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May 30, 2016

All City offices will be closed in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30th.  If your regular trash day is Monday, your trash will be picked up on Tuesday.  The rest of the week is on normal schedule.

Sister's Homestyle
May 22, 2016

Sister's Home Style Entrees will be starring on IPTV's "Iowa Entrepeneur" on Sunday, May 22 at 10:30 AM, and again on Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30 PM.  Congrats to our local business, and be sure to watch!

May 12, 2016

Please remember that City Code states that lawns must be kept mowed (under 10 inches) and that you cannot blow your grass into the street.  Non-compliance can result in a $50 fine!

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Welcome to the City of Humboldt

The City of Humboldt is a great place to live! It is a clean, safe town with wide streets, a dozen parks, three walking trails, and many other amenities for citizens to enjoy. Due to its progressive, pro-development attitude, the city is still growing after 150 years. According to the Census, Humboldt has grown by more than 5% over the last 10 years. Humboldt provides exceptional opportunities for families and businesses alike. With a dozen major employers right in town, residents have a diverse set of employment options in the community. Additionally, the Humboldt Community School District is first class and continues to be a strong pull for new families to the area.

Come and explore our website and our town. Humboldt is a small community at its best!

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