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County Information


Founded December 27, 1906
Seat: Mahnomen
Largest city: 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"


Townships

Cities

Beaulieu Township
Bejou Township
Chief Township
Clover Township
Gregory Township
Heier Township
Island Lake Township
La Garde Township

Lake Grove Township
Little Elbow Township
Marsh Creek Township
Oakland Township
Pembina Township
Popple Grove Township
Rosedale Township
Twin Lakes Township

Bejou
Mahnomen
Naytahwaush CDP
Waubun



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Deaths

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News

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People

Schools

White Earth Reservation

Wills and Probate

Website Updates:

AUGUST 2015
HISTORY : News Items: Mahnomen People Want New County, New County of Mahnomen, Opposition to formation of Mahnomen County, Not enough population to be a county
OBITS: Pym-Way-Gwon-Abe
PEOPLE: Grace Weston
NEWS-VISIT/RELOCATE: John Hornstine
NEWS-BUSINESS: 1907-New Bank, Henry Birkett, B. L. Fairbanks Co.
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1905-Plaintalk Newspaper, 1907-Women Build Sidewalk

JULY 2015
WILLS & PROBATE : Chester A. Congdon
SCHOOLS : 1914-School Dedicated
COURT : 1907-Court held in church
FAMILIES : Widme Brothers
MILITARY: William Mitchell
WHITE EARTH RESERVATION: (court rulings) 1913-Sale of Land

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