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Over-the-Counter Timber Sales


To be eligible to purchase a St. Louis County Over-the-Counter Timber Sale, a Responsible Operators Application Form must be on file with the Land and Minerals Dept. and past due accounts must be made current. To operate on St. Louis County Lands, a Responsible Operators Application Form and a Certificate of Compliance with Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law must be completed and on file at the St. Louis County Land & Minerals Department, Government Services Building, 320 West 2nd Street, Suite 302, Duluth, MN 55802.

The Responsible Operators List is updated annually. To stay on the Responsible Operators List, the Responsible Operators Application Update Form must be filled out each year and returned to the Land & Minerals Department at the above address.

To operate on county managed land, loggers must complete training in a recognized logger training program. The organizations that provide logger training in this area are the Minnesota Logger Education Program (MLEP) (MLEP Training Requirements) and the Forest Industry Safety & Training Alliance Inc.

All contractors operating on St. Louis County Tax Forfeited Lands are required to complete a Contractor Pre-Work Session (note: you must be able to print the Certificate of Completion). Upon successful completion of the E-Training, present the Certificate of Completion to the contract administrator.

The timber sales listed below were previously offered at public auction and did not sell and are now available over-the-counter.

Please call the Area Office listed after the sale if you have any questions:

 Virginia Area Telephone Number - (218) 742-9898

 Cook Field Office Telephone Number - (218) 361-2079

 Ely Field Office Telephone Number - (218) 365-8230

 Pike Lake Area Telephone Number - (218) 625-3700

B21-531212 Pike Lake Area (Brimson)
523.32 KBDownload
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B21-551211 Pike Lake Area (Brimson)
245.70 KBDownload
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B21-551314 Pike Lake Area (Brimson)
585.29 KBDownload
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Big Nugget Cook Area
Big Nugget
608.49 KBDownload
C19-661713 Cook Area
497.19 KBDownload
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C21-641814 Cook Area
591.90 KBDownload
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C21-652010 Cook Area
316.71 KBDownload
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Decorative Products Tract 01
470.79 KBDownload
Decorative Products Tract 02
494.60 KBDownload
Decorative Products Tract 05
487.02 KBDownload
Decorative Products Tract 06
776.33 KBDownload
E21-611432 Ely Area
248.00 KBDownload
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F20-531831 Pike Lake Area (Floodwood)
756.65 KBDownload
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F21-512104 Pike Lake Area (Floodwood)
521.59 KBDownload
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F21-522126 Pike Lake Area (Floodwood)
518.18 KBDownload
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F21-531823 Pike Lake Area (Floodwood)
297.18 KBDownload
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K21-511501 Pike Lake Area (Island Lake)
184.63 KBDownload
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K21-521404 Pike Lake Area (Island Lake)
526.49 KBDownload
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V21-602113 Virginia Area
529.64 KBDownload
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