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Grinnell College cancels its football season due to player injuries

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Decision was made to protect the health and safety of Grinnell's student-athletes GRINNELL,...

Applications now available for Grinnell College Community Mini-Grants

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  Applications now available for Grinnell College Community Mini-Grants Grants support local projects enhancing the quality of life in Grinnell   GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College is now...

St. Francis Manor Receives National Recognition as One of the Best Nursing Homes...

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(Grinnell, IA – December 11, 2018)   U.S. News & World Report has identified St. Francis Manor as one...

Candyland Station

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A Labor of Love…The Candyland Station Staff Served the Grinnell Community in an Art Deco, Retro Soda Fountain - Ice Cream, 50's...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation’s 2019 Annual Fund Drive Results

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Community donations for the UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation’s 2019 Annual Fund Drive...

GRMC Inaugural (Super Hero) Wellness Run

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GRMC Inaugural (Super Hero) Wellness Run GRMC's inaugural Super Hero Run was a great success with 55 runners in the 5K race and more than...

Kenny Steffen Gives 22 Years to Mayflower

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After 22 years working on the Facilities staff of The Mayflower Community (Grinnell IA), Kenny Steffen retired...

Mollie’s body found, murder charge filed

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  By Keith Brake   MONTEZUMA – Hope turned to grief in an instant in the Mollie Tibbetts disappearance case. The body of the 20-year-old from Brooklyn was...

UnityPoint Health announces temporary staffing changes in response to COVID-19

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Health system to implement reduced hours for certain staff, limited furloughs and executive pay cuts beginning April 26 Des...

Help Available to Prevent Type 2 Pre-Diabetes

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UnityPoint Health—Grinnell is offering a special lifestyle change program for people with prediabetes.  The goal is to help participants make lasting changes to...

LINK Grinnell to Offer Summer Programming in 2020

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GRINNELL, IA – LINK’s mission is to Lead, Inspire, Nurture, and Keep children educated, enriched and engaged in the Grinnell community. LINK Grinnell, a 501c3 organization, has been offering...

Sculpture Park Plans Revealed: A Fix for 6 and 146 – Grinnell College and...

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A Fix for 6 and 146:  Grinnell College and Hood Design Studio Reveal Sculpture Park Plans, Crossroad Jewels By Michel McAllister Once upon a time, a...

Vendor Views on the ’17 Market Peppered with Good’s and Great’s

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Vendor Views on the ’17 Market Peppered with Good’s and Great’s By Michael McAllister Grinnell’s 2017 Farmers Market sprouted on May ll.  As August blends into...

Poweshiek County Public Health Urges Careful Planning for this Holiday Season

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November 11, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – The winter holidays are almost upon us, and this year the festivities will require...

Author Visit and Book Signing at Drake Community Library

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Henry S. Gurr, Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of South Carolina Aiken, will be at Drake Community...

St. Francis Manor & Seeland Park Host Grinnell College Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams...

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 For the eighth consecutive year, St. Francis Manor and Seeland Park hosted the Grinnell College Men’s and...

Veterans Day Commemoration at Mayflower

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The Grinnell Historical Museum and The Mayflower Community will team up to provide a tribute entitled “We...

Veterans Commission Moves to Establish Fundraising Committee, Expanded Membership

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By Michael McAllister At its regular monthly meeting on October 8, Grinnell’s Veterans Memorial Commission took significant steps to enliven the process toward realizing the...

Food Coalition Offers Vouchers, Resource Guide

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The Grinnell Food Coalition, which formed in March to address pandemic-related food insecurity needs in the local community, has created a grocery...

Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department Honors Retired Volunteer

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Monday, July 20, 2020 Graveside services were held at Westfield Cemetery for retired Grinnell Volunteer Firefighter / Active Associate...

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...

Kites Over Grinnell to be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018)

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Grinnell, IA– The always colorful and enjoyable fall event, Kites over Grinnell, will be held Sat., Sept. 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4...

St. Francis Manor & Seeland Park Announce a “National Wear Red Day” Fashion Show...

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(Grinnell, IA – January 14, 2019)  A Go Red for Women Fashion Show will be hosted by St....

New Educational Workshop Series: Power Up, Financial Fitness for Women

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JBeginning January 25th, S.H.E. Counts will launch a quarterly financial educational workshop series for women, titled Power...

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Offer Significant Support to Seven Entities

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The 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell organization was unable to meet in April due to pandemic cautions.  Instead, members nominated seven...

Grinnell Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

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GRINNELL, Iowa – This year National Farmers Market Week is August 4th – 10th, a great time to...

Lamphier Leaving GRMC Communications and Development Role Budding Named Interim Director

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Lamphier Leaving GRMC Communications and Development Role Budding Named Interim Director Denise Lamphier, director of communications and development at Grinnell Regional Medical Center for the...

New Helping “Hands” in an Emergency

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New Helping “Hands” in an Emergency Montezuma and East Poweshiek Ambulance Services each obtained two new LUCAS®3 systems through the Poweshiek County Board of Health’s...

Kintzinger Family Spearheads Matching Funds of $60,000 for Hammond Center for Assisted Living

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Kintzinger Family Spearheads Matching Funds of $60,000 for Hammond Center for Assisted Living   (Grinnell, IA – September 27, 2018)  The family of the late Jewel W....

Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation celebrates with community foundations from across the nation

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Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) will join in a national celebration, November 12-18,...