Felton Voller,
First mayer of Winsted
February 2, 1892
At a meeting conducted by Winsted’s 1st Mayor, Felton Vollmer, a resolution was adopted by the Village Council . . .“Whereas this Council deem it expedient at this time that the preparation be made to build a Village Hall . . .”

January 21, 1893
Village of Winsted approved the construction of Village Hall; A. Werner, H. Wienbeck, and J. Smolke were appointed to a committee to site the new building.

January 1, 1896
Public Dedication of the newly constructed Village Hall.

November 4, 1990
A referendum failed, which would have dedicated $750,000 toward renovating the existing City Hall or the construction of a new City Hall.

November 4, 1997
Last official day of business in original “Village Hall,” nearly 102 years after its public dedication.

November 5, 1997
City Hall rents the “Niro-Sterner” building for $1,200 a month.

November 1, 1998
City Hall rents part of the “Haugdahl Building” or the “Old Theatre Building,” starting at $1,550 a month.

Winsted City Hall - 1895

Winsted Minnesota 125th History Book
This compilation of the history of Winsted, Minnesota, is dedicated to everyone who has made our town what it is today – the settlers and early residents, those who invested and built the community over the years, as well as those who call Winsted home today.

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