Community Services


As the county seat of Pipestone County, Pipestone provides a convenient, one-stop location for many of the community services Pipestone offers.

Pipestone Public Works – 507-825-3622. Public Works Director: Scott Swanson. Located at 412 Second St. NE next to Pipestone’s historic water tower that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Street and parks maintenance, snow removal
  • The city offers refuse collection services, with recycling handled by Pipestone County. There are also independent businesses that offer garbage and recycling services.
  • Spring and fall clean ups are offered for residents to dispose of a wide variety of items
  • Recycling drop-off center located in town for glass, cardboard, aluminum and paper recycling
  • Compost/brush pile within the city for residents free of charge

Pipestone County Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Center – 507-825-1185. Located at 718 Fourth St. NW. Open every Wednesday from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Free drop-off for all county residents of the following items: household hazardous waste, large appliances, electronics, lead acid and rechargeable batteries, fluorescent bulbs and PCB ballasts, Christmas lights and triple rinsed pesticide containers.


Cable/Satellite providers

Internet providers


Housing Redevelopment Authority
HRA Director: Tammy Manderscheid

Southwest Health and Human Services
Family services, child support, financial services, public health, social services.

Southwest Crisis Center, Pipestone office

  • Sexual assault and domestic violence advocacy programs and services
  • 24 hour SAFELINE/hotline: 800-376-4311
  • Youth Text Line – 218-666-8336

Pipestone County Veterans Service Office
VSO: Brian Douty. 811 Fifth St. SE. Office hours: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Monday – Friday.