City offices close
Friday afternoon, the city of Estherville announced it was closing its offices to the public as of Monday, Sept. 21. The city did not say whether any public officials or staff had tested positive for coronavirus, but stated its commitment to keep with Governor Kim Reynolds' State of Public Health Emergency Declaration that went into effect March 17, 2020. The city is requesting the general public conduct all city business by phone or email, and pay utility bills online or by check or money order in the drop box. City officials also reminded Estherville residents to practice good hygiene to further stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).