Monday, January 25, 2021

Grinnell News

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DEC 15, 2020 Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Wells Fargo and the City of Grinnell, announced today a community ice rink will be built for public use in Ahrens Park this winter. “In partnership with Wells Fargo, we are excited to...
Imagine Grinnell and the 1000+ Trees Grinnell committee are excited to offer the perfect gift for those hard to shop for loved ones. Give the gift of a tree to your loved one this holiday season through the 1000+...
Holiday Safety from the Grinnell Police Department and the Iowa Department of Public SafetyThe holiday season is known for celebrations and traditions, but it is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to impaired driving. ...
Grinnell native, Jacob Staroska, has begun work in The Mayflower Community as Foodservice Supervisor.  A graduate of the Des Moines Area Community College Culinary Arts program, Jacob has previous foodservice experience with the senior living communities of Deerfield in Urbandale...
The UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Auxiliary raised more than $14,000 to support an equipment need for the GRMC obstetrics department. Through the support of donations, the Auxiliary purchased a Draeger Resuscitaire®  Infant Warmer. The Draeger Resuscitaire Infant Warmer...
Mayor Agnew’s Proclamation Encourages Grinnellians to Wear Masks and Shop Locally on Small Business Saturday Grinnell, IA — Saturday, November 28, 2020 marks the tenth year of Small Business Saturday, the shopping day originally created and promoted by American Express...
Grinnell, IA (November 20, 2020): The Friends of Drake Community Library is inviting community organizations, businesses, and individual families to participate in its annual Festival of Trees. There is no charge to participate. Due to the pandemic, the festival looks a...
John Noer, resident of Grinnell’s Mayflower Community, has now finished the 40,000 piece Disney characters puzzle on which he has been working since February 1, 2019.  As a result, John shaved the beard that he started growing when he started...
College to reduce student indebtedness in response to pandemic and economic uncertainty GRINNELL, Iowa — In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell College will eliminate student loans in financial aid packages and...
We will begin remote learning tomorrow November 16, 2020.  Please see information regarding meal pick up below.  FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOR ALL ENROLLED STUDENTS     To be eligible to pick up free meals your students just have to be enrolled at one...
Grinnell’s Mayflower Community has acquired a second “Clorox 360®” machine to deal with the coronavirus. This innovative electrostatic sprayer, with special nozzle, delivers Clorox disinfectants and sanitizers to the front, back, bottom, and sides of surfaces.  This coverage provides better germ...
I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Grinnell-Newburg Teachers and Staff for their hustle in preparing online learning sessions for our students who have been on campus for the next two weeks. It has been a...
Next Friday would normally mark one of my favorite events of the year, Jingle Bell Holiday. In a year where nearly everything has been canceled or postponed, I was so hopeful we'd be able to bring you one of...
November 11, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – The winter holidays are almost upon us, and this year the festivities will require even more planning than most. Everyone is yearning for more normalcy and that includes getting together in...
Members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell voted, electronically, to support the work of the Grinnell Ministerial Association in meeting emergency needs of people in the greater Grinnell area.  Even though 100 + People Who Care - Grinnell...
Imagine Grinnell kicked off the 1000+ Trees Grinnell initiative with a public planting event on October 24th at Ahrens Park. As part of its mission to turn imagination into action to create a more vibrant, sustainable, and healthy Grinnell,...
 Replacing the many trees destroyed by the August derecho on St. Francis Manor’s 31-acre Life Plan Community is underway!  A number of Seeland Park residents lost their big shade trees so replacing them with 3 to 6-inch diameter trees was...
Poweshiek Housing assistance fund dollars are now available for Poweshiek County residents. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund was established in 2020 by the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation after a local Housing Coalition was formed over growing concerns...
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Grinnell Mutual has been named one of  Vault’s 2020 Best 100 Internship Programs  in the country, ranking 11th overall with a score of 9.371.   Vault, a career research company based in New York, surveyed more than 11,000 interns, who ranked their experience...