Itasca County

Itasca County, Minnesota

123 NE 4th St
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 327-2847
Fax: (218) 327-2848

In north-central MN, west of Hibbing; original county; established Oct 27, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Itasca Lake; name coined by explorer and ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), who thought the lake was the "true source" of the Mississippi River. From Latin: the last part of veritas 'truth' and first part of caput 'head.'

Area (sq mi):: 2927.78 (land 2665.06; water 262.72) Population per square mile: 16.70
Population 2005: 44,384 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 43,992 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,717; median household $36,234; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,204-$24,048
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Itasca County District Court denied the man's motion for judgment as a matter of law, and the Court of Appeals affirmed.
Minimum bids start at $13,300 for a 13.87-acre marshy property in Greenfield to nearly $100,000 for a 0.25-acre Itasca County lakeside parcel overlapping an existing house.
Target: Itasca County, Minnesota real estate interests
Last December, Cleveland-Cliffs Minnesota Land Development finalised the acquisition certain Itasca County, Minnesota real estate interests from Minnesota-based mineral and nonmineral lands leasing and maintenance firm Glacier Park Iron Ore Properties LLC (GPIOP).
Cleveland-Cliffs said it is addressing "inaccurate media reports" related to its real estate interests located in Itasca County west of Nashwauk, Minnesota, as well as recent activities the company performed on its own site.
Itasca County lies in the north-central part of the state and is considered by many to be a sportsman's paradise.
Itasca County, in which the Supreme Court held that if a state regulates but does not prohibit an activity, it may not prohibit that same activity in Indian Country under P.L.
Holly Downing and Laurie Benge, Itasca County public health nurses, are the project architects.
Itasca County Sheriff Pat Medure said he expects an overflow if the initiative is passed.
The American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) recently recognized two new Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) program members: the Itasca County Land Development of Minnesota and the Ames Plantation in Tennessee.
Forest Service, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Itasca County, and a private landowner.
The approach in Hennepin and Dakota Counties, which are geographically contiguous and served by many of the same HMOs, differed from that in Itasca County. The demonstration in Hennepin and Dakota required Medicaid recipients, including most aged, blind, and disabled persons, to enroll in prepaid health plan.