1. Assessor

    The Assessor's Office is responsible for estimating the market values of every parcel of legally described real estate in Wadena County. It is also responsible for classification of each parcel of property in Wadena County.

  2. Attorney

    The County Attorney prosecutes civil and criminal cases on behalf of the citizens of Wadena County.

  3. Auditor/Treasurer

    The Wadena County Auditor / Treasurer is a combined office which performs services tax, property, and more.

  4. Building Services

    The Building Services Department is responsible for maintenance and custodial services for the county buildings.

  5. Community Corrections

    Peruse corrections programs in the area.

  6. County Commissioners

    The Board of Commissioners have the responsibility of overseeing the management of the County's finances and resources.

  7. Court Administration

    The Court Administrator's Office is responsible for actions of district court.

  8. Elections and Voter Registration

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  9. Emergency Management

    The role of Emergency Management is to maximize the protection and promotion of public safety, health and welfare during large scale emergencies.

  10. Employment

    Access employment opportunities with Wadena County.

  11. Extension

    Wadena County partners with the University of Minnesota Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.

  12. Friendly Rider

    Friendly Rider Transit operates throughout the county and in adjacent townships to the west of Wadena providing services to the general population, and the elderly and disabled.

  13. GIS

    The GIS Department is responsible for mapping a digital format all property boundaries within Wadena County.

  14. Highway

    The Wadena County Highway Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of approximately 481 miles of county state aid highways and county roads as well as approximately 84 bridges and large culverts.

  15. Human Resources

  16. Human Services

    The Wadena County Human Services Department includes social services, financial and medical services, and more.

  17. Information Technology

    The purpose of the Wadena County Information Technology (IT) Department is to provide quality technical support for the many departments in the courthouse.

  18. Parks

    Access campground information and reserve your campsite today!

  19. Passport Acceptance Facility

    Access contact information for the Passport Acceptance Facility.

  20. Planning & Zoning

    The Wadena County Planning and Zoning Department is responsible to administer and enforce the County Zoning Ordinance Number 1 and the Subdivision Ordinance Number 4.

  21. Property Tax Collection

    The Wadena County Auditor / Treasurer is a combined office which performs services tax, property, and more.

  22. Public Health

    View public health resources and contact information.

  23. Recorder

    The Recorders Office is responsible for all the real estate records for properties located in Wadena County. Another important function of the Recorders Office is to protect and issue certified copies of Birth and Death Records.

  24. Sheriff

    Learn about the Sheriff's Office divisions and services from the in jail custody list to the medication drop box.

  25. Solid Waste

    This office manages the transportation and disposal of solid waste (trash) in Wadena County through several programs and facilities.

  26. Veterans Services

    The Wadena County Veterans Services Officer performs such functions as acting as the veterans' primary advocate and resource and offers a wide variety of essential services for the county's veterans and dependents.