Moving to Lansing? Info you need

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Lansing is a great little town of about 1000 people. We have it all:  grocery, health care providers, dentist,  library, fire department, fitness center, churches, Zen retreat, B & Bs, seasonal rentals, motel, house boat rentals, bait shops, marinas, gas stations, specialty shops, local art shops, beauty salons, massage/spas, restaurants, parks and more! For outdoor leisure activities, we can’t be beat:  boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, bird watching. Plus we have a dynamic and vibrant school system if you have school-age children. Check out our listing of businesses under the Business Directory tab for a pdf.

Need more things to do?  We are approximately 20 miles from Waukon IA,(W)  30-40 miles from LaCrosse WI(N), Prairie du Chien WI(S), and Decorah IA(W)

For utilities in the area:

  • Electricity: Alliant Energy 1-800-255-4268
  • Local City Utilities (sewer/water): Lansing City Hall (water & sewer only)-563-538-4757
  • TV: Cable company is Mediacom.-(855-633-4226)  Many have Directv (800-201-0488) or Dish tv (800-201-1960) as well. Some can get local LaCrosse stations via antenna.
  • Phone:   US Cellular(800-944-9400)seems to have the best reception in the area but cell phone coverage can be spotty with all our hills and valleys. Landlines?  Mediacom offers internet phone service. Other phone companies are: Centurylink (800-201-4099)
  • Internet providers:  Mediacom in most rural areas; Centurylink and Mediacom in town. HughesNet (844-737-2700) in some areas.
  • Schools: Eastern Allamakee Community School District- Elementary School in New Albin; Kee High School in Lansing. Eastern Allamakee Community School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Lansing, IA. It has 369 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. It is nationally recognized as being a Bronze level school by the US News & World Report magazine. It ranks in the top 15% of Iowa’s schools in student/teacher ratio, top 20% in best places to teach, and top 22% of best districts in Iowa according to Phone (563) 538-4201
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