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.

Office hours for the Clerk are 8:00am-12pm, and the Treasurer and Water/Sewer 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. December of 2023 it will be the 3rd Thursday at 12noon. The meetings are held @ the Breitung Community Center. 

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 Loan & Grant

Single Family Housing Rural Disaster Home Repair Grants

Support Rural Aging: Rural communities are facing closed hospitals or unreachable health care services, a deepened digital divide, lost jobs at industries economically anchoring rural communities, and greater food insecurity for older adults.  The need for a conversation around rural service funding seems more important than ever.  Please see the attached documents to see how you may be able to help.  

Support Rural Aging

EX Letter for use by Individuals to MBA

St Louis County-Landfill-Household Hazardous Waste and Pharmaceutical Collections

2023 Community HHW Collections

2023 Soudan Household Hazardous Waste

2023 Take it to the Box





Breitung Township

Office Hours 10:00am – 2:00pm
Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday

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

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

Organizational Chart | April 2023

Timothy Tomsich
Supervisor – Chairman
March 1980- March 2025

Erin Peitso
March 2024-March 2027

Matthew Tuchel
Supervisor-Vice Chairman
March 2023- March 2026

Amber Zak
March 2024-March 2026

Jorgine Gornick
March 1995- March 2025

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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  Police Chief Daniel Reing began his new position as of November 1st, 2021.  Please feel free to call him
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