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,…read more
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
Sons of the Whittemore American Legion host a supper to remember all in the
military that have been awarded Purple Hearts during their…read more
Members of the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus along with familes start early chopping fresh
vegetables & meat to make over 500 gallons…read more
Members of Seely-Walsh Post 425 host a chicken and sweet corn BBQ.
Highlight of the evening is Bossie BINGO, purchase your ticket from
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