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American Red Cross (Home Fire Safety Visits)

Schedule a FREE Red Cross Home Fire Safety Visit!

During your home visit, you will receive:

  • Installed smoke alarms if no working smoke alarms are present in your home
  • Guidance in the development of a Family Disaster Plan
  • Valuable emergency preparedness tips and information
  • All demonstration and installation services will be performed by Red Cross-trained volunteers and/or licensed/insured professionals

To schedule your free Home Fire Safety Visit, click here: https://www.redcross.org/local/mn-nd-sd/about-us/our-work/home-fire-campaign/smoke-alarm-request.html



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City of Ely

  • Library: 224 E Chapman Street. Phone: 218-365-5140
  • Airport: 1583 Highway 1. Phone: 218-365-5600



Phone
  • 218-365-3224
  • 855-884-1374

Web
Address
  • 209 E Chapman Street
    Ely, MN 55731

Email
City of Silver Bay

City office hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

  • Airport: Wayne Johnson Silver Bay Municipal Airport. Phone: 218-226-3542
  • Fire Department: Fire and building permits available
  • Library: 9 Davis Drive, Silver Bay. Phone: 218-226-4331



Phone
  • 218-226-4408

Web
Address
  • 7 Davis Drive
    Silver Bay, MN 55614

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City of Two Harbors

  • Library: 320 Waterfront Drive, Two Harbors
  • Community Building: 417 South Avenue, Two Harbors
  • Two Harbors Helgeson Municipal Airport: 608 Airport Road, Two Harbors
  • Animal Control:  415 20th Avenue.  Phone: 218-834-5806 (see Humane Society)



Phone
  • 218-834-5631

Web
Address
  • City Hall
    522 1st Avenue
    Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Department of Motor Vehicles and License Bureau

Driver’s license and identification cards, motor vehicle title transfers, motor vehicle tabs, boat/ATV/snowmobile registration.

*Silver Bay location does not handle driver’s license or identification cards.



Phone
  • 218-510-0840 (Two Harbors License Bureau)
  • 218-226-3076 (Silver Bay)

Web

Address
  • Two Harbors License Bureau
    629 7th Avenue
    Two Harbors, MN 55616
    twoharborsdmv@gmail.com
  • Bay Trip Licensing & Outfitters
    24 Shopping Center Road
    Silver Bay, MN 55614

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Lake County

  • Assessor
  • Attorney
  • Auditor
  • Court Administration
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Services
  • Facilities
  • Forestry
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health and Human Services
  • Highway
  • Human Resources
  • Recorder
  • Sheriff
  • Veterans Services
  • Vital Records



Phone
  • 218-834-8300 (Two Harbors)
  • 218-226-4443 (Silver Bay)
  • 800-450-8832 (toll free)

Web
Address
  • 601 3rd Avenue
    Two Harbors, MN 55616
  • Silver Bay Service Center
    99 Edison Blvd.
    Silver Bay, MN 55614

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Lake County Humane Society

No kill shelter/pound for cats and dogs. Call to report a lost/missing animal. Takes stray cats and dogs. Does NOT accept surrender animals.

Facebook Page: Lake County Humane Society



Phone
  • 218-834-5806
  • 218-834-8385 (non-emergency dispatch)

Web

Address
  • 415 20th Avenue
    PO Box 27
    Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Parks and Recreation

Programs include, but are not limited to, softball, baseball, swimming, arts and crafts, tennis and open gym.

www.twoharborsmn.gov/

www.silverbay.com



Phone
  • 218-834-5631 (Two Harbors)
  • 218-226-4214 (Silver Bay)

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Post Offices

  • Beaver Bay (phone: 218-226-4129) 1014 Main Street, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
  • Ely (phone: 218-365-3210) 34 South 2nd Avenue, Ely, MN 55731
  • Finland (phone: 218-353-7318) 6638 Highway 1, Finland, MN 55603
  • Knife River (phone: 218-834-3433) 200 Central Avenue, Knife River, MN 55609
  • Silver Bay (phone: 218-226-3700) 13 Shopping Center, Silver Bay, MN 55614
  • Two Harbors (phone: 218-834-3430) 106 Waterfront Drive, Two Harbors, MN 55616



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  • (no email address available)
Sharps Disposal Sites

Sharps disposal options in Lake County

Lake View Medical Clinics in both Silver Bay and Two Harbors now accept needles, lancets and syringes (sharps) during business hours. Just check in with the registration office at either location.

Sharps must be placed in puncture-resistant plastic with leak-resistant sides and bottom, such as an empty laundry detergent bottle with a screw-on lid. Do not store them in glass bottles, aluminum cans or coffee cans. Label them as medical waste before bringing them in for disposal.

Medical Sharp Drop off Locations in Lake County

  • Lake View Silver Bay Medical Clinic, 50 Outer Dr., Silver Bay. Open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Lake View Medical Clinic Two Harbors, 325 11th Avenue, Two Harbors. Open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 pm.
  • Lake County Recycling Center, Recycle Center Drive, Two Harbors. Open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.



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Social Security Administration



Phone
  • 1-855-863-3560
  • 1-800-325-0778 (TTY)

Web
Address
  • US Bank Building
    Suite 500
    230 West Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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United Way (Head of the Lakes)

For information and referral to local agencies assisting those in need.



Phone
  • 218-726-4770
  • 2-1-1

Web
Address
  • Suite 402
    424 West Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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