Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Spring Open Burning Announced

Fire Chief Wally Rundle has announced Open Burning will be allowed Saturday, April 1, 2017 thru Saturday, May 13, 2017.  This is restricted to vegetation that is grown on your own property. 

No furniture, finished wood, clothing, lumber, building materials, flammable liquids, processed maerials, etc are allowed to burned at any time within the city limits.

Complete details can be found in the City Code, Section 16-80, Open Burning Restrictions.



History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

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 20 2nd Ave. S.W.