Services & Responsibilities

The Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer's office provides services and responsibilities as follows:

Property Taxes

  • Filing of all legal plats.
  • Filing of all deeds and mortgages.
  • Maintain records of all property owners.
  • Certification of tax levies for taxing districts.
  • Calculate tax capacity rates, credits and net property taxes.
  • Specials assessments.
  • Wind Energy Taxes.
  • Transmission and Distribution Line Taxes.
  • Maintain ditch fund assessments.
  • Tax increment financing.
  • Collection of current and delinquent property taxes.
  • Minnesota property tax refunds.
  • Distribution of taxes to taxing districts.
  • Tax forfeiture proceedings.
  • Member of County Board of Equalization.

Deputy Registrar of Motor Vehicles

  • Motor vehicle registration.
  • Drivers licenses, permits and ID cards.
  • DNR registrations of boats, snowmobiles and off road vehicles.

Chief County Election Official

  • Officer authorized to accept affadavits of candidacy + monitors campaign finance reporting
  • Voter registration record keeping.
  • Prepare ballots for use in all elections in 40 county election precincts.
  • Secure and distribute to all precincts, supplies and equipment required.
  • Hold training sessions before each election for municipal and township clerks and election judges.


  • Investments of County funds and interest collections.
  • All receipt collections.
  • Issues warrants against all County funds.
  • Monthly financial reports.
  • Year end financial reports and 1099's.
  • Annual audit of financials.
  • County payroll preparation.
  • Register of Bonds.
  • Handling of all absentee ballot requests and voting procedures.
  • Receive and tabulate results of elections and file these results with the Secretary of State.
  • Member of County Canvassing Board to check tabulations.
  • Assurance of election certificates to qualified election winners.

Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer

Beth Van Hove

315 Tenth St.
PO Box 757
Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 295-5258 (p)
(507) 372-8390 (f)

Deputy Registrar of Motor Vehicles

Nobles County License Center
315 10th Street
Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 295-5264 (p)