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If you are a reporter looking for information about Hennepin County government, the Hennepin County Communications Department can assist you.

Media specialists can put you in touch with the appropriate resources for your story. We also arrange interviews with county officials and with subject-matter experts on staff.

Contact information for media requests

Carolyn Marinan, communications director at or 612-348-5969

Contact information for departments and programs

Call 612-348-3848 and we will connect you to a subject-matter expert who can assist you.

Information on the Derek Chauvin case

Sign up to receive updates, view documents and more on the Hennepin County District Court website.

Read highlights from board meetings. Read more

If you’d like to watch committee and full board meetings, they are generally broadcast live on Tuesdays, beginning at 1:30 p.m., and rebroadcast the Friday following the meeting, beginning at 8 p.m., on Metro Cable Network/Channel 6.

Meetings are also streamed live on the Hennepin County website under board meeting videos. Archived videos of past meetings also are available on that page.

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