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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.