RAGBRAI

We're thrilled to welcome RAGBRAI® back on Tuesday, July 26th! Click to visit the Emmetsburg RAGBRAI website.

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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PAY UTILITIES

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CABIN RENTALS

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CALENDAR

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RECREATION

Explore our parks, trails, lake, and more

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

Announcements & Notices

Resolution 22-10 – Amendment of Current Budget

On May 9, 2022 the Emmetsburg City Council conducted a public hearing and approved Resolution 22-10 amending the current budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022. Click here […]
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Notice of Public Hearing – Amendment of Current 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, 2022 on Monday, […]
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Resolution 22-07 – Adoption of FY23 Budget

On March 28, 2022, the Emmetsburg City Council approved Resolution 22-07 adopting the annual budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. Click here to view the FY23 budget summary.
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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 – Proposed Budget

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at The Shores at Five Island […]
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Resolution No. 22-05 – Maximum Property Tax Dollars for FY2023

The Emmetsburg City Council adopted Resolution No. 22-05 – a resolution of maximum property tax dollars for FY2023 – on Monday, February 28, 2022. The maximum property tax dollars for […]
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Notice of Public Hearing – Proposed Property Tax Levy

The Emmetsburg City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 City property tax levy on Monday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. at The Shores at […]
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