Saturday, July 11, 2020

St. Francis Manor Heroes Plaque Commemorates COVID-19

(Grinnell, IA – June 30, 2020) – In recognition of all the heroes working at St. Francis Manor during the COVID-19 pandemic, Seeland...

Talk to Your Kids: E-Cigarettes are Not Safe

According to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey, there are over 5 million youth who are currently using e-cigarettes. From 2018 to...

Three Times in One Year: Neil Hewitt at Mayflower

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...

Local group presents to City Council “Police Reform Plans” Concerns| Social Justice Concerns...

Grinnell City Council and Friends, We are a group of local citizens who value the services and endeavors of...

UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center generates nearly 600 jobs, direct and indirect,...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Creates $36 Million Impact on Local Economy Grinnell, IA – June 4, 2020 – A new study shows UnityPoint...

Stay the Course (Dr. Graham’s Editorial June 4)

Though much has changed since COVID-19 prompted a March 2020 editorial from Dr. Graham, the virus has not. Please proceed with caution;...

Grinnell Games Goes Virtual

GRINNELL, IA- Grinnell Games, presented by the Claude & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, is going virtual in June! In 2020 participants are invited...

Grinnell Farmers Market to open June 4th with modified procedures

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

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Expands COVID-19 Testing, Provides Safe Care

Grinnell, IA – May 21, 2020 – To help protect health care workers and prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our communities,...

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

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

Construction begins on gateway public art project in Grinnell

Site work has begun on a small park and public art project at the southeast corner of Highway 146 and Highway 6...

Grinnell Mutual Morale Remains High

Drive by Parade Brings Large Number of Employees together again as work at home continues  Each week on his...

Poweshiek County Community Foundation Grand Recipients Announced

April 29, 2020, The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) is pleased to announce the 2020 Poweshiek County Alliance (PCA) grant recipients for...

BREAKING NEWS AT GRINNELL-Sarah Burnell selected to lead Grinnell cross country programs

GRINNELL, Iowa – Sarah Burnell '14, a standout runner and 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame inductee at Grinnell College, will take over...

FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR IOWANS AMID COVID-19

April 23, 2020: With the global COVID-19 pandemic looming, many individuals’ personal and business financial situations are uncertain at this time. As...

Poweshiek County Confirms Outbreak in Long-Term Care Center

April 22, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Poweshiek County Public Health have identified...

Relief Fund to Help Those Who Help Others

In extraordinary times like these, even the organizations who help those in need may need some form of assistance.

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Encourage Support of Area Organizations

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be holding their regular quarterly meeting in April, due to COVID-19 precautions.  Instead, members...

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

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

Grinnell Mutual and Grinnell College team up to aid community

Grinnell, Iowa — The Grinnell Mutual Group (GMG) Foundation and Grinnell College, two of the largest employers in Poweshiek County, Iowa, have...

Food Coalition Offers Vouchers, Resource Guide

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

A Second Letter to the Editor – Dr. Lauren Graham | Health Care in...

In the year 2020, a new virus strain has turned the world the upside down. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed many...

Grinnell Chamber Launches GIFT CARD initiative Supporting Local Businesses

GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of Grinnell Gift Cards, a program designed...

2020 GHS All Class Reunion Scheduled for July 4th Weekend Postponed

The GHS Alumni Board of Directors have voted to postpone the 2020 All Class Reunion and reschedule the reunion for July 4th weekend of...

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell to Offer Support

The regular face-to-face meeting of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell, scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, is being cancelled for Covid-19...

UnityPoint Health calls for community help with COVID-19

Grinnell, IA – April 1, 2020 – UnityPoint Health (UPH) joins health systems across Iowa in securing enough personal protective equipment (PPE) to meet the needs...

Thank You. Thank You. Thank You!

Alicemary Borthwick Even though The Mayflower Community currently has adequate supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) on hand,...

Library news and events March 28th to April 3rd

How to Request Materials The library has limited physical access to library services and materials will be brought to you curbside for pick...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Updates Visitor Restrictions

Grinnell, IA – March 24, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center is further restricting visitors, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), in order to protect patients,...

Iowa Small Business Relief Program Grant

Grinnell Chamber Members -- Governor Reynolds has announced the Iowa Small Business Relief Program Grant through the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)...