Friday, October 30, 2020

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Grinnell TIGERS football 44 Newton 23 in first round playoff...next is Grinnell vs Fort Madison at Grinnell next Friday. Rebroadcast of this game will be on ourgrinnell.com as well as next Fridays game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P44yOIWS1Bk&feature=emb_title
John & Mary Pappajohn and Grinnell College DES MOINES, IOWA, October 16, 2020 – Be sure not to miss the virtual awards presentation by Iowa Architectural Foundation (IAF) on Tuesday, October 20 from 5:30 – 6:00 PM. The Foundation will be honoring the two 2020 recipients of its prestigious Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards. John & Mary...
October 06, 2020 — A previously vacant lot at Grinnell’s busiest intersection is now home to a public art piece that crisscrosses memories that tie Grinnell College and the town of Grinnell together. The Grinnell Crossroads sculpture is the culmination of a four-year process to place something...
Grinnell College and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation establish Racial Equity Fund GRINNELL, Iowa — In an effort to advance anti-racism locally, Grinnell College and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation have established a Racial Equity Fund. Grinnell College will donate $25,000 and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation will...
Grinnell Education Partnership recognized with third consecutive National Pacesetter Award; five AmeriCorps members begin service for 2020–21 Grinnell Education Partnership recognized for supporting early school success GRINNELL, Iowa — The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) recognized the Grinnell Education Partnership with Pacesetter Community Honors for its work in 2019 to...
(Grinnell, IA – October 2, 2020)  Hammond Center tenants and staff recently celebrated National Assisted Living Week with a variety of activities, including a campus visit from the Dari Barn on the Moove food truck for lunch one day and a French Toast bar complete with fresh fruit and various flavored syrups another day. They ended the week on...
100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Surpass Giving Goal in 3rd Quarter  Look to Meet Electronically in October 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell again surpassed their giving goal of $ 100 per member in the 3rd quarter of the year, with $ 14,750 being contributed to seven beneficiary organizations in...
PLACE Anywhere DESCRIPTION A group of Grinnell College alums, parents, students, and coaches have brainstormed an idea to connect alums, faculty, students, family and friends far and near by creating this run/walk/bike/swim/roll challenge to benefit the Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) that serves Poweshiek County (MICA). MICA is a...
Grinnell, Iowa - Grinnell State Bank President, CFO and CTO, F. Austin Jones, and the Grinnell State Bank Board of Directors announces the addition of Jessica Dillon, CPWA® as Vice President of the Wealth Management Division.   Jessica is a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® with 20 years of investment experience.  She serves individuals and families with highly...
Campaign organizers will announce funds raised to date to officially kick off its capital campaign to renovate Grinnell Veterans Memorial Building GRINNELL, Iowa – The Grinnell Veterans Memorial Commission invites the public to a virtual event to hear plans to transform its dilapidated 60-year-old building into a place of honor for those who have served, as...
GRINNELL, IA - Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Hair of the Dog, under new ownership of Nicole & Matt Baker, to the Grinnell business district. The Chamber celebrated with an Ambassador visit and ribbon cutting. Nicole & Matt Baker recently took over the pet grooming and retail space at 8054th...
LINK is the 2020 recipient of the “Leave It Better Than You Found It” award from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF).  The “Leave It Better” award commemorates the August birthday of the late philanthropist Claude W. Ahrens. More than 300 area individuals, groups and organizations have been honored by the annual...
Paragraph City Partners to Offer Masks & Helpful Resources Grinnell, IA — As COVID-19 continues to make a global impact, a coalition of local partners aims to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus right here in Grinnell by encouraging and enabling mask-wearing. More than 30 states now mandate face-coverings in public...
GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation and the Grinnell United Way in an effort to communicate organizational information and options to individuals wishing to make financial contributions in the wake of the August 10 derecho.
            Sweet corn pizza? What started with a photo of a unique pizza turned into a fundraiser for the Grinnell Food Coalition.              Joey Pagliai, who owns and operates Pagliai’s Pizza along with his wife Haylee, sent a picture of a sweet corn pizza using fresh corn from Olson Garden Market. From there, the idea hatched. 
Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon Full-Time at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Grinnell, IA – August 20, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) and Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons (DMOS) have partnered to provide orthopedic care to Grinnell-area residents since August of 2018 and are expanding the partnership to offer full-time orthopedic care in Grinnell starting in...
Plans to Run Curbside Pickup Service Starting August 15, 2020 Grinnell, IA — Following Imagine Grinnell’s mission to create healthier people and a healthier environment in Grinnell, the local nonprofit has set out to support a new initiative: Plate to Plant. This community compost initiative aims to reduce the city’s landfill waste while simultaneously creating nutrient-rich...
GRINNELL, Iowa – Sarah Burnell '14, a standout runner and 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame inductee at Grinnell College, will take over as coach of the Pioneer cross country teams this summer.Burnell currently is assistant cross country and track and field coach at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., where she also serves as a department instructor. Prior to that,...
In the year 2020, a new virus strain has turned the world the upside down. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed many things about our daily lives, our routines, our social outings and even our trips to the grocery store. This time of change is no less true in health care. And...
Poweshiek County Public Health Advises Against Easter Travels Easter and spring holidays are a traditional time of family gatherings, celebrations and observances. Like many other events and activities, Poweshiek County Public Health advises residents that these observances should be different this year. “We know many families gather together over Easter and...
How to Request Materials The library has limited physical access to library services and materials will be brought to you curbside for pick up. Please stay in your car to comply with social distancing recommendations. There are several ways to request materials:Call us at 236-2661 and talk to a staff member. Fill out an...
Happy Friday the 13th! During the next week, I will be updating you regularly through Infinite Campus about COVID-19 as it relates to the Grinnell-Newburg School District. Please know that we will be advised by Public Health, local hospital, AEA, Department of Education, and other organizations that are collectively making decisions together for public school operations. At...
To protect our patients, families and health care workers during the global outbreak of COVID-19 the following visitor restrictions are being implemented.  UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center:  Effective immediately the following temporary visitor restrictions will be implemented.  Only primary caregivers are allowed. Primary caregivers include, but...
DES MOINES, Iowa (March 11, 2020) – LifeServe Blood Center, the sole supplier of blood products to more than 120 hospitals in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, is urging healthy, eligible blood donors to continue donating blood to maintain an adequate blood supply in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The safety and quality of the blood supply...
Important COVID-19 Planning Updates March 10, 2020Dear Grinnellians, The coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States and around the globe. There are no known cases on campus. However, because the situation is changing so rapidly, for the good of our campus and city community, we feel compelled to move forward with plans...
“Slices for SEG,” pie-baking contest and social, was held the afternoon of Sunday, March 8.  A total of seventeen pies were entered in the contest, with the proceeds to benefit Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell, the charity that seeks to offer no-interest loans to those who might otherwise turn to predatory lenders to meet emergency financial needs.  
Grinnell, IA – March 5, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) places the care and safety of our patients, families, guests and team members as top priority. As a result, GRMC is carefully monitoring the COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, and making preparations to care for patients if needed.  “As with any global...
February 28, 2020 Thank you, Shults & Co.  Thank you, Mayflower Residents Association Lyceum Committee.  Because of you, Mayflower Community (Grinnell) residents and guests on February 27thenjoyed an encore performance of last week’s bi-annual Shults & Co Las Vegas Revue. The Carman Center was full as independent living,...
OLearn about the specialty orthopedic services available in Grinnell from Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (DMOS) own Mollie Mortenson, PA-C, at the upcoming UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Senior Education Program on Monday, March 9.  Mortenson is the physician assistant to Dr. Joseph Brunkhorst, who specializes in sports...
PPoweshiek County is advising residents about what they can do now to prepare for the potential spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. To date, no one in Iowa has tested positive for COVID-19. “Since the start of this outbreak, UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Public Health has worked closely with the Iowa Department...