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5/22/15 New exhibition in Faulconer Gallery


A new exhibition opened last week in the Faulconer Gallery. It’s called, “Open to Interpretation.” 
 

5/21/15 BGM AND HLV to share superintendent


The BGM and HLV school districts will share a superintendent.
 

5/21/15 One dead in two vehicle crash in northern Poweshiek County


A Tama County man is dead after a head-on crash yesterday morning in northern Poweshiek County.
 

5/20/15 8th Avenue Improvements


The City of Grinnell will be making improvements on the two blocks of 8th Avenue west of Highway 146.   

5/20/15 MICA Food Pantry Asks for Summer Assistance


With the school year ending, more pressure is being put on area food pantries, including the MICA food pantry in Grinnell.
 

5/20/15 Two vehicle crash in northern Poweshiek County


A two vehicle crash this morning sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries.
 

5/20/15 Iowa DOT's major construction projects website now available


The Iowa Department of Transportation’s 2015 major construction project website is now available.

5/20/15 Central Park Public Forum


Grinnell residents can learn more about Central Park improvement plans during an informal public forum next Thursday.
 

5/20/15 Memorial Day Trash & Recycling Pick-Up


In observance of the May 25th Memorial Day holiday, there will be no trash and recycling pick-up. 
 

5/20/15 Grinnell United Way Funding Application Deadline nears


The deadline is nearing for local organizations to apply for Grinnell United Way funding.
 

5/20/15 STEWART SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED


A GRINNELL GRADUATE HAS BEEN AWARDED A SIX-THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP BY THE HELEN T. STEWART AND MILDRED STEWART TRUST.
 

5/19/15 CLICK IT OR TICKET


As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, law enforcement authorities have ramped up a campaign to make sure Iowans are using their seatbelts.
 

5/19/15 Brooklyn man arrested for sexual abuse


A Brooklyn man was arrested last week on a charge of sexual abuse.
 

5/19/15 GRMC Board Elects 2015 Officers


The Grinnell Regional Medical Center board of directors has elected new officers.
Elected chairman is Todd Reding of Grinnell. The chair-elect is Wendy Kadner of Grinnell.
 

5/19/15 Grinnell Mutual reclaims corporate cup honors


Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company has reclaimed a traveling trophy demonstrating the company’s commitment to healthy living.
 

5/19/15 DNR releases list of impaired waterways


State officials have released a new list of impaired waterways across Iowa.
 

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.
 

5/18/15 Grinnell city council to meet


The Grinnell city council this evening will consider an ordinance amendment removing the fee for tree permits in the right-of-way.

5/15/15 IVCCD board approves refinancing bonds


The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors has approved refinancing $4.7 million in general obligation bonds.

5/15/15 Grinnell middle school and high school spring showcase


Unique and innovative projects will be presented at the Grinnell middle school and high school Spring Showcase.
 

5/15/15 Grinnell games-new events


There will be several new events at this year’s Grinnell Games. 
 

5/14/15 GRMC Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Recipients Honored


Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized four area students pursuing a healthcare career at its annual spring luncheon on April 29.
 

5/14/15 Imagine Grinnell Sustainable Living Showcase is postponed


The Imagine Grinnell Sustainable Living Showcase has been postponed.
 

5/14/15 School board rejects all bids


The Grinnell-Newburg school board last night decided to not proceed with the deconstruction of the former Iowa Telecom building.
 

5/13/15 Grinnell school board to meet


The Grinnell-Newburg school board this evening will consider an Iowa Telecom interior deconstruction bid.
 

5/13/15 Farmers' Market to begin season


The Grinnell Farmers’ Market begins Thursday. 
 

5/12/15 County engineer and attorney to contact railroad regarding 20th Street B


Poweshiek County officials are hoping to move forward with the replacement of the 20th Street Bridge west of Grinnell. 
 

5/11/15 Downtown planters to be planted


Volunteers are needed to help plant the decorative containers in downtown Grinnell.
 

5/11/15 Chain reaction crash closes I-80


The Iowa State Patrol says it’s surprising no one was killed in a chain-reaction crash Friday on Interstate 80 in Iowa County that sent 32 people to hospitals.
 

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.