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Side Lake, MN
The Side Lake Community is comprised of two adjacent townships, divided by the St. Louis County and Itasca County line. The Town of French is in St. Louis County. Side Lake is 20 miles north of Hibbing on County Road 5, 85 miles northwest of Duluth and 220 miles north of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Town Board Meeting Dates

The French Township Board holds its regular meetings on the First Tuesday of each month, at the Side Lake Community Center, at 7PM. Time and dates may change, with proper notice.


Request For Bids – Road Grader

Sealed bids will be received by the Town of French Board of Supervisors until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, and publicly opened and read at the Town of French Board of Supervisors regular meeting for the sale of a Galion road grader. The grader can be viewed at 7485 McCarthy Beach Road, Side […]

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New life saving device for the Side Lake Rec Center

We are pleased to let you know that there is a new automated external defibrilator (AED) available at the Side Lake Rec Center. The ZOLL AED unit is mounted in its white box on the wall near the hallway to the kitchen. This device can save a life in a cardiac arrest situation. Simply remove […]

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