Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Marlyn Halvorson

Phone: 218-910-0546


July 6, 2012

The Grand Rapids Cooling Center located at the Civic Center will be closing. If there is still a need for water, snacks you can contact the Itasca County Sheriff’s Department/Emergency Manager at 218-910-0546.

The YMCA is still offering a place to shower, the cost is $3.00.

The Deer River High School Cooling Center is still open. Due to the weekend activities in the City of Deer River the showers will be open between the hours of 4pm – 7pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. You can to contact the Deer River Police Department at 218-246-2525 for water and snacks.

If you have any questions feel free to contact the Itasca County Sheriff’s Department/Emergency Manager, Marlyn Halvorson at 218-910-0546 or at

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