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Fourth Suspect Arrested from Stolen ATM Incident at Wild Rose in Jefferson

Another suspect from the ongoing investigation of a stolen ATM machine from Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Jefferson has been arrested. According to court documents, 26-year-old Jacob Roop of Marshalltown was the passenger in the pickup truck that was used to steal an ATM machine from the casino on January 28th. Court documents show 39-year-old Jorge Palacios of California and 52-year-old Richard Harris of Marshalltown were also involved in the theft when the three suspects took the ATM out of a fire exit and loaded onto a truck and drove away.
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One dead in crash near Brooklyn, Iowa

Meteorologist Kaj O'Mara looks at a slight rain chance on Wednesday along with freezing conditions by the end of the week. Teen charged in deadly drive-by shooting near Iowa school pleads guilty. Updated: 3 hours ago. One of the ten teens charged in a deadly drive-by shooting near an Iowa...
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Former American Rubber factory site destroyed by fire

LA PORTE, Ind. -- Residents who live near the former American Rubber plant are under an air quality advisory following a massive fire that started early Wednesday morning and continued to burn into the afternoon. Although the building was no longer operating as a factory, it was being used to...

Perry versus Grinnell swimming turns into thriller

The margins in the scorebook on the official’s table at the MCB Pool Tuesday were just about as narrow as possible. Visiting Perry was Grinnell, with 17 girls ready to swim for the Tigers while the Jayettes had all eight members on hand. When all was decided, the visitors departed with an 85-83 victory.

Drywall company acquisition to create nearly 200 new jobs

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Nearly 200 new jobs are coming to Marshalltown after a company named Marshalltown, which is based in Long Beach, California, acquired Wal-Board Tools. The two companies competed in the drywall industry for more than 75 years. All of Wal-Board's nearly 300 products will be incorporated into...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Visit First Interstate Bank

Ambassadors celebrated the change over from Great Western Bank to First Interstate Bank today with a ribbon cutting. Retail Manager Jodie Ryan introduced her team and talked about the transition, which was official as of May 23, 2022. 1st Interstate Bank, headquartered in Billings, Montana, absorbed all 150 Great Western Bank locations bringing their total footprint to over 300 locations in 14 states. They offer banking services for all your personal and business needs and their brokerage and wealth management departments are available by appointment. They are open Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm for drive-up and lobby services.
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The Oskaloosa Indians hosted the Grinnell Tigers for their penultimate Little Hawkeye Conference matchup last night and celebrated their three seniors in the process. Pressley Blommers, Lucy Roach, and Maleah Walker have been the engine that has made the team go this year, and such was the case once again last night in the absence of Gracie DeRonde and Hayley Van Arkel, both of whom are now out for the season with injuries.

Pioneer Weekend 2022

From Sept. 23 to 25, 2022, the Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership hosted their annual Pioneer Weekend competition, back in person for this year’s event. Pioneer Weekend is a pitch-based competition. The goal of Pioneer Weekend is for groups to finish with an effective plan...
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Lincoln's 'worst crash in recent memory' kills six

Six people died early Sunday morning in what Lincoln Police called "the worst crash in Lincoln in recent memory." LPD spent the day near 56th and Randolph streets investigating what caused a Honda Accord heading eastbound to cross the center of the road and collide with a tree in the yard of a house, shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Golden Reunion attendees ‘have a blast’ in return to Grinnell

October 5, 2022 — The year was 1950 when Jo Sunnen Sly ’54 became interested in attending Grinnell College, but she enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University instead. The reason? Her sister, Esther Sunnen Kreider ’51 was already a Grinnell student at the time. “Instead of being someone’s sister, I wanted to be me, whatever me turned out to be. I was still in the process of figuring that out,” Jo says.

Holland Dr. to be Closed at G28 Starting Thursday

Holland Dr. will be closed at G28 Thursday, Friday, Monday & Tuesday 10/6-10/11. For better coordination of traffic, a flagger will only be placed at Amsterdam and G28 during the lane closure of G28, therefore all Dutchman’s Landing East traffic shall enter and exit the subdivision at Amsterdam.

Toledo High School Class of 1962 Reunion

The last graduating class of Toledo High School, 1962, met for their 60th class reunion on Friday, September 2. Seventeen classmates plus spouses enjoyed a catered meal in the State Bank of Toledo Community Room. Photo by Joan Reinders. Front Row (L to R): Marge Burke Brchan, Marilyn Tiffany Yuska,...

Grinnell College Board of Trustees Approves Construction of the Civic Engagement Quad Core Project

At the conclusion of the fall board meeting on Oct. 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 2024, the building will sit at Sixth Avenue and Broad Street in Grinnell, offering an apartment-style living option at the intersection of campus and downtown for Grinnell College students. In its civic innovation pavilion, it will also provide a space where members of the college and the larger Grinnell community can gather for dialogue, exchange, and collaborative brainstorming on community engagement work, which has been a long tradition at the College.

Jayettes Swimmers Drop Tight Dual With Grinnell

PHS swimming had their closest meet of the season October 4 at the McCreary Community Building. pool. The final score was Grinnell 85, Perry 83. One school record and a total of 8 personal best times. were a clear indicator of how the team worked together. Perry finished 1st in...

Joe Mileti Introduces Students to Mathematical Logic With New Textbook

Joe Mileti, associate professor of mathematics, recently published a textbook with Cambridge University Press. Modern Mathematical Logic, released at the end of September, offers a contemporary introduction to the foundations of mathematical logic, while guiding readers to draw connections between formal logic and the rest of mathematics. The textbook is designed for upper-undergraduate or beginning-graduate courses and contains many exercises developed while Mileti taught logic courses at Grinnell.
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UI researchers to investigate a potential cancer cluster in Hudson School Community District

Diane Anderson, a retired teacher from Hudson Community School District in Hudson, Iowa, received a breast cancer diagnosis in 2020. She is one of more than a dozen teachers from the district who have been diagnosed since 2012, according to an email sent to school district families by the school superintendent. Anderson said this news concerned her, so she brought her worries to Ashley Ezzio, the outreach and education coordinator at the Iowa Department of Health.

Toledo City Council minutes – 9/26

Toledo Halloween Trick-or-Treat has been approved for October 31st from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Council approved the renewal of city insurance through AssuredPartners. Proposed Resolution #2022-34, a bid from Dave Schmitt Construction for the Woodlawn First Addition Project of $1,878,690.00, was approved. The Woodlawn First Addition project involves the development of a new subdivision in Toledo. This work includes grading, installation of new pavement, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main, exiting utility removals, site restoration, clearing & grubbing, seeding, and other miscellaneous items required to complete work along S. Elm St.