Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

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. The project will use a collaborative approach focusing on community input and engagement to identify and enhance quality-of-life improvement endeavors for […]

Partnership offers $2,000 for information leading to charges filed

Grinnell College is partnering with the City of Grinnell, the Grinnell Police Department, and the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office to offer a $2,000 reward for information leading to charges being filed against those responsible for acts of racially-based harassment and vandalism in Poweshiek County. To provide a tip, contact the Grinnell Police Department at 641-623-5602.

Public Statement about Racist Harassment in Grinnell 

Public Statement about Racist Harassment in Grinnell  Dan F. Agnew, Mayor of Grinnell, Iowa Anne F. Harris, President of Grinnell College 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 community […]

Dr. JR Paulson Presents “Our Address in the Universe”

Doctor James R Paulson will present a session entitled “Our Address in the Universe” as part of the ongoing Bucket Course series held at the Caulkins room of Drake Community Library on October 26, from 10:00-11:30 a.m. The session is free and open to the public. Commenting about the course, Paulson says, “Most of us […]

Grinnell College – Grinnell, IA TRENDING In The Heart Of The Midwest With CEQ Approval

Photo Credit: Aerial view of CEQ – Photo Courtesy of Adjaye Associates GRINNELL, Iowa — At the conclusion of the fall board meeting on October 1, 2022, the Grinnell College Board of Trustees approved the Civic Engagement Quad (CEQ) Core Project. The CEQ presents a distinctive model for student residential living, education and development. Opening in the fall of […]

Annual Community-Wide Fundraiser We GIVE kicked off October 1

October 1, 2022 The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) and the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF) will kick-off the year-end giving season with the annual We GIVE for Poweshiek County, a month-long fundraiser starting October 1 and continuing through October 31. Nicole Brua-Behrens, Executive Director of Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, invites givers across […]

1000Trees Grinnell Received Iowa DNR Grant & Plans Fall Planting Event

Imagine Grinnell and its 1000 Trees initiative recently received a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources through its Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program. This grant will allow 1000Trees to purchase trees to be planted in the Right-Of-Way (ROW) throughout the 50112 zip code and at Ahrens Park. Additional trees will be available for […]

Kite Festival to Honor Memory of Two Rotarians

KITE FESTIVAL TO HONOR MEMORY OF TWO ROTARIANS             GRINNELL, IA – Kites Over Grinnell, now on its sixth year since its revival by the Grinnell Rotary Club, will honor the memory of two long-time Rotarians – Howard Raffety and Dennis Anderson.             Called “A Festival to Remember,” Kites Over Grinnell will be held on Sat., Sept. […]

Imagine Grinnell’s Get-Together at Marvin Garden

(September 12, 2022) Imagine Grinnell invites volunteers, friends and community members to Get-Together at Marvin Gardens for an end of the season celebration! The event takes place on Sunday, September 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. and includes appetizers, beverages and live music from Emma Kieran, singer-songwriter from Grinnell College. Seating will be limited and […]