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Coffee Talk!  We will have Coffee Talk on March 1st, 2021 - the topic will be "Caregiver Support". Come join us for great information and camaraderie. Bring your questions - 9 am at the North Pine Government Center: 1602 Hwy 23 North, Sandstone MN.

Due to the Covid 19 virus and the continued closure of the North Pine Government Center we are not allowing walk-ins to our office. We are, however scheduling appointments to see your CVSO.  A mask is required for each visit and we will be sanitizing before and after each appointment.

Please continue to monitor this page for updates and information on when we will once again allow walk-in visits.

Are you a Pine County Veteran that has been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Veterans Covid 19 Financial Assistance - call Mindy Sandell for help with the application.

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

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Veterans Services

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