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Benson County Courthouse
311 B Ave South
Minnewaukan, ND

Fax: 701-473-5571


Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 4:30pm

Closed for lunch

12 Noon - 12:30pm

 
911 Communications
701-662-0700 Starr Klemetsrud: sck@lrlec.org
222 W Walnut St
Devils Lake ND 58301-3596 Elvera Snyder: egw@lrlec.org
 
 
Auditor's Office
701-473-5340 Auditor/Treasurer: Bonnie Erickson: bserickson@nd.gov
PO Box 206  
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0206 Deputy Auditor: Shelly Weed: sweed@nd.gov
 
Commissioners
   
David Davidson Lowell Haagenson
701-766-4905 701-466-2394
7833 37th St NE PO Box 282
St. Michael ND 58370-9064 Leeds ND 58346-0282
   

Michael Steffan

Curtis Hvinden
701-766-4364 701-438-2571
4179 80th Ave NE 5152033rd St NE
St. Michael ND 58370-9051 Maddock ND 58348-9623
   
Ron Carlson  
701-473-5595  
PO Box 151  
Minnewaukan ND 58351  
   
Coroner's Office back to top
Jackie Downs Charles Nyhus
701-662-2131 701-324-4651
1031 7th St NE 325 Brewster St
Devils Lake, ND 58301-2798 Harvey, ND 58341
   
District Court  
Lana Johnson: lkjohnso@nd.gov Jill Schaeffer: jlschafer@nd.gov
701-473-5345  
PO Box 213  
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0213
   
Emergency Manager Extension Office
Scott Todahl: bcaa@gondtc.com Scott Knoke: scott.knoke@ndsu.edu
701-473-5320 701-473-5363
PO Box 184 PO Box 205
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0184 Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0205
   
Highway Department back to top
Lester Ellingson, Jr., Road Superintendent Alice Sogge, Administrative Assistant
PO Box 184 701-473-5496
Minnewaukan, ND 58351 bchwydep@gondtc.com
   
Housing Authority
Public Health Nurse
Laura Every, Director Shelley Aabrekke: saabrekke@nd.gov
701-473-5671 701-473-5444
201 Main St W Box 1C PO Box
Minnewaukan, ND 58351 Minnewaukan ND 58351
   
Recorder's Office
Rhoda Pfeifer, Director: rpfeifer@nd.gov Renee Haagenson, Deputy Recorder
701-473-5332 rhaagenson@nd.gov
PO Box 193  
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0193
   
Risk Management
   
Ellen Huffman & Randy Thompson 701-473-5524
PO Box 288 ehuffman@nd.gov
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0245 rrthompson@nd.gov
   
Sheriff's Office 701-473-5357 PO Box 194 Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0194
Sheriff Steven Rohrer: srohrer@nd.gov Deputies: Joe Shorey, Marv Holweger & Marc Haaland
   
   
Social Services 701-473-5302
PO Box 186 Minnewaukan ND 58351
Director Tom Rime: trime@nd.gov  
   
   
 
   
State's Attorney's Office
   
James Wang  
PO Box 211 701-473-5338
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0211
   
Superintendent of Schools Office
   
Lucia Jacobson  
PO Box 347 701-473-5370
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0347 lbjacobson@nd.gov
   
Tax Equalization
   
Randy Thompson  
PO Box 288 701-473-5524
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0288 rrthompson@nd.gov
   
Transportation  
   
Susan Fossen, Director  
105 Central Ave Ste 111 701-438-2192
Maddock, ND 58348 1-888-525-2104
   
Treasurer's Office Pay your property taxes online
   
Bonnie Erickson, County Treasurer/Auditor
 
Claudette Carlson, Deputy Treasurer Shelly Weed, Deputy Auditor
PO Box 204 701-473-5458
Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0204 bserickson@nd.gov

Office Information

All taxes become due January 1st and delinquent March 2nd.  A 5% discount on consolidated real estate taxes is allowed if the total tax is paid in full on or before February 15th.  If installments are made, the first payment will consist of one-half of the consolidated tax and the full amount of any special assessment.  If the first payment is not paid on or before March 1st, the following schedule is used:   March 2nd - 3% penalty; May 1st - 6% penalty; July 1st - 9% penalty; October 15th - 12% penalty to January 1st.  The second payment consists of the remaining one-half of the consolidated tax.  If the second payment is not paid on or before October 15th, penalty is 6% to January 1st.  Simple interest at 12% annum will begin after January 1st.  NDCC 57-20-01.  A tax lien will be put on your property if the current year taxes are delinquent on November 1st, adding a cost of $1.00 per parcel.  NDCC 57-20-26 Three year delinquent taxes will incur an additional charge of $50 per parcel on May 1st.  NDCC57-28-01  No refund is given for tax or fee if an overpayment amount is $5.00 or less.  NDCC 11-10-29

   
Veterans Service Office back to top
   
David Daeley  
PO Box 52 701-473-5451
311 B Avenue South ddaeley@nd.gov
Minnewaukan, ND 58352  
   
Water Board  
   
Lucia Jacobson, Secretary  
PO Box 347 701-473-5370
Minnewaukan, ND 58351  
   
Weed Control
   
Tim Finley  
3495 58th Ave NE  
Oberon, ND 58357-9636  
   
Zoning Board  
   
Bonnie Erickson, Secretary  
PO Box 206 701-473-5340
Minnewaukan, ND 58351 bserickson@nd.gov

 

911 Communications | Auditor's Office | Commission | Coroner's Office | District Court
Emergency Management | Extension | Highway Department | Housing Authority | Nurse | Public Health | Recorder's Office
Risk Management | Sheriff's Office | Social Services | State's Attorney's Office | Superintendent of Schools
Tax Equalization | Transportation | Treasurer's Office | Veterans Service Office | Water Board | Weed Control | Zoning Board

 



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