St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Founded: February 20, 1855
Named for: Saint Louis River
County Seat: Duluth

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Cities and Towns
Aurora, Babbitt, Biwabik, Brookston, Buhl, Chisholm, Cook, Duluth, Arnold (CDP), Ely, Eveleth, Floodwood, Gilbert, Hermantown, Hibbing, Hoyt Lakes Iron Junction, Kinney, Leonidas, McKinley, Meadowlands, Mountain Iron, Orr, Proctor, Tower, Virginia, Winton

Unorganized Areas
Angleworm Lake, Birch Lake, Brimson, Camp A Lake, Crab Lake, Dark River, Gheen, Hay Lake, Heikkala Lake, Janette Lake, Kabetogema, Leander Lake, Linwood Lake, Marion Lake, McCormack, Mud Hen Lake, Nett Lake, Northeast St. Louis, Northwest St. Louis, Picket Lake, Potshot Lake, Rollins, Sand Lake, Slim Lake, Sturgeon River, Sunday Lake, Tikander Lake, Whiteface Reservoir

Alango, Alborn, Alden, Angora, Arrowhead, Ault, Balkan, Bassett, Beatty, Biwabik, Breitung, Brevator, Camp 5, Canosia, Cedar Valley, Cherry, Clinton, Colvin, Cotton, Culver, Duluth, Eagles Nest, Ellsburg, Elmer, Embarrass, Fairbanks, Fayal, Field, Fine Lakes, Floodwood, Fredenberg, French, Gnesen, Grand Lake, Great St. Louis, Greenwood, Halden, Industrial, Kelsey, Kugler, Lakewood, Lavell, Leiding, Linden Grove, McDavitt, Meadowlands, Midway, Morcom, Morse, Ness, New Independence, Normanna, North Star, Northland, Owens, Pequaywan, Pike, Portage, Prairie Lake, Rice Lake, Sandy, Solway, Stoney Brook, Sturgeon, Toivola, Van Buren, Vermilion Lake, Waasa, White, Willow Valley, Wuori

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Biographies Births
Cemeteries Census
Churches County Records
Deaths Directories
Families History
Marriages Military
Newspapers Obituaries
People Public Officials
Wills and Probate

Website Updates

Website Updates:

BIOS: Nels Anderson, C. M. Atkinson, James Bale, Charles S. Prosser.
NEWS-ILLNESS: Victor Maki, Clarence B. Miller
PEOPLE: Gus Schroeder

DIRECTORIES: 1878 Cities and Businesses
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News - John H. Andres, R. Sickner, J. S. West
MILITARY: Soldiers - Arthur S. Gow, Richard E. Williams, C. W. Ramshaw
MILITARY: General News 1898-Duluth Soldiers Banqueted
OFFICIALS: Rosters - 1878 County Officials
OFFICIALS: News - Gilbert Ketcham, Olaf Knutson
WILLS: Inheritance taxes by individual 1909-1913
Submitted by Robin Line:
MARRIAGES: Ahonen-Nevala
OBITS: Lizzie Tolfson, Charles Sunineau, Mrs. Ordeal Tervais, Kate Hartogh, Mrs. J. L. Spenard, A. Delacey Wood, William St. Clair, David Carlson, Chester Congdon
NEWS-BUSINESS: A. D. Thompson & Co.
MILITARY: Soldiers - Homer LaForce
MILITARY: News - 1917-Liberty Loan
NEWS-CRIME: Harry P. Peterson, August Boo
NEWS-COURT: Individuals - Nathan vs. Wrought Iron Bridge Company
NEWS-COURT: General - 1895-Grand Jury Cases
NEWS-ILLNESS: Crabtree Family, Masog Boy, Mr. Ninivich
PEOPLE: J. Neimi, Leonidas Merritt
SCHOOLS: Ruth Larson

JUNE 2017
Submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS: Nicholas Neeb, Elizabeth E. Nichols, Margaret Rice, James McKinnon, Iver Odegard, Hans Larson
PEOPLE: Richard Ledecock
NEWS-WEATHER: 1898-Tornado

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