County Officials

County Commissioners

DistrictCommissionerAddressPhone Number
FirstRaymond Gustafson304 2nd Street SW
Madelia, MN 56062
(507) 642-8694
SecondBill Miller
33113 780th Avenue
Madelia, MN 56062
(507) 621-2234
ThirdJames Branstad213 2nd Avenue S
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-5450
FourthBob Rinne
1135 10th Street N
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-5005
FifthKathleen Svalland63206 340th Street
Butterfield, MN 56120
(507) 956-3640

Courthouse Officials

The offices for all of the officials listed below are at the courthouse located at:
710 2nd Avenue S
P.O. Box 518
St. James, MN 56081

OfficeOfficialPhone Number
AssessorVacant
(507) 375-1205
AttorneyStephen Lindee(507) 375-3373
Auditor/TreasurerKelly Pauling
(507) 375-1210
Court AdministratorLuann Parker
(507) 375-1236
Court Service District Supervisor
Sarah Eischens
(507) 375-1294
Information TechnologyJeffrey Tetzloff
(507) 375-2525
RecorderKarla Doll
(507) 375-1216
SheriffJared Bergemann
(507) 375-3121


Additional County Officials

OfficeOfficialAddressPhone Number
4-H DirectorSue Craig108 Eighth Street S. Suite. 1
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-1275
Employment & TrainingHeidi Engel108 Eighth Street S. Suite. 4
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-1262
Emergency Management DirectorJulie Peterson710 2nd Avenue S PO Box 518
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-5841
Food ShelfN/A108 Eighth Street S. Suite. 5
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-2527
Highway EngineerTeal Spellman
1304 Seventh Avenue S.
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-3393
Human Service DirectorNaomi Ochsendorf715 Second Avenue S.
P.O. Box 31
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-3294
Library DirectorMatthew Pannkuk
125 Fifth Street S.
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-1279
Veterans Service OfficerDeb Grote108 Eighth Street S. Suite. 3
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-1254
WellspringN/A108 Eighth Street S. Suite. 7
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-1276