The Office of the County Attorney performs criminal and civil legal duties as specified by Minnesota statutes with the goal to protect public safety and the rights of the people and businesses in Stearns County.
Auditor / Treasurer's Office
The Stearns County Auditor/Treasurer Office is the central accounting office for the county.
The Building Facilities Department is responsible for maintenance and cleaning of all County buildings.
County Administration is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of County services as directed by the County Board through its formal actions and state laws.
Stearns County Emergency Management is responsible for development of community based plans and programs to maintain a state of readiness to meet natural, man-made, and technological disasters on a local or countywide basis.
The Environmental Services Department was organized in 1993 to provide efficient customer service to the general public regarding environmental, land use and environmental health issues.
The Highway Department is responsible for the construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair of the Stearns County road and bridge system.
The Human Resources Department provides exceptional public services to assure a safe, healthy, vibrant county for all. Human Resources is located at 705 Courthouse Square St Cloud, MN 56303.
Learn about services provided by the Human Services department.
The Stearns County Information Technology (IT) Department provides technology consulting, project management, systems implementation, website and technical support services for all County departments.
The Stearns County License Center handles MN drivers license and ID card issuances, marriage licenses, copies of vital statistics records, motor vehicle tabs and titles. It does NOT provide drivers testing services.
The Stearns County Parks Department was established in 1974 and carries the responsibility for acquisition, planning, development, administration, and daily maintenance of over 2600 acres of parks and trails.
The Property Services Division includes Assessing, Land - Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Recording Services.
The Sheriff's Office's primary concern is the safety and well-being of all persons and property in Stearns County.
University of MN Extension
The Stearns County Extension Office helps people access research-based knowledge from the University of Minnesota.
The Stearns County Veteran Services Department provides assistance to veterans and their dependents.