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County Information
Created 1896

Parent County: Polk

Named for the Red Lake River

County Seat
Red Lake Falls


Townships

Cities

Browns Creek Township
Emardville Township
Equality Township
Garnes Township
Gervais Township
Lake Pleasant Township
Lambert Township

Louisville Township
Poplar River Township
Red Lake Falls Township
River Township
Terrebonne Township
Wylie Township

Brooks
Oklee
Plummer
Red Lake Falls

There are several vestiges of unincorporated villages that were once important service centers. These areas have been losing their population until today there are only a few people living in each of them. These sites (now in some cases no longer recognizable as villages of any size) are: Terrebonne, Dorothy, Roland, Wylie, Huot, and Marcoux Corner.


Online Data

Biographies
Births
(news, records)
Cemeteries
Census

Churches
(news, history)

Court
(news, suits)

Deaths

Families
(reunions, histories)

History

Marriages

Military

Miscellaneous
(local people)

Newspaper Data

Red Lake Reservation

Obituaries

Schools
(news and history)

Website Updates:

JULY 2015
BIRTHS: Joseph Sayers, Antoine La Jeunesse
CHURCHES: Catholic Church Decorated
FAMILIES: McKaig's attend reunion
SCHOOLS: 1915-Hector Ridgway, Josie Brun, Myrtle Boobar, Eleanor Stevens
COURT: Albert Greeley
RED LAKE RESERVATION: Proposed Railroad Invading
HISTORY: Geographical Naming History
MISCELLANEOUS: (people) Frank Brun, Agnes Gurneau, Joseph Omen, Mabel Douglass, J. Geo. Littledeer, No-din-e-be-nais, Solomon Blue, Ah-ke-wain-zee, John Sayers, Me-Zhuck-eence, Ah shah ish kah we ne nee
CENSUS: Totals by decades

FEBRUARY 2015
OBITS: Mrs. James Bobeau, Karin Waestad
BIOS: Frank Jeffers
NEWS-PEOPLE: John Peterson, Clarence Lynch, Erling Thoen, Mrs. Gunover Nessland
NEWS-SICK: Ernest Hegland
NEWS-CRIME: Knut Evje Murdered, 1920-Frank Plante Surrenders
NEWS-RELOCATE: Mrs. H. N. Johnson, Fred Lende

OCTOBER 2014
OBITS: Halvor Nesland, Knute Nesland, Tille Sannes, Deymonaz Child
VISIT: Mrs. Gordon MacDougall, Mrs. O. E. Soland, Gina Slettvedt

Prior Updates






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