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Welcome to Wanamingo!
Wanamingo Veterans Memorial - Dedicated in 2013
Wanamingo Veterans Memorial - Dedicated in 2013

Wanamingo is a classic small Midwestern town located in Southeastern Minnesota, half-way between the Twin Cities and Rochester. Wanamingo, situated in Goodhue County, is located approximately 28 miles northwest of Rochester and 50 miles southeast of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Access is provided via State Highways 57 and 60. In addition, U.S. Highway 52 lives 4 miles north of the City of Wanamingo. Wanamingo is a prosperous and growing city with 1087 residents. This rural farming community has a mix of industry and commerce making it a wonderful place to live and work.

The City of Wanamingo currently has a 30-member volunteer fire and rescue department consisting of three tankers, two pumpers, a grass rig, and ambulance emergency vehicle as well as other miscellaneous fire fighting and rescue equipment.

The City contracts with Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department for police protection. Non Emergency questions can be answered at 507-824-2497.

The City currently operates approximately three designated park sites. Facilities include, cabin/screen shelter, pier overlook, horseshoe pits, volley ball courts, and general playground equipment.

Wanamingo is a Minnesota Statutory City with a “Standard Plan” form of government. It has a mayor elected at large for a two year term and four council members elected at large for a four year term. The professional staff is appointed and consists of as administrator/clerk treasurer and a deputy clerk.

March 12, 2018 - 7:00PM          April 9, 2018 - 7:00PM
May 14, 2018 - 7:00PM          June 11, 2018 - 7:00PM
July 9, 2018 - 7:00PM          July 23, 2018 - 6:00PM
August 13, 2018 - 7:00PM          September 10, 2018 - 7:00PM
October 15, 2018 - 7:00PM          November 12, 2018 - 7:00PM
December 10, 2018 - 7:00PM
*EDA meetings are scheduled on the same dates as City Council meetings. Watch the City website for Agendas. If agendas are not placed on website 5 days in advance, meeting is canceled.
Pet Licenses and Golf Cart permits are coming due.  Wanamingo City Code 93.02 requires that all dogs and cat be licensed within the Wanamingo City Limits.  The license application form can be filled out and returned to Wanamingo City Hall along with a copy of rabies shots for a pet license.  Wanamingo City Code 71.07 requires permits for golf carts driven within Wanamingo City Limits.  Please fill out application form and return to City Hall to obtain a permit for your golf cart.

Code of Ordinances No. 70.05

Snow Removal Operations

“Any vehicle on city streets, which interfere with, or is likely to interfere with, city snow removal operations, shall be towed to a storage area and may be reclaimed by the owners only upon payment of towing and storage charges. Any vehicle not reclaimed within 7 days shall be deemed abandoned, and sold according to law.” 

If you park on the street overnight night and snow falls, You will be ticketed and or towed.

This is a friendly reminder.