Friday, August 7, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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

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St. Francis Manor & Seeland Park Announce a “National Wear Red Day” Fashion Show Open to the Public on February 2nd     A Go Red...

Vets Commission Elects Officers, Welcomes New Member

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Vets Commission Elects Officers, Welcomes New Member By Michael McAllister In its regular monthly meeting at the Drake Community Library on April 9, 2018, Grinnell’s Veterans...

Despite Unfair Weather, Food Fair Fares Well

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Despite Unfair Weather, Food Fair Fares Well By Michael McAllister When Grinnellians awoke on Saturday morning, April 14, little evidence existed to support the fact that...

100 + People Who Care to Meet October 23

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100 + People Who Care to Meet October 23 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will meet Tuesday, October 23, at 5:30 p.m.  The...

Poweshiek County Prepares for COVID-19

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Poweshiek County is advising residents about what they can do now to prepare for the potential spread of the novel coronavirus...

Iowa’s 80s Football Revival Owes Much to a Slab of Prime Rib

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Iowa’s 80s Football Revival Owes Much to a Slab of Prime Rib By Michael McAllister The most accurate passer in Big Ten history made a pass...

Final ’18 Legislative Coffee Dominated by DHS Report

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Final ’18 Legislative Coffee Dominated by DHS Report By Michael McAlister On Saturday, April 7, approximately 60 Grinnellians gathered at the Presbyterian Church for the final...

How Is John Doing on the 40,000 Piece Puzzle?

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John Noer You may recall that Mayflower Community resident, John Noer, acquired a 40,000-piece puzzle last February.  The 6’...

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...

RE/MAX Partners Realty Expands to Des Moines

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Top Performing Grinnell-Based Agency Adds New Talent Samantha Winebrenner Grinnell, IA — This month, Samantha Winebrenner...

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,...

GRMC Administrator Retires

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GRMC Administrator Retires Long-time vice-president of operations at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center, David L. Ness, decided to retire from his duties at...

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...

February Bucket Courses

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Bucket Courses in February will feature two Grinnell College professors: Cori Jakubiak, Associate Professor of Education, will offer a one-session course on...

PINK NEIGHBOR TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, PERFORM IN LOFT THEATRE

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Carlos Ferguson, Katie In, Eric Jarvis On Friday, September 13, local band Pink Neighbor will perform in the...

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell to Meet April 24

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100 + People Who Care - Grinnell to Meet April 24 The quarterly meeting of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will be Tuesday,...

St. Francis Manor Announces A Free Lunch & Learn Educational Program

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St. Francis Manor Announces A Free Lunch & Learn Educational Program    (Grinnell, IA – April 5, 2018)  St. Francis Manor will offer a free educational...

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 –...

An Inside Look at the Grinnell Farmers’ Market

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Learn more about the Grinnell Farmers’ Market from Kerri Olson, owner of Olson Garden Market, at the UnityPoint Health®- Grinnell Regional Medical...

Scholar to discuss the politics of the arts in Stalin’s Russia on Sept. 19

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GRINNELL, Iowa — Joan Neuberger, a 1975 Grinnell College graduate and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, will give...

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...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Donates 600 Pounds of Food to MICA

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Do good together was the theme of the food drive this holiday season at UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell (GRMC). This year, staff donated...

“The First Amendment and Free Speech: Is It Really Free?”

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In a Bucket Course on Wednesday, March 21, Judge Stephen Carroll, a senior district judge from the Iowa second district, presents a lecture on “The...

Grinnell Farmers Market to open June 4th with modified procedures

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GRINNELL – The Grinnell Farmers Market will open for the 2020 season starting Thursday, June 4th from 3PM - 6PM and Saturday,...

Kenyon College Chamber Singers Spring Tour To Perform In Grinnell March 6

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The Kenyon College Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Benjamin Locke, will be performing on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Grinnell United Church of Christ...

LWV Forum, Dr. Stutz School Public about Bond Issue

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LWV Forum, Dr. Stutz School Public about Bond Issue By Michael McAllister Grinnellians learned the ABC’s of the February 6 school bond issue as the League...

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...