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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.”
JULY 7 - SEPT 1
FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET & BAKE SALE
Main Street, Manning
4 pm - 6 pm
1ST DAY OF SCHOOL
8 am - 1:30 pm
Parade @ 2 pm
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Debi Durham, Director Iowa Economic Development Authority: "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." and "Through Manning's sustained efforts and constant work to partner....The community certainly sets an example for others to follow.
Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa: "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."
Carroll Daily Times Herald: "Manning, arguably the most-innovative, hard-charging small town in Iowa."
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.