Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where is the Courthouse located?

 

601 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN  55616

Map

 


When is the Courthouse open?



Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, except for  holidays and weather emergencies.

 

2017  *

Courthouse &

Forestry

Emergency Mngt, HR & Commissioners

Highway

Human

Services

Sheriff’s Office

Monday, January 2nd 2017 New Year’s Day

X

X

X

X

X

Monday January 16th Martin Luther King Jr.

X

X

 

X

 

Monday February 20th Presidents Day

X

X

 

X

 

Friday April 14th 
Good Friday

 

 

X

 

X

Monday May 29th Memorial Day

X

X

X

X

X

Tuesday July 4th Independence Day

X

X

X

X

X

Monday September 4th Labor Day

X

X

X

X

X

Monday October 9th
Columbus Day

  

 

X

 

X

Friday November 10th Veteran’s Day

X

X

X

X

X

Thursday November 23rd Thanksgiving Day

X

X

X

X

X

Friday November 24th Day After Thanksgiving

X

X

X

X

X **

Sunday December 24th Christmas Eve

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

Monday December 25th Christmas Day Observed

X

X

X

X

X

Monday January 1st  
New Year’s Day

X

X

X

X

X

 

*Holiday calendar subject to Collective Bargaining Agreements and Board review.

**Cooks, Sentence to Serve, Jail Administrator, Office Assistant and Under Sheriff.

Note:  Health & Human Services hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm, except for  holidays and weather emergencies.

What phone number can I call?

The Main Courthouse Phone Number:  218-834-8300

 

See the directory page of this website, each department has their own main incoming number.

 

Observed Holidays by Lake County

Many departments list their calendars within the department pages and you can view their scheduled holiday observance there. 

 

Or you may view the table below for a single view of all the departments and the dates each office is closed. 

Finding my polling place

If you are unsure of your precinct location, check the Secretary of State Precinct Finderpage. After a few questions to obtain your home address, it will provide the precinct number and location where you will go to vote as well as list which district elections within the state you are able to vote in.

 

Information on Genealogy

Recorders Office – Vital Statistics

Information on Voting

Auditors Office – Election section

 

Jail - Visitor Hours

 

Sheriff’s Office – Lake County Jail section

 

Purchase County Highway map

Purchase Platbook

Auditors Office or Forestry

 

Services to US Veterans

Veterans Services Officer – see Department section