Deer River City is located 60 2nd Street SE. At the only stop light in the City, turn south and you will see City Hall on your left.

Hours Of Operation

Regular business hours for City Hall are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Departments & Facilities Located At City Hall

The main entrance to City Hall is on 2nd Street SE and the second entrance is located in the rear of the building with ample parking located nearby.

  • City Hall

  • License Bureau

  • Police Department


When stopping by City Hall, please say hello to our front office personnel.

  • City Administrator - Mark Box

       (218) 246-8195 (Ext. #3)


  • Deputy Clerk / Deputy Registrar - Gayle Guthrie

       (218) 246-8195 (Ext. #0)


  • Assistant City Administrator - Sarah Nelson

      (218) 246-8195 (Ext. #4)



City offices will be closed in observance of the following holidays in 2020


  • Thursday, January 1st - News Years Day

  • Monday, January 20th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Monday, February 17th - President's Day

  • Monday, May 25th - Memorial Day

  • Friday, July 3rd – Independence Day

  • Monday, September 7th – Labor Day

  • Thursday, November 26th – Thanksgiving Day

  • Friday, November 27th – Day after Thanksgiving

  • Thursday, December 24th – Christmas Eve (Half Day)

  • Friday, December 25th – Christmas Day 

  • Friday, January 1st, 2021 - New Years Day