With a population of 3,846 people, Saginaw provides rural living feel not far from the city.  Saginaw is a great place to live.

Location
Saginaw is a suburb of Duluth that is located 18 miles northwest of Duluth in St. Louis County. Twig, Taft, Grand Lake, Alborn, Culver and Industrial are located in Saginaw. The junction of Saginaw Rd and Vibert Rd is considered to be the center of Saginaw and Hwy 53, Hwy 33 and Hwy 194 are access points to Saginaw. Saginaw has a zip code of 55779 and a post office located on Saginaw Rd.

Places of Worship
There are several places in Saginaw to go if you wish to worship, including, but not limited to, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Life Covenant Church, Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church and St. John Lutheran Church.

Local Businesses
Despite being a rural area, Saginaw is rich with local businesses.  Businesses include, but are not limited to, Shelton Excavating Inc, A-1 Disposal, Wheel N’ Concrete, Lakside Transfer & Service Inc, Saginaw Stove Works, Zervas Industrial, Tuominen Landscaping, Allen Anderson Excavating Inc, Brent’s Biffies, Dougherty Trucking, Coon Aggregate Supply, A R Masonry, Kylmala Truss, Duluth Ready Mix, Viner’s Septic Plumping, United Painting & Sandblasting, North State Services, Ground Effects Directional Drilling, Duluth Christmas Tree Farm, A Plus Landscaping & Garden Center, Independence Heating and Cooling, Barbara Solem Tax Services, Privette Excavating, Northern Lights Medical Transport, Sheet Metal Workers International Association and Anytime Excavating and Landscaping.

Local Restaurants
Saginaw Union Station is located on the corner of Hwy 194 and Hwy 2. They are open 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 1:00 am and have a daily happy hour from 2 pm to 6 pm.  Monday through Friday they have a different food special depending on the night.  Locals rave about the great service.

Grand Lake is about 14 miles northwest of Duluth and located in Saginaw.  The lake system is made up of 3 different lakes.  Big Grand Lake, is a 1,592 acre lake with 2 public landings.  Little Grand Lake, is a 147 acre lake with no public access.  Baby Grand Lake, a 65 acre lake about 10 ft deep.  There is a channel that connects all three lakes.  All three lakes have fish in them like Crappie, Walleye, Northern Pike, Rock Bass and several other species.

The Cloquet River runs through Saginaw and meets up with the St. Louis River. Many people camp on the edge of the river and there is several species of fish that call the river home including, catfish, northern pike, walleye, small mouth bass, and sunfish. There are several spots to launch a boat to go canoeing or kayaking during the summer months and there is a good chance that you will see some wild life. 

Camping
There are three campgrounds located in Saginaw, the Saginaw Campground, Ogstons RV Park and the Cloquet River Campground.  Saginaw Campground is located on the corner of Hwy 2 and Hwy 194 on the other side of street from the Saginaw Union Stations.  It provides campers with a great location that is close to Cloquet, Hermantown, Duluth and Proctor and is easy to access.  Ogstons RV Park is located on Old Miller Trunk HWY and is accessible easily from HWY 53.  There are a total of 100 spaces with some year round campers located there.  Pets are welcome and there is a playground and rec hall that makes it fun for everyone in the family.  Cloquet River Campground is located near the HWY 53 and HWY 33 intersection off of Swan Lake Rd.  Part of the charm is it’s right off the Cloquet River, so it’s perfect for those who love fishing!  It’s a fairly new campground, so there are not many reviews about it, but it’s worth a look.  For reviews and more information on the Saginaw Campground and Ogstons RV Park click here!

Twig Hockey Rinks
Twig Hockey arenas are located just off of Hwy 53 in Saginaw.  There are 4 outdoor rinks and a concession and warming shack.  Hours of operation is Monday-Friday 5:30 pm to 9 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 8 pm (the concession is only open from 3 pm to 8 pm on Sunday). The public rink is for anyone to use during the hours the rinks are open.  Unless there is a game, practice, maintenance or tournament, rinks 1 and 2 are open for anyone to use during the rinks are open.  Rink 3 is open to community children 13 and under.  Don’t forget your helmet, as it’s required for anyone who skates on any rink!  Summer activities include baseball, tennis and a playground for children.

Public Schools
Saginaw doesn’t belong to a specific school district.  School aged minors would go to either Proctor Independent School District #704  or the newer South Ridge School in Independent School District #2142