Whittemore is honored to now be known as the "Home of Kossuth County's 'Freedom Rock'"!
Painted the week of June 29-July 2, 2015, the public is invited to view this…read more
Consider giving to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund.
There is still time to donate to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund and receive the 25% State of Iowa income…read more
For the 19th year, registered contestants prepare and serve their own roasters of chili. Winners are voted on by People's Choice,…read more
A benefit for Brennan Albertson will be held at the Whittemore Legion on Sunday, January 20th! A delicious "Pancake & Sausage…read more
If you are interested in becoming a contestant in 2019, please contact Linda K. Farrell at 515-884-2265 or complete the form below.
Whittemore is located in the western part of Kossuth County. The town was established in 1878 and is named for a Milwaukee Railroad engineer, Don Whittemore. The town motto is “Proud of our past, excited for our future!”. Whittemore features a municipal swimming pool, Noah’s Park, a community center, a public library, and the county-owned “Siems Park” south of town. New in 2015 and beyond, Whittemore is now home to the Kossuth County "Freedom Rock"! It can be viewed west of the American Legion Hall at 601 Broad Street. There are a variety of annual events held in Whittemore. A two-day town…read more