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Notice is hereby given that The Breitung Police Department is in the beginning process of evaluating the implementation of body cameras for their officers. Per Minnesota state statute 626.8473 sub 2., this is an announcement to begin a 30-day comment period. The public is welcome to comment via email or by writing to the addresses below. Please leave your name and contact information if you choose to comment so that we are able to reach you. If the department and township decide to implement the cameras, dissemination of the media would be dispersed within the guidelines of state statutes and MN POST regulations. There will be a Special Meeting to be held in February 10th, 2021 at 12noon.  Special Meeting will be posted at a later date. Please click on link for full information on who to contact with questions or concerns. Special Notice for Body Cam's

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. 

The Breitung Recreation Committe along with JPJ Engineering has put together the following Presentation with some initial costs for upgrades and updates to the Breitung Recreation Area. The Committee is looking for feedback. Please contact any Stephanie Ukkola @ or at 218-410-6001 with your comments.  Click on the link to review. Breitung Recreation Area Plans

The Tower Area Trails Committee has put together the following Plan.  Please click the link to review.  Tower Area Trails Plan

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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