Welcome to Sylvan Township

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Cass County Environmental Services Department will not have a representative available in Sylvan for now.  They are currently in a training phase.  Please call them for any questions at 218-547-7241 or go online to Cass County Environmental Services.


4 Free COVID Test Kits:

Please click the link here to request 4 free test kits.

MN Historical Society Legacy Grant Project - Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape

Check out the VIDEOS on their YouTube Channel:


There will be a final presentation on June 28th, at 6pm in the CTC Center (Pillager).

History Series 22

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Pillager and Area Lion’s Club is requesting knowledge for some areas or residents in Sylvan Township that could use some help with small projects.  Ideas of projects that qualify include but are not limited to the following.

  • Painting of a deck or shed
  • Raking and bagging fall leaves
  • Building a handicap accessible ramp
  • Putting on storm windows
  • and others...

Please email info@sylvantwp.com if you have a project in mind or someone that is in need of some help.

Town Meetings:  Township meetings are being held in-person but are available through Zoom by request.  Simply email the clerk or call the town hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Mtgs. are 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month - Board of Supervisors (BOS) & 2nd Thursday of the month - Planning Commission (PC)

Click to join BOS Zoom Meeting

Click to join the PC Zoom Meeting

Free Internet:  Available in the Town Hall parking lot with no password required.


Click here to take the internet speed test - provided by the state.

Gateway to Pillsbury State Forest

Sylvan Township was organized on April 2, 1912.  The Township was named after Sylvan Lake, known for its beautiful evergreen woods.  This community of 2700 residents is located in the southern portion of Cass County, west of the City of Baxter and surrounds the City of Pillager.  The Township is defined by its many lakes, rivers, agricultural, and wooded areas.  Sylvan Township has the largest Native American burial mound groupings in the Mississippi Headwaters and one of the largest within the state of Minnesota.