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27 May 2022
Police Public Comment Body Camera
11 May 2022
Police Officer Hiring

Winnebago Public Safety Winnebago, MN Full – Time and Part – Time Police Officer (Open Until Filled) The City of Winnebago is accepting applications for an immediate opening for full-time and part-time police officer. Winnebago is looking to add one officer full-time and several officers part-time. Winnebago is a community of approximately 1,437 and is located approximately 28 miles south of Mankato on Highway 169. We currently have 3 full- time police officer positions (one position is vacant) and a K9. For a small department we have newer technology and continue to update equipment as the times change. We are a community – oriented police department and are looking for individuals to join our team. Minimum Qualifications: -Must be POST Board licensed or eligible to be licensed. -Must possess a valid driver’s license. -CPR or Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) Certified. -Successful applicants must pass a background investigation, along with psychological and physical examination. The full-time officer position is a LELS Union represented position. Per union contract, the starting pay for 2022 is $23.37/hour, with a step scale that tops out at $28.55/hour. In 2023, there will be a 3% pay increase per union contract (top pay: $29.41/hour) and a to be determined cost of living increase. Full time officers also receive longevity pay after five years. This position has excellent vacation/paid time off benefits, which includes receiving 11 hours of compensatory leave per holiday (12 holidays per year, and is in addition to vacation accrual), choice in receiving compensatory leave for extra hours worked, and a dedicated sick leave bank. This position also includes health insurance and stipend for dental and eye care. Officers work 11.5-hour shifts and are expected to take on-call when working a weekend shift or when no part-time officer is available to fill in. The pay for on-call is currently $4.50/hour and will go to $5.00/hour in 2023. The part-time position is a non-union position and starting pay is $19.00/hour. This position fills in for full-time officers and works special events. Officer working as a part-time officer are not expected to take on-call, but may if they are available. If you are interested in joining our team application materials can be found on our city website at Please send completed application, cover letter and resume to Chief Eric Olson at 140 Main Street South, Winnebago, MN 56098 or   Click here for Application.  

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02 Mar 2022
Business Spotlight of the Month

First National Agency Winnebago is your locally owned Independent Insurance Agency. We have been servicing Winnebago and the surrounding area for more than 75 years. We strive to get to know our clients and fit them with the best possible coverages. Our customer service sets us apart from other agencies in the area. Office hours are 8-4 and after hours by appointment

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01 Oct 2013
Dumpster Program

Announcing our Dumpster Program. Each residence in Winnebago with a utility billing account is authorized to reserve a dumpster for one week. Read about the Dumpster Program Policy HERE . You must read the policy, sign the agreement, and return it to the city offices in order to reserve a spot on the calendar. Additional copies are available at City Hall in the vestibule and may be dropped in the after hours payment box. Please call (507) 893-3217 or email with questions.        

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25 Sep 2012
Snow Emergency Ordinance

Winnebago, Minnesota December 11, 2012TO RESIDENTS of WINNEBAGO:Effective 10-9-2012 The City of Winnebago has a Snow Emergency Ordinance.  Read more about it HERE.An official designation of a Snow Emergency will be announced on local radio station KBEW giving a start and ending time.  Addtional methods of notification may include KFMC and KSUM radio, KEYC televison, the City's website -, the City's Facebook and Twitter pages and the city's main telephone line or voicemail at (507) 893-3217.  The Snow Emergency event may be extended through an additional announcement.During emergency weather conditions (Snow Emergency) it is unlawful to park or leave standing any vehicle on any public street, avenue, or alley until the roadway has been fully and completely (curb-to-curb) cleaned.   Any vehicle which is left parked or standing on a public street during an emergency weather condition and in violation of this section is hereby declared a nuisance and shall be subject to a $25 fine and may be subject to impounding. If you have questions about the this ordinance, please call or email us.  Thank you    Chris ZieglerCity Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer  

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