Emergency Management


In accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 12, and under the direction of the County Board, the Emergency Management Director is responsible for Emergency Management activities throughout the County, except in cities or towns which have established local emergency management organizations.

These activities include:

  • Disseminating information to the public
  • Emergency operations planning and exercising
  • Facilitating the acquisition, maintenance, and use of emergency equipment
  • Maintaining liaison with regional, state, and federal agencies
  • Overseeing the County Emergency Operations Center

Carlton County Emergency Alert Program

Sign up for our Emergency Alert Program to be alerted about emergencies. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how. Sign up for EverBridge.