Entries by Tonya Rehse

City Park

The City of Ida Grove would like to thank Gary & Sharon Godbersen, the Harold and Leone Godbersen Family Foundation, and Godbersen-Smith Construction Company for their amazing contributions to City Park. When visiting the park you will see improved parking, sidewalks, and a patio in between the courts for your enjoyment. If you haven’t checked […]

Permit Notice

Permit Notice This serves as a reminder to all property owners and contractors that permits are required prior to beginning any construction or maintenance on projects such as:  water, sanitary sewer, building construction, etc.  Please visit the online city code at https://idagrove.municipal.codes/ or contact City Hall if you are unsure if a permit is required […]

Community Informational Meeting

Mark your calendars: Ida Grove RAGBRAI community informational meeting will be held Sunday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. King Theatre, downtown Ida Grove. The executive committee will be on hand to provide preliminary plans, answer questions and gather feedback about RAGBRAI’s overnight stop on July 24th. For questions, contact committee members: Jared and Heather Bogue, Jeff […]

Business Spotlight~ Midwest Industries, Inc.

Byron Godbersen, inventor and founder of Midwest Industries, Inc..     Founded in 1954, Midwest Industries, Inc. is leading the world to the water by building high quality, unique and innovative products using state of the art manufacturing and distribution processes. ShoreStation Waterfront Equipment products are used throughout North America and include modular dock systems, […]

RAGBRAI 2022

RAGBRAI IS COMING! RAGBRAI IS COMING! Excitement is buzzing in the community with the announcement of Ida Grove being the overnight host town for day 2 of RAGBRAI, which is happening Sunday, July 24, 2022. Stay tuned for announcements regarding a town hall meeting with the community. This is where we will address questions, concerns, […]

Railroad Blockages

In an effort to raise awareness and address some concerns regarding blocked crossings due to trains, City Officials met with members of Landus last week. Attached is some information and a link where blockages may be reported to the Federal Railroad Administration. We encourage citizens to report any blockages occurring in excess of 10 minutes […]

Maximum Levy Hearing Notice

Per SF 634- a public hearing will be held at the Ida Grove Rec Center, Temporary City Hall, on 2/7/2022 at 6:00 PM on the proposed maximum property tax dollars from certain levies. Residents and taxpayers of the City may present to City Council any objections or arguments in favor of the tax dollars before […]

Business Spotlight ~Ida Grove Rec Center~

The Ida Grove Rec Center Committee was developed in 1998 after residents completed a survey expressing the need for more quality of life outlets in the community. After a lot of fund-raising, generous donations, and grants received, the groundbreaking ceremony was held in 2002. With the help of local businesses and more than 100 volunteers, the […]

Deputy Clerk Awarded

Kelly Young, Deputy Clerk for the City of Ida Grove, was the project manager for a recent Land Water Conservation conversion effort that balanced a commercial expansion with improved access to public greenspace for residents. Kelly’s efforts and constant communication over what was ultimately a year and a half of data collection, submissions, and responses […]

Moorehead Avenue Bridge

Attention citizens of Ida Grove! As you may know, the Moorehead Avenue bridge will be under going construction for the reconstruction of a new bridge. We want to keep all of our residents up to date on the timeline of the bridge closing. As of now, the proposed timeline for the closure is set for […]

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT ~IDA GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY~

  Can you believe that our Ida Grove Public Library has been in business since 1908!? That is an amazing 113 years of service to our citizens! The library offers a variety of amenities for the citizens of Ida Grove. There are designated areas for children to do activities and read. The Children’s Library was […]

Invitation to Bid ~Trees

The City of Ida Grove invites the submission of sealed bids from qualified contractors for tree removal from city right-of-way. The job entails removing 20 marked trees in various locations in the city. Bid specifications can be obtained at City Hall, temporarily located at the Rec Center, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove, IA, or by […]

City Council Ward 3 Vacancy

City Council has an opening for the Ward 3 position. City Council positions are vital to the operations of local government. If anyone is interested in this position, you are encouraged to contact City Hall at 364-2428. Click Here to View Ward 3 Map  Click Here to View Council Power and Duties