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Winneshiek County Courthouse

The first courthouse was completed in 1858. It cost $18,000 to build. The two-story building housed the sheriff's residence, jail, offices and a courtroom until 1902.

The second and present courthouse cost $125,000 to build. There are beautiful stone carvings above the entrances. The price tag was a bit too steep at the time, but today the citizens of Decorah are very proud of their courthouse.

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