Due to Covid-19 Virus our staff are now working remotely.  We continue to remain ready to provide personalized assistance over the phone.  To reach Ben Wiener please call 320-216-4253 or to reach Mindy Sandell call 320-216-4251.

Please continue to monitor this page for updates and information on when we will be back to regular business hours.

Coffee Talk! 
First Monday of every month at 9 am at the North Pine Government Center. 
April Coffee Talk canceled.  See you in May!  Mays topic will be VA Healthcare and Community Care.

This office is the local contact point for veterans and their dependents to inquire or apply for veteran’s benefits. The Pine County Veterans Service Office provides guidance and assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors in applying for veterans benefits provided by the State of Minnesota and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.


Services we offer:

  • Benefits Counseling
  • Dependent/Survivor Benefits
  • Disability (Compensation)
  • Claims Preparation, Submission and follow up
  • Dental/Optical Programs
  • And more

Call for an appointment: 320-216-4250

Links to Resources




Veterans Services

Ben Wiener
Veterans Service Officer 

Mindy Sandell
Veterans Service Officer

Pine County Veterans Department
1602 Hwy 23 North
Sandstone, MN 55072

Hours: 8-4:30 M-F
P: 320-216-4250 or 800-450-7463 ext. 4250
F: 320-216-4254