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Grinnell College Civic Engagement Quad Core to be named after beloved Grinnellian Edith Renfrow...

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Grinnell College Civic Engagement Quad Core to be named after beloved Grinnellian Edith Renfrow Smith ’37  All photos courtesy Grinnell College GRINNELL, Iowa — Grinnell College...

Chamber Ambassadors Welcome “Community Greetings Grinnell”

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Community Greetings Grinnell Ambassadors welcomed new member and new business Grinnell Community Greetings to the chamber this week! Jennifer Stallman, also owner of Medicap Pharmacy,...

Poetry Reading by DJ Savarese at Pioneer Bookshop on December 8 at 5p.m.

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Poetry Reading by DJ Savarese at Pioneer Bookshop on December 8 at 5p.m. GRINNELL, Iowa — DJ Savarese, an acclaimed poet, celebrated activist, and 2011...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Awarded $1.4 Million in Funding

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Emergency Rural Health Care Grant & Poweshiek County American Rescue Plan Act Fund Improvements at GRMC   (GRINNELL, Iowa – November 30, 2022) UnityPoint Health®...

Still Time to Support the GRMC Foundation’s Annual Fund Drive

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  (Grinnell, IA – November 30, 2022) UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation is approaching the final weeks of its 2022 Annual...

Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor

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Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor   (Grinnell, IA – November 23, 2022)  The St. Francis Manor Foundation invites the public to enjoy “Breakfast with...

Jingle Bell Holiday 2022 Feature and Pictures

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Jingle Bell Holiday brings the season alive in Grinnell J.O. Parker  Inside Hotel Grinnell, Slane McCue, 13, welcomed shoppers to her homemade soap booth at the...

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge grant

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Build a Better Grinnell 2030 receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge grant GRINNELL, Iowa — Build a Better Grinnell 2030 (BABG 2030) has received...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Celebrates Employee Giving

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UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Celebrates Employee Giving   (Grinnell, IA – November 16, 2022) UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation announces the success...

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell

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Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell   (GRINNELL, IA – November 16, 2022) Individuals on-the-go don’t always have the schedule flexibility to surgically...

P.O.W.E.R. Kids (Positive Opportunities for Wellness, Exercise, and Reading for Kids) Launched

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A new program has been established to educate and empower Grinnell elementary students to make healthy lifestyle choices, in and outside the classroom.   P.O.W.E.R. Kids...

Grinnell College Basketball Men fall to Wartburg

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Grinnell College Men's Basketball 2022-2023

Grinnell Chamber announces Jingle Bell Holiday, kicks-off to the holiday season

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GRINNELL– Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday shopping kick-off event, Jingle Bell Holiday, will be held downtown on Friday, November 18, from 5...

Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life

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Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life   J.O. Parker   Like magic, Grinnell’s Central Park comes alive with lights and holiday decorations to kick off...

International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break

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International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break Published: November 14, 2022 For domestic and international students alike, fall break comes as a welcome relief...

Veterans Remembrance Celebration at St. Francis Manor

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(Grinnell, IA – November 10, 2022)   A Veterans Remembrance Program was held on Wednesday, November 9, to honor veterans living on the St. Francis...

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

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GRINNELL, Iowa - The Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project is kicking-off and is seeking broad community input.  The Visioning Project is...

Memorial Donations Used to Update St. Francis Manor’s Gazebo

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   (Grinnell, IA – November 9, 2022)  St. Francis Manor’s gazebo has been updated with new outdoor furniture, lights, ceiling fan, and a coat of...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Welcomes New Member Blue n Gold Merchant Services

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Ambassadors welcomed new member Blue n Gold Merchant Services to the chamber today! Owner Doug Schafer talked about his return to Iowa and his...

Art Collectors Umesh and Sunanda Gaur to Speak at Grinnell College Museum of Art...

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  GRINNELL, Iowa – On Friday, Nov. 11 at 4 pm, the Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) will host a public conversation with art...

