County Recorder / Clerk of Court

County Recorder Office Services

Clerk of Court’s Office Services

  • Child support enforcement
  • Court calendar clerk
  • DD214S (military discharges) and wills for safekeeping and confidentiality
  • Maintaining official court files
  • Public record searches
  • Receiving and disbursing of fines, fees and restitution
  • Record certifications

Birth & Death Certificates

Birth and Death Certificates can be obtained from Vital Records. Call 701-328-2360 or visit their website to learn more. 

Request for Certified Copy of a Birth Record Form (PDF)


  • Index Request Form - use this form to request and pay for indexes for real estate recordings.