Welcome to the Community of Manning, Iowa
We are Manning, Iowa and we are a proud progressive community.
From the cultivated rows of local agriculture to our brick-lined Main Street, we have a deep-rooted history of thinking ahead, stepping up to the plate, and getting things done…together. We invite you to be our guest…visit…come live...and you'll see why we say, “Manning, Iowa…It’s Refreshing.”
Manning - It's Refreshing!
July 22, 24 & 26
ART IN THE PARK
Manning City Park
10 am - 12 pm
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MMU COOK OUT & RIBBON CUTTING
4 - 6 pm
FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET & BAKE SALE
4 - 6 pm
MANNING BLOOD DRIVE
Sacred Heart Church Hall
12 - 6 pm
AUGUST 2 & 3
HWY 141 GARAGE SALE
City of Manning
7 am - 5 pm
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"In my visits to Manning, I have experienced its vibrancy - it is indeed a very special place. Their engaged citizenry unites around a common vision, and because of the commitment of both the public and the private sectors, that vision can be realized."
Iowa Economic Development Authority
"There has always been something special about Manning and its residents. Several years ago, I chaired the Iowa Great Places Commission and was astonished at the vision of the community's leaders."
USDA Rural Development
State Director in Iowa
"Manning, arguably the most-innovative, hard-charging small town in Iowa."
Carroll Daily Times Herald
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Current Community Projects
Milwaukee Trestle Park
The Milwaukee Trestle Park will be located on the North side of Manning near the historic railroad trestle. The park construction is underway now and will feature a natural play area for children, a depot-themed shelter house, volleyball, bag toss games, outdoor exercise equipment, and a trail.