DAR National Day of Service

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To honor the anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of the American Revolution on October 11, 1890, chapters around the country engage in...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors visited Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell

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Ambassadors visited Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell to check out their new location and celebrate 10 years in Grinnell! Pastor Phil Culhman gave a tour...

November 9 Bucket Course | Karla Erickson and “Human and Machine Relations: Nest and...

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How do humans make use of devices with artificial intelligence in the home and how do humans change in response to these devices?   On November...

Grinnell Chamber Staff and Ambassadors Celebrate AT&T Grand Opening

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Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber staff and a few ambassadors were able to help Optimum Wireless AT&T-Grinnell celebrate their grand opening in Grinnell this...

Grinnell Mutual exceeds United Way giving goal

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Grinnell, Iowa — Grinnell Mutual employees and matching funds from the Grinnell Mutual Group Foundation raised over $145,000 in pledges and matching contributions during...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Proceeds as Iowa Center of Excellence Grant Recipient

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UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Proceeds as Iowa Center of Excellence Grant Recipient Local Impact on Regional Maternity Services across UnityPoint Health – Grinnell   (GRINNELL, Iowa...

Grinnell Food Coalition & Drake Community Library announce food cupboard

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The Grinnell Food Coalition and Drake Community Library, in partnership with MICA, will establish a food cupboard at 930 Park Street to help with...

Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent’s Weekly Update October 21, 2022

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Weekly Update: October 21st 2022 Dear Grinnell Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends: Happy Conference week! It is hard to believe that parent-teacher conferences...

“The Golden Cut…The story of Phi, the World’s Most Interesting Number…or, is God a...

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What do art, architecture, the lungs of animals, the head of a sunflower, and a spiral galaxy share in common? Doctor James R Paulson will answer...

New Walk-In Clinic Provider Joins UnityPoint Health – Grinnell

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(Grinnell, IA – October 19, 2022) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell welcomes Lisa Smith, FNP, to the Walk-In Clinic. Smith will see walk-in patients on...

Sharing sad news regarding the passing of President Emeritus George A. Drake ’56.

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Photo courtesy Grinnell College I write today to share the sad news of the passing on Saturday of one of our College’s most remarkable members:...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Visit Grinnell-Newburg School Foundation

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Ambassadors visited the Grinnell-Newburg School Foundation this morning to learn more about the organization and their work to support teachers and students in our...

Public Statement about Racist Harassment in Grinnell 

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We call on the citizens of Grinnell to mobilize against the acts of racist harassment that continue to happen in the city of Grinnell...

Our Address in the Universe

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Doctor James R Paulson will present a session entitled “Our Address in the Universe” as part of the ongoing Bucket Course series held at...

Grinnell College Board of Trustees approves construction of the Civic Engagement Quad Core Project

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Photo Credit: Aerial view of CEQ – Photo Courtesy of Adjaye Associates GRINNELL, Iowa — At the conclusion of the fall board meeting on October 1, 2022, the Grinnell...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Visit First Interstate Bank

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Ambassadors celebrated the change over from Great Western Bank to First Interstate Bank today with a ribbon cutting. Retail Manager Jodie Ryan introduced her...

27 High Quality GHS Homecoming Pictures 2022

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https://ourgrinnell.com/27-high-quality-ghs-homecoming-pictures-2022/ Pictures by J. o. Parker, email goodthingsjo@zumatel.net

Annual Community-Wide Fundraiser We GIVE kicked off October 1

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October 1, 2022 The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) and the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF) will kick-off the year-end giving season with...

Rova Saxophone Quartet Concert Oct. 7 at Grinnell College

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GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College Music Department will showcase Rova Saxophone Quartet Concert Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Formed in San Francisco with its...

Grinnell United Way Campaign Currently Underway

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The Grinnell United Way launched its 2022-2023 campaign, with the goal of raising $110,000 from mid-September until October 31. The board co-chairs, Rachael Kinnick,...