Friday, September 18, 2020

Susan Villarreal and Ryan McGuire – Local Community Activists Support 2nd Mile

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Susan Villarreal, Biology Professor at Grinnell College, and Ryan McGuire, Grinnell based designer and artist, handprinted and donated the first batch of shirts for an...

Wes Finch Auto Plaza Awards $1,000 Donation to Grinnell Band Boosters!

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Wes Finch Auto Plaza Awards $1,000 Donation to Grinnell Band Boosters!   GRINNELL, IA (December 5, 2017) - Wes Finch Auto Plaza finished off this year’s...

St. Francis Breakfast With Santa Draws Over 150 People – Raises $3,000

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The St. Francis Manor Foundation’s Breakfast with Santa was fun for all ages!  Over 150 people including Gary and Jay Glandon’s family gathered on...

Festival of Trees Raises Funds—and Fun!

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Festival of Trees Raises Funds—and Fun! By Michael McAllister Among the many sights and sounds of the holiday season that Grinnell offers Grinnellians, the Drake Community...

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...

Imagine Grinnell and Peace Tree Brewing to host Holiday Party for the Grinnell Skatepark

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Imagine Grinnell and Peace Tree Brewing to host Holiday Party for the Grinnell Skatepark The Grinnell BMX/Skate park campaign is rolling toward its $250,000 goal...

Fire at Morrison Repair Causes Heavy Damage

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  The Grinnell Fire Department responded to a report of a rural tire fire at the Morrison Repair south of Grinnell at 255 420th Avenue....

G-N Superintendent’s Update for the Week of November 22, 2017

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Weekly Update: November 22, 2017 Dear Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends: Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Break is here!   A well deserved break for all of our...

St. Francis Manor Recognized as One of the Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18

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 St. Francis Manor Receives National Recognition as One of the Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18 with Top Performing Rating (Grinnell, IA – November 20, 2017)  U.S....

Sunrise Bakery Now Open

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  GRINNELL, IOWA – Sunrise Bakery at 934 Main Street (across from Brown’s Shoes) will open for the first time by participating in downtown Grinnell’s...

TOGETHER WE GROW – GPCF Promotes Partners and Funds During Big GIVE for Poweshiek...

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TOGETHER WE GROW – GPCF Promotes Partners and Funds During Big GIVE for Poweshiek County 2017 The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation's annual Big GIVE Campaign-“Together...

Peace Tree Grinnell Branch Rewards Customers for Shopping Local

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Grinnell, IA - Peace Tree Brewing Company’s Grinnell Branch will offer customers 10% off of their purchases Friday, November 24 through Sunday, November 26...

Veterans Memorial Commission Advances Plan A Monday November 13th

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Veterans Memorial Commission Advances Plan A By Michael McAllister Two days after Veterans Day and six days after a close but successful levy vote, Grinnell’s Veterans...

Orr Bequest to GPCF Will Extend Endowed Funds’ Reach throughout County

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Orr Bequest to GPCF Will Extend Endowed Funds’ Reach throughout County   A bequest from the estate of the late Joann Orr will benefit partner organizations...

McGuire + ASI = Signage as Sculpture at Drake Community Library

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McGuire + ASI = Signage as Sculpture By Michael McAllister The imagination of Ryan McGuire and the fabrication know-how of ASI Signage joined creative forces to...

A Veterans Remembrance/Celebration Program hosted by St. Francis Manor

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A Veterans Remembrance Program was hosted by St. Francis Manor on Thursday, November 9, to honor local veterans.  Approximately 110 people attended the event...

Announcing Executive Pastry Chef at Sunrise Bakery

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 GRINNELL, IOWA – Sunrise Bakery has announced that Taylor Sturtz of Grinnell will be the Executive Pastry Chef at Sunrise Bakery, bringing with her...

Superintendent’s Weekly Update November 3, 2017

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Superintendent’s Weekly Update November 3, 2017 This week has been filled with many opportunities for our families and students to get connected.  I want to thank...

G-N Superintendent’s Weekly Update October 27, 2017

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Superintendent’s Weekly Update October 27, 2017 Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board, Staff, Family and Friends: The weather has turned colder and the end of October is here.  This...

LWV Forum Draws Community Questions, Candidate Comments

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LWV Forum Draws Community Questions, Candidate Comments By Michael McAllister As election day—November 7—nears, Grinnell’s League of Women Voters, in conjunction with the Grinnell Chamber of...

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...

$7,000 Awarded to Imagine Grinnell BMX – Skate Park

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100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Offers Support to Skate and BMX Park Project Members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell voted...

Saving Brinton – A FREE Public Screening at the Strand Theatre Wednesday October 25...

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Saving Brinton - A FREE Public Screening at the Strand Theatre Wednesday October 25 at 7:00p SYNOPSIS In a farmhouse basement on the Iowa countryside, eccentric...

Superintendent Stutz’s Weekly G-N School District Update October 21

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Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families and Friends: Happy Friday!  The beautiful fall colors are finally lining the streets of Grinnell.  This season is...

Arseneault Jr. to take over as Pioneer men’s basketball, women’s golf coach

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GRINNELL, Iowa – When seeking to replace the retiring David Arseneault as men’s basketball and women’s golf coach, Grinnell College didn’t have to look far. After a...

Monster Truck Debuts in Downtown Grinnell

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Whoa…Look what OurGrinnell saw today. This whimsical, colorful, unique pickup turned into a piece of art debuts in downtown Grinnell. Have you seen it?...

Grinnell Connected PTO Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk & Kiddie Dash

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Grinnell Connected PTO Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk & Kiddie Dash to be held Saturday, October 28, 2017.  Registration & packet pickup begins at 8:00AM, 5K...

Superintendent Janet Stutz’s G-N Weekly Update: October 13, 2017

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Dear Grinnell-Newburg Family and Friends: Happy Thursday everyone!  We are sending out the update a day early this week due to conflict in schedules and...

Feuding & Philanthropy – GPCF hosts event with game show entertainment and honors several...

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October 12, 2017: The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation will continue the tradition of honoring community members that personify a philanthropic spirit during the 2017 Spirit...