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Middle River Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Middlw River Minnesota population sign

Location of Middle River MN

Located between Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge (filled with deer, moose, ducks, geese and birds of many varieties) and Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area (55 thousand acres with a 7100 acre lake for hunting, trapping and viewing migratory birds) Middle River is rich in hunting opportunities for deer, geese & other game.

Stroll the peaceful streets ~~ Visit the Garden Café, The American Legion, The Wheel Bar, the Cenex Coop Convenience Store, Middle River Clip and Tan, First Lutheran Church, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or Young’s General Store - a must-see 100 year old, third generation store that stocks everything from fabric to groceries to hardware to clothing. At Young's, you will find treasures you didn’t know existed. Like their motto claims……"If we don’t have it, you don’t need it!"

Courtesy City of Middle River


Population: 
 Middle River (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 369 349 285 319 303 -16 -5.02
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.50 0.53 0.50 0.50 0.48 -0.02 -4.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 738.0 658.5 570.0 639.9 631.3 -8.6 -1.34
Housing Units 143 149 149 161 161 0 0.00
Households -- 136 134 152 148 -3 -1.97
Persons Per Household -- 2.38 2.12 2.10 2.05 -0.05 -2.38

Geography:

Middle River is a city in Marshall County, Minnesota, along the Middle River, from which the city took its name. State Highway 32 serves as the major arterial in the community.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 1,142 ft (348 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 303 people, 148 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 631.3 inhabitants per square mile (243.7/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 335.4 per square mile (129.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 1.0% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 148 households of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.0% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 25% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

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History:  

MIDDLE RIVER, a city in section 11, Spruce Valley Township, on the Middle River, was incorporated as a village on July 23, 1904. The post office, in section 7 of Cedar Township, was named Breese, 1890-1904, and transferred to Middle River in 1904. The Great Northern Railway station was first named Breese and also changed in 1904 to Middle River.

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Street scene, Middle River Minnesota, 1910
Street scene, Middle River Minnesota, 1910
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Government:
Middle River City Hall
250 Hill Avenue
PO Box 57
Middle River, MN
56737
Phone: (218) 222-3608

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Spruce Valley Community Center, Middle River Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 Mark Stromsodt
230 Highway 32 N - PO Box 57
Middle River, MN 56737
  (218) 222-3871
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Lyzette Olson
250 Hill Avenue - PO Box 57
Middle River MN 56737
Email (218) 686-9138
Council Member 12/31/2022 Joshua Veselka
555 2nd Street
Middle River, MN 56737
  (218) 686-4265
Council Member 12/31/2022 Debra Ness
615 2nd Street
Middle River, MN 56737
  (218) 222-4095
Council Member 12/31/2020 Thomas L Super
330 Hill Avenue - PO Box 38
Middle River, MN 56737
  (218) 222-3767
Council Member 12/31/2020 John Scheff Sr
610 N 3rd Street - PO Box 13
Middle River, MN 56737
  (218) 222-3405

Post Office:
US Post Office
208 Hill Avenue S
Middle River, MN
56737-9998
Phone:
(218) 222-3700
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       8:00 am - 12:00 pm
                        12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 9:45 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Company (city) (218) 843-3653
Electricity Red Lake Electric Co-op  (rural) (218) 253-2168
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater City of Middle River (218) 222-3608
Water City of Middle River (218) 222-3608
Telephone Wikstrom Telephone Company (218) 436-2121
Cable TV n/a n/a

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Attractions:
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Recreation:
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Lakes:
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Mud n/a n/a n/a n/a
Thief n/a n/a

Health Care:
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Schools:
Middle River School
335 4th Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3310 
Middle River School, Middle River Minnesota

Churches:
First Lutheran Church
210 Park Avenue N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3622 
First Lutheran Church, Middle River Minnesota
Our Saviors Lutheran Church
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3711 
 
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3422 
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Middle River Minnesota

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Resorts:
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Campgrounds:
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Businesses:
American Legion
245 2nd Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3538 
American Legion, Middle River Minnesota
Beito Repair
43381 County Road 48 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3782 
Beito Repair, Middle River Minnesota
Border State Bank
150 Hill Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3511 
Border State Bank, Middle River Minnesota
Bunk House
22940 290th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 449-2003 
 
Collins Funeral Homes Inc
160 Park Avenue N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3510 
 
Cooperative Oil Association
120 2nd Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3311 
Cooperative Oil Association, Middle River Minnesota
Davidson Construction
Main Street 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3365 
Davidson Construction, Middle River Minnesota
Executive Mortgage
110 2nd Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3414 
 
Farmers Co-Op Grain & Seed
McKenzie Ave & Highway 32 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3519 
Farmers Co-Op Grain & Seed, Middle River Minnesota
Five Star Propane
2nd St & Hill Avenue 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 436-2549 
 
Five Star Service
345 2nd Street S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3456 
 
Garden Cafe
130 Hill Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3763 
Garden Cafe, Middle River Minnesota
Gentry Tax
PO Box 210 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3701 
 
Goto NC Programming Inc
28587 440th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (651) 255-0220 
 
Grand Central Graphics
655 2nd Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3501 
 
Honker Flats Greenhouse
45313 240th Avenue NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3484 
Web: www.honkerflats.com
Jesme Mosher Fletty Farm
21595 450th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-4841 
 
Lock & Load Hunting Club
19182 340th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3714 
 
Middle River Clip & Tan
445 1st Street S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3413 
Middle River Clip & Tan, Middle River Minnesota
Middle River Fire Hall
PO Box 56 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3607 
Middle River Fire Hall, Middle River Minnesota
Middle River Insurance
110 McKenzie Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-4300 
Middle River Insurance, Middle River Minnesota
Middle River Tax Service
150 Hill Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3718 
 
Middle River-Thief Lake LAH
PO Box 94 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-4466 
Middle River-Thief Lake LAH
Minnesota Natural Resources
42280 240th Avenue NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3747 
 
Natural Way Mills Trust
24509 390th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3677 
 
Nelson Ink Promotional Products
330 2nd Street N 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3831 
 
Nelson Sanitation
PO Box 100 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3528 
 
Ness Livestock & Trucking
PO Box 143 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3337 
 
North Country Service
39389 240th Avenue NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3333 
 
River Auto Parts & Service
12344 370th Street
Middle River
, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3043
River Auto Parts & Service, Middle River Minnesota
Royal Manor Apartments
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 637-2431
Royal Manor Apartments, Middle River Minnesota
Schenkey Inc
14827 390th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3539 
 
Spruce Valley Community Center
250 Hill Avenue
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3608
Spruce Valley Community Center, Middle River Minnesota
Spruce Valley Corporation
39469 130th Avenue NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3486 
 
TR Jobbing
110 McKenzie Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-4444 
Web: www.trjobbingoutlet.com
TR Jobbing, Middle River Minnesota
US Department of Interior
22996 290th Street NE 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 449-4115 
 
US Post Office
208 Hill Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3700 
 
Wheel Bar & Grill
Highway 32 & Hill Avenue 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3512 
Wheel Bar & Grill, Middle River Minnesota
Young's General Store
155 Hill Avenue S 
Middle River, MN 56737  
Phone: (218) 222-3513 
Young's General Store, Middle River Minnesota

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