All Arrowhead Transit buses are in compliance with the ADA and equipped with wheelchair lifts.

For Rides
Phone: 800-862-0175

Dispatch Telephone Number Options

  • Aitkin, option 4
  • Carlton/Cloquet, option 3
  • Chisago County, option 13
  • Cook County, option 8
  • Hermantown & Rice Lake, option 9
  • Isanti County, option 12
  • Itasca County, option 4
  • Koochiching County, option 5
  • Lake County, option 7
  • Pine City, option 6
  • St. Louis County, option 2

Purchasing tickets/passes

Individuals: Books of one-way tickets or unlimited monthly passes may be purchased from a bus driver with cash or check. Books of 10 one-way tickets can also be ordered with a credit or debit card by contacting Melinda Nelson. She can be reached at 218-735-6851 or

Organizations: May request an order form by contacting Jennifer Tarr at These orders may be invoiced.

Arrowhead Transit Staff

Director Brandon Nurmi, 218-735-6837 (
Assistant Director Joe Gentile, 218-735-6800 (
Assistant Director Colette Hanson, 218-735-6814 (
Assistant Director Dale Porter, 218-735-6807 (

Area Supervisors:

Volunteer Driver Program:
Transportation Supervisor Kristin Deutsch,
Transportation Advocate Randy Hokkanen, 218-735-6873 (

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