Saturday, April 4, 2020

New Staff, Strategic Plan for Ahrens Foundation

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The Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF) is welcoming a new staff member, promoting another, and adopting a new strategic plan to guide...

HIGH TECH TOOLS HELP IOWA PSYCHOLOGIST COUNSEL PATIENTS WITH WEIGHT ISSUES

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HIGH TECH TOOLS HELP IOWA PSYCHOLOGIST COUNSEL PATIENTS WITH WEIGHT ISSUES   A Grinnell psychologist and bariatric counselor has published a study that may change the...

Grinnell Mutual joins the Global Insurance Accelerator

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Grinnell Mutual is pleased to announce its participation in the Global Insurance Accelerator initiative for insurance-based startup companies. Grinnell Mutual joins Principal Financial Group,...

Promotions Announced At Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance

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Bullion named Vice President of Human Resources/Training and Development Ian Bullion was named Vice President of Human Resources/Training and Development at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company....

Renovations bring new life to Oakland Acres Golf Club

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Renovations bring new life to Oakland Acres Golf Club by Deb Danilson In 2012 Larry and his son Jim took ownership of the Oakland Acres Golf...

From the Grinnell Chamber Newsletter 06-19-2014

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Thank you to each and every one of you who played a part in Grinnell Games. Whether you ran a race, played dodgeball, volunteered...

Big company began by empowering the little man

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  By Todd L. Reding   While watching the new 250,000 square foot facility under construction, and the hundreds of employees funneling in-and-out of the Montezuma, Iowa...

“The Fix” – Local Frozen Yogurt Shop Now Open !

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Newton’s loss is Grinnell’s gain Larry Thompson has owned Worth the Weight in Newton since September 2012. The frozen yogurt establishment was located on the...

Prairie Canary Changes Ownership

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  By Todd L. Reding The winner of the first Iowa’s Best Bites contest has watched her restaurant flourish in downtown Grinnell.  Carly Groben, an experienced...

Grinnell Couple Opens Gaming Store in Downtown Grinnell

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Grinnell couple invests resources to open new retail business in downtown Grinnell. Emily and David Counts have done their research and see the potential in this...

Grinnell Area Garden Club Busy in Downtown

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Pictured, Harold Rose, Jr, and Karen Lowell ------------ If you were in downtown Grinnell this week you certainly noticed an enhanced difference in the landscape. The Grinnell...

Police Department Awards Given at Grinnell Council Meeting Monday May 19th

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By Helen Hotchkin; Peace Officers  Memorial Week offered an opportunity for Police Chief Dennis Riley to give awards to Sgt. Chris Wray, Sgt. Dan Johnson,...

Grinnell Mutual Places Second In Statewide Wellness Challenge

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  From a field of 62 Iowa businesses, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company finished second in Live Healthy Iowa’s 2014 Corporate Cup Challenge for mid-sized businesses...

GHS Student Joshua Hoffmann Receives Road To Success Scholarship

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  Grinnell Insurance Agency of Grinnell along with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company of Grinnell, Iowa, have named Grinnell High School Senior Joshua Hoffmann of Grinnell...

Grinnell United Way Invites Local Organizations To Apply For Funding

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Grinnell United Way invites local organizations that serve Grinnell residents to apply to receive funding. “Grinnell United Way advances the common good in Grinnell through...

Grinnell City Council and Workers “Spring” into Motion

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City Council and Workers “Spring” Grinnell into Motion By Helen Hotchkin The Grinnell Public Works and Grounds committee began planting 375 trees in the city parks...

Farmers Market season begins Thursday May 15 in Grinnell

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  GRINNELL – Mark your calendar for the first Grinnell Farmers Market of the season on May 15 from 3 to 6 p.m. This year’s...

Sarah Burnell Shatters Her Personal Best And Sets New School Record

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 Grinnell College's Sarah Burnell '14 eclipsed Nicole Cueno's 13-year-old school record in the 1500-meter run Saturday while competing at the University of Iowa Musco Invitational.   Burnell, competing...

The Grinnell Business Journal has arrived!

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Our Grinnell Media Corp., the founders of OurGrinnell.com have expanded their offerings by launching the new Grinnell Business Journal.  As a quarterly (or possibly...

Grinnell Mutual Breaks Ground For New Conference Center

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Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 33,130 square foot conference center today. The facility, designed to include a 250-seat auditorium,...

Multi-Residential Property Taxes Headline City Council Monday April 21st

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By Helen Hotchkin The main topic of discussion at the regular session of the April 21, 2014 Grinnell City Council was the review of the...

Turn up the volume – Get into Grinnell News April 17. 2017

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 Turn up the volume We are busy at the office gearing up for summer events and are looking forward to some awesome live music all...

Phil Vassar headlines “Monte Fest presented by Brownells” on the town square in Montezuma,...

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Country Music Superstar Phil Vassar to Headline Free Concert in Montezuma “Monte Fest presented by Brownells” to feature free music and family fun benefitting Montezuma...

Statistics Very Favorable For OurGrinnell.Com After Two Weeks Up !

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The new OurGrinnell.com is off and running!  Here are a few key statistics since the launch of our new site at the beginning of this month: Prior to...

Chamber Weekly Newsletter On Retail Vacancies

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Vacancies I get emails frequently about vacancies downtown from people concerned that there are more than ever. This is just not the case. The issue is...

Climatologist Predicts 2014 Weather for Grinnell Kiwanis

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The Kiwanis Club of Grinnell gathered on Tuesday, March 11, for regular business at the Bistro in the Buckley Hall, Mayflower Community. Iowa State...

Harrington Featured in Des Moines Register Business Page Interview

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Angela Harrington, President and CEO of the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce was recently interviewed by the Des Moines Register and she talked about the...

City Accepts Veterans Memorial Commission Recommendation For Further Study

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The Grinnell City Council met in regular session Monday April 7th and accepted the recommendation of the Veterans Memorial Commission from their meeting on...

The Story Behind the New OurGrinnell.com

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April 4, 2014 - Grinnell, IA OurGrinnell.com began in 2007 as an online platform for sharing news and information about the Grinnell area.  Founded by...

Car Crashes Into 1st Impressions On Main Street – No Injuries !

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Grinnell fire and police units were dispatched to 925 Main StreetThursday morning April 4th at about 11a for a vehicle that had driven into...