Supplying Northern and Central Minnesota's Homes and Businesses With Quality Energy Products and Services.
Since opening its doors in 1922 as the ‘Farmers Exchange’ to the present day, the Northern Star Coop has grown from a local group of farmers to a large business that has over 11,000 local patrons in Northern and Central Minnesota. Our main office is in Deer River, Minnesota. We also have facilities in Backus, Hill City, Littlefork, Long Prairie, Northome, Pine River, Remer and Walker to provide services to this large area.
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.

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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