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Obscure Ink to Open

Mar 23, 2023

The Lamoni Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Obscure Ink at 12:30 p.m. on April 1st. Owner Bailey Coleman will hold an Open House then from 1-5 p.m. at (the former Southern Comfort space) 124 East Main Street. Tattoo Artist, Bailey vows to provide a clean and friendly shop and is planning to host many items from friends' local small businesses. These include photography, signs, candles, and art. "I am a first-generation graduate and Graceland Alumni. I was raised in Eagleville, MO where I attended . . .

Down South Creative

Mar 13, 2023

Down South Creative  is a space where adults and kids can embrace their inner child and get creative! They will offer a variety of classes and events, some are skill based like hand knitting or acrylic pour painting and others are just for fun like BINGO and holiday themed crafts. They hope to bring in more events this year like trivia nights and STEAM summer camps for kids. Owner Sarah Burke says, "We really love teaming up with other small businesses and teachers to offer unique options to our community. Our space is also . . .

Lamoni Welcomes Whiskey Bella Boutique

Mar 7, 2023

Samantha Durrow recently held the Grand Opening of Whiskey Bella Boutique at 138 North Linden Street here in Lamoni. Samantha is seen here with her husband Bryson and daughters Brinsley and Bristol. Durrow's recently purchased the former Clip Joint salon from longtime owner Joyce Shields. The new shop will initially feature some house signs, and Easter creations and will be open by appointment only. Durrow will work part-time until the school year ends as she is currently working full-time as a . . .

City Recognizes Special Edition

Nov 15, 2022

(Pictured: Mayor Doug Foster presents a framed copy of the "Special Edition" of the Lamoni Chronicle to Gary Rees.) It has just been a couple of months since a Special Issue of The Lamoni Chronicle was published, and it has already had a second printing. The Special Issue has six pages of the best of Lamoni and Decatur County and is intended for guests, visitors, and prospective businesses. It leads off with an overview of Lamoni. Other articles feature Graceland University and Lamoni Community Schools , history, . . .

MYC Work Day at the Lamoni Municipal Airport

Nov 15, 2022

Mayor's Youth Council participated in Make a Difference Day by painting posts and benches at the Lamoni Municipal Airport on Tuesday, November 8th. "Many hands made light work", said sophomore Ambrose Savage. 

Lamoni Chronicle - Special Edition

Sep 1, 2022

The city has worked with freelance editor Gary Rees for many years on what is commonly tabbed "Around Lamoni". Rees came to the city months ago with the idea of another publication. The idea was run by the Lamoni City Council, who so generously voted to fund the project with Hotel/Motel tax dollars. For several weeks, preparations were made on a "Special Edition" of the Lamoni Chronicle. The purpose of the publication is to inform new students, faculty, and residents to the community as well as visitors what the . . .

Central Park Recieves Donation

Aug 8, 2022

The Joann Bjorland family donated a bench and picnic table in her honor. Memorial donation funds were used to purchase these items. The fixtures were ordered through Bohlmann Quality Products out of Denison, Iowa and were delivered to Central Park on July 25th. (Pictured: Receiving the donation on behalf of the City are Public Works Director - Curt Shields and Parks & Recreation Director - Tim Brunner from Bob Bjorland) Joann married Bob Bjorland in 1981 and made Lamoni her home for the next 38 years. She was a beloved . . .

Decatur County Development Welcomes New Director

Jul 7, 2022

The Decatur County Development Corporation is excited to welcome its new Executive Director, Cierra Fountain. Fountain graduated in 2019 from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. Fountain originally Clark, was born and raised in Decatur County where her childhood years were spent on the family feedlot east of Davis City, later relocating to a farm south of Leon. Cierra graduated from Central Decatur High School. After college, she returned to the area and currently resides in . . .

Chamber Billboard Focuses on Lamoni

Jul 1, 2022

(pictured: Billboard that encourages motorists traveling north on I-35 to stop and enjoy our community - the Doorway to Iowa!) Motorists traveling north on I-35 will notice a new Lamoni billboard located 18 miles south of the Iowa / Missouri border in Harrison County, Missouri for travelers from north-central Missouri into south-central Iowa. The billboard was erected in late June and is the result of a project spearheaded by the Lamoni Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President Alysha Van Laar and Chamber and Chamber member and . . .

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Lamoni City Council

Jun 22, 2022

The Lamoni City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month in the Community Center located at 108 South Chestnut Street. Elected Official: Title: Email Address: Term of Office: Douglas L. Foster Mayor dfostermayor@gmail.com 12/31/2023 S. Jon Barney Council jbarneycouncil@gmail.com 12/31/2023 Anthony Crandell Mayor Pro-Tem ais@grm.net . . .

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Business Listing

Jun 16, 2022

  Business Listing 615 Graphics 610 East Main Street (641) 784-6150 American State Bank 801 East Main Street (641) 784-3120 Amish Country Store 109 South Spruce Drive (641) 784-4800 Backyard Buildings 721 East Main Street (641) 442-6642 Bank of the West 108 East Main Street (641) 784-6926 Big Creek Farms 30608 South Spruce Street . . .

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Landlord & Realty Listings

Jun 16, 2022

Landlords Linda Boswell  (515) 782-9848 Terry Boswell  (641) 344-6160 Klaire Cross  (402) 206-4589 Daily Rentals  (641) 223-0130 Benna Easter  (641) 442-5245 David Ashton Hall  (816) 294-7051 Carol Hough  (641) 784-3442 Bill & Carita Juhnke  (641) 784-6261 J & S Real Property  (816) 699-2243 Deni Loving  (816) 423-3930 Main Street Apartments  (888) 510-9306 Stew . . .

Contact Us

Jun 10, 2022

City Hall is located at 190 South Chestnut Street. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. to Noon and 1-4:30 p.m. phone: (641) 784-6311 email:  lamonicityhall@grm.net  

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