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Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor

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Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor  (Grinnell, IA – November 23, 2022)  The St. Francis Manor Foundation invites the public to enjoy “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, December 3rd.  All-you-can-eat pancakes (plain, blueberry, and...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Receives Performance Leadership Award for Quality from...

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UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Receives Performance Leadership Award for Quality from Chartis Center for Rural Health   (GRINNELL, IA – November 17, 2022) As part of the National Rural Health Day celebration, UnityPoint Health®...

International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break

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International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break Published: November 14, 2022 For domestic and international students alike, fall break comes as a welcome relief from rigorous academic work — it’s a time to recharge...

Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life

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Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life   J.O. Parker   Like magic, Grinnell’s Central Park comes alive with lights and holiday decorations to kick off the annual Jingle Bell Holiday. This year’s Jingle Bell Holiday is...

Veterans Remembrance Celebration at St. Francis Manor

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(Grinnell, IA – November 10, 2022)   A Veterans Remembrance Program was held on Wednesday, November 9, to honor veterans living on the St. Francis Manor campus.  Approximately 80 St. Francis Manor residents, Hammond Center...

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

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GRINNELL, Iowa - The Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project is kicking-off and is seeking broad community input.  The Visioning Project is an effort to assess Grinnell’s strengths, community needs, and priorities....

Grinnell Chamber announces Jingle Bell Holiday, kicks-off to the holiday season

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GRINNELL– Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday shopping kick-off event, Jingle Bell Holiday, will be held downtown on Friday, November 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy festive activities...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Visits Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell

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Ambassadors visited Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell to check out their new location and celebrate 10 years in Grinnell! Pastor Phil Culhman gave a tour and talked about their space including an update of the...

DAR National Day of Service

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To honor the anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of the American Revolution on October 11, 1890, chapters around the country engage in meaningful service projects in their communities each year. On Saturday,...

November 9 Bucket Course | Karla Erickson and “Human and Machine Relations: Nest and...

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How do humans make use of devices with artificial intelligence in the home and how do humans change in response to these devices?   On November 9, 2022, the Bucket Course will feature Professor Karla Erickson...

Grinnell Chamber Staff and Ambassadors Celebrate AT&T Grand Opening

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Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber staff and a few ambassadors were able to help Optimum Wireless AT&T-Grinnell celebrate their grand opening in Grinnell this afternoon! Jared and his team gave us an overview of...

Grinnell Mutual exceeds United Way giving goal

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Grinnell, Iowa — Grinnell Mutual employees and matching funds from the Grinnell Mutual Group Foundation raised over $145,000 in pledges and matching contributions during the company’s 2022 United Way fundraising campaign.   Employees pledged $78,000, exceeding...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Proceeds as Iowa Center of Excellence Grant Recipien

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Local Impact on Regional Maternity Services across UnityPoint Health – Grinnell   (GRINNELL, Iowa – October 26, 2022) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) was awarded the Center of Excellence Grant by the...

Grinnell Food Coalition & Drake Community Library announce food cupboard

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The Grinnell Food Coalition and Drake Community Library, in partnership with MICA, will establish a food cupboard at 930 Park Street to help with food access beginning Monday, October 31st. The cupboard acts as...

Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent’s Weekly Update October 21, 2022

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Weekly Update: October 21st 2022   Dear Grinnell Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends:   Happy Conference week! It is hard to believe that parent-teacher conferences are now complete, and the trimester is ending in just...

“The Golden Cut…The story of Phi, the World’s Most Interesting Number…or, is God a...

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What do art, architecture, the lungs of animals, the head of a sunflower, and a spiral galaxy share in common? Doctor James R Paulson will answer that question in his second Bucket Course presentation of the...

New Walk-In Clinic Provider Joins UnityPoint Health – Grinnell

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New Walk-In Clinic Provider Joins UnityPoint Health – Grinnell   (Grinnell, IA – October 19, 2022) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell welcomes Lisa Smith, FNP, to the Walk-In Clinic. Smith will see walk-in patients on the first...

Sharing sad news regarding the passing of President Emeritus George A. Drake ’56.

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Photo courtesy Grinnell College I write today to share the sad news of the passing on Saturday of one of our College’s most remarkable members: President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus George Drake ’56. For the...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Visit Grinnell-Newburg School Foundation

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Ambassadors visited the Grinnell-Newburg School Foundation this morning to learn more about the organization and their work to support teachers and students in our district. Originally chartered in 2006 as the Grinnell Newburg Education...

Public Statement about Racist Harassment in Grinnell

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We call on the citizens of Grinnell to mobilize against the acts of racist harassment that continue to happen in the city of Grinnell and the campus of Grinnell College. Black citizens, students, and...

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