***updated to include recent Federal Court Decision regarding extension of online voter registration***

Information regarding Coronavirus/ COVID-19, Office Hours/Procedures, and the Upcoming April 7th Election: 

Village of Coon Valley Office Closure, Voter Registration, and Absentee Voting

The Village of Coon Valley Office lobby will be closed starting March 23, 2020 to walk-in customers until further notice, due to the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation.  The office will still be staffed but the front door will be locked.  Any payments can be dropped off in the drop box to the left of the front door. 

 If you need to Register to Vote:

You can register in the clerk's office until Friday, April 3rd at 5 p.m.  You will need to provide proof of residence when you register.  If you plan to register to vote in the clerk’s office, you should call the office to set up an appointment (452-3168) and you can ring the doorbell when you arrive (with your proof of residence) for your appointment.

You can register to vote on Election Day (April 7th) at the polling place/Coon Valley Village Hall.

 Absentee Voting:

The deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you is Friday, April 3rd by 5 pm.   You can request your absentee ballot online at https://myvote.wi.gov or pick up an application on the outside of the Village office's door at 205 Anderson St.  Either way, provide a copy of your photo ID (unless indefinitely confined) with your application.

  If you choose to vote absentee in the clerk’s office, you may call the office to set up an appointment (the last day to vote absentee in the clerk’s office is Friday, April 3rd at 5 p.m.) and you can ring the doorbell when you arrive (with your photo ID).

 Please call the office at 452-3168 if you have any questions or to set up an appointment.

Village of Coon Valley Press Release 
regarding COVID-19
to view, click here

Village of Coon Valley Proclamation 
regarding the Coronavirus
to view, click here

If you have questions or need assistance with any of your voting options, please contact the Village Office at 452-3168.


Click this link for 2020 Garbage/Recycling Calendar

What's new?  Click on the links for Recent Ordinance Changes/Additions:

R-1 Single Family Residence District Regulations


Large and Small garbage bags are available for sale.  

Large pack of 10 = $25.  

Small pack of 10 = $20.

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Coon Valley Wisconsin

Coon Valley is located in the heart of the Driftless area, an area never touched by glaciers.  This unique characteristic has produced a beautiful area of rolling hills and spring fed trout streams.   Coon Creek which is known for its excellent fishing borders Coon Valley Park and provides a wonderful place to picnic, hike and enjoy time with friends and family. Coon Valley offers unique shops and wonderful restaurants and numerous places to explore and enjoy!!

Contained on these pages are important phone numbers and general information about services and opportunities in Coon Valley and the surrounding area.  We hope that you find the information useful.

Our contact information:
Village of Coon Valley
205 Anderson Street
P.O. Box 129
Coon Valley, WI  54623
Office Phone:  608-452-3168

Garbage and Recycling Collection:   
Southwest Sanitation (637-8010) located in Viroqua is the Village garbage and recyclable hauler.  Garbage pickup is every Monday, unless it falls on a holiday (then it will be on the next day that is not a holiday).  Recycling is every other Monday, beginning Jan 13th, 2020.  Please have your garbage and recyclables out on the street by 7 a.m.  The recycling service uses a commingled system which means all recyclables can be put in one container and do not have to be separated.  You can use the blue, plastic recycling containers or you can put your recycling in your own tote or clear, plastic bags.  

A friendly reminder from Southwest Sanitation:  Garbage Bags should be tied when they are set by the curb and should weigh less than 50 pounds.
Prices for garbage bags are as follows:

Large bags - $2.50 a bag or a pack of 10 for $25.00. 

Small bags - $2.00 a bag or a pack of 10 for $20.00.

The garbage bags are clear with “Southwest Sanitation” printed on them.  Bags are sold at the Village Office, Chances Are Flower Shop, and Kwik Trip.   


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Cat and Dog License Reminder

    Each year your dogs and cats must be licensed in the Village of Coon Valley.  In order to renew your pet’s license you must also have a copy of their current rabies certificate.  The fee to renew the license of a neutered or spayed animal is $3.00 and $8.00 if they are not neutered or spayed.  Licenses must be renewed by April 1st or within 30 days of acquiring a new pet.  Puppies and kittens cannot be vaccinated until they are 5 months old.  If you do not renew your pet’s license by April 1st or when they are old enough to receive a rabies vaccination, there will be a $5.00 late fee added on to the regular fee for licensing.

