Poweshiek County News

6/29/15 Turlach Ur wins another contest


A Grinnell based drum and bagpipe band has won another contest.
 

6/26/15 MICA food pantry offers services


Mid Iowa Community Action, or “MICA” has many state and federal assistance programs available. 

 

6/26/15 Sale of Community Center waiting on approval of historic tax credits


The city of Grinnell has received a $6.1 million dollar economic development award from the state. 
 

6/26/15 HEAVY RAINFALLS SATURATE STORM SEWER, SANITARY SEWER SYSTEMS INCLUDING G


Several cities in central Iowa, including Grinnell, have reported wastewater discharges following the recent heavy rains.
 

6/26/15 GRMC golf tournament registration still open


Registration for Grinnell Regional Medical Center’s 26th annual golf outing is still open.
 

6/25/15 Grinnell Mutual hosts 107th Annual Meeting


Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company's affiliated members gathered at the new Bartelt Conference and Education Center in Grinnell Tuesday and Wednesday for the company's 107th Annual Meeting. 
 

6/25/15 County to make improvements on Old Highway 6 between Victor and Brooklyn


Old Highway 6 between Victor and Brooklyn is on the county schedule for improvements.
 

6/25/15 Police to have increased presence during holiday


Law enforcement officers will be out in force during the 4th of July holiday period.
 

6/25/15 Rand Paul to visit Brooklyn


Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will be in Iowa next week.
 

6/24/15 City officials pleased with IEDA grant amount


The city of Grinnell is getting a $6.1 million grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

6/23/15 School district awards roof contract


The Grinnell-Newburg school board last week awarded the contract for roof replacement at the high school.
 

6/22/15 EMERALD ASH BORER CONFIRMED IN POWESHIEK COUNTY


A new detection of an invasive pest has been positively identified after a larva sample was collected from a city-owned tree in Grinnell last Tuesday.

6/22/15 IEDA awards Grinnell 6.1 million dollar grant


The Iowa Economic Development Authority Friday morning provisionally approved $6.1 million to the city of Grinnell for its Grinnell Historic Downtown and Campus Confluence Reinvestment District.
 

6/22/15 Drake Community Library Announces New Resource for Automotive Help


Library patrons can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, a resource available on the Drake Community Library’s Online Resources Page: grinnell.lib.iowa.us/resources/online-resources. 
 

6/19/15 Grinnell awarded 6.1 million dollar grant


The city of Grinnell has been awarded a substantial grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority through the Reinvestment District program.
 

6/19/15 Writing workshop offered at Drake Library


A new writing workshop for teenagers will be offered next week at the Drake Community Library.
 

6/18/15 Grinnell to learn about Iowa Economic Development grant


Grinnell city officials will learn tomorrow if the city will receive a grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority through the Reinvestment District program.
 

6/18/15 City moving ahead with Central Park improvements


Grinnell city officials are moving ahead with Central Park improvement plans. 
 

6/17/15 Grinnell school board to accept roof bid


The Grinnell-Newburg school board this evening will consider approving a bid for roof replacement at the high school.
 

6/16/15 City council meets


The Grinnell City Council this last night approved a forgivable loan of 30-thousand dollars to Cooper Enterprises for facade work on the building at 5th and Broad.
 

6/16/15 Grinnell Mutual dedicates Bartelt Conference and Education Center


Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company yesterday afternoon officially opened and dedicated its new campus facility, the Bartelt Conference and Education Center.

5/19/15 Grinnell city council removes tree permit fee


The Grinnell city council last night approved the removal of a 50-dollar fee to plant a tree in the city right-of-way.