Lincoln County, Minnesota

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Courthouse completed in 1920.
mkkrogman photo 2016


County Information
Created by the Minnesota Legislature on March 6, 1873
It was created out of the western part of Lyon County
Named after Abraham Lincoln
County Seat: Ivanhoe

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Cities and Towns
Arco, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Lake Benton, Tyler

Townships
Alta Vista, Ash Lake, Diamond Lake, Drammen, Hansonville, Hendricks, Hope, Lake Benton, Lake Stay, Limestone, Marble, Marshfield, Royal, Shaokatan, Verdi

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Website Updates



MAY 2018
OBITS: Edward Rockensock, Patrick Ryan
MARRIAGES: Pre 1880 County Records
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. George Hauswedell, Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Frost, Mr. & Mrs. George Hansen
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Charles Johnson
PEOPLE: A. W. Pochardt, Richard Polesky
NEWS-BUSINESSES: J. B. Howe, H. C. Hanson

FEBRUARY 2018
MILITARY: Soldiers-William C. Dorn, E. Giles
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Bennie E. Johnson, Hery Sverdal, N. C. Howe, Gustav A. Hexum
OFFICIALS: News-Marcus Lauritzen, Robert A. Bigham, G. A. Spellbrink, George Graff, John McKinzie, L. P. Johnson, J. A. Bingham
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878-County Officials, 1895-Fire Wardens
WILLS ETC.: Inheritance taxes- Anna Dresser, Mathias Van Berg
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Business Directory and Gazetteer

SEPTEMBER 2017
OBITS: Henry John Pope
PEOPLE: Frank Carlisle
NEWS-SICK: Fred Hoskins
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. E. P. Hughes

JUNE 2017
NEWS-WEATHER: 1891-Hail as big as goose eggs
PEOPLE: Knute Iverson
TORNADOS: Survivors 1918-Tyler Tornado

MARCH 2017
MILITARY: Vietnam War Casualties, Korean War Casualties, News item for Harold Ostergaard
PEOPLE: Mrs. E. Moustgard
OBITS: Walter F. Robinson
TORNADOS: Tyler Victims, Grace Combs
NEWS-WEATHER: 1909-Heavy Drifts



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Yellow Medicine County (north)
Lyon County (east)
Pipestone County (south)
Brookings County, SD (west)
Deuel County, SD (northwest)


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