Community Services


Working together to strengthen our community.


A safe and stable community with efficient and adequate resources.


The department values include commitment to service, excellence, accountability, empowerment, integrity, respect, and teamwork.

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Fingerprinting now available for NETStudy 2.0 background checks!

Community Services is now able to process NETStudy 2.0 background studies to include fingerprinting for the purposes of child care licensing.

Available: Monday through Friday (except holidays) by appointment only.  Please call
(218) 824-1140 to schedule an appointment.  

To complete a study the individual must have the authorization form (initiated by the employer of agency), fees paid, and a photo ID.