Why choose LAC?

LAC is committed to providing its customers with the greatest service possible.

The wide range of products and services that are offered by the cooperative are aimed at helping to provide success for the local farms, businesses, and individuals. 


Lakes Area Cooperative, otherwise known as LAC, is a cooperative in north central Minnesota established in 1912 with 28 million dollars of assets and over 80 million dollars in annual sales.

Over the years the Lakes Area Cooperative has expanded from its original roots as a creamery to other farm supply and retail businesses, such as;

  • Feed
  • Fertilizer
  • Ag Chemicals
  • Meat Processing and Retailing
  • Refined Fuels
  • Propane
  • Convenience Stores
  • Motel
  • Laundromat
  • Farm and Home Supplies.

The Lakes Area Cooperative serves the communities of Perham, Richville, Battle Lake, Vining, Clitherall, Henning, Vergas, Detroit Lakes, Underwood, New York Mills, Park Rapids, Akeley, Menahga, Sebeka, Wolf Lake, Bluffton, Ottertail, Clarissa and many others in north central Minnesota. With locations in Perham, Akeley, Battle Lake, Clarissa, Vergas, Dent, Menahga, Park Rapids, Ottertail and Wolf Lake.

LAC Locations

Lakes Area Cooperative covers a 200 mile radius, with several divisions in several locations throughout central Minnesota.

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Pay Online

LAC offers an online customer portal to view your statements, invoices, contracts, and pay your bill online.

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