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Posted February 08, 2017in Community Web Exclusives, Grimes

Grimes Lions Club to hold community breakfast

The Grimes Lions Club will host a free will offering community breakfast on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 11. French toast, sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and drinks will be served from 6:30-10 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the Grimes Community Complex, which is located at 410

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Posted January 31, 2017in Web Exclusives, Grimes

Grimes Chamber presents 2016 ‘Of the Year’ awards

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development (GCED) honored a select few individuals and businesses at the Annual Dinner and Awards presentation on Thursday, Jan. 26 at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Johnston. Brent Smith was recognized as the 2016 Grimes Citizen of the Year. Smith is employed at Southern Carlson in Grimes’

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Posted December 12, 2016in Web Exclusives, Grimes

GCED welcomes new Project Management/Communications Coordinator 

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development announced the addition of Kayla Bruns as the organization’s new Project Management/Communications Coordinator. Bruns will be responsible for economic development, chamber and tourism related communications strategies emanating from GCED. In addition, she will be working as the organization lead on a number of projects, events

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Posted November 17, 2016in Web Exclusives, Grimes

Grand opening/ribbon cutting celebration for Grimes urban development

The community of Grimes and members of Grimes Chamber & Economic Development will join with the developers of a planned multi-use urban development called Heritage at Grimes. A ribbon cutting and bridge naming ceremony will highlight the activities, which will take place on Nov. 17, beginning at 4 p.m. Other

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Posted August 03, 2016in In Living, Web Exclusives, Grimes

Grimes Lions Club Community Breakfast

Grimes, IA- The Grimes Lions Club will host a free will offering community breakfast on the morning of Saturday, August 6th, 2016.  French toast, sausage, biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, and drinks will be served from 6:30-10 a.m.   The breakfast will be held at the Grimes Community Complex, which is

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Posted May 06, 2016in Web Exclusives, Grimes

Kennybrook Village’s Glenice Purscell is awarded for 30 years as a Dietary Manager professional.  

Grimes, IA (4/21/2016) – On April 1st, Glenice Purscell, the dietary manager at Kennybrook Village, was recognized for 30 years of experience as a Dietary Manager by the Association of Nutrition & Food Professionals. With over 300 dietary managers in the state of Iowa, Glenice is one of only three

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Community Featured, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Spicy Lemon Chicken Soup

Have you found yourself gazing into the ‘fridge helplessly wondering what to fix for dinner? I was in that spot a few days ago. It was a few more days until my next planned “provisioning” trip. I really didn’t want to make a stop at the store. Inside my refrigerator

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Posted August 31, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Community Blogs, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

THANKS!!!! – National Courtesy Month

The concept of courtesy and respect for others is never more important. With the changes that are occurring in our nation, being considerate of others is an attribute that we need to be reminded of. Courtesy seems to be disappearing in our society.   Having or showing a behavior that

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Posted August 28, 2015in Community Web Exclusives, Grimes

Grimes Announces New Home Base Iowa Incentives

GRIMES, IOWA – The Grimes City Council recently adopted new incentives in support of the community’s Home Base Iowa initiative.  The community was officially named a Home Base Iowa Community in mid July.  Grimes is one of the many participating communities in a statewide effort to attract and retain military

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Posted August 19, 2015in Advice Column, Grimes

Q: What should parents know about backpacks?

A: For the health of their children, it’s important for parents to follow these guidelines to help prevent pain and any future problems associated with improper use of backpacks: Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 10 percent of his or her body weight. A heavier backpack will

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