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Willow River Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
 Willow River (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 331 303 284 309 415 +106 +34.30
Land Area (sq. mile)    0.00 1.78 1.57 1.57 1.57 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) -- 170.22 180.89 196.70 264.33 +67.63 +34.38
Housing Units 136 150 152 155 199 +44 +28.39
Households -- 130 123 129 173 +44 +34.11
Persons Per Household -- 2.33 2.31 2.40 2.40 0 0.00

Geography:

Willow River is a city in Pine County, Minnesota. Interstate 35, County Road 43, and County 61 (Cross Street) are three of the main routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 kmē), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 kmē) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 kmē) of it (8.72%) is water. The elevation is 1,040 ft (317 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 309 people, 129 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 196.7 people per square mile (76.0/kmē). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 98.7/sq mi (38.1/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 92.88% White, 4.53% Native American, 0.97% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.94% of the population.

There were 129 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,938, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $37,656 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,620. About 16.1% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.6% of those sixty five or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

WILLOW RIVER, a city in sections 2, 10, and 11 of Kettle River Township, is at its crossing of this stream, the largest eastern tributary of the Kettle River. The city is located on the site of an early Indian village; a sawmill and lumbering were the main industries, and it had a station of the Northern Pacific Railroad. The city was incorporated as a village on November 7, 1891, and the post office was established in 1889.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Street scene, Willow River Minnesota, 1905
Street scene, Willow River Minnesota, 1905
Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society.  Click image to enlarge or purchase


Government:
Willow River City Hall
8099 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3733 
E-mail: cityofwr@citlink.net
 
Title Term Ends Name  and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2012 Troy Janke
2860 Gander Drive
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 831-3065
Clerk - Treasurer appointed Mary Leonard
PO Box 125
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 372-3733
Council Member 12/31/2014 Tom Jensen
PO Box 301
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 380-4868
Council Member 12/31/2012 Brett Mlaskoch
8076 Highway 61
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 372-8066
Council Member 12/31/2012 Vickie Whitehouse
Box 125
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 372-3733
Council Member 12/31/2014 Sheldon Johnson
PO Box 49
Willow River, MN 55795
(218) 372-3670

Post Office:
US Post Office
3002 Main Street
Willow River, MN 55795-5000
Phone: (218) 372-3595
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days    
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
                      1:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday         8:00 am - 9:45 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            5:00 pm
Saturday                5:00 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone n/a n/a
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Willow River Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Willow River Minnesota area


Events:
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Attractions:

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Health Care:

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Schools:
Willow River Area Schools
8142 Pine Street
Willow River MN 55795
Phone: (218) 372-3131
Web:
www.willowriver.k12.mn.us

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Churches: 
St. Mary's Catholic Church
8115 Lake Street
PO Box 97 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3284 
 

Media:

none

 
Motels:
Squirrel Cage Bar & Motel
8144 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3181 
 

Resorts:
none

Campgrounds:
Willow River Campground
Off Frontage Rd of I35W
Exit #205
Willow River, MN 55795
Phone: (320) 245-2668
Located in General Andrews State Forest, managed by Banning State Park. On Zalesky Lake with water access and fishing, group camp, fee.

Businesses:
Bell Timber
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 658-4840 
 
Birch Tree Creek Dairy
County Road 40 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 658-4357 
 
Camp Heartland Center
26001 Heinz Road 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3988 
Web: www.campheartland.org

CAMP HEARTLAND is a national non-profit organization that enhances the lives of children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS through year-round support, advocacy, recreational programs and community AIDS awareness efforts.

CAMP HEARTLAND serves nearly 600 children throughout the year free of charge at their beautiful 80-acre site in Willow River, MN.

Through week-long summer camping programs and year-round "mini-session" reunions, they help the children make friends, have fun and develop new skills and self confidence, while experiencing a sense a liberation and unconditional acceptance to help them be successful throughout the year.


Corral Bar
8135 Willow Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3369 
 
Corrections Dept
86032 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3101 
 
Custom Office Products
4377 River Road 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3850 
 
Danelski Construction Co
8087 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3236 
 
Dave's Oil Corp & Cafe
3045 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3173 
 
E & K Auto Repair
32326 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-8887 
 
General Andrews Tree Nursery
N Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3182 
 
High School Office
8142 Pine Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-4114 
 
Highway Garage
8165 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3161
 
Horton Sawmill
8291 County Road 42 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 658-4312 
 
James Kaffer Tax Office
3006 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3959 
 
Kurhajetz Electric Co
32337 Countryside Loop 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3744 
 
Mlaskoch Excavating
8060 Park Drive 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-4067 
Web: www.mlaskoch.com

Mlaskoch Facility Willow River, MN

Northview Bank
8132 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3155 
Web: www.northviewbank.com

Our main location is in Finlayson Minnesota, with six branch locations at, Willow River, MN; Barnum, MN; Floodwood, MN; Cromwell, MN; Deer River, MN and Grand Rapids, MN. As you explore our site, you will find that our products and services are designed to provide additional conveniences. You can view our current rates for loans and deposits.

  Lobby Hours Drive-Thru Hours
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday Closed 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Peggy Sue's Cafe
8135 County Road 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3935 
 
Pembrook Lane Farm Ltd
76081 Maple Road 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 658-4554 
 
Prachar Cabinets
3016 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3783 
 
Quality Concrete & Landscaping
8005 Willow Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-8048 
 
Resiramps Fine Residential
PO Box 1 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (952) 920-7267 
 
Rick Borchardt Accounting
8060 Park Drive 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-8090 
 
Rural Aids Action Networks
26001 Heinz Road 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-8200 
 
Squirrel Cage Bar & Motel
8144 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3181 
 
St. Mary's Catholic Church
PO Box 97 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3208 
 
St. Mary's Center
8115 Lake Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3284 
 
St. Mary's Rectory
8118 Lake Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3446 
 
Sturgeon Lake Feed
103 Main 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3108 
 
T & M Athletics
3001 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3141 
T & M Athletics, Willow River Minnesota
T J's Helping Hands
3048 Doe Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3888 
 
US Post Office
3002 Main Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3595 
 
Willow River City Hall
8099 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3733 
 
Willow River Lumber & Supply
8147 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3442 
 
Willow River Mercantile Co
8129 Willow Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3137 

Willow River Mercantile Company, Willow River Minnesota

Willow River Mini Storage
3006 County Road 43 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3977 
 
Willow River Nutrition Center
7750 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3489 
 
Willow River Schools
8142 Pine Street 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3131 
 
Willow River Video
8121 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3388 
 
Wright Construction
8091 County Highway 61 
Willow River, MN 55795 
Phone: (218) 372-3329 
 

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