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City of Mountain Iron, Minnesota

Large Trash Pickup 2023

The City of Mountain Iron will be offering a large trash pick-up for our residents with garbage service for a fee of $10.00. Complete the form below and submit payment by June 2nd. Your utility bill must be paid in full in order to be eligible for the large trash pickup. ...

Welcome to Mountain Iron







2023 Curbside Recycling Pickup Schedule

  • May 8th – 12th
  • June 12th – 16th
  • July 10th – 14th
  • August 7th – 11th
  • September  11th – 15th
  • October 9th – 13th
  • November 13th – 17th
  • December 11th – 15th

Please have containers curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your regular garbage pick-up day.

Call 748-7570 if you have any questions, or check the City’s website:

If your recycling pickup falls on a holiday, it will be picked up the next working day. 

More information here





Coronavirus Information:  Community health and safety is our priority.  Stay informed about facility closures and event/program cancellations related to the Coronavirus.

The City of Mountain Iron is working closely with public safety officials in neighboring cities and schools, along with our EMS, county and state partners to be fully prepared to protect our community.

Like all Minnesota cities, the City takes the COVID-19, “Coronavirus”, pandemic extremely seriously and is proactively working to minimize public health risk.

While vital City services will continue, there may be facility closings, and canceled programs, events and meetings. City officials are monitoring the situation and will communicate significant updates as

City Cancellations and Closures 

  • Saint Louis County Public Health Department

What the City is Doing

  • We are planning – The City’s Continuity of Operations Plan is in effect, and staff are committed to maintain all essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We are cleaning – With a focus on disinfecting high touch areas daily at city facilities, including the City Hall, Police station and Public Works Department.
  • We are implementing – Minnesota Department of Health recommendations as outlined by the CDC.  The City is following mitigation guidelines including encouraging social distancingmeasures with staff and the public and reducing or cancelling events.

What we ask of you

  • Help us stay healthy – wash your hands with hot soapy water for 20 seconds before, during and after visiting City facilities.
  • Stay home – If you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick, please conduct city business online or by phone.
  • Call before coming to City Hall – City Hall is open. City departments have temporarily changed procedures to enable more services to be provided online or over the telephone.
  • Please call 218-748-7570 or e-mail City Hall at
  • If you have the financial resources, please support our local restaurants by ordering pickup and delivery of food.





For your convenience the City of Mountain Iron now accepts online payments. Check it out

Follow the performance of the City of Mountain Iron’s Solar Array through this link: Mountain Iron Solar Panels




The Mountain Iron Fire Department has immediate openings for fire fighters. Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license, be able to pass a physical and live within 10 minutes of the Fire Hall. Applications can be found at the Mountain Iron City Hall or online at and can be submitted in writing to the City of Mountain Iron, 8586 Enterprise Drive South, Mountain Iron, MN 55768 or electronically to Please contact City Hall at 218-748-7570 or email with any questions.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.

You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at