Saturday, November 28, 2020

Grinnell News

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...

Veterans Commission Levels for Levy

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Veterans Commission Levels for Levy By Michael McAllister The Story Room at the Drake Community Library hosted an adult nonfiction narrative as Grinnell’s Veterans Memorial Commission...

Annual Fire Prevention Breakfast Sparks Community Support

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Annual Fire Prevention Breakfast Sparks Community Support By Michel McAllister At 6:10 a.m. on Sunday, October 8, the Grinnell Public Safety Center housed not firetrucks but...

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...

$10,000 Raised by 5K Fundraiser Held to Benefit the Hammond Center for Assisted Living...

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$10,000 Raised by 5K Fundraiser Held to Benefit the Hammond Center for Assisted Living Building Campaign   (Grinnell, IA – October 5, 2017)  Walkers, runners and weightlifters...

100 + PEOPLE WHO CARE – GRINNELL TO MEET OCTOBER 24

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100 + PEOPLE WHO CARE – GRINNELL TO MEET OCTOBER 24 The quarterly meeting of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will be Tuesday,...

Davis School is Aging Well: Century-Old Items Uncovered from Cornerstone

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Davis School is Aging Well: Century-Old Items Uncovered from Cornerstone By Michael McAllister In an October 6 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of Grinnell’s Davis Elementary...

Peace Tree Soft Opening: Firm Success

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Peace Tree Soft Opening: Firm Success By Michael McAllister “Maintaining a vibrant downtown is a concern.” This quotation comes from the “Issues, Trends, Concerns, and Opportunities”...

Kites Over Grinnell Soars to Second-Year Success

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Kites Over Grinnell Soars to Second-Year Success By Michael McAllister For the second year in a row, kites embellished the blue skies of Grinnell with the...

GRMC Closer to Affiliation with UnityPoint Health and University of Iowa

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GRMC Closer to Affiliation   with UnityPoint Health and University of Iowa The Grinnell Regional Medical Center board of directors unanimously voted this week to bring...

A Parade of Picture of the GHS 2017 Homecoming Parade

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A Parade of Picture of the GHS 2017 Homecoming Parade By Michael McAllister School spirit shined as brightly as the sun on the evening of Thursday,...

Iowa Rural Council Picks Staff, Sets Summit Site and Date

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Iowa Rural Council Picks Staff, Sets Summit Site and Date GRINNELL, IOWA – The Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC) has selected former USDA Rural Development...

GPCF Annual Fundraiser Emphasizes Community Growth, New Donors

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GPCF Annual Fundraiser Emphasizes Community Growth, New Donors Big GIVE month starts Oct. 1  “Together We Grow,” the theme for this year’s Big GIVE fundraising campaign...

Optimist Fly-In Attracts Pilots, Planes, and Appetites

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Optimist Fly-In Attracts Pilots, Planes, and Appetites By Michael McAllister If a town is said to be part of fly-over country, the remark is not a...

G-N Superintendents Weekly Update: September 22, 2017

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G-N Superintendents Weekly Update: September 22, 2017 Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Family and Friends: It has been an exciting week in the Grinnell-Newburg School...

Drake Community Library Hosting Free Movie Nights For Adults In October

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After a successful launch of “Monday Night Movies” in May of this year, there has been demand for public showing of movies again this...

Davis Elementary Time Capsule Discovered in Corner Stone Dated 1917

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Davis Elementary Time Capsule Discovered in Corner Stone Dated 1917 Over the last few months a committee planning for the 100th year celebration at Davis Elementary...