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Links & Numbers


Ross Lake Township, 5th District

Pat Vanelli, Township Clerk

(218) 232-1137

Dan Newman, Chairman

(218) 927-3039

Leo Offerman, Road Supervisor

(218) 838-8623

Mark Caspars, Supervisor

(218) 258-3842

Emily City Hall

(218) 763-2480    

Crow Wing County

(218) 824-1067

Crow Wing County Landfill

(218) 838-4392

Crow Wing County Sheriff

(218) 829-4749


(888) 646-6367

Contact Minnesota DNR for any concerns/questions.

Click here for DNR main site.

Brainerd Area Fisheries

1601 Minnesota Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401

Click here to download an IMLPOA member form.

Health Care

NOTE: Ross Lake township has an area First Responder team. Call 911 for emergencies.


Cuyuna Regional Medical Center

in Crosby

(218) 546-7000

Emily Essentia Health

(218) 763-4800

Riverwood Health Care in Aitkin

(218) 927-2121


Clint Banks Snow Plowing

(out of Emily)

(218) 537-7602


Gerry Visconti

Boat Shrink Wrap & Storage

(218) 443-5664

RPM of Emily

(218) 763-7766

Winterization & Storage

Mail & Utilities

Emily Post Office

(218) 763-2124

Emily Telephone (ECTC)

(218) 763-3000

(800) 450-1036

Mille Lacs Electric Coop (MLEC)

(218) 927-2191

Report an outage: (800)450-2191


Click HERE for MLEC outage viewer map.


Aitkin Independent Age Online

(218) 927-3761

(800) 450-3761

Brainerd Dispatch

(218) 829-4705

News Hopper

(218) 772-0300


Northland Press

(218) 692-5842


Bored? Here are a few suggestions!

Click HERE for the DNR Recreation Compass-an interactive tool to find recreation opportunities in the state. This tool includes maps, permit areas, lakes, etc.


Army Corps of Engineers Dam & Recreation Area @Crosslake


ATV/OHV State Trail Maps @ click on an area for map

Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers, Restaurants and Businesses

Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trails @Crosby

Depot Museum & Historical Society @Aitkin

Emily Greens Golf Course @Emily

Forest History Center & Logging Camp @Grand Rapids

Jaques Art Center @Aitkin

Snowmobile Trail Map

Ruffled grouse.
Welcome sign purchased at Emily Day flea market.
Important Numbers
Stuff to Do
Fox and deer friends.
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