Traverse County Auditor/Treasurers Office

               Address: P.O. Box 428, Wheaton, MN 56296

               Phone: (320) 422-7740


Kit Johnson, County Auditor/Treasurer


Elections E-Mail:

Sarah Dawson, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer

Rhonda Hanson, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer

Laura Radosevich, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer

Pat Canlas, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer

The Auditor/Treasurer office is responsible for the administration of finances, elections, licensing and property taxes. The office provides tax administration for all taxing districts in Traverse County. These duties include the maintenance of names, addresses, legal descriptions for tax rolls, truth-in-taxation notice, calculation of property taxes, tax increment financing, tax forfeiture, special assessments and the settlement of tax dollars. The Auditor’s Office administers the issuance of auctioneer, beer, and liquor licenses.  The Auditor’s Office also administers the County’s centralized accounting system.  This system controls all fiscal aspects of the County including paying bills, payroll, collecting revenues, financial statement preparation and budget reporting. This office also administers the County functions of Federal, State, and Local elections. This process involves registration of voters, candidate filings, ballot layout, electronic tabulation of ballots, absentee voting, production of election day rosters, Election Day signature rosters, election night results, abstracts, maintaining voter history and administering county recounts.


Property Tax Information

Financial Statements


Mail Ballot Procedures

Voter Registration

Polling Place Finder

Election Results

Elections E-Mail:


County Campaign Finance Reports

Minnesota Campaign Manual

Traverse County Ballot Question, September 17, 2014

Traverse County Ballot Question, October 27, 2014

Kit Johnson, November 4, 2014

Thomas Monson, November 4, 2014

David Rinke, November 4, 2014

Todd Johnson, November 4, 2014

Trevor Wright, November 4, 2014

Mark Gail, November 4, 2014

Matthew Franzese, November 4, 2014

Sydney Franzese, November 4, 2014

LeAnn Peyton, November 4, 2014

Traverse County Ballot Question, November 18, 2014

Alan Bruce, December 18, 2014

David Salberg, May 17, 2016

Carol Johnson, December 8, 2016

Dennis Zimbrick, December 8, 2016

Greg Hoppe, December 8, 2016

Kevin Leininger, December 20, 2016

Curt Gillespie, May 23, 2018


The Auditor/Treasurer is the Deputy Registrar for the County and administers the Motor Vehicle Department.

Laura Cronen, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer

Phone: (320) 422-7738


Motor vehicle transactions include license plates, tabs, vehicle transfers, new vehicle and out-of-state registrations, boat, snowmobile, all-terrain, motorcycle and trailer licensing. Driver’s licensing includes driver’s license renewals, name and address changes, identification cards and instruction permits.