Poweshiek County News

11/20/14 SUMP PUMP INSPECTION DEADLINE NEARS


The deadline for Grinnell homes and businesses to be inspected for possible sump pump infractions is nearing. 

11/20/14 GRINNELL HOLIDAY TREE TO BE BRIGHTER THAN EVER


THE GRINNELL HOLIDAY TREE WILL BE BRIGHTER THAN EVER THIS YEAR.

11/19/14 DOT PURCHASES PROPERTY FOR HIGHWAY 63 PROJECT


Construction work on U.S. Highway 63 between Montezuma and Malcom will continue next year.

11/19/14 RAMSEY-WEEKS AND LINCOLN SAVINGS BANK SUPPORT GRMC FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN


Two local businesses have donated 50-thousand dollars to Grinnell Regional Medical Center for the Moving at the Speed of Life comprehensive campaign.

11/18/14 NOVEMBER SHAPING UP TO BE A VERY COLD MONTH


NOVEMBER IS LOOKING LIKE IT WILL FINISH A MUCH COLDER THAN NORMAL MONTH.

11/17/14 GRINNELL WAY-FINDING SIGNS INSTALLED


Green tinted wayfinding signs pointing the way to various Grinnell locations have begun appearing on Highways 6 and 146.

11/17/14 GRINNELL MUTUAL STAFF EARNS INDUSTRY RECOGNITION


Several employees from Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company were honored during the 119th Annual Convention of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies in September.

11/17/14 GRINNELL CITY COUNCIL TO MEET


THE GRINNELL CITY COUNCIL THIS EVENING WILL CONSIDER APPROVING THE ANNUAL TAX INCREMENTAL FINANCING REPORT.

11/14/14 PARKS DEPARTMENT TO STANDARDIZE PARK MEMORIALS


There are at least four pending memorials planned for Grinnell Parks.

11/13/14 GHS DEBATERS TOPS IN LEAGUE, AGAIN


The Grinnell High School Varsity debate team is tops in the league…again.

11/13/14 DONALDSON TO CLOSE GRINNELL PLANT


Donaldson is closing its Grinnell plant.

11/13/14 GRINNELL GETS MORE LIGHT SNOW


GRINNELL GOT A LITTLE MORE SNOW THIS MORNING.

11/12/14 MAP OF MY KINGDOM PERFORMANCE IN GRINNELL


The critical issue of farmland ownership…and the transition of that ownership…
will be explored in a play this Friday.

11/12/14 WES FINCH RAM REVEAL TEST DRIVE EVENT FOR VETERANS


WES FINCH AUTO PLAZA YESTERDAY MORNING OFFERED TEST DRIVES OF NEW RAM TRUCKS… AND FOR EACH TEST DRIVE, MADE A TEN DOLLAR DONATION TO BENEFIT VETERANS. 

11/12/14 GRANT FUNDS CURBS, CROSSWALKS, AND BIKE RACKS IN COUNTY


A grant has allowed the installation of curb ramps, crosswalks and bike racks around the county.

11/12/14 GRINNELL SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET


THE GRINNELL SCHOOL BOARD THIS EVENING WILL CONSIDER APPROVING GOALS FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF AT ALL LEVELS.

11/12/14 IOWA COLD, BUT UPPER MIDWEST BURIED IN SNOW


ALTHOUGH IT’S GOTTEN COLD IN IOWA, WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE LOWER 20’s…THE UPPER MIDWEST HAS BEEN BURIED IN SNOW .

11/11/14 COUNTYWIDE RESPONSE PREPARATIONS FOR EBOLA


There has been no trace of Ebola in Poweshiek County, but county health officials are ready.

11/11/14 ST. FRANCIS MANOR-NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT


St. Francis Manor is planning a new housing development.

11/11/14 GRMC AUXILIARY ANGEL TREE


The Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will again fill its tree in the medical center with angels for the upcoming holiday season.

11/11/14 KINGTON DISCUSSES GRINNELL COLLEGE'S RELATIONSHIP TO THE COMMUNITY


GRINNELL COLLEGE OFFICIALS WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE COLLEGE MORE INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY.

11/11/14 GRINNELL GETS TRACE OF SNOW


CENTRAL IOWA, INCLUDING GRINNELL, GOT A TINY TRACE OF SNOW THIS MORNING.

11/06/14 JELD-WEN RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW CUSTOMER SUPPORT FACILITY


JELD- WEN WINDOWS AND DOORS HELD A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY IN GRINNELL YESTERDAY FOR A NEW CUSTOMER SUPPORT CENTER.