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.

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Emmetsburg Announcements
COVID-19

Campgrounds Open May 8

Per the Governor’s proclamation on May 6th, campgrounds may reopen effective 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, provided that the campground implements measures to ensure social distancing, increased hygiene practices, and other public health measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Emmetsburg campgrounds will be open for recreational camping effective May 8, […]
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Golf Course & Five Island Campground Open

Effective today, April 23, the Five Island Golf Course and the Five Island Campground are open with the following guidelines: Five Island Golf Course Please practice social distancing. Avoid close contact with people throughout the golf course (at least six feet distance.) Only one (1) person is allowed per golf cart – unless family member […]
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Message from Mayor Patrick Degen Regarding COVID-19 City Closures

Our lives continue to be greatly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.  The emergency proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds has closed our schools, colleges, and scores of businesses.  Social distancing has become a part of our everyday language and routine.  At the time of this writing, “shelter in place” has been ordered by 43 of 50 […]
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Meetings

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Amendment

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of amending the current budget of the city for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Amended FY 2019-2020 […]
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Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Estimate

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Budget Estimate Summary of proposed receipts and expenditures.
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Notices

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Amendment

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of amending the current budget of the city for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Amended FY 2019-2020 […]
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Golf Course & Five Island Campground Open

Effective today, April 23, the Five Island Golf Course and the Five Island Campground are open with the following guidelines: Five Island Golf Course Please practice social distancing. Avoid close contact with people throughout the golf course (at least six feet distance.) Only one (1) person is allowed per golf cart – unless family member […]
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Resolution 20-11: Adoption of Budget and Certification of City Taxes

On March 23, 2020 the Emmetsburg City Council approved Resoltuion 21-11 adopting the budget for FY20-21. Click here to view the summary of receipts and expenditures.
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Emmetsburg Announcements
COVID-19

Campgrounds Open May 8

Per the Governor’s proclamation on May 6th, campgrounds may reopen effective 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, provided that the campground implements measures to ensure social distancing, increased hygiene practices, and other public health measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Emmetsburg campgrounds will be open for recreational camping effective May 8, […]
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Golf Course & Five Island Campground Open

Effective today, April 23, the Five Island Golf Course and the Five Island Campground are open with the following guidelines: Five Island Golf Course Please practice social distancing. Avoid close contact with people throughout the golf course (at least six feet distance.) Only one (1) person is allowed per golf cart – unless family member […]
Read More

Message from Mayor Patrick Degen Regarding COVID-19 City Closures

Our lives continue to be greatly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.  The emergency proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds has closed our schools, colleges, and scores of businesses.  Social distancing has become a part of our everyday language and routine.  At the time of this writing, “shelter in place” has been ordered by 43 of 50 […]
Read More
Meetings

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Amendment

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of amending the current budget of the city for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Amended FY 2019-2020 […]
Read More

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Estimate

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Monday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Budget Estimate Summary of proposed receipts and expenditures.
Read More
Notices

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Amendment

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of amending the current budget of the city for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536. Click here to view the Amended FY 2019-2020 […]
Read More

Golf Course & Five Island Campground Open

Effective today, April 23, the Five Island Golf Course and the Five Island Campground are open with the following guidelines: Five Island Golf Course Please practice social distancing. Avoid close contact with people throughout the golf course (at least six feet distance.) Only one (1) person is allowed per golf cart – unless family member […]
Read More

Resolution 20-11: Adoption of Budget and Certification of City Taxes

On March 23, 2020 the Emmetsburg City Council approved Resoltuion 21-11 adopting the budget for FY20-21. Click here to view the summary of receipts and expenditures.
Read More

Excellent Schools

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Emmetsburg-Catholic-Schools

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Iowa-Lakes-CC-Logo

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"Céad Míle Fáilte"…"100,000 Welcomes!"