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WI Supreme Court Invalidates Governor’s Safer at Home Order. Winnebago County Issues Safer at Home Order.  

After careful review of the Supreme Court decision and our own local progress using the Badger Bounce Back scorecard, the Winnebago County Health Department has decided to issue a countywide Safer at Home order, effective immediately. Read full order,

Please do not use playground equipment

Village of Winneconne parks are open.  Please continue to use social distancing best practices, including remaining six feet away from neighbors and friends using the parks.  To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, playground equipment is off limits.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

David Porter, Village Administrator

Best Practices to Keep You and Your Family Healthy

We urge you to take steps to keep yourself healthy, keep your friends and neighbors healthy, reduce strain on our health care system, and optimize resources to care for those most in need:                                   

  • Practice social distancing.  (What is social distancing?)                                    
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before eating and after going to the bathroom, blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.                                     
  • Call your healthcare provider before going into a clinic if you are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19. This will allow them to provide guidance, prepare ahead if you need to be seen, and minimize risk to others.

Go Green! Apply for automatic withdrawal and emailed utility bills. Click here for more information.

compost open

In response to the many requests from residents, we are opening the compost site for a temporary, limited time frame. Beginning, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 the compost site will be open on Wednesdays 10 AM until 3 PM. A compost sticker affixed to the windshield is still needed to enter the site. The stickers will be sold at the compost site for $5.00 each. Only residents of the Village may purchase a sticker.

You can download the form for the sticker here

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Dog License Renewals

Dog license renewals must be submitted by March 31,2020. To renew your dog’s license, please put proof of rabies vaccine and a check made payable to “Village of Winneconne” ($10 per dog if spayed/neutered and $20 per dog if not spayed/neutered) in an envelope and deposit in the drop box in the parking lot on the west-side of the Village Hall.

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Community Resources for COVID-19

Local Alerts from the Village of Winneconne

Please sign up for our Community Alerts.  Click here, then sign in using your email address, and click the email or cell phone icon next to "Community Alerts."


Updates from the Winnebago County Health Department

The Winnebago County Health Department offers regular updates with timely and actionable information about COVID-19 in our county.  Click here to view them.

Resources to help manage expenses on reduced incomes   

We recognize that some of the measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 impose significant burdens on our residents and businesses.  The UW-Madison Division of Extension has put together a special COVID-19 Financial Resources page. It contains links to many government sites where you can turn for more information on topics like applying for public assistance, low-interest small business loans, and other topics.

The Families & Finances resource page has links to all of the financial programming and resources available through UW-Madison Extension.                                  

The Managing Your Personal Finances in Tough Times page has specific topics that can assist those dealing with challenging financial situations.  



2019 Annual Police Department Report

The Winneconne Police Department has released their 2019 Annual Report for your review. Take some time to read what went on in that department last year. 

2019 Tribute to Veterans

The Village of Winneconne is proud and thankful for employees and family member who have served. Thank you.

Here are just a few of the many who have or are currently serving our country.

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Officer Honer School Resource Officer

NEW SRO at Winneconne Schools

School has been in session now for a few weeks. By now all the students, staff and parents should have noticed the new school resource officer (SRO), Officer Honer from the Winneconne Police Department. After the Winneconne School Board and the Village Public Safety Committee agreed that it would be in everyone's best interest to have an SRO full time at the schools, Officer Honer was assigned to that position. Part of the reason to put him at the schools was to handle all incidents involving any ordinance or criminal violations. Officer Honer is doing much more than handling violations, he is building positive relationships with the students, faculty and parents Office Honer is at all three schools daily.

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no bags in recycling totes

Just a friendly reminder - no plastic bags in recycling carts. It creates unnecessary waste and they get caught up in the sorting equipment. Thanks!

We have added an Event Button, located on the left side of this page. If you know of any event in the Village that you would like posted please contact us.

And don't forget to register to receive text and/or emails regarding emergencies and other notices in the Village.  To register, click on the Notify Me Button and follow the directions.  

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