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Useful Information

Aitkin County Government

For information such as Aitkin County building codes

Aitkin County Sheriff

Sheriff department     (218) 927-7435   Or   911


For MN Dept of Natural Resources (DNR) lake info etc.     (651) 296-6157

DNR Invasive Species Specialist Tim Plude     (218) 203-4354


Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District    218-927-7285
yle Fredrickson, District Forester:
Aitkin County Soil And Water Conservation District
Aitkin AIS coordinator/ District Technician- Forester

DNR map & fishing regulations for Farm Island:

Minnesota Waters home page


Aitkin Chamber of Commerce for area travel and events

Aitkin County Health & Human Services  (218) 927-7200

MN DNR Boating Guide                      MN DNR Fishing Guide


MN DNR depth map

Aitkin Area DNR Fisheries Newsletters

The Focus on Aitkin Area Fisheries Issue 3 - Spring 2017 has an article about Farm Island Lake.

Click here to view all of the DNR area fisheries newsletters.  At bottom of the web page go to the Area Highlights section.

DNR List of Permitted Lake Service Providers

Lake service providers who install and remove docks and lifts for hire are required by the DNR to be trained and have a permit.  Use the link below and select Aitkin and Crow Wing or another county for a list of permitted lake service providers. The list appears at the bottom of the web page. 

The list of permitted lake service providers is made available for the convenience of the public only. Farm Island Lake Improvement Association, The State of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources neither endorse the services listed nor accept any liability arising from the use of the services listed.

Aitkin County SWCD Water Quality Evaluation - 2008

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