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The April 7th Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary is occurring as scheduled.

 Absentee Application Requests:

·      The deadline to submit your absentee application request is Friday, April 3rd by 5 pm.  You can request your absentee ballot online at https://myvote.wi.gov or pick up an application on the outside of the Village office’s door at 205 Anderson St.  Either way, provide a copy of your photo ID (unless indefinitely confined) with your application.

 Absentee Ballots:

·      The deadline to get your absentee ballot to the Village Office is extended to 4 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020.  You can mail your absentee ballot back to the Clerk’s office (be sure to allow ample time so that it is RECEIVED BY APRIL 13TH) or you can drop it in the drop box during office hours at 205 Anderson St.

 Register to Vote (if you are not already registered):

·      You must be registered to vote in order to request an absentee ballot. 

·      The deadlines to register to vote online or by mail have now passed, but you can still register to vote in the clerk’s office today, Friday, April 3rd by 5 pm.

·      You may also register to vote on Election Day (April 7th) at the polling place/Coon Valley Village Hall.


*** For the most accurate information regarding availability of the

hall and shelters, please call the Village Office at 608-452-3168.  The

online calendar above is not updated daily.  Thank you ***

Looking for a way to give back to your community?

Ever thought about becoming a firefighter?

Serving as a volunteer firefighter is a great way to serve your community!  Coon Creek Fire and Rescue is looking for men and women interested in serving their community as volunteer firefighters.  We offer paid training and compensation for your time.  All we ask from you is regular attendance at meetings and trainings, respond to calls when available, and a willingness to serve your community. Want to learn more?  Contact Chief Russ Cornford (452-3077), Assistant Chief Ken Phillips (452-3932), Assistant Chief Jason Rundhaugen (792-6550), any firefighter, or attend a meeting or training, (6:30 PM on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, respectively).


Knutson Memorial Library Hours
Monday  1:00 - 6:00
Tuesday  1:00 - 8:00
Wednesday  1:00 - 8:00
Thursday  Closed
Friday  10:00 - 2:00
Saturday  10:00 - 1:00
Sunday  Closed

Vernon County Emergency Management announces a messaging system called "Nixle."  The system has the ability to send out messages via text or email for different types of incidents or emergencies that are occurring such as Severe Weather, Missing Persons, Hazardous Materials emergencies, and many more.  You can text your zip code to 888777 or go to

http://www.nixle.com to get emergency messages from Vernon County Management. 

Message from the Public Works Department

posted May 12, 2014, 7:36 AM by Lynn Joholski

Important message from the Public Works Department - Do not flush Flushable Wipes or Depends down the toilet.  They clog up the lift station pumps. 

Stop Running Water

posted Apr 14, 2014, 9:55 AM by Lynn Joholski

Thank you so much for your cooperation during this very long and difficult winter.  It is now safe to stop running water in your home.  We adjusted the March water and sewer billing to reflect December 2013 billing.  In June we will once again review the bills and adjust for the additional water used during the first few weeks in April.  Since there is no way to determine exactly how much extra water ran during this period, we will be using averages from past billing.  If you are new to the Village and do not have a billing history, we will try to determine a fair usage by reviewing your current water usage.  Again thank you and if you have any questions don't hesitate to call the Village office at 452-3168.

Run Water in Your Home to Prevent Freezing Lines

posted Feb 10, 2014, 12:47 PM by Lynn Joholski

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - The Coon Valley Municipal Water Utility is requesting Village residents to run their cold water a pencil size stream in one faucet of their home.  Running a thin stream of cold water will help prevent freezing of water lines.  Please run water until further notice.  We will have announcements on local radio and television stations notifying residents when they can discontinue running water.  Your March water/sewer bill will be adjusted to allow for the additional water use.  If you have any questions, please call the Village Office at 452-3168.  

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