Since opening its doors in 1922, Northern Star Co-op has grown from a local group of farmers, known as the Farmer’s Exchange, to a large business that has over 11,000 patrons in Northern and Central Minnesota. Our main office is in Deer River, MN. We also have facilities in Backus, Hill City, Littlefork, Long Prairie, Northome, Pine River, Remer and Walker.

Our mission is to provide exceptional customer service to all customers ensuring courtesy, accuracy and honesty at all times while providing quality products and services at competitive prices while maintaining a financially sound profitable cooperative.

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If you are looking for a unique small-town shopping experience you should stop in and check out our newest venture, Northern Star Market Place. Located in our newly remodeled former grocery store building, the Northern Star Market Place offers something for everyone. We are proud of our new venture and we think you’ll like it too. Shop our online marketplace or stop in person, say hi to our friendly staff and shop the deals that you are sure to love.

Click on the link to your local plant to get the current contact information.


Deer River
246-8296 or 1-800-864-3767

Hill City

Long Prairie
320-732-3422 or 1-888-785-2626



Pine River / Backus


Fuel Oil

Backus Area

Deer River Area
246-8296 or 1-800-864-3767

Remer Area
246-8296 or 1-800-864-3767