Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Allegations of Racism at Bailey Park Elementary Has Local Parents Called for Dismissal of...

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Allegations of racist comments from a paraeducator has Bailey Park Elementary embroiled in controversy this week. According to Geoff Burd, the father of the...

Bridging the Gap: Town Meeting Discusses Impending “Zone of Confluence” Project

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By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs   CONFLUENCE noun con·flu·ence ˈkän-ˌflü-ən(t)s, kən-ˈ : a place where two rivers or streams join to become one : a situation in which two things...

Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower

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Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower   The Mayflower Community will host a public presentation by Dr. Robert Bender, one of Iowa’s leading...

Middle Way Farm Open House on Saturday, September 12 from 4-7 pm

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Middle Way Farm holds annual fall field day and open house   Middle Way Farm will be holding its annual farm field day and open house...

Dollars for Scholars Annual Dogs for Dollars Event September 24

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Dollars for Scholars is hosting its annual Dogs for Dollars fundraising event on Thursday, September 24th following the Homecoming Parade.  We will be located...

School Board Candidates Participate in Public Forum, Vote to be Held September 8

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   By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs The Grinnell League of Women Voters and the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce hosted a public forum for six candidates running for...

Grinnell Banker Joins Grinnell United Way Board

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Grinnell banker joins Grinnell United Way board Grinnell United Way appointed Ashley Shawler of Grinnell State Bank to its board of directors. Shawler, a Grinnell native,...

Grinnell Dentist Receives AGD Mastership Award

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Grinnell Dentist Receives AGD Mastership Award  San Francisco, June 20th, 2015—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Scott Baumann, DDS, MAGD, of...

Tri-County Collaboration Benefits Children

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Tri-County Collaboration Benefits Children A three-year-old, three-county collaboration between Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek counties (JMP) recently awarded grants to area projects that benefit children. JMP, or...

Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion

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Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion Drake Community Library’s “Converging Landscapes” project is now complete, and the public is invited to enjoy the results at...

Lt. Col. Michael Olson Retires From the Iowa National Guard with 29 Years of...

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  Lt. Col. Michael Olson retired from the Iowa National Guard on May 31, 2015 with 29 years of service. A ceremony was held at...

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:   The Grinnell-Newburg Community School District Board of Education has received a resignation from the Director of District 2.   The Board of Directors...

Three Organizations Combine Efforts to Support Education

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Three Organizations Combine Efforts to Support Education Three organizations that support the Grinnell-Newburg School District are combining efforts to raise funds for classroom equipment, graduate...

Summer Enrollment Begins at Arts Center

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    Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Council is now accepting registrations for its Arts Academy classes being offered during the Summer 2015 term where...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With a Culinary Delight (or Two!)

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CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH A CULINARY DELIGHT (OR TWO!) By Sarah Breemer Pfennigs On May 5, 1862, early on in the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867), the...

Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken May 2

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Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken   Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Council is excited to announce that the Loft Theatre located at...

11th Annual Hoofing’ It 5K Fun Run/Walk April 25

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11th Annual Hoofing' It 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday April 25, 2015 is just around the corner. It starts at 9:00a a at the Grinnell...

Imagine Grinnell Seeking Volunteers for Summer St. Park Final Build

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Imagine Grinnell is currently building a natural playscape in Summer Street Park, located at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Summer Street, and we...

St. Francis Manor/Seeland Park and Grinnell College Announce Senior Fitness Testing on April...

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St. Francis Manor/Seeland Park and Grinnell College Announce  Senior Fitness Testing on April 21st (Grinnell, IA – April 3, 2015) Free senior fitness testingfor adults aged 60...

Poweshiek Iowa Development’s Annual Meeting

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Poweshiek Iowa Development’s Annual Meeting Poweshiek Iowa Development held its 11th Annual Meeting Dinner on Tuesday, March 24th at the Michael J. Manatt Community Center...

Couch to 5K in Nine Weeks

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 Couch to 5K in Nine Weeks Grinnell Regional Medical Center will offer a free training program to help area residents build the stamina to complete...

Last Bucket Course of 2014-2015

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   Last Bucket Course of 2014-2015      Dan Kaiser, professor of history emeritus at Grinnell College, will present the final class in this year’s Bucket...

Grinnell Schools Hosts Public Forum for April 7th Bond Referendum

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Grinnell Schools Hosts Public Forum for April 7th Bond Referendum A public forum was held March 24th in the Voertman Theater to inform citizens living in...

Citizens Group Canvassed Community for Upcoming School Bond Issue

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Citizens Group Canvassed Community for Upcoming School Bond Issue On Sunday, March 22nd the Citizens Building Schools for a Better Future Committee organized one of...

Hear a History of the Iowa State Patrol this Thursday March 26

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Hear about the "History of the Iowa State Patrol" this Thursday March 26 at 2:00p, Spaulding Center for Transportation, 829 Spring Street. Trooper Robert Conrad...

Nominations Sought for Creative Community Poster Series

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Nominations Sought for Creative Community Poster Series   Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Center is pleased to announce that it is seeking nominations for the...

Marching Forth for Community

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MARCHING FORTH FOR COMMUNITY  On Wednesday, March 4th, teams of current members of the Community Fund for Poweshiek County were given their marching orders to...

Grinnell College Seeks Creators of All Types for Summer Festival of Learning and Discovery

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Grinnell College seeks creators of all types for summer festival of learning and discovery  GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College is accepting applications from artists collaborating across disciplines...

Hubbell Realty Company Celebrates The Start Of Spaulding Lofts Project

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HUBBELL REALTY COMPANY CELEBRATES THE START OF SPAULDING LOFTS PROJECT Original building was built in the 1870s, historic rehabilitation will bring 77 units to Grinnell    Grinnell, IA (February...

Strike Up Some Fun on April 11

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Strike Up Some Fun on April 11 Grinnell's Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake event is scheduled to roll on Saturday, April 11,...