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 Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the City of Tower’s website and, more importantly, our city and the Lake Vermilion area, which is consistently recognized as one of the most beautiful lakes in the state of Minnesota.

One of the greatest things about Tower, and the thing I love most about it, is the people. I am constantly amazed at how people from all over the world come here with unique ideas and experiences and work together to create shared values and the vision for this wonderful place, for the place they have chosen to call home. All that Tower has become and all that Tower will be is rooted in their talents, dedication, and hard work, and I couldn’t be more proud to serve as their Mayor.

If you’re already a part of our community, thank you. If you’re considering relocating your home or business to Tower -- or simply thinking about a visit -- please do. You won’t be disappointed.

While most everything you’ll need or want to know about the City of Tower is right here on our new website, our job at City Hall is to help make you successful, so don’t hesitate to contact us if we can be of service.
Mayor Orlyn Kringstad

Tower Fun Fact
In 1864 prospectors came to Lake Vermilion in search of gold. Twenty years later, the first shipment of iron ore left the Soudan Mine.

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