Jasper County News

Fall Semester At Newton DMACC Campus Begins Today

The fall semester begins today at the Newton DMACC Campus. Mary Entz, the Newton campus Provost, says the community college’s mission is about service. They hope to meet student needs and add value to the community. While some community colleges are geared to transferring students to 4 year ...

Support The Louisiana Flood Relief

My Iowa Info/Alpha Media Supports American Red Cross Louisiana Floods Relief Efforts PORTLAND, OR, August, 19, 2016 – Alpha Media USA is supporting the American Red Cross in its relief efforts for victims of the Louisiana Floods. Alpha Media stations across the United States are asking ...

Newton City Administrator Announces A Retirement Date

Newton City Administrator Robert Knabel has submitted a letter to the Mayor and City Council announcing his intentions to retire on October 3rd of this year. Knabel has served as the City Administrator since March 2012.  The following is his letter to the Mayor and City Council: Dear Mayor ...

Poweshiek County News

Avoiding Norovirus

With the onset of the new school year, Grinnell Regional Public Health advises taking the precautionary steps of hand washing and avoiding school or work while ill to avoiding the spread of illnesses such as norovirus, which has been identified in the community. The most common symptoms are ...

Girl Scout Registration

Grinnell Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa will register new Girl Scouts next Tuesday. A news release states that Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. The Girl Scout program is girl driven, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests ...

Grinnell Farmers Market accepting SNAP starting today

All Grinnell Farmers Market vendors will accept SNAP funds starting today. SNAP, the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is the domestic hunger safety net….which previously was food stamps. A news release from the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce states this program will ...

August wetter than normal

This month has been a wetter August than normal. The .21 inches of rain last night has pushed the total for the month to 5.29…1.7 inches above the norm. The year-to-date total is 24.63 inches…about an inch below the norm. The temperature average is 70.3 degrees…about normal.   ...

GRMC Auxiliary Tag, You’re it

The Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary seeks support with the Tag, You’re It campaign to support ongoing healthcare projects. The campaign is on Facebook, Twitter, and email. The Auxiliary asking for a minimum donation of $5, to support its $100,000 commitment to the GRMC Chemotherapy ...

Marshall & Tama County News

Avoiding Norovirus

With the onset of the new school year, Grinnell Regional Public Health advises taking the precautionary steps of hand washing and avoiding school or work while ill to avoiding the spread of illnesses such as norovirus, which has been identified in the community. The most common symptoms are ...

Appeal denied for Meskwaki machete murderer

A federal appeals court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of the Meskwaki machete murderer. 28-year old Gordon Lasley Jr. was convicted after killing his parents at their home on the Meskwaki settlement more than two years ago. In his appeal, he argued the life sentences he got were ...

Attempted abduction in Marshalltown

Marshalltown Police say a man in a silver four-door car tried to lure a 10-year-old girl into his car yesterday afternoon in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Officers say the girl ran way and wasn’t injured. The man is described as having dark hair and wearing sunglasses. Police say the ...

Heavy rainfall

Heavy rainfall hit the area overnight. The Cedar Rapids area received five inches…Ames got nearly four inches. Marshalltown reports nearly three inches. Toledo got two-and-a-half inches. 2.85 inches fell at the Grinnell Wastewater Treatment Plant, a new record for the date…beating the old ...

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