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Town of
Tofte Minnesota

PO Box 2293
Tofte, MN 55615



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NOTICE TOFTE TOWNSHIP

CONTINUATION OF ANNUAL MEETING

 

Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Tofte Township, County of Cook, State of Minnesota, that the continuation of the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018

 

The Annual Meeting will reconvene at 7:00 p.m. to conduct all necessary business.

 

The Meeting will be held at the following location:

Tofte Town Hall

7240 Tofte Park Road

Tofte MN 55615

 

The August regular meeting of the Tofte Town Board will be held at the same location immediately following the Annual Town Meeting.

 

Barbara Quade, Tofte Town Clerk

 

WEST END COMMUNITY PIZZA EVENINGS

BIRCH GROVE COMMUNITY CENTER  TOFTE, MN

HOSTED By Trevor Huggins on behalf of the Town of Tofte

EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM JUNE to SEPTEMBER

5 – 7 PM

11” wood-fired cheese pizzas

Bring any additional toppings you like to add on

$5 suggested donation

Town of Tofte is not liable for any injuries.

 

Tofte Cemetery Annual Notice

The Tofte Clerk, Barb Quade, must be contacted before any burial at the Tofte Cemetery or any other questions on the Cemetery.   See the Tofte Cemetery policy on www.toftemn.com.  The Clerk can be contacted on personal cell at 370-0763 or via email address of toftemn@boreal.org. 

 

Tofte Park & Town Hall Rental Annual Notice

The Town of Tofte rents out both the Town Hall and Tofte Town Park, which is especially popular with wedding groups, reunions and family-friend gatherings. 

Please contact the Town Clerk Barb Quade to ask about a specific date on her personal cell 218-370-0763 or via email at toftemn@boreal.org. Your reservation isn't confirmed until receipt of application and payment.   The rental application can be found on the town’s website
www.toftemn.com under the park and hall rental tab.  

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A Little History

Tofte township was founded by twin brothers, John and Andrew Tofte and brothers Torger and Hans O. Englsen. They arrived in 1893, sailing from their home of Tofte in the Halsnoy district of Norway. They originally chose Carlton for the settlement, after nearby Carlton Peak, but the name was in use. The Toftes and Engelsons commercially fished Lake Superior. The North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum on the east side of Bluefin Bay is a replicate of the twin fish houses the brothers built after the colossal late autumn storm of 1905 ruined their first fish house.

In 1899 Edward Toftey arrived and opened up a sawmill, employing 25 men. The entire operation and most of the town were lost in a forest fire in 1910. Descendants of all three families have kindly shared artifacts, pictures and relics which are all on display at the museum

 

TOWN OF TOFTE COMMUNITY PLAN NOVEMBER 2015 - click here for a copy

 

 

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