditorium, 421 Jackson Street in Eveleth.
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2/12/2019 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

County Board Meeting

Location:     Proctor City Hall, 100 Pionk Drive  Proctor, MN

                

Meeting Agenda

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2/14/2019 10:00 AM

Tax Forfeited Property Auction

Properties that will go up for public auction on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the AAD Shriners Center in Hermantown. Please note that this list does not include afternoon private non-public adjoining owner sales.
 
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2/26/2019 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

County Board Meeting

Location:     Floodwood Fair Center, 107 W 7th Avenue, Floodwood, MN

 

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2/28/2019 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Horticulture Workshop: Celebrate Gardening

February 28, 2019
Mt. Iron Community Center - 8586 Enterprise Dr. S. Mt. Iron

Learn how to garden for a healthier you!
Growing the 5 most Nutritious Vegetables
Growing Apples in the Northland
Growing Peppers
Growing Great Tomatoes in Northern MN
Mastering Gardening Essentials

Celebrate Gardening Registration: $23 per person
Mail registration & payment to the Extension Office. Make checks payable to St. Louis County. Call 749-7120 or visit stlouiscountymn.gov/ext for more info.

Program is 12:30 - 4:30PM. Check-in begins at noon.
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3/5/2019 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

County Board Meeting

Location:     St. Louis County Courthouse, Duluth, MN

                  2nd Floor Board Room

Meeting Agenda

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