Poweshiek County News

4/22/14 GRINNELL POLICE ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO SPEAK TO CHILDREN ABOUT MAKING BOMB


GRINNELL POLICE ARE URGING PARENTS TO SPEAK TO THEIR CHILDREN ABOUT THE NEGATIVE IMPLICATIONS OF POSTING BOMB THREATS.

4/22/14 POWESHIEK COUNTY JOB FAIR THIS THURSDAY


More than 100 job openings will be available at a job fair in Poweshiek County this Thursday.

4/22/14 COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT HOLDS STEADY


THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN POWESHIEK COUNTY LAST MONTH WAS UNCHANGED FROM THE PREVIOUS MONTH.

4/22/14 POWESHIEK COUNTY JOB FAIR THIS THURSDAY


More than 100 job openings will be available at a job fair in Poweshiek County this Thursday.

4/22/14 GETTING GMRC IN CITY LIMITS BENEFITS BOTH GMRC AND THE CITY


GRINNELL CITY MANAGER RUSS BEHRENS SAYS THERE ARE TWO MAIN REASONS GRINNELL MUTUAL WANTED TO BE INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS. 

4/21/14 GMRC EXPANSION GROUND BREAKING


THERE WAS A GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY THIS MORNING FOR AN EXPANSION AT GRINNELL MUTUAL REINSURANCE COMPANY.

4/21/14 SUSPECT IN NEWBURG FIRE ARRESTED


A 24 YEAR OLD NEWBURG MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY SETTING FIRE YESTERDAY TO THE MOBILE HOME HE LIVED IN.

4/21/14 TWO GRINNELL ACTORS TO COMPETE IN TRIPLE THREAT AWARDS


The two leads from the recent Grinnell High School production of “Beauty and the Beast” have been selected by the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Award program to participate in the Triple Threat Award program.

4/21/14 GRINNELL CITY COUNCIL TO MEET


THE GRINNELL CITY COUNCIL THIS EVENING WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING IN REGARD THE VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION OF GRINNELL MUTUAL REINSURANCE COMPANY INTO THE CITY.

4/21/14 GRMC FOUNDATION BOARD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS


The Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation Board elected new officers last Wednesday.

4/18/14 MAXWELL VOTES FOR TUITION FREEZE FOR IOWA STUDENTS


The Iowa House has approved additional funding for Iowa’s community colleges and state universities.

4/18/14 DRAKE LIBRARY TO UPDATE ITS LANDSCAPE


Landscape improvements are in the works at the Drake Community Library in Grinnell.

4/17/14 MAYFLOWER EARNS FIVE STARS FROM FEDERAL AGENCY


The Mayflower Community has earned a five-star rating on the most recent inspection of its Health Center and South Village memory support facility.

4/17/14 POWESHIEK COUNTY JOB FAIR


There will be a job fair in Poweshiek County next Thursday.

4/17/14 MONTEZUMA SCHOOL BUDGET APPROVED


THE MONTEZUMA SCHOOL BOARD HAS APPROVED THE CERTIFIED BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR.

4/16/14 DRAKE LIBRARY TO HAVE CONTROLLED BURN


There will be a controlled burn on the south side of Drake Community Library in Grinnell tomorrow evening.

4/16/14 BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE CELEBRATED 10TH ANNIVERSARY


29 teams consisting of 143 bowlers hit the lanes at the Bowladrome in Grinnell Saturday for the 10th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake.

4/16/14 BRANCHING OUT EVENT TO BE HELD IN GRINNELL


The public is invited to help plant trees next month at a Grinnell park.

4/15/14 NEW CT INSTALLED AT GRMC


Grinnell Regional Medical Center recently installed a new computed tomography or “C-T” scanner.

4/14/14 AFFORDABLE HOME OWNERSHIP GRANTS


More than three-point-four million dollars has been made available to advance affordable homeownership and rental opportunities for 80 Iowa families.

4/14/14 OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO BE HONORED


435 high school seniors from across Iowa…including from the Poweshiek Perimeter…will be honored this month at the Annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony.

4/14/14 CHAMBER SAYS DOWNTOWN VACANCY RATE IS LOW


Grinnell’s downtown vacancy rate is actually quite low.

4/14/14 RURAL MARSHALLTOWN HOME DESTROYED BY FIRE


A rural Marshalltown home was destroyed by a fast-moving fire Friday evening.

4/14/14 HEAVY RAINS, POSSIBLE FUNNEL CLOUDS REPORTED


HEAVY RAINS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY AROUND THE AREA.

4/11/14 GRINNELL HIGH SCHOOL EVACUATED


Grinnell High School was evacuated for a short time yesterday afternoon.

4/11/14 DRY CONDITIONS PERSIST


Overall, dry conditions persist for most of Iowa.

4/10/14 GRMC DRUG TAKE-BACK


Grinnell residents can get rid of unwanted prescription drugs safely at an upcoming drug take-back.

4/10/14 GRMC CHAPLAIN COMPLETES TRAINING


The Grinnell Regional Medical Center chaplain has completed training that allow him to expand the depth of spiritual services at the Medical Center.

4/10/14 SCHUBERT NAMED ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT OF ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT


Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company’s Business Information Services has a new vice president of Enterprise Content Management.

4/10/14 GRINNELL SCHOOL BOARD MEETS


THE GRINNELL SCHOOL BOARD LAST NIGHT APPROVED THE CERTIFIED BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR.

4/04/14 R AND C DEMOLITION PROCEEDING RAPIDLY


DEMOLITION WORK AT THE R AND C INDUSTRIES SITE ON THE WEST SIDE OF GRINNELL IS PROCEEDING RAPIDLY.

4/04/14 COUCH TO 5K IN NINE WEEKS


Grinnell Regional Medical Center is offering a program specifically for couch potatoes who want to get active.

4/04/14 POWESHIEK COUNTY ALLIANCE DISTRIBUTES $97K


97-THOUSAND DOLLARS HAS BEEN HANDED OUT TO 35 POWESHIEK COUNTY PROJECTS BY THE POWESHIEK COUNTY ALLIANCE.

4/03/14 CAR DRIVES THROUGH WINDOW OF DOWNTOWN BUSINESS


A CAR DROVE THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A DOWNTOWN GRINNELL BUSINESS THIS MORNING.  

4/02/14 GOV AND LT. GOV VISIT GRINNELL


GOVERNOR TERRY BRANSTAD AND LT. GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS WERE IN GRINNELL YESTERDAY. 

3/26/14 DAILY 911 DISPATCH AND JAIL LOGS


 

3/19/14 DAILY 911 DISPATCH LOG


4/02/14 WATER SUMMARY-DRY TWO WEEKS-POWESHIEK COUNTY IN SEVERE DROUGHT


The past two weeks have been unusually dry across most of Iowa.