Garbage Roll-Outs
Garbage Roll-Outs

The City is now using the new automated garbage truck to collect waste in roll-out containers. Please set out roll-out containers by 7:00am on your collection day.

Five Island Lake
Five Island Lake

Emmetsburg is home to Five Island Lake, Iowa's nineth largest natural lake.

The Shores

Book your next event at our beautiful community center, The Shores at Five Island, located on the west shore of Five Island Lake.

Cabin 1 Kitchen

Rent one of our new cabins on the shores of Five Island Lake. The cabins sleep 4 or 9 people and have full kitchens, restrooms, bedrooms, fire pits and gas grills, air conditioning, wi-fi, and more!

Cabin 2 Living Room

Rent one of our new cabins on the shores of Five Island Lake. The cabins sleep 4 or 9 people and have full kitchens, restrooms, bedrooms, fire pits and gas grills, air conditioning, wi-fi, and more!

Industry
Major Industry

Emmetsburg is the home of major companies and employers including Ag Processing Inc., POET, Aluma LTD, and more.

Lake Life
Live Life on the Lake

Have you dreamt of living on a lake? Make Emmetsburg your home, and make your dream come true.

Recreation
Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy outdoor recreation year-round in Emmetsburg on Five Island Lake, our paved Five Island Trail, our 9-hole golf course, or one of our many parks.

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CABIN RENTALS

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CALENDAR

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RECREATION

Explore our parks, trails, lake, and more

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"100,000 Welcomes!"

Announcements & Notices

City & EMU Closed Monday, January 15

Emmetsburg City Hall and Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Monday’s solid waste route will be collected […]
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Resolution 24-01 – Amendment Of Current Budget

On January 8, 2024 the Emmetsburg City Council conducted a public hearing and approved Resolution 24-01 amending the current budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024. Click here […]
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Did you know?

Barking Dogs (Dogs, Cats and Domestic Animals)

Did you know?! Emmetsburg City Code Chapter 55.02 prohibits animal owners from allowing their dog, cat, or domestic animal to cause a serious disturbance or annoyance to others by frequent barking, […]
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Junk and Junk Vehicles Prohibited

Did you know?! Emmetsburg City Code Chapter 51 prohibits storage of junk vehicles within city limits.   It is unlawful for any person to store, accumulate, or allow to remain […]
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Recreational Vehicle Parking

Did you know?! Emmetsburg City Code 169.12 prohibits parking or storing recreational vehicles – including campers, RVs, and boats – within the required setback for longer than seven days.    […]
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Past Announcements

Notice of Public Hearing – Amendment of Current FY24 Budget

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, 2024 on Monday, […]
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New Solid Waste Roll-Out Containers

After a long wait, our new automated garbage truck has arrived! Residents will soon be able to be able to start using their new roll-out garbage containers. The City of […]
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City Accepting Pre-Applications for 2024 Community Catalyst Grant Program

The City of Emmetsburg has the opportunity to partner with a local property owner to apply for a $100,000 grant through the Community Catalyst Building Remediation Program, administered by the […]
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