Town Hall Location.

4700 County Road 6 NW

Garfield, MN 56332

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

PO Box 95

Garfield, MN 56332

​Phone:  320-834-3377

Fax:       320-834-3378


​​                                                   General Information
Ida Township lies in Douglas County, Minnesota. It was organized in 1870. The township in​cludes approximately 23,040 acres. The 2010 federal census population of the township was 1,228, the April 2015 Minnesota State Demographer population is 1,280 with 536 estimated households.

Lake Ida, Lake Charley, a portion of Lake Chippewa and a few other smaller lakes are in Ida Township as well as rural and farm areas. The City of Garfield is  located on the Southwest corner of Ida Township.

There are four churches: Lake Chippewa Convenant, Lake Ida Evangelical Lutheran, St. John's Lutheran and St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran.

There are five cemeterys: The Hjalmer Peterson Farm Burial site, Lake Charley Cemetery, Lake Ida Cemetery, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery and St. Lukes Lutheran Cemetery.

Douglas County, MN.

Ida Township Board

​Supervisors                        Phone                               Email

​Dan Diedrich                     320-815-0299          

​Jim Peterson                     320-834-2035          

​Mike Steidl                        320-491-6015           


​Barb Kilgore                      320-491-6727            

​Township Office                320-834-3377           

Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

​Julie Kirscht                      320-834-3272         

                             Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
or Call for appointment
Phone: 320-834-3377
Fax: 320-834-3378
MN Association of Townships
Ida Lake Association
Douglas County

Pope Douglas Recycle
                        Voting Information
Federal House of Representatives:  District 7
Judicial:  District 7
State Senate:  District 8
State House of Representative: District 8b
County Commissioner: District 1
School Districts:  206 and 2908
Polling Place: Ida Township Hall