About Emmetsburg, Iowa

Emmetsburg, Iowa takes pride in our relaxed atmosphere and family oriented lifestyle.

Emmetsburg small enough that you can get to know your neighbors, but large enough to offer almost everything you want or need.

Five Island Lake is a popular tourist destination where people can enjoy boating, fishing and swimming.  Smith Wellness Center, offers various recreational activities for the young and the old.


Emmetsburg Announcements

Holiday Office Closings 2018

VETERAN’S DAY The City of Emmetsburg & Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities will be closed on Monday, November 12th in observance of Veteran’s Day.  Monday’s solid waste collection will be picked up on Tuesday, November 13th.   THANKSGIVING The City of Emmetsburg & Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd  […]
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Natural Gas Customer Notification of Excess Flow Valve Installation

Effective on April 14, 2017 Federal natural gas safety regulations require EMU to install an excess flow valve (EFV) on all new natural gas lines to residential and small commercial customers that are served from our high pressure gas distribution system.  These regulation also allow certain existing residential and small commercial customers to request the installation of […]
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