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City Accepting Pre-Applications for CDBG Housing Rehab Program

The City of Emmetsburg is seeking pre-applications from homeowners interested in participating in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) home rehabilitation program. The city, with the assistance of Northwest Iowa Planning and Development Commission (NWIPDC), is gauging the level of homeowner interest in housing rehabilitation assistance in order to determine if an application should be submitted to the Iowa Economic Development Authority for the CDBG housing program. If awarded, the program would provide funding for income-qualified homeowners to help bring their homes up to "Iowa's Minimum Housing Rehabilitation Standards". This may include work items such as insulation, lighting, electrical, furnaces, water heaters, siding, windows, doors, roofing, gutters, foundation, etc. Owner occupied rehabilitation is focused on three areas of improvement: energy efficiency, exterior ...

Get Ready For E-Waste, Brown Goods Recycling

The Emmetsburg golf teams would host Newell-Fonda at Five Island Golf Thursday, April 15. Both squads would turn in great efforts on the day, with the E-Hawks taking down the Mustangs ...

City Administrator Offers Council Updates

The Emmetsburg golf teams would host Newell-Fonda at Five Island Golf Thursday, April 15. Both squads would turn in great efforts on the day, with the E-Hawks taking down the Mustangs ...

National Volunteer Week - April 18-24

The Emmetsburg golf teams would host Newell-Fonda at Five Island Golf Thursday, April 15. Both squads would turn in great efforts on the day, with the E-Hawks taking down the Mustangs ...

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Steven H. Bruhn

FENTON -- Funeral services for Steve Bruhn were held at Fairville Lutheran Church, rural Cylinder, on Tuesday, April 13. The service was limited to family only in person due to COVID. Due to COVID, a wake was not held. The service was recorded and uploaded to social media to be viewed by ...

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Spring Things

What I like about Spring: One day, there is a hit of green on the trees. Blink, and the entire tree has burst into a halo of green leaves. Leave for work in the morning after admiring daffodils/tulip buds. Return home in the evening to a bed of beautiful flowers in full bloom. Drive ...

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