FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the hours of operation at the Administration Building and Courthouse?

What offices are located at the Courthouse?

What offices are located at the Administration Building?

What services do the various offices provide?


What are the hours of operation at the Administration Building and Courthouse?

All County offices shall be open to the public during regular business hours which are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Offices are open over the lunch hour.

Legal holidays when offices at the Courthouse and Administration building are closed are: New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; July 4th; Labor Day; Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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What offices are located at the Courthouse?

Clerk of Circuit Court; Register in Probate/Juvenile Court Clerk; Judicial Assistant; District Attorney and Juvenile Court Worker are located in the Courthouse.

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What offices are located at the Administration Building?

1st Floor – Veterans Service; Aging & Disability Resource Center; Coroner; County Board Chairman; Economic Development Corporation and Maintenance
2nd Floor – County Clerk; County Treasurer; Register of Deeds; Property Lister; Zoning; Land Conservation; UW-Extension and 911 Coordinator.
3rd Floor – Health Department; Child Support and Human Services.

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What services do the various offices provide?

County Clerk – Marriage licenses; fishing and hunting licenses; temporary license plates; County Board proceedings; election results and general financial accounts of the County.

County Treasurer – Delinquent real estate and personal taxes.

Real Property Lister – Preparation of Assessment rolls and assists taxpayers with property description problems.

Register of Deeds – Registration of births deaths and marriages; filing of deeds; mortgages and Veteran’s discharges.

Clerk of Court – Civil cases; judgments; divorce records; alimony and support payments and passports.

Register in Probate – Wills; survivorships; guardianship; trusts; adoptions and other matters pertaining to estates and heirships.

Child Support Agency – Location of absent parents; establishing paternity of nonmarital children and enforcement of existing support orders.

Human Services – Financial aid programs; mental health services; alcohol and other drug abuse; developmental disabilities; services to adults, elderly, children and families.

Aging & Disability Resource Center – Help or information pertaining to the elderly.

Highway Department – State or county trunk highway matters and any other matters pertaining to highways or the highway department.

Veterans Office – Veterans benefits such as loans, insurance, compensation, pensions and housing.

Health – Any matters pertaining to health or sanitation.

Sheriff - Any matters pertaining to law enforcement

Emergency Government – Establishing emergency plans for natural and manmade disasters and facilitates disaster recover operations.

UW Extension Office -
Agricultural Agent – Crop production; financial management, information pertaining to dairy, animal waste, weed and insect control and other farm related farm problems.

Family Living Agent – Parenting and child care; money management; food nutrition and safety.

4-H Youth Development Agent – Youth programs working with life skill development, community need or youth and careers.

Community Development Agent - Economic development, business support, comprehensive & community planning, local government education

Land Conservation – Information on contour strips; terraces; barnyard design; waterways; tree planting; hydroseeding and mulching; pond designs and cost sharing programs.

Zoning - Percolation tests; septic tank prints, flood plains; highway setbacks; trailer courts; landfills and other matters of environmental concern.

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