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Kwik Star Builders Enroll In WORKSAFE Program

Dean Snyder Construction out of Clear Lake is partnering with Iowa OSHA Consultation and Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. by enrolling their Emmetsburg project, Kwik Star, in the WORKSAFE program. Through this partnership, all parties work together to ensure safer construction sites. The ...

E-Waste & Brown Goods Recycling Days

E-Waste and Brown Goods recycling days are this week. Collections will be made Wednesday, April 28, on the north side of Emmetsburg. Collections will be made Thursday, April 29, on the south side of Emmetsburg. Shamrock Recycling reminds residents that items are to be placed at curbside by ...

Sheriff’s Office Receives Grants And Donations

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office has received donations and grants totaling $2,500 over the past several months, providing a much-needed equipment upgrade. The Sheriff's Office received a Community Grant from Alliant Energy Foundation in the amount of $1,000 and an Iowa Lakes Electric ...

Spring Brings Changes to Downtown Emmetsburg

by Jane Whitmore Piece by piece, Emmetsburg’s downtown beautification project is coming into place. New, brightly colored banners are already hanging from street poles. Recently, new waste receptacles were placed in the central business district. The next step is installation of new ...

From the Desk of Public Health

We have had a busy past few days with increased COVID activity in our community. It is so easy to let our guards down looking at our positivity rate and forgetting that we need to continue to take precautions. This virus is still here and very much looking for people to host it. In fact, ...

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 ...

Get Ready For E-Waste, Brown Goods Recycling

E-Waste and Brown Goods recycling days are coming up the last week of April. Collections will be made Wednesday, April 28, on the north side of Emmetsburg. Collections will be made Thursday, April 29, on the south side of Emmetsburg. Shamrock Recycling, Inc. reminds residents that items are ...

City Administrator Offers Council Updates

by Jane Whitmore Emmetsburg City Administrator Kim Kibbie presented a series of updates to members of Emmetsburg City Council at their meeting Monday, April 12. Kibbie began with an update on the American Rescue Plan Act. “The American Rescue Plan Act was signed by President Biden with ...