Poweshiek County News

7/31/15 July wetter and cooler than normal


The month of July this year was wetter and cooler than normal.
 

7/31/15 Maxwell Announces Sales Tax Holiday Weekend


The annual sales tax holiday will begin at midnight next Friday and run through midnight next Saturday.

7/31/15 Sunset Street Improvements


Sunset Street between 11th and 13th Avenues has been closed to allow for street resurfacing.
 

8/30/15 Work to improve a Poweshiek County waterway


Work on improving an impaired waterway in Poweshiek County continues. 
 

8/29/15 Heavy rainfall reported


Heavy rainfall has been reported across Iowa.
 

7/28/15 ITM in foreclosure and ordered sold


The Iowa Transportation Museum in Grinnell has been ordered into foreclosure by the Poweshiek County District Court.
 

7/28/15 GRINNELL WOMAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT, FIGHTING AND PUBLIC INTO


A GRINNELL WOMAN WAS ARRESTED EARLY THIS MORNING ON A VARIETY OF CHARGES…INCLUDING CHILD ENDANGERMENT-SUBSTANTIAL RISK.
 

7/28/15 St. Francis Manor & Seeland Park Announce Rock and Roll Red Fun Run


Make a pledge for total body fitness this summer by participating in St. Francis Manor’s and Seeland Park’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll Red Fun Run & Walk” on Saturday, August 29.

7/27/15 Deadline to file for school election is Thursday


The deadline to file for the Grinnell-Newburg school board election is Thursday.
 

7/24/15 Poweshiek County Emergency Notification System


Poweshiek County is now part of the Alert Iowa system. 
 

7/23/15 Tri-County Collaboration Benefits Children


A three-year-old, three-county collaboration between Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek counties recently awarded $723,000 to area projects that benefit children.
 

7/22/15 County unemployment rate rises in June


Although the state unemployment rate dropped last month compared to the previous month, it went up in Poweshiek County.
 

7/21/15 Grinnell City Council meets


The Grinnell City Council last night set a public hearing for August 17th regarding the sale of eight city-owned residential properties.

7/21/15 Ag Sec visits Poweshiek County Fairgrounds


Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture visited the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds in Grinnell yesterday afternoon. 
 

7/20/15 Grinnell man arrested for burglary and assault


A Grinnell man was arrested early Friday morning for burglary and assault.

7/20/15 Grinnell man arrested for hit-and-run and vehicle theft


A Grinnell man was arrested Friday morning after a hit-and-run accident.

7/20/15 Grinnell City Council to meet


The Grinnell City Council this evening will consider approving a contract with Peoplerides for the current fiscal year.

7/20/15 Iowa Valley Board approves faculty salaries


The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors has approved a salary increase for faculty at Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College, and Iowa Valley Grinnell.

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.