CSAH 5 County Bridge 634 (Riverside Bridge) Project

St. Louis County Public Works has scheduled a 2020 bridge reconstruction project located on CSAH 5, crossing over Sturgeon River and approximately 200’ south of Riverside Inn in Side Lake, MN. Reconstruction of the bridge is expected to begin August 3 rd , 2020. CSAH 5 will be closed to through traffic during construction operations, […]

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French Canister Site – Hazardous Waste Collection

The St. Louis County Environmental Services Department will be having a Household Hazardous Waste & Video Display Devices Collection at the French Canister Site on August 5, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. *Two video display devices per visit will be accepted from HOUSEHOLDS with payment by check or solid waste coupon – maximum […]

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PUBLIC HEARING UPDATE

NO WAKE DESIGNATION The Town Board discussed this Designation again at the June 2nd Township meeting. The decision was made to continue to postpone this hearing to comply with the State of MN Covid-19 regulations. However, it was also decided that this meeting should be postponed no later than Labor Day to give the community […]

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PUBLIC HEARING – REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

Due to the extended no travel period for COVID-19 protocol, we will postpone this public hearing until further notice. PUBLIC HEARING DATE – To be determined **WRITTEN INPUT/COMMENTS PREFERRED DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOL** Send written input/comments to: Town Clerk P.O. Box 28 Side Lake, MN 55781 or Email – frenchclerk@gmail.com

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Public Hearing Changed

The Town of French would like to adopt a “No Wake” Ordinance on the portion of the Sturgeon River, between Little Sturgeon Lake and Side Lake. We have posted a notice for a Public Hearing/comment period. The Public Hearing was to be held on Tuesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm at the Community Center in […]

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Census 2020 in Side Lake

Since the majority of residents in French Township do not get mail delivered to their homes, the census in this area is conducted under the Census Bureau’s Update/Leave method. This operation is designed to leave a questionnaire package at every identified housing unit. The operation was originally scheduled to begin in the middle of March, […]

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Important Broadband Announcement

PAUL BUNYAN COMMUNICATIONS HAS OBTAINED A GRANT TO HELP BRING FIBER OPTIC BROADBAND SERVICE TO YOUR HOME IF YOU LIVE IN THE AREA DESIGNATED ON THE MAP THOSE LIVING IN THIS AREA will be receiving information from Paul Bunyan Communications in the mail in the next several months. THIS IS NOT JUNK MAIL! You need […]

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Town of French Fire & EMS recruitment night

Have you ever thought about being a Volunteer Firefighter or First Responder? Town of French Fire and EMS is in need of firefighters and first responders to serve in our community right now. We will be hosting an open house recruitment night for those who are interested in joining our department. Wednesday, January 30th from […]

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Notice of PRIMARY Election

 Town of French                                                          State of Minnesota, County of St. Louis   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in all election precincts in the above named city/town at the Town Hall, 7548 Hwy 5, Side Lake, MN   on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  Polling places will be open from 7:00 […]

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