Poweshiek County News

8/27/15 GAAC launches public art initiative


The Grinnell Area Arts Council is launching a public art initiative. 
 

8/27/15 Ag Appreciation Day highlights


The tractor parade this evening will climax Ag Appreciation Day in Grinnell.
 

8/27/15 GAAC launches public art initiative


The Grinnell Area Arts Council is launching a public art initiative. 
 

8/26/15 School board forum


A public forum featuring candidates for the Grinnell-Newburg School Board will be next Wednesday.
 

8/26/15 County unemployment rate rises


The unemployment rate in Poweshiek County last month was a bit higher than the month before.
 

8/26/15 First in Ag Day series to be offered


The very first in a series of Ag Appreciation Day pictures will be on the auction block during this year’s Ag Day.
 

8/25/15 Labor Day law enforcement


The Labor Day weekend traditionally signals the end of summer and often involves one last road trip with the family.

8/25/15 Balloon rides to Launch GRMC's Blue Jean Ball


Grinnell Regional Medical Center and RE/MAX Realty Partners are offering a chance for a balloon ride this fall.
 

8/24/15 Farmers Market planning extra entertainment and selling picnic baskets t


Shoppers at this Thursday’s Farmers’ Market will enjoy extra entertainment and activities.

8/24/15 Ag Appreciation Day highlights


The schedule for this year’s Ag Appreciation Day in Grinnell has been set.
 

8/24/15 Ernst travelling office hours


Representatives from U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s office will be available in several area counties in the upcoming couple of weeks.
 

THREE CAR ACCIDENT IN TAMA COUNTY INJURES TWO


A THREE VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN TAMA COUNTY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING SENT TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.  ACCORDING TO THE IOWA STATE PATROL, A SEMI TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVEN BY 31 YEAR OLD BRANDON PATTERSON OF ROCKFORD MICHIGAN WAS WEST BOUND ON HIGHWAY 30 AT E

Grinnell Police Make Trio of Arrests Over Weekend


THE GRINNELL POLICE MADE A TRIO OF ARRESTS OVER THE WEEKEND, TWO FOR PUBLIC INTOXICATION AND ONE FOR UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A CREDIT CARD.    29 YEAR OLD ARRON LEE BRECKENRIDGE WAS ARRESTED ON SATURDAY NIGHT ON AN OUTSTANDING WARRENT FOR

8/17/15 Poweshiek County may get a wind farm


More and more wind farms are being installed around the state. Now Poweshiek County may be getting one.
 

8/17/15 County officials meet with railroad officials regarding 20th Street brid


The 20th Street bridge on the west side of Grinnell has been closed for about a year and a half.

8/17/15 City elections to be held in November


City elections across Iowa will be held in November.
 

8/14/15 Grinnell-Newburg School election includes PPEL renewal


School elections will be held September 8th.
 

8/14/15 IVCCD board approves training agreement with Jeld-Wen


The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors has approved a $655,000 Iowa New Jobs Training Agreement with Jeld-Wen of Grinnell.
 

8/14/15 Support for 2015 GRMC Annual Fund Drive Reaches Almost $110,000


The Grinnell Regional Medical Center’s Annual Fund Drive has raised almost 110-thousand dollars so far.
 

8/14/15 Grinnell College students to begin arriving


The first day of classes at Grinnell College will be Thursday, August 27th…but many new students are arriving in town this weekend.
 

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.