Polk County, Minnesota

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County Information
Created July 20, 1858
Named For: President James K. Polk
County Seat: Crookston
Largest city: East Grand Forks

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Cities and Towns
Beltrami, Climax, Crookston, East Grand Forks, Erskine, Fertile, Fisher, Fosston, Gully, Lengby, McIntosh, Mentor, Nielsville, Trail, Winger

Townships
Andover, Angus, Badger, Belgium, Brandsvold, Brandt, Brislet, Bygland, Chester, Columbia, Crookston, Eden, Esther, Euclid, Fairfax, Fanny, Farley, Fisher, Garden, Garfield, Gentilly, Godfrey, Grand Forks, Grove Park-Tilden, Gully, Hammond, Helgeland, Higdem, Hill River, Hubbard, Huntsville, Johnson, Kertsonville, Keystone, King, Knute, Lessor, Liberty, Lowell, Nesbit, Northland, Onstad, Parnell, Queen, Reis, Rhinehart, Roome, Rosebud, Russia, Sandsville, Scandia, Sletten, Sullivan, Tabor, Tynsid, Vineland, Winger, Woodside

Online Data

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Deaths Directories
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Marriages Military
Naturalizations Newspaper Data
Obituaries Public Officials
Schools Wills and Probate

Website Updates



JUNE 2018
MILITARY: WWI Soldiers - John A. Eichammer, Jarl R. Eggen, Henry C. Weiby, Carl Sather, Bernard Sather, Charley A. Gran, Lauritz Larson, Alfred Oppegaard, Helmer Nesseth, Theodore Stalemo, John G. Berg, Benjamin Joseph Bradshaw
MARRIAGES: Olson-Knaeble
OBITS: R. P. Herrick
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1912-Creamery Picnic
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Mrs. Martin Jensen submitted by Robin Line

FEBRUARY 2018
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Business Directory and Gazetteer
OFFICIALS: News-E. O. Hagen, Robert E. Risch, H. C. Misner
OFFICIALS: Rosters -1879-County Officials, 1895-Fire Wardens
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-W. R. Ramstad, Arthur Layton, Albert O. Kalad
MILITARY: Soldiers-Carl Hanson, A. S. Gould, Archie Patterson
Submitted by Robin Line:
BIOS: Hans H. Bangen, Robert Anderson
NEWS-ILLNESS: Carl Johnson
OBITS: August Sandvone, Mrs. T. H. Perkins, Even Kelsven
NEWS-CRIME: John Strickler
NEWS-FIRES/WRECKS: 1911-Eight Injured In Crash

AUGUST 2017
MILITARY: News - Andrew J. Kelly
MARRIAGES: Iverson-Hjeld and Bennett-Iverson
NEWS-CRIME: Oliver Hines, Victim



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