Kittson County

Kittson County, Minnesota

410 5th St S Suite 214
Hallock, MN 56728
Phone: (218) 843-2655
Fax: (218) 843-2656

In the northwestern corner of MN, north of Grand Forks, ND; established as Pembina County Apr 24, 1879 from unorganized lands; name changed Mar 9, 1878. Name Origin: For Norman Wolfred Kittson (1814-88), fur trader, territorial legislator (1851-55), and mayor of Saint Paul (1858)

Area (sq mi):: 1103.51 (land 1097.08; water 6.43) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 4,792 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.30%; 1990-2000 -8.40% Population 2000: 5,285 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,525; median household $32,515; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,329-$29,479
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Others wander through Kittson County farms and marshes until they arrive near St.
(H-4) 5 0/8 5 4/8 4/8 Totals 85 7/8 88 4/8 7 7/8 Gross typical score 196 7/8 Subtract side-to-side differences -7 7/8 Add abnormal points + 26 4/8 FINAL NET NON-TYPICAL SCORE 215 4/8 Joel Deere and Aaron Younggren each buck in Kittson County, Minnesota, on shot this great Nov.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Minnesota PCA) has requested public comment on an environmental assessment worksheet prepared for a proposed expansion of the Mar-Kit sanitary landfill east of Hallock in Kittson County.
In an application filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Viking is seeking to build 5.6 miles of 24-inch pipeline to parallel the existing mainline in Kittson County. The new line would extend from the Minnesota/Manitoba border to a Viking Gas Transmission natural gas compressor station near Humboldt, MN, and would be placed in existing ROW.
Andre Jerome told his story to Joseph Bouvette (the local newspaper editor) who wrote an article entitled "Andre Jerome: First Settler in Kittson County" in 1906:
In 1872, Martin Jerome, Andre's father, sold river lot #54 north of Emerson, and Andre Jerome and his family moved south to become "the first settlers of Kittson County, Minnesota" at the mouth of the Red and Two Rivers.
Bouvette, editor of the Kittson County Enterprise, published a long story about "Andrew Jerome" in the silver anniversary edition in 1906.