Breitung Township Home Page

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 525 residents.

The Township Office and Buildings are 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 for the 2022 Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule and 2022 Pharmaceutical Collections

USDA Programs

The USDA is offering assistance to Rural Homeowners. There are repair loans and grant funds available for the purchase of a home.  Please view the following informational sheets.

USDA Rural Home Loans

USDA Applications to Help Low Income Families

USDA Single Family Housing Repair Loans and Grants





Breitung Township

Office Hours 8:00am – 12:00pm
Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday

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

Physical Address: 33 First Ave | Soudan | MN | 55782

Organizational Chart | April 2022

Timothy Tomsich
Supervisor – Chairman
March 1980- March 2023

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

Greg Dostert
March 2014- March 2023

Dianna Sunsdahl
March 2022- March 2024

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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