Friday, August 7, 2020

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Plans to Run Curbside Pickup Service Starting August 15, 2020 Grinnell, IA — Following Imagine Grinnell’s mission to create healthier people and a healthier environment in Grinnell, the local nonprofit has set out to support a...
The Grinnell Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Grinnell Farmers Market will have virtual activities through their email newsletter,...
100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Continue Offering Help During Pandemic - Nominations for the 3rd Quarter, 2020 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be holding their regular quarterly meeting in...
Jeff Cayler of Cayler Consulting, LLC will be facilitating Community Listening Sessions on Aug. 6th as the first step in hiring a new chief of police for Grinnell. The sessions will be held in the shelter house...
A flagpole and an American flag have been purchased by the Drake Community Library and installed by Grinnell’s Department of Public Services at the Park Street entrance to the Library’s parking lot on July 17.
Monday, July 20, 2020 Graveside services were held at Westfield Cemetery for retired Grinnell Volunteer Firefighter / Active Associate Member, Ed Sanders. Officiating was Grinnell College Chaplain, Deanna Shorb. Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department members...
GRINNELL, Iowa —  Anne F. Harris, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College, was today named as Grinnell College’s 14th president. An energetic leader and gifted teacher, Harris spent nearly 20 years at DePauw University,...
Grinnell native, Bruce Kriegel, was honored today for his 15 years of service to The Mayflower Community.  Bruce has been working weekday mornings in the Mayflower dining room since he was 16 years old. Many...
Michael W. Mahaffey, founder and partner at the Mahaffey Law Office, P.C., has been elected to serve on The Iowa State Bar Association Board of Governors beginning in June 2020.  The Iowa State Bar...
GRINNELL, IA - Given the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ridiculous Day will take on a slightly altered format this year. Grinnell retailers will be hosting a three-day sale, beginning this Thursday, July 16 and running through...
UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell welcomes Nelson Telles, MD, of UnityPoint Clinic Cardiology to our team of providers in Grinnell. Dr. Telles will see patients in UnityPoint Health – Grinnell’s Specialty Clinic starting on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
(Grinnell, IA – July 8, 2020) – Transportation to appointments is an important service provided to the residents/tenants of St. Francis Manor, Seeland Park and the Hammond Center for Assisted Living.  During a recent fundraising campaign, three matching pledges...
Due to ongoing pandemic precautions, 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be having a face-to-face meeting in July.  Instead, the procedure used by the group in April to support entities responding to the pandemic will...
(Grinnell, IA – June 30, 2020) – In recognition of all the heroes working at St. Francis Manor during the COVID-19 pandemic, Seeland Park resident Mike Sawyer recently presented a wood burning plaque created by artist Kathy Reed...
According to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey, there are over 5 million youth who are currently using e-cigarettes. From 2018 to 2019, e-cigarette use increased from 20.8% to 27.5% among high school students and 4.9% to...
The Mayflower Community is lucky.  We seem to be on Neil Hewitt’s concert tour.  Besides a gig last December and one last January, both in the Carman Center, Neil honored Mayflower residents by playing today (June 16th).  Due to COVID-19...
Grinnell City Council and Friends, We are a group of local citizens who value the services and endeavors of our elected officials, our city administration, and our Grinnell Police Department. We acknowledge we are...
Grinnell Regional Medical Center Creates $36 Million Impact on Local Economy Grinnell, IA – June 4, 2020 – A new study shows UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is having a significant economic impact on the...
Though much has changed since COVID-19 prompted a March 2020 editorial from Dr. Graham, the virus has not. Please proceed with caution; stay the course for the sake of our most vulnerable neighbors. Dear...
GRINNELL, IA- Grinnell Games, presented by the Claude & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, is going virtual in June! In 2020 participants are invited to join as an active community both near and far to come together to celebrate...
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