Emmetsburg Business Park Groundbreaking
The groundbreaking at the Emmetsburg Business Park was held last Wednesday, April 30. Pictured (from the left) are Paul Saxton, EMU Board of Trustees; Mayor John Schad; John Schmidt, Emmetsburg Community Development Corporation (ECDC); City Councilman Steve Finer; Emmetsburg Community Development Director Steve Heldt; City Councilman Pat Degen; Rick Brennan, Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation (PACEDC); Jill Kerber Aldous, PACEDC; Dave Rouse; Nick Steinkamp, EMU Board of Trustees; Randy Hildreth, USDA Rural Development; Tom Lee, PACEDC; Kent Rode, Kuehl & Payer; Ruth Brown, PACEDC; Jim Miller (ECDC); and Iowa Senator Jack Kibbie. The new Business Park has 33 lots available for small business and industry. The park is located in southeast Emmetsburg along 25th Street.