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Grinnell Police Department/Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office

9-1-1 calls — Monday, April 21

by dhayes on April 22, 2014

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department, • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments: Monday, April 21 6:45 a.m. – Report of a car vs. deer accident. 10:12 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell police and Grinnell Fire Department responded to a report […]

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Grinnell Middle School receives bomb scare

by dhayes on April 22, 2014

This marks the second bomb threat at a Grinnell school in the last two weeks —————— STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com The second bomb threat in as many weeks to a Grinnell school forced the evacuation of Grinnell Middle School on Monday, April 21. According to Todd Abrahamson, superintendent, Grinnell-Newburg CSD, a communication was discovered that suggested […]

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Taking the PLUNGE for Landon

April 22, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com Even though its supposed to be warmer, it’s not. It can get downright cold about now. Put your hand in a lake or a pond and you can feel the chill. But that hasn’t stopped anyone from taking the plunge for Landon. In Poweshiek County, individuals and members of organizations and […]

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Helping hands in Haiti

April 22, 2014 Agriculture News

Assembling Safe T homes By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com A recent missionary trip to Haiti was an eye-opening experience for several members of the Grinnell Friends Church. Pastor Todd Follette and church members Rich Humphrey, Walt Sylvester, Dwight Laidig, Lynn Kaufman, Caleb Hoeksema and Stockton Harter traveled to Haiti, March 1 – 9, to construct Safe […]

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Grinnell police go social

April 22, 2014 Brooklyn

Facebook, Nixle to help department communicate with community STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com The Grinnell Police Department has gone social. On Friday, April 29, the police department will began utilizing both a Facebook page and the Nixle Community Information Service. According to Taylor Hawk, police officer, the two new communication services allows the department to send important, […]

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9-1-1 calls for Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20

April 21, 2014 Agriculture News

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments: Friday, April 18 5:52 a.m. – Montezuma. Montezuma Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance responded to a report of a female who fell and cracked her head […]

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9-1-1 calls — Thursday, April 17

April 18, 2014 Agriculture News

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments: Thursday, April 17 10:42 a.m. – Caller has information regarding drug overdose. 11:31 a.m. – Grinnell. Caller reports vehicle involved in hit and run. 12:10 p.m. – […]

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9-1-1 calls for service

April 17, 2014 Agriculture News

The following information was provided by the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office: Calls for service • Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office •Poweshiek County area fire departments: Wednesday, April 16 8:51 a.m. – Marina Drive, Montezuma. Marina Drive. Bar door reported open: burglary and motion alarm. 9 a.m. – Spring St., Grinnell. Caller reported that […]

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Calls for Service — Monday, April 14 to Wednesday morning, April 16

April 16, 2014 Brooklyn

• Grinnell Police Department • Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office • Poweshiek County area fire departments ——————– Monday, April 14 5:32 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a report of a male not feeling well and can barely walk. 10:47 a.m. – Grinnell. Grinnell Fire Department and Midwest Ambulance responded to a […]

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Bomb threat clears Grinnell High School

April 15, 2014 Education

Students evacuated for about 30 minutes; officials find nothing —————— STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com The Grinnell police and fire departments responded to Grinnell High School on Thursday, April 10, after learning of a possible bomb threat. Police officers were called to the school Thursday afternoon after a communication was discovered that suggested the presence of a […]

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