Founded: December 27, 1906
County Seat: Mahnomen
The entire county is part of the White Earth Indian Reservation. It is the only county in Minnesota entirely within an Indian reservation.
The county, along with East Polk and Becker County, is one of the biggest cattle-raising areas in the northwestern part of Minnesota.
The county name derives from the Ojibwe term for "wild rice"
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MILITARY: WWI Casualties - collected and organized by Susan Duff-Erkel
DEATHS: Additional Post 1965 Deaths
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1916-Community, 1901 Indians Threaten Trouble, 1905-Smallpox at Mahnomen
WHITE EARTH RESERVATION: News - 1906 Indians not the only losers
COURT: John Vig and Alfred Lillo
PEOPLE: John Carl, Hannah Iverson
BIOS: Henry Birkett, Pierre Bottineau
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1905-Commercial Club, 1904-Train Service
NEWS-ILLNESS: Alfred Hawkins
NEWS-VISITS: John Spratt
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Joseph L. Huber, H. J. Parent, Robert Qual
MILITARY: Soldiers-Robert Qual, Robert Kesseler, Frank Paul, Lawrence Svobodny
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: J. J. Urness, John W. Carl, James McIntosh, Henry C. Harty
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