Breitung Township Home Page

The Iron Range Historical Society is requesting your help to update the Breitung Township History.  Please click the link below if you would like to assist them.

Iron Range Historical Society Request

The Tower Area Trails Committee has put together the following Draft proposal for trails in our area.  Please review the following Document.

Tower Area Trails Plan

To make comments to the above plan, please follow the link here: Comments on Trail Plan

Welcome to the Breitung Township Website. Breitung Township was organized on August 1st, 1882. We are located in northern St. Louis County, Minnesota on the eastern end of Lake Vermilion. Our township covers 42 square miles and is home to 580 residents.

The Township Office and Buildings are now Open.  As a reminder, please stay home if you are feeling sick, if you are unvaccinated for the Covid 19 virus, please wear a face covering. When entering the Township Office we ask that you please continue to Social Distance and keep 6 ft away from others. Office hours for the Clerk are 8:00am-12pm, and the Treasurer are 12:00pm-4:00pm

Whether you are just visiting or live here year round, we have plenty of services and attractions to keep you safe and entertained.

Breitung Township holds regular monthly meetings on the 4th Thursday of each month at 12:00 PM. The meetings are held in person @ the Breitung Community Center. 

St Louis County-Soudan Waste Collection Site-Citizens are encouraged to call St. Louis County Environmental Services main phone line: 218-749-9703 or 1-800-450-9278 before visiting any sites as the message is updated daily to alert citizens of any site closings. Please click the link for dates and locations St Louis County Hazardous Waste and Pharmaceuticals





Breitung Township

Office Hours 8:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday

Mailing Address-PO Box 56 | Soudan | MN | 55782

Organizational Chart | March 2020

Timothy S. Tomsich
Supervisor – Chairman
March 1980- March 2022

Charles J. Tekautz
Supervisor – Vice Chairman
March 2006- March 2024

Greg Dostert
March 2014- March 2023

Dianna Sunsdahl
March 2020- March 2022

Jorgine Gornick
March 1995- March 2023

Maintenance Department


Fire & Rescue

  Breitung Fire & Rescue              Breitung Fire & Rescue (BF&R) in Soudan, MN, is an all-volunteer department located 90
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Breitung Township has hired a new Police Chief. Daniel Reing has begun his new position as of November 1st, 2021. 
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