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
A SNOW EMERGENCY has been declared for Whittemore! Starting 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 17 THRU 12:00 Noon on Sunday,…read more
This will be the FINAL "Chili Cook-Off Contest" hosted by Whittemore Community Betterment Club so we want to make it THE BEST!! …read more
If you are interested in becoming a contestant in 2020, 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