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City Wide Clean Up Day


May 21, 2020 has been set as City Wide Cleanup day!

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Emergency Proclamation of the Mayor of Ruthven


By Emergency Proclamation of the Mayor of Ruthven, City Hall will remain locked until further notice due to health concerns and to prevent the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19).

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City of Ruthven Accepting Lifeguard Applications


The City of Ruthven is accepting Lifeguard applications until April 1, 2020.  If you are interested in being a lifeguard this summer, fill out a lifeguard application avaiable on this website or at City Hall and return it before April 1, 2020.  There is information at City Hall regarding 2 different Lifeguard Certification Classes coming up, which you must pass prior to being a lifeguard.  The City of Ruthven does reimburse the full cost of the course at the end of pool season if you stay and work all season.  There is also reimbursement for simming suits.  So come work in a fun, outdoor enfironment this summer!!!

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Iowa Legislature SF634


The Iowa Legislature passed SF634, a bill that relates to local government budgets and property taxes.

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