Thursday, July 18, 2019

GRINNELL

IN CASE YOU MISSED SOMETHING

Pictured front row L to R: Cole Blackford, Kinnick Johnson, Isaiah Seck, Carson Penyich, Ben Kelne. Back Row L to R: Manager Mike Blackford, Luke Thompson, Jaylen Eitel, Braxton Shaffer, Brady Coffman, Sam Bartlett, Jack Stephens,...
GRINNELL, IA – Community members and business leaders convened 20 months ago to address the childcare desert in Grinnell. A collaboration between the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, Pow-I80 and JMP Early Childhood Iowa yielded...
The Mayflower Community (Grinnell IA) is lush with gardens.  There are the Buckley Courtyard gardens and ponds, the Watertower Square Jewel Garden, the Pearson/Edwards Sail Garden, the Health Center eastside gardens, the Montgomery “Secret Garden,” the Fellowship of...
John Noer You may recall that Mayflower Community resident, John Noer, acquired a 40,000-piece puzzle last February.  The 6’ x 22’ Ravensburger stumper was delivered to the Mayflower Edwards building in a 3’ x 1’...
Learn more about the UnityPoint Health®- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Chemotherapy and Infusion Suite. Attend the Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation’s upcoming Senior Education Program on Monday, July 22. Sheryl Baarda, RN, chemotherapy manager, and Kristy...
Making Waves: The People & Places of Iowa Broadcasting…Featuring the Story of Duane Ellett & Floppy Return to childhood memories of days gone by with Jeff Stein of Humanities Iowa at the upcoming...
Henry S. Gurr, Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of South Carolina Henry S. Gurr, Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of South Carolina Aiken, will be at Drake Community Library from 10 a.m. to...
Image Taking a break after the champagne christening champagne of the ship is the Mayflower float committee. Front row, left to right: Kathy Herman, Carolyn Roudabush, Dick Vogel, Sis Vogel, Jo Bolton,...
GRINNELL – The Grinnell Farmers Market and Local Foods Connection have partnered to bring a farm to table inspired street dinner to Grinnell as a joint fundraiser for both organizations.
Also, a local exhibition celebrating ‘Grinnell at Work’ will be developed to open in 2020 GRINNELL, Iowa — What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work...
Nominations are open for the 2019 “Leave It Better Than You Found It” awards from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation.  All Grinnell area nonprofit, social, civic, fraternal, and community groups making...
The board elected David Maxwell, a 1966 Grinnell graduate, to a two-year term GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College Board of Trustees recently elected former Drake University President David Maxwell to serve as board chair. 
Write caption… 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will meet Tuesday, July 23, at 5:30 p.m.  This hour-long, quarterly meeting will be held at the Parish Center of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1002 Broad...
GRINNELL, IA—The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce received many entries naming individuals to be considered to serve as the Fourth of July Grand Marshal. Sam Cox, owner of Saint’s Rest Coffee House,...
"Imagine Grinnell will be hosting a panel of local waste reduction experts at 7pm on Monday, July 8th at Drake Community Library. Join us in a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue about what we can do...
Engaged visitors at the Grinnell College Museum of Art. The museum features a growing collection, exhibitions and extensive programs GRINNELL, Iowa — The Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College is changing its name...
Joe Rosenfield was a classic out-of-the-box thinker. From his days as a Grinnell student in the early 1920s to serving as the chairman at Younkers to becoming an instrumental figure in Grinnell College history, Rosenfield’s thinking and warm personality...
By Michael McAllister Last month, Noga Ashkenazi, director and co-writer of Saints Rest, a film featuring Grinnell, announced that the film would be digitally released in May.  Effective today, May 1,...
Bestselling author Amy Tan will give the 2019 Grinnell College commencement address on Monday, May 20. Photo by Julian Johnson College to award honorary degrees for commitment to education, social justice and community
More than $170,000 was raised in the 2018 annual fundraising efforts for UnityPoint Health®– Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) from the service area communities. These donations enabled the purchase of medical equipment...
Luminaria bags will be available at Grinnell State Bank from May 3rdthrough the event for a $5 donation, with all proceeds going to benefit Relay For Life of Poweshiek County. Darcy Dawson
Recycling to create a better world has been happening since the beginning of time. Listen to Bob Cadmus, professor emeritus of physics at Grinnell College, explain the process with his presentation “Gases to...
More than $170,000 was raised in the 2018 annual fundraising efforts for UnityPoint Health®– Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) from the service area communities. These donations enabled the purchase of medical equipment...
Bestselling author Amy Tan will give the 2019 Grinnell College commencement address on Monday, May 20. Photo by Julian Johnson College to award honorary degrees for commitment to education, social justice and community
Members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell voted at their April 23 meeting to support the Poweshiek County Dental Coalition’s ongoing mission to improve access to local dental care for underserved children in the area.  Since...
Edward Larson will give the Scholars’ Convocation Lecture at Grinnell College on April 25 GRINNELL, Iowa — Edward Larson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar, will give the Scholars’ Convocation Lecture at Grinnell...
Ideas come to life at Grinnell’s new Maker Lab (MLab). The MLab is collaboration between the Grinnell Area Arts Council and Grinnell College’s Wilson Center for Innovation & Leadership to help area residents create their designs. Join...
How did the Supreme Court become important in our structure of government?The final Bucket Course of this season will explore that question by focusing on one of the nation’s founders, John Marshall.   Dr. George Drake, Professor Emeritus of...
Dartanyan “Dart” Brown Native Iowan will break his 40-year Iowa concert absence on Wednesday, April 24  GRINNELL, Iowa — Dartanyan “Dart” Brown, one of the most celebrated musicians in Iowa history,...
Lights Shine on Small-Town Strategies at Rural Development Summit in Grinnell Prompted by Bill Menner, participants at the third Iowa Rural Development Summit flash their phones in the packed...