Nashwauk (population 940) is located east of Grand Rapids on Highway 169. Residents enjoy small-town life and the benefit of a four-lane highway which makes services accessible.
The town has a modern water and sewer system and two meeting facilities, one with a capacity of 900 people. The city also has more than 150 acres for an industrial park.
City Hall: (218-885-1210) 301 Central Ave., Nashwauk, MN 55769. City Hall hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The council meets in City Hall the second Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m., and the fourth Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Website: www.nashwauk.govoffice.com Email: nashwaukcityhall.mchsi.com
Business: 25 businesses, nine retail, two financial institutions.
Major Employers: Latvala Lumber Co. (885-1910), Rantala Trucking (885-1941), Spartan Transportation (885-3864), American Bank (885-2278), Magnum Sport (885-1637), Fred’s IGA (885-1447).
Recreation: Nashwauk City RV park: complete hookups, water, sewer, showers; Recreation Building: winter ice rink, skating and hockey; baseball field; ATV trail; Mesabi Trail, Taconite Trail; LaRue Pit access: boat landing, trout fishing, and fishing pier.
Festivals and Events: Fourth of July three-day celebration, fireworks, events, games; Home Show-manufacturer’s displays, furniture to boats, conducted in April in the arena; Crafts Fair in October; Halloween Party for children.
Utilities: Nashwauk Public Utilities for electricity, water, sewer (885-1210), Aquila (1-800-303-0752, 24-hour emergency 1-800-303-0357), Qwest (administrative 1-800-847-4356, business 1-800-603-6000, residential 1-800-244-1111), Mediacom 1-800-332-0245.