The city of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, population 3581, is located along the Sauk River, south of Sauk Lake, in Stearns County. Sauk Centre is 105 miles northwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and about 40 miles northwest of St. Cloud, at the junction of Interstate 94 and U.S. Highway 71. Sauk Centre's most famous son is Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. His book Main Street draws on Sauk Centre. At the time of publication there were some hard feelings, but now all is forgiven.
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City of Sauk Centre
Official web site of city government. FAQ, agenda and minutes, overview of city departments, community calendar, tourist attractions.
Holy Family School
Accredited Catholic school, for kindergarten through 6th grade.
Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce
Things to do, things to see, places to eat, places to stay in Sauk Centre.
Sauk River Watershed District
Governmental agency that works to prevent pollution of groundwater and minimize flood damage.
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