Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Sheriff Vic Williams

Phone: 218-326-3477

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 28, 2014


The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office would like to share the following information obtained from the Office of Governor Dayton in regards to Emergency Executive Order 14-02 for Propane.

Low-Income Assistance

Governor Dayton has increased LIHEAP Crisis payments from $500 to $1,000 for applicants heating their homes with propane and heating oil. Consumers who need financial assistance to pay heating bills may find help through the Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at 1-800-657-3710.

Department of Commerce tips:


Use Alternative Heat Sources Safely


The State Fire Marshal (SFM) reminds residents to use caution when using alternative heating sources such as space heaters.



Sheriff Vic Williams asks that you please heed the information provided and make safe and appropriate heating decisions during this cold weather season. Should you be in need of assistance with heating options, please call 2-1-1 or 218-326-8565.

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