Bergen Township

Information updated February 2024

The second Wednesday of every month, at 7 p.m.
at the Lester Prairie City Hall (37 Juniper St. N., Lester Prairie).

Mailing address
PO Box 744, Lester Prairie, MN 55354.

Bergen Township Precinct is at the Lester Prairie Sportsman’s Club at 3548 180th St, Lester Prairie, MN 55354

Board members are:
• Supervisor Doug Ehrke, 320-510-1177,;
• Chairman Harlan Mathews, 612-889-0515,;
• Vice Chair Tyler Hoese, 952, 200, 6085,;
• Treasurer Jane Teubert, 320-510-0717,; and
• Clerk Molly Blair, 320-779-7000
Questions may be directed to the township clerk.
Information is also available at

Building permits
Building permits may be obtained by calling McLeod County at 320-864-5551.

Recycling stations
The township provides 24/7 recycling located at the County Hwy site at State Hwy. 7 and Falcon Ave.

Garbage pickup
The township doesn’t provide garbage service. Residents must arrange with a local sanitation company for pickup.

Burning permits
Residents can acquire burning permits at any regular meeting or from any of the supervisors/chair/vice-chair.

McLeod Cooperative Power, 3515 11th St E in Glencoe. Electric outage calls, 320-864-3148 or 1-800-494-6272, After-hours, 1-800-927-5685.
Xcel Energy, Residential Customer Service:
1-800-895-4999, Business Solution Center:
1-800-481-4700, TDD/TTY (hearing impaired
service): 1-800-895-4949.

TDS Telecom, 171 2nd St. S., 320-485-4111,
Sprint, 888-211-4727, TDD/TTY 800-627-3529

The township has no gas lines. Residents should contact a local gas company for a liquid propane gas tank and service.

See Map of Bergen Township (pdf)

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