Richland County State’s Attorneys Department is dedicated to preserving the rights and privileges of the citizens of Richland County.

The State’s Attorney office is continually working on prosecution of criminal offenses, traffic offenses, child support enforcement, suits involving county, opinions to townships and school districts relating to their duties, and working as a legal advisor to the county commission. 

The office also represents the petitioner in juvenile cases and mental health proceedings and is involved in adult abuse protection orders and disorderly conduct restraining orders.



ND Supreme Court


States Attorney Office
Law Enforcement Center
413 3rd Ave N
Wahpeton ND 58075




Ditch Mowing Deadline-October 1, 2023

Spring Load Restrictions Lifted May 30, 2023

County Road 1 Year-Round Restriction Map

Transportation Permits available online through LoadPass Permits:

State Drain Tile Application 80 Acres or Greater

State Drain Tile Notification Less Than 80 Acres

Recurring Events:

County Commission Meets the 1st and 3rd  Tuesday @ 8am
Water Resource Meets every Tuesday @ 8am

Recent Meeting Minutes

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