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Poweshiek County CR

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 Tuesday, April 22 12:21 p.m. – Brooklyn. Report of a female who says two dogs are not being taken care of properly and thinks owner may […]

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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

April 22, 2014 Brooklyn

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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Country music superstar Phil Vassar to headline free concert in Montezuma

April 22, 2014 Agriculture News

Brownells, Inc. celebrating 75 years in business with music, fun ————– By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com It isn’t every day a Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year and world-renowned musician puts on a free-to-the-public concert in rural Iowa. But that’s exactly what’s happening on Saturday, June 21, 2014, when Rodewave Entertainment Recording Artist Phil Vassar headlines […]

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Rep. Braley brings tax credit push to Grinnell

April 22, 2014 Brooklyn

U.S. rep urges support for extension of Veterans Hiring Tax Credit during visit By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com U.S. Representative Bruce Braley, D-IA, was in Grinnell on Thursday, April 17, urging area businesses to hire a veteran. At the Grinnell Hy-Vee store, Braley joined with John Goerdt, store director, advocating for area business to support returning […]

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GMRC breaks ground on new conference center

April 22, 2014 Brooklyn

By STAFF REPORTS powcr@dmreg.com Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 33,130 square foot conference center today. The facility, designed to include a 250-seat auditorium, nine multi-purpose meeting rooms, a video conferencing room, dining services, and reception areas, will utilize the latest technology and provide onsite training and event space for the […]

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Poweshiek County job fair April 24 at fairgrounds

April 22, 2014 Agriculture News

Will take place from 4-7 p.m. ————————— Poweshiek County will host a job far on Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds at 425 East St. S, Grinnell. The fair is sponsored by Poweshiek Iowa Development, Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, Montezuma Communinty Development and Brooklyn Economic Development. Area employers who will […]

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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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