Welcome New Residents

The following people would like to welcome you to Minnesota Lake, MN, Faribault & Blue Earth Counties

City Council

Jeffery Jamsley - Mayor
Edie More - Council Member
Joan Proehl - Council Member
Richard Staloch - Council Member
Rob Stencel - Council Member

City Employees

Mike Bammert - Public Works Supervisor
Dylan Groskreutz - Public Works Maint. Tech
Ben Standahl - Police Chief
Dawn Whitehead - City Clerk/Treasurer


  • Recycling is every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Garbage is pickup up every Thursday morning – please have your bin (and bags) out by 8:00 a.m. Yellow garbage bins to use for overflow are sold at the City office on Main Street
  • Two yard Dumpsters are available by
    calling 462-3277. 
    Residents may have dumpster up to 2 weeks – minimum fee of $50 and each dump is $50.00.

Kremer House

Museum & Library Hours:
Tuesday2:00 to 5:00  . . . . . . .  507-462-3420


  • Old Mill Park is located on the lake off of 5th Street W.
  • The Old Mill Park is free to all, but reservations can be made to reserve 1 of 2 shelters.  Call City Office at 507-462-3277 to inquire and make reservation.

Schools - Maple River

MR Eagle

Information  . . . . . . . .  507-524-3918
High-School-Mapleton  . . . . . . . .  507-462-3420


Parking Regulations

  • No parking on any city street after a plowable snowfall of 2” or more until streets are cleared.
  • No vehicle shall be parked upon any street in any one place for a longer continuous period than 48 hours

Dog Licenses

  • All dogs MUST be licensed.
  • Only three dogs per residence are allowed. License can be obtained at the City Hall.
  • Bring a copy of the Rabies Vaccination when obtaining a license.

Building Permits

Construction permits are required for all outside improvements (except painting). All permits must be approved before construction begins. Please apply for a permit at least 2 weeks before.  You can download a Construction Permit here.

Where to Vote

Lembke Building-103 Main Street N., you can register for voting by calling Faribault County Auditor’s Office at 507-526-6213 or you can register the day of elections here in Minnesota Lake. If you live in Blue Earth County, please call 507-304-4341


Call before you DIG It’s the law to call before digging. Call Gopher State One 800-252-1166.

City Hall Information

Mon-Thurs: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 12pm

103 Main St N
P.O. Box 98
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068

Phone: 507-462-3277
Fax: 507-462-3438


Police/Fire Emergency…911 or
Non-Police emergency 507-462-3555

     City of Minnesota Lake 507-462-3277
     Excel Energy 800-895-1999
Natural Gas
     Northwest Natural Gas 800-367-6964
Gas Leak 800-889-4970

LP Gas
     Central Farm Service 507-462-3315
Local Newspaper
     Minnesota Lake Tribune - 507-462-3321
Post Office

City Council Meetings

City Council:
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the City Office in the:
Lembke Building 6:00pm
103 Main St. N,
Minnesota Lake

(If meeting times should change, notice will be posted on the bulletin board in the Lembke Building Hallway)


City of Minnesota Lake

103 Main St. N.
PO Box 98
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
T: 507-462-3277
F: 507-462-3438