City of Rutland....Pride of the Prairie!

The City of Rutland is more like a big family than a small town. Classic Americana, unparalleled community spirit, and a true sense of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that makes the City of Rutland a wonderful place to call home. Rutland may be in the middle of nowhere but it is in the middle of everything.

Upcoming Events

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Uffda Day!

Get ready for another fun and exciting Uffda Day event! 5K race, inflatables for kids, parade, Norwegian dinner, music, lefse, sandbakkels,  vendors, and more! Always the first Sunday in October.


Uffda Day Parade

The Uffda Day Parade will form up on Dakota Street, on the east side of town, and will start at 1:00 p.m. Parade participants are asked to arrive early and to be in place by 12:30 p.m. so the parade can start on time. From Dakota Street the Parade route pro...

Monthly City Council Meeting. Members of the public are always welcome.

Recent News

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2020 Budget Public Hearing

(9/9/2019) The Rutland City Council will hold a public hearing on the 2020 Budget on September 9, 2019, starting at 5:00 p.m. The hearing will be followed by the regular City Council monthly meeting.

Lefse Rolling

(8/21/2019) The lefse-making dates are August 22, August 29, September 10 and 12th at the Rutland Town Hall. Sessions begin at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and typically last about ninety-minutes. Everyone is welcome to come help with rolling, turning, folding and packing. Give M...

Siren Testing through September

(6/3/2019) The outdoor warning siren is tested at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month (June 4, July 2, August 6 and September 3).