Proud of our past, excited for our future!

Welcome to Whittemore, IA - Proud of our past, excited for our future!
Heritage Corner - Located at the corner of 4th and Broad Street
Noah's Park - Fun for all ages!
Memorial Day 2013 - Outdoor program at the Community Center
Whittemore Swimming Pool - Come enjoy the fun!

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Downtown Walk Around Summary

This report is a summary of the observations and recommendations resulting from an Iowa Downtown Resource Center Walk Around conducted in Whittemore, Iowa on July 31,…

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Whittemore is Home to Kossuth County's "Freedom Rock"!

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…

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10 Jun

Help Wanted - Municipal Worker

HELP WANTED - MUNICIPAL WORKER

The City of Whittemore, Iowa is seeking to hire a full-time General Laborer to perform tasks associated with…

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7 Aug

National Purple Heart Day @ Legion 4-9pm

Purple Heart Day is observed on Aug. 7 each year and is a time for Americans to remember and honor the brave men and women who were either…read more


17 Aug

66th Annual St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus "Mulligan Stew"

 Members of the Knight's of Columbus St. Joe make over 500 gallons of their
famous Mulligan Stew which is cooked outdoors over an open…
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Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund



Deadline to submit applications is 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.


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Who We Are



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


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