Poweshiek County News

3/25/15 A CONVERSATION WITH SENATOR JONI ERNST


SENATOR ERNST DISCUSSES HER POLITICAL RISE, HER VETERANS' MENTAL HEALTH BILL, WATER RIGHTS AND THE EPA, AND HOMELAND SECURITY

3/31/15 Phase 4 of Central Business District Reconstruction begins


Phase four of the reconstruction of the Grinnell Central Business District has begun.
 

3/30/15 GRMC Generates $32 Million Impact on Area Economy


Grinnell Regional Medical Center employs more than 400 people, generates another 190 healthcare sector jobs, and adds $32 million to the Poweshiek County economy.

3/26/15 County Supervisors accept courthouse bell tower renovation bid


The Poweshiek County board of supervisors has accepted a bid for the renovation of the courthouse bell tower.
 

3/27/15 GHS students to discuss civil rights and the school bond vote


Grinnell High School students will discuss current civil rights issues and debate the school bond issue at a public event Tuesday evening.
 

3/24/15 Little Bear Creek Watershed Project Shifts Conservation Efforts to Malc


The Watershed Improvement Review Board (WIRB) approved a grant of $109,736 for the Little Bear Creek Watershed Project.

3/24/15 With increased road projects, worker and contractor shortages expected


The recent increase in the state gas tax means increased revenues for cities, counties and the state to rebuild streets, roads, highways and bridges.
 

3/23/15 Grinnell Farmers Market accepting vendors for the 2015 season


The Grinnell Farmers Market is now accepting applications for vendors for the 2015 season, which begins May 14 and runs through October 24.
 

3/19/15 Alliant donating $2 million for low income customers


Alliant Energy is making a $2 million donation to its Hometown Care Energy Fund, which helps income-eligible customers across Alliant Energy’s service area keep up with heating costs.
 

3/19/15 City still working on dog park project


The city of Grinnell may yet be getting a dog park. 
 

3/18/15 Poweshiek County audit released


The Poweshiek County audit report for the fiscal year that ended June 30th of last year has been released.
 

3/18/15 GRINNELL FIRE DEPARTMENT WINS A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF CHARMIN


The Grinnell Fire Department has won a year’s supply of Charmin toilet paper. 
 

3/05/15 Ownership of 20th Street bridge in doubt


The bridge on 20th Street west of Grinnell that crosses the railroad track has been closed for nearly a year…and apparently won’t be reopened anytime soon.