Nominations are open for the 2023 “Leave It Better ThanYou Found It” awards from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation.  All Grinnell area nonprofit, social, civic, fraternal, and community groups making a difference in the local community are eligible to be nominated by the August 1 deadline.   The 2023 “Leave It Better” winning organization […]

RAGBRAI Grinnell Committee Announces Entertainment Line Up

GRINNELL, IA – The RAGBRAI Grinnell Committee is excited to announce the entertainment lineup for Thursday, July 27. Grinnell is the final pass through community on Day 5 of the 2023 RAGBRAI route. Riders will be hosted in Grinnell’s Central Park during their stop. Live music will take place on the stage in Central Park […]

G-N CSD Superintendent Resigns Effective June 30

Dear Grinnell-Newburg Families: After seven wonderful years serving the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District as your Superintendent of Schools, I have made the decision with the support and care of our Grinnell School Board to part ways this summer and join my husband in retirement.   I have enjoyed my time here and I am so proud of […]

Matt Hedman hired as GC swimming and diving coach

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College will welcome Matthew Hedman as its new swimming and diving coach starting this summer. Hedman replaces longtime coach Erin Hurley, who retired from the post following the 2022-23 campaign. Hedman has enjoyed a successful run as an assistant coach at Hope College in Holland, Mich. In 2022-23, Hope’s women won their […]

Grinnell College Achieves Impressive Athletic Milestones

Grinnell College is proud to announce an exceptional year of athletic achievements, showcasing the remarkable talent and dedication of student-athletes, coaches and support staff. With an impressive display of skill and determination, Grinnell teams have secured seven team conference championships out of 20 sports, with five of these titles achieved by women’s teams. The conference […]

Ambassadors visit Latitude Signage + Design

  ·  Ambassadors toured Latitude Signage + Design today and learned more about all the services they provide along with an update about their recent rebranding. Formerly ASI Signage – Latimer Group, Latitude was launched in Tom & Diane Latimer’s garage back in 1985. CEO Michael McKeag explained that the ASI franchise was a great fit […]

100+ People Who Care–Grinnell Funds Directed to Local Foods Connection

At the April 25 meeting of 100 + People Who Care–Grinnell, members voted to support a request from Local Foods Connection. The donations will help the organization expand and grow, which will enable more food access in the Grinnell community. The funding decision was made by vote of the members in attendance at the meeting, […]