Vietnam Era Veteran Recognition Day

ATTENTION VIETNAM ERA VETERANS: We invite all Winneshiek County Vietnam Era Veterans to our upcoming event! If you cannot attend, you could send someone else with a copy of your DD214, for eligibility.

Vietnam Era Veteran Recognition Day
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
2:00-4:00 P.M.
Courthouse – 1st Floor
201 W. Main, Decorah, IA
Bring a copy of your DD 214 to receive a book!

For questions call 563-382-5786.

Snowmobile and ATV / ORV Renewals

Snowmobile, ATV and ORV Renewals now available

Registrations expire December 31, 2017

Penalty will attach January 1, 2018

Renew yours today at the Recorder’s Office

Snowmobiles ridden on trails or public lands must also have a User Permit.  Please ask for this additional purchase!

Winneshiek County Recorder
201 W Main St. Decorah

Passport Saturday in Decorah 2017


On Sat. Sept. 23, the Winneshiek Co. Recorder’s Office will be open to process passports for busy families and people who can’t make it in during the week! You will need the following documents: YOUR CERTIFIED BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR EXPIRED PASSPORT, 2 SEPARATE CHECKS, AND YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE.  (Sorry no debit cards). If your driver’s license is from another state, we will need one additional form of ID, (College ID, Health card, Charge card etc.)   Please visit the web-site or call for specific information regarding children 16 and under.

You will also need a passport photo. We do take these at our office for a fee of $10.00.

For more passport information, fees and forms please visit: Travel.State.Gov

You can download the form and have it filled out prior to coming in, be sure and fill it out in black ink and do not sign it before coming into our office. If you have any questions or concerns regarding PASSPORT DAY 2017  please call the Recorder’s office at : 563-382-3486.



TIME: 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM
PLACE:   Winneshiek County Recorder’s Office

Winneshiek Courthouse
201 W. Main St. Decorah

Please use the West door off of the parking lot.

Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget – Updated

The FY-2018-Budget was approved on Monday, March 13, 2017.