Saturday, April 4, 2020

Grinnell State Bank Announces New Officer Titles

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Keir R. Johnson, JD Grinnell, Iowa - Grinnell State Bank President, CFO and CTO, F. Austin Jones, and...

Hospice to Offer End-of-Life Training Class

UnityPoint Health®–Grinnell Regional Hospice will host an end-of-life and hospice volunteer training for residents in the GRMC service area. This class is intended for...

Grinnell Stories: African Americans of Early Grinnell

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The early history of the city of Grinnell is well documented, starting with J.B. Grinnell himself. The narratives about an ideal town...

Veterans Commission Awaits Amperage, RDG Proposals

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...

Hotel Grinnell Adds Bamboo Toilet Paper to its Green Initiatives

Grinnell, Iowa (October 2, 2019) -- Bamboo toilet paper and facial tissues will join the collection of eco-friendly offerings at Hotel Grinnell starting October...

DAR Chapter Installs Officers

DAR Chapter Installs Officers The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution – Grinnell Chapter, met on Saturday, April 14, for regular business...

First bucket course January 8, 2020

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No one in an orchestra is more visible than the conductor. Yet, as Professor Eric McIntyre notes, most of the conductor’s work...

GRMC Launches Annual Fund Drive

GRMC Launches Annual Fund Drive For the past 50 years, Grinnell Regional Medical Center has been serving the healthcare needs of the community. “This is an...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center is offering a CPR

UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center is offering a CPR course on Wednesday, April 3 from...

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...

Ahrens Foundation Extending Services in CSS Program

Ahrens Foundation Extending Services in CSS Program The Community Support Services (CSS) program started by the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF) in 2006...

J.B. Grinnell Marker Rededication Scheduled

The photo shows the original J.B. Grinnell marker dedication on May 4, 1916, in Central Park ¬-- organized by the Daughters...

Veterans Commission Deals with a “Big Swing of the Bat”

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Veterans Commission Deals with a “Big Swing of the Bat” By Michael McAllister The phrase is Tom Lacina’s.  The words may shift from a military to...

Wellness Information Sessions at Mayflower

During the month of June, Grinnell’s Mayflower Community will present Thursday afternoon information sessions designed to expand thinking about healthy living alternatives.  The...

40,000 Piece Puzzle…Sure. Sure!

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40,000 Piece Puzzle…Sure.  Sure! He’s doing it again!  After recently completing a 9,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, Mayflower...

Arts Council to Hold Yard Sale Fundraiser

Arts Council to Hold Yard Sale Fundraiser On Saturday, August 26, the Grinnell Area Arts Council will hold a Yard Sale and Fundraiser on their...

Saints Rest—the Movie—Coming Soon to a Digital Device Near You

By Michael McAllister Last month, Noga Ashkenazi, director and co-writer of Saints Rest, a film...

Grinnell College in talks to acquire library collection from Salisbury House

Grinnell intends to preserve the collection, make it accessible to researchers and the public

Lights Shine on Small-Town Strategies at Rural Development Summit in Grinnell

Lights Shine on Small-Town Strategies at Rural Development Summit in Grinnell Prompted by Bill...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center: COVID-19 Preparedness

Grinnell, IA – March 5, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) places the care and safety of our patients, families, guests and...

Hometown Heroes Sports Grill to Open Soon (Rumors on the Street say October 16th)

By Michael McAllister “Getting close.”  That is the time estimate that Chef Paul Durr, operator...

Central Park Grand Opening on a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Central Park Grand Opening on a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood By Michael McAllister Recalling Fred Rodgers, the host of the popular PBS children’s program Mr....

GPCF Annual Fundraiser Emphasizes Community Growth, New Donors

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...

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...

Grin City Artists Tackle Tough Questions with Social Crossings Toolkit

Grin City Artists Tackle Tough Questions with Social Crossings Toolkit By Michael McAllister Is it the duty of art to disturb the comfortable and comfort the...

AmeriCorps Training at Mayflower

On Friday, June 7th, 45 new AmeriCorps volunteers received training over lunch in the Mayflower Community. Under the...

Field Fire West of Town Takes Life of Dr. Bernhard Wiltfang

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Press Release: On November 25th at 2:44 PM the Grinnell Fire Department responded to a report of a lot of smoke between Highway 6...

Bill Menner to Address First BUCKET COURSE Series of 2018/19

While it is home to an esteemed liberal arts college, a nationally recognized reinsurance company, major manufacturers and other key institutions, Grinnell remains a...

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation Appoints Lt. Col (Ret.) Michael Olson to its Board of...

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation Appoints Lt. Col (Ret.) Michael Olson to its Board of Directors Kennedy Space Center, Florida -The Astronauts Memorial Foundation has appointed...