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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.

Stay connected with social media at Hennepin County. In the spirit of community, please use the following guidelines and refrain from posting material that is:

  • Profanity or hate speech
  • Advertisements or solicitation
  • Deceptive or misleading

In these cases, we reserve the right to hide or delete your post(s) and/or comment(s).

County program Sites
Hennepin County Hennepin County Facebook page Hennepin County Twitter page Hennepin County Flicker page Hennepin County You Tube page instagram
Emergency Management Hennepin County Emergency Management Facebook page Hennepin County Emergency Management Twitter page
Environment and Energy Hennepin County Environment and Energy Facebook page Hennepin County Environment and Energy Twitter page
Library Hennepin County Library Facebook page Hennepin County Library Twitter page Hennepin County Library Flicker page  Hennepin County Library You Tube page Hennepin County Library Tumbler page instagram
Hennepin County Medical Center Hennepin County Medical Center Facebook page Hennepin County Medical Center Twitter page
County Attorney's Office Hennepin County Attorney's Facebook page Hennepin County Attorney's Twitter page Hennepin County Attorney's You Tube page
Sheriff's Office Hennepin County Sheriff's Facebook page Link to Hennepin County Sheriff Twitter page Link to Hennepin County Sheriff's You Tube page instagram
Hennepin Jobs Hennepin County Jobs Twitter page
Hennepin GIS Hennepin County GIS Twitter page
Hennepin County Public Defender Hennepin County Public Defender Facebook page Hennepin County Public Defender Twitter page
Hennepin County Public Health Hennepin County Public Health Facebook page
Better Together Hennepin Better Together Hennepin Facebook page
Red Door Clinic Red Door Clinic Facebook page

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