Contact Information

Contact Information

Ida Township

PO Box 95

4700 County Road 6 NW

Garfield, MN 56332


Phone                              320-834-3377

Fax                                   320-834-3378



Monday         9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m

Wednesday   10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Friday            9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Township Board


Dan Diedrich           320-815-0299  

Jim Peterson           612-859-0870 

Mike Steidl              320-491-6015  


Barb Kilgore       320-491-6727

Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Julie Kirscht           320-834-3272

General Information

Township Information


Ida Township lies in Douglas County, Minnesota. It was organized in 1870. The township in cludes approximately 23,040 acres. The 2010 federal census population of the township was 1,228, the April 2015 Minnesota State Demographer population is 1,280 with 536 estimated households.

 Lake Ida, Lake Charley, a portion of Lake Chippewa and a few other smaller lakes are in Ida Township as well as rural and farm areas. The City of Garfield is  located on the Southwest corner of Ida Township.

 There are four churches: Lake Chippewa Convenant, Lake Ida Evangelical Lutheran, St. John's Lutheran and St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran.

 There are five cemeterys: The Hjalmer Peterson Farm Burial site, Lake Charley Cemetery, Lake Ida Cemetery, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery and St. Lukes Lutheran Cemetery.


Voter Information


Federal House of Representatives:  District 7

Judicial:  District 7

State Senate:  District 8

State House of Representative: District 8b

County Commissioner: District 1

School Districts:  206 and 2908

Polling Place: Ida Township Hall