Prairie Burn 100 Returns with Live Music and Exciting Updates for 2024 Event

Grinnell, Iowa – The Prairie Burn 100 gravel bike ride and 5K fun run are set to return on Saturday, June 8, 2024, starting from Central Park in Grinnell. This annual event, organized by Imagine Grinnell, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting health and sustainability initiatives, promises an exciting day of outdoor activities for all ages. […]

Groundbreaking of The Stella Townhomes Development this Thursday

On Thursday, April 25th, North Arrow Partners, will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at 1236 Bliss St. in Grinnell, IA. Join in this celebration of the development of The Stella Townhomes. City Mayor Dan Agnew will be in attendance. Representatives from North Arrow Partners & the Iowa Finance Authority will offer comments on […]

E CYCLE – Electronic Recycling Event

If you’ve got old TVs, phones, computers, gaming systems and more that you aren’t using, bring them to the E-Cycle event this Saturday April 20th from 8 AM – Noon at 2021 6th Ave. This event is a partnership between MCG – Mahaska Communication Group, Imagine Grinnell Foundation, Bayer Crop Science and Grinnell College. To […]

Chamber Ambassadors welcomed new member 606 Stagecoach LLC

Ambassadors welcomed new member 606 Stagecoach LLC today. Craig Cooper and his partner Barb Arlint invested in building this large commercial condo facility (located behind the Super 8 ) last year and now have spaces available for purchase and rent. This project is a long time coming after Craig saw a similar building in another […]

Grinnell Farmers Market Opens Vendor Application for 2024 Season

GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Farmers Market has opened its application process for the 2024 season! Market will kick off Thursday, May 9 from 3-6 PM and Saturday, May 11 from 10 AM-Noon and will run until October 17 and 19 at the corner of Fourth Ave & Broad Street, around Central Park. Vendors interested […]


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 […]