Welcome to the new Cerro Gordo County website! We’ve redesigned the site to make it more modern, user friendly, and much easier to find what you are looking for. Parts of the old site have not been converted to the new look but we will be gradually updating those sections as well. You can still access the old site by clicking the following link: Old Cerro Gordo website

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Deer and Fall turkey licenses go on sale Aug 15

Deer and Fall turkey licenses will go on sale Saturday August 15, 2015. You can purchase your license at the Recorders Office in the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. See license costs below.

Youth SeasonSept. 19-Oct. 4
Disabled Hunter Season Sept. 19-Oct. 4
Archery Season
- Early SplitOct. 1-Dec. 4
- Late SplitDec. 21 - Jan. 10, 2016
Early MuzzleloaderOct. 17-25
Late MuzzleloaderDec. 21 - Jan. 10, 2016
- Season 1Dec. 5-9
- Season 2Dec. 12-20

Combination Gun/BowOct. 12-Dec. 4
Archery Only Oct. 1 - Dec. 4 AND
Dec. 21 - Jan. 10, 2016

Deer will be $28.50 for general licenses, $28.50 for antlerless-only 1st license, $13.00 for antlerless-only 2nd license and all others.

Fall turkey tags will be $24.50 each.

County Auditor Ken Kline Receives Award

Ken Kline receives "Service Above Self" AwardCounty Auditor Ken Kline was awarded the Public Employee Service Above Self Award today by the Mason City Noon Rotary Club. In a surprise ceremony after Brent Trout said few words Ken received the award. Ken thought he was there to do a presentation and was very surprised but pleased receiving the award.

Cerro Gordo County Treasurer now accepts Passport Applications

Patricia Wright, Cerro Gordo County Treasurer is pleased to announce that her office is now accepting passport applications on behalf of the U. S. Department of State. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Treasurer’s Office, 220 N Washington, Mason City, Iowa. (more…)

NOAA Weather

Mason City, IA

Last Updated on Aug 28 2015, 12:53 pm CDT

Current Conditions: Light Rain Fog/Mist


Temp: 60°F

Wind: East at 6mph

Humidity: 96%

Windchill: 59°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Courthouse Calendar

Board of Supervisors Regular Session @ Boardroom
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am
Planning & Zoning @ Boardroom
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm

The Planning & Zoning meeting is in the Boardroom at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse and is usually the 1st Thursday of every month but is subject to change.

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