Recorder

Our Mission:

To promptly record, file, and preserve documents accurately in an efficient, responsible and professional manner for posterity and legal purposes.  

We Add Value By:
  • Protecting ownership through the maintenance of all parcel transactional records
  • Protecting individual rights through the recording and maintenance of vital records such as birth certificates, death certificates and marriage licenses
  • Assisting a variety of individuals from historians to realtors on the basics of how to search for the information they need
  • Providing a traceable history of the growth and economic history of Cook County dating back to the 1870’s

Responsibilities
  • Record real estate documents providing a traceable chain or title to the property
  • Maintain a permanent repository of recorded documents for real property
  • Vital Records - issue certified birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, record ordination credentials, notary commission registrations
  • A repository for Military Discharge Records

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Contact Us



Dusty Nelms
County Recorder
e-mail


Holly Schroeder
Chief Deputy Recorder
e-mail

Cook County Courthouse
411 W. 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Phone:
218.387.3660
Fax: 218.387.3043
Hours
Monday – Friday
8am – 4pm
© 2017 Cook County Minnesota