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Pepin County - Monica J Bauer

Monica took office as Pepin County Register of Deeds on January 5, 2009. Prior to election, she worked as Pepin County Deputy Register of Deeds for over 21 years beginning as Deputy on September 14, 1987.

A lifelong resident of Pepin County, Monica and her husband, Bert, have three children: two daughters and one son. They are proud grandparents of two grandsons and three granddaughters. Monica enjoys golfing, walking, biking, collecting movies, shopping, reading, traveling and most importantly, spending time with family and friends.

On April 16, 2024, Pepin County transitioned from their old land records system to AVID with Fidlar Technologies.  Searchers can now subscribe to Laredo Anywhere (For everyday users – Monthly subscription available) or Tapestry (For occasional users. Pay as you go with a credit card) for easy remote access to the official public record.

Office Address

740 7th Avenue West; P.O. Box 39
Durand, WI 54736

Office hours: 8:30A.M.-12.00P.M. 12:30P.M.-4:30 P.M.
Telephone: 715-672-8856

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About the Register of  Deeds Office

The office has one full-time deputy in addition to Monica.

Pepin County Register of Deeds office became computerized in 1994 when we received our first grant through the Land Records Modernization Program. We installed a DOS based Grantor-Grantee and tracting system at that time. In April of 2004 we updated the DOS based system to a Windows version. In 2004 we installed an imaging system and are working on back scanning of our record books up to the time that we entered recordings in the computer.

On November 16, 2010 Pepin County began their Online Documents Website called: Pepin County RODDirect which was discontinued on March 31, 2016. On Friday, April 1, 2016 Pepin County went live with their new Online Documents Website called: Pepin County Land Information Web Portal.

As of January 3, 2017, copies of birth records, for persons born throughout Wisconsin, may be obtained at any county Register of Deeds Office.  As of January 2, 2020, copies of marriage records, for persons married throughout Wisconsin, may be obtained at any county Register of Deeds Office.  Death and Divorce certificates are also available, depending on the date of the event. 

On November 1, 2018 Pepin County recorded our first electronically (e-Record) submitted Real Estate document.

Please visit our Online Documents Website at:  Online Real Estate Documents

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