Nestled in the Southwest corner of Iowa between the east and west
branches of the Nishnabotna River. Emerson typifies the small town
atmosphere and work ethics of the Midwest. With a population of 438, we
strongly support the local school along with neighboring communities of
Henderson, Hastings, Imogene and Malvern.
Calendar of Events
** EMERSON DAYS - SEPT. 12 & 13 **
Annual celebration will take place the second weekend of September. Many events will take place in addition to the parade. The Community Club will be the point that all
events must be schedule through to prevent scheduling conflicts. There will be a 10K Run and 2 Mile Walk/Run on the 12th at 7:30 a.m, click this LINK to get the entry form. Full schedule of the weekend events can be found by clicking this SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.
** FALL ELECTIONS ! ! **
November 3rd will be the date for voting here in Emerson. This year the residents will elect a Mayor and 3 City Council positions. If you are
interested in filing for one of these positions, please see the City Clerk for the necessary forms and directions. The filing period is August 24 - September 17 to get you name on the
ballot. The filing forms will need to be turned into the County Auditor at the Glenwood Court House prior to 5 p.m. on September 17th.
** NEW WATER & SEWER RATES **
The City Council has determined that due to necessary replacement/repair of the current water and sewer system a rate increase is necessary.
Please look at NEW RATES & EXAMPLES to see information concerning those changes. These rates were approved at the May 4th meeting and will be
reflected on the June 15th bill.
** EMERSON BINGO **
Bingo will start again on Saturday evenings at the Community Building in February. The schedule can be viewed from this link.
** MOBILE CLINIC - Montgomery County Memorial Hospital **
The mobile clinic is at the Community Building in downtown Emerson every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The staffing will be by a Nurse Practioner who will handle
the paper work for the insurance and any billing will come from Montgomery County Hospital.
** NEW - EMERSON PROPERTIES FOR SALE **
These are the properties currently for sale in our community.
UPDATE - TOTS TIME
A fun & free play & learning time for children with their parents. Tuesday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
at the First Baptist Church. Enter the Fellowship Hall from the west lower level parking lot.. Check out the flyer for further details.
Check out the Library for exciting events that will be taking place throughout the year.
** NOTICE **
The City offers a tree branch, limbs, and yard waste drop-off site south of Emerson over the railroad tracks. Once again,
while the site was left open some individual(s) felt the need to also leave their household trash and recyclables. The Council has again decided to UNLOCK the site, PLEASE
ensure you only leave appropriate items!! If you notice someone violating this use, please inform City Hall.
Reminder - Monthly City Council meeting takes place at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of each
month at City Hall. All citizens are encouraged to attend to stay informed to what your city government is doing. The minutes
and approved claims for each council meeting can be found under City Functions - City Hall -
Council Minutes & Warrants.