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Assessor 218-683-7029
Attorney 218-681-0773
Auditor 218-683-7000
District Court 218-684-7000
Economic Development 218-681-7387
Emergency Management 218-683-7087
Extension 218-683-7030
Human Services 218-681-2880
Highway Department 218-683-7017
Inter County Nursing 218-681-0876
Maintenance 218-683-7018
Motor Vehicle Licensing 218-683-7020
Recorder 218-683-7027
Sentence to Serve 218-683-7001
Sheriff 218-681-6161
Treasurer 218-683-7022
Veterans Services 218-683-7034
Victims Services 218-681-0881
MN Dept of Corrections 218-683-8520
Pennington SWCD 218-683-7075

Pennington County Courthouse
101 Main Avenue North
PO Box 616
Thief River Falls, MN 56701


The Pennington County Government Center will be OPEN to the public effective June 26th, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Only the Northwest entrance will be open. The following internal departments will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice or as stated below. Please call with any questions about conducting county business.

Child Support: 683-7084 (appt. only effective 06/29/20)
Inter-County Nursing: 681-0876 (open by appt only)
Extension: 683-7030
Veteran Services: 683-7034

Please be patient and respectful of the precautions being taken by Pennington County, they are for the safety of the public and employees.

Online Tax Payment and Information Search

NOW AVAILABLE: Pennington County GIS

County Weather Forecast

Signed Petition for Drainage System Modification & Partial Abandonment for Pennington County Ditches 1 & 70

Commissioner meetings are the 2nd Tuesday at 10:00 am and the 4th Tuesday at 5:00 pm of each month. Agendas, Minutes, and meeting documents can be found under the Commissioner's Department. Contact the Auditor's office at 683-7000 if you need to meet with the County Board.

The Pennington County Human Service Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Human Service Office Building at 318 Knight Ave N. Meetings are scheduled for:
April through October at 7:00 AM
November through March at 12:00 (NOON)
Agendas, meetings minutes, and meeting documents can be found under the Commissioners Department.

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