Monday, February 24, 2020

Tigersharks Swim In GISL State Meet Saturday March 5

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42 swimmers from the Grinnell Tigersharks Swim Team have qualified for the 2016 Greater Iowa Swim League State Meet which will be held on...

Computing for Change

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By Elise Hadden When most people think of computer science, they think of app designers, web geeks, and video gamers. With this image in mind,...

Keith Brake Reports from a Grinnell Republican Caucus

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The big snow that had been forecast was still hours away.But an avalanche - of humanity - was rolling toward the doors of Grinnell...

Pinpointing the Problem: Acupuncturist Danielle Sadler Breathes New Life into an Ancient Therapy

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  By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Hippocrates once said: “The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it.” Minnesota native Danielle Sadler, L.Ac.,Dipl. O.M...

Local Flavor, International Appeal: McNally’s Sets the Bar for Gourmet and Organic Offerings

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Whether you’ve lived in Grinnell your entire life or have just been here for a year, McNally’s Foods is an instantly...

Pigskins and Petunias: Cynthia Sherman Celebrates Her 6th Rose Bowl

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Football and flowers: Not necessarily a marriage that immediately comes to mind. For Cynthia Sherman, however, it’s a marriage made in heaven. For...

She’s The Boss: Debra Shearer is the New Owner of Bill’s Jewelry Shop

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Retirement usually presents a potpourri of emotions. Relief, apprehension, excitement, and touch of sadness can often permeate such a monumental event in...

PRESS RELEASE: John Clayton Announces Formation of a Campaign Committee: “Clayton for Third Ward”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/23/2015 John Clayton on Monday announced formation of a campaign committee named “Clayton for Third Ward”. He asks for the chance to represent...

WANTING TO APPLY FOR A PASSPORT?

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WANTING TO APPLY FOR A PASSPORT? The Poweshiek County Auditor’s office accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.  U.S. citizens planning...

Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell SHOPS!

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NOTE:  DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, JINGLE BELL HOLIDAY HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4. Although many are dreading the idea of snow before Thanksgiving,...

G-N School District Seeks New Leadership

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Grinnell-Newburg’s school board and community members are searching for new leadership in the wake of the resignation of fifth-year Superintendent Todd Abrahamson. Abrahamson resigned, effective...

Bill and Jeanne Hammen Retire After 4 Decades of Diamonds

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Bill and Jeanne Hammen, owners of Bill’s Jewelry Shop, are retiring after 40 years of designing, appraising, and repairing the beloved...

GRMC Explores Options For the Future

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PRESS RELEASE October 30, 2015 For immediate release For more information contact: Denise Lamphier 641-236-2589   Grinnell Regional Medical Center began discussions this fall with Mercy Health Network of...

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability: Addison Bidwell Named an “Emerging Leader” by Land O’Lakes

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs Grinnellian Addison Bidwell has been chosen as one of 10 “Emerging Leaders” by the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge initiative, a...

Allegations of Racism at Bailey Park Elementary Has Local Parents Called for Dismissal of...

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Allegations of racist comments from a paraeducator has Bailey Park Elementary embroiled in controversy this week. According to Geoff Burd, the father of the...

Bridging the Gap: Town Meeting Discusses Impending “Zone of Confluence” Project

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs   CONFLUENCE noun con·flu·ence ˈkän-ˌflü-ən(t)s, kən-ˈ : a place where two rivers or streams join to become one : a situation in which two things...

Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower

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Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower   The Mayflower Community will host a public presentation by Dr. Robert Bender, one of Iowa’s leading...

Middle Way Farm Open House on Saturday, September 12 from 4-7 pm

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Middle Way Farm holds annual fall field day and open house   Middle Way Farm will be holding its annual farm field day and open house...

Dollars for Scholars Annual Dogs for Dollars Event September 24

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Dollars for Scholars is hosting its annual Dogs for Dollars fundraising event on Thursday, September 24th following the Homecoming Parade.  We will be located...

School Board Candidates Participate in Public Forum, Vote to be Held September 8

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   By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs The Grinnell League of Women Voters and the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce hosted a public forum for six candidates running for...

Grinnell Banker Joins Grinnell United Way Board

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Grinnell banker joins Grinnell United Way board Grinnell United Way appointed Ashley Shawler of Grinnell State Bank to its board of directors. Shawler, a Grinnell native,...

Grinnell Dentist Receives AGD Mastership Award

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Grinnell Dentist Receives AGD Mastership Award  San Francisco, June 20th, 2015—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Scott Baumann, DDS, MAGD, of...

Tri-County Collaboration Benefits Children

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Tri-County Collaboration Benefits Children A three-year-old, three-county collaboration between Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek counties (JMP) recently awarded grants to area projects that benefit children. JMP, or...

Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion

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Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion Drake Community Library’s “Converging Landscapes” project is now complete, and the public is invited to enjoy the results at...

Lt. Col. Michael Olson Retires From the Iowa National Guard with 29 Years of...

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  Lt. Col. Michael Olson retired from the Iowa National Guard on May 31, 2015 with 29 years of service. A ceremony was held at...

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:   The Grinnell-Newburg Community School District Board of Education has received a resignation from the Director of District 2.   The Board of Directors...

Three Organizations Combine Efforts to Support Education

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Three Organizations Combine Efforts to Support Education Three organizations that support the Grinnell-Newburg School District are combining efforts to raise funds for classroom equipment, graduate...

Summer Enrollment Begins at Arts Center

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    Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Council is now accepting registrations for its Arts Academy classes being offered during the Summer 2015 term where...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With a Culinary Delight (or Two!)

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CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH A CULINARY DELIGHT (OR TWO!) By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs On May 5, 1862, early on in the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867), the...

Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken May 2

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Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken   Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Council is excited to announce that the Loft Theatre located at...