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Stearns County Recorder's Office

3301 County Road 138

Waite Park MN  56387

(320) 656-3855



The Office of Stearns County Recorder Welcomes You!

Providing high quality customer service is one of the most important missions of the Stearns County Recorder’s Office.

This on-line information system provides you with the opportunity to research recorded data and images of real estate records at your convenience. 

Software enhancements and upgrades will be installed periodically to maintain superior system features and functionality.  Your comments and suggestions regarding this online record research system will be appreciated and will be considered as program enhancements are developed.


Archived records dated back to 1855 are maintained in the Stearns County Recorder’s Office.  To enhance archival preservation and record accessibility, conversion of historical records into computerized record management systems is ongoing.









Beginning Date


Beginning Number

Beginning Date

Beginning Number


Jan 1, 1992


Aug 20, 1984




July 26, 1915


July 26, 1915



Tax Liens

July 28, 1959


July 28, 1959


E-mail messages regarding LandShark online record research system to:

This application is for use by human users only.  No automated downloading / data mining of information is permitted.


LandShark will be unavailable during scheduled system maintenance beginning at 4:00 PM, Friday June 28, 2024 until approximately 9:00 AM, Monday July 1, 2024.


Occasional Remote Access users may now download images in LandShark by paying with a credit/debit card.  Register as a new user by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.  Once registered, you can use the same User ID and Password in the future; however, you will need to enter new payment information each session (we do not store credit/debit card payment information).  After 90 minutes of inactivity, the session will timeout and your access will end.

To view a document image, you will be asked to provide credit/debit card account information for a payment of $1.00 per page viewed and/or printed at the time of download plus a remote access fee of $5.00.

NOTE:  The initial credit card entry screen indicates a $50.00 pre-authorization hold on your credit card.  The $50.00 hold will change to the amount of purchase within approximately 24 hours.


ArcaSearch is a historical records research site from 1855 through May 1999, copy and paste the link in Google Chrome to gain access:


Coming soon, the new LandShark research system site. Please review the instructional video by clicking this link:



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