Flashback 50 Years in Grinnell

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Flashback 50 Years in Grinnell UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center welcomed faces from the past in July. Frank Chrisben, first hospital administrator of...

Veterans Commission Awaits Amperage, RDG Proposals

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Veterans Commission Awaits Amperage, RDG Proposals By Michael McAllister On July 4, Grinnell veterans raised a flag over the Veterans Memorial Building.  Five days later, the...

Broad Stripes and Bright Stars Wave Again over Veterans Memorial Building

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Broad Stripes and Bright Stars Wave Again over Veterans Memorial Building   By Michael McAllister In a short but dignified service at 1:00 p.m. on Independence Day...

Imagine Grinnell’s Gravel Tour and Annual Giving Gardens Family Ride July 7

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Imagine Grinnell’s Gravel Tour and Annual Giving Gardens Family Ride July 7 On Saturday, July 7, Imagine Grinnell (IG) will combine its third annual Giving...

Veterans Memorial Commission Selects RDG Architects

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Veterans Memorial Commission Selects RDG Architects By Michael McAllister The city of Grinnell, in 2013, enlisted the service of RDG Planning and Design, an architectural firm...

Saints Rest (the movie) Celebrates Family, Music, and Grinnell (Movie Review)

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Saints Rest Celebrates Family, Music, and Grinnell By Michael McAllister Writer and director Noga Ashkenazi paid tribute to Grinnell in two ways on Saturday evening, June...

GPCF Introduces New Board Members, Annual Fund Drive

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GPCF Introduces New Board Members, Annual Fund Drive The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation’s (GPCF) annual fund drive for operations support is underway through June 30,...

Grinnell College’s Summerfest on June 9 to celebrate discovery, fun, learning

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Grinnell College’s Summerfest on June 9 to celebrate discovery, fun, learning Free festivities for all ages include a performance by a Congolese dance and drum...

Adult Community Exploration Series offers free summer courses

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Adult Community Exploration Series offers free summer courses Grinnell College faculty members will teach 4 classes on a wide array of topics   GRINNELL, Iowa — Delve...

Obituary…Robert (Bob) James Mayo, 73

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Obituary...Robert (Bob) James Mayo, 73 Robert was born June 15,1944 in Grinnell, Iowa to Charles and Bernice (Haynes) Mayo. Robert passed away on May 26th,...

Grinnell Second Graders Award Ahrens Park Playground Equipment A+

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By Michael McAllister In a brief but enthusiastic and altogether delightful presentation, the new playground equipment at Ahrens Park achieved official dedication Friday afternoon by...

Karjalahti Earned Diamond Achievement Recognition

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Grinnell, IOWA (May, 2018) Broker, Owner of RE/MAX Partners Realty Matthew Karjalahti of the Mid-Iowa Regional, and the Des Moines Area Association of Realtors...

Grinnell College’s SPARK Innovation Challenge wins international award

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Grinnell College’s SPARK Innovation Challenge wins international award Ashoka U honored Grinnell with 2018 Award for Innovation in Community Partnership GRINNELL, Iowa — Grinnell College has...

Bikes to Art Two Mixes Tacos, Tunes, and Decorating Talent

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Bikes to Art Two Mixes Tacos, Tunes, and Decorating Talent By Michel McAllister Hmmmmm—Royal Wedding or Bikes to Art? The royal couple was considerate enough to wrap...

48 States, 3 Wheels, 75 Days-Departure 2p-Monday May 21st-Grinnell College Campus-Commencement Food Tent

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By Abby Reding, Freelance Correspondent; For some individuals, road trips are boring, just a way to get frompoint A to point B. For Grinnell professor, and...

Grinnell Premier of Saints Rest Set for June 9-10

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Grinnell Premier of Saints Rest Set for June 9-10 By Michael McAllister Saints Rest, a film produced by Devin Landin, directed by Noga Ashkenazi, co-written by Ashkenazi...

Mayor Dan Agnew—Four Months In

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Mayor Dan Agnew—Four Months In   By Michael McAllister “Have you got a job yet?” “No.” “Do you want mine?” That, Mayor Dan Agnew recalls, is the exchange that led...

Two Cyclists from the Rehabilitation Clinic at St. Francis Manor Cross the State...

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Two Cyclists from the Rehabilitation Clinic at St. Francis Manor Cross the  State of Iowa in 2.5 Days for a Great Cause  (Grinnell, IA –...

Vets Commission Makes Plans to Vet Architectural Offerings in May Meeting

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Vets Commission Makes Plans to Vet Architectural Offerings By Michael McAllister At their regular monthly meeting on May 14, the five members of Grinnell’s Veterans Memorial...

Central Park Grand Opening on a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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Central Park Grand Opening on a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood By Michael McAllister Recalling Fred Rodgers, the host of the popular PBS children’s program Mr....

Bikes to Art Set to Roll May 19

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Bikes to Art Set to Roll May 19 By Michael McAllister The Drake Community Library houses a variety of items, and among the most unusual are...

Scenes from the Farmers Market—Opening Day, May 10

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Scenes from the Farmers Market—Opening Day, May 10 By Michael McAllister Mother Nature blessed Grinnell with a perfect day for the opening of the 2018 Farmers...

Grinnell’s Richard Raridon and the Manhattan Project after 75 Years

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Grinnell’s Richard Raridon and the Manhattan Project after 75 Years By Michael McAllister On August 9, 1945, the Oak Ridge Journal of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, carried this...

New CEO Appointed at UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center

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New CEO Appointed at UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (Grinnell, Iowa) UnityPoint Health® – Des Moines announces the appointment of Jennifer Havens, RN, MHA,...

MICA Hosts Special Brunch/Recognizes Volunteers

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MICA Recognizes Volunteers at Special Brunch  Poweshiek County’s MICA (Mid-Iowa Community Action) appreciates the many hours of volunteer hours given weekly and monthly by its...

Local Foods Connection Connects with Station Clubhouse

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Local Foods Connection Connects with Station Clubhouse Local Foods Connection held a community lunch at Station Clubhouse on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Melissa Dunham (Volunteer...

Music in the Park 2018 Lineup Announced

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Music in the Park 2018 Lineup Announced   By Michael McAllister Two years can be a long time.  Grinnell’s Central Park last hosted Music in the Park...

Bikes to Art Speeds toward May 19

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Bikes to Art Speeds toward May 19 By Michael McAllister One event featuring wheels inspired another when, on March 11, 2017, the two art-and-bicycle enthusiasts pictured...

Annual GRMC Volunteer and Auxiliary Appreciation

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Annual GRMC Volunteer and Auxiliary Appreciation Unity Point Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center values the hours given by the volunteers and the GRMC Auxiliary....

Dr. Janet Stutz’s Weekly Update April 27, 2018

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Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Family and Friends, Happy Friday as we enter the last weekend for the month of April! I hope that...