Daily Archives: November 30, 2017

Local man dies in fire

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu KCRG-TV9 reported late Saturday, Nov. 25 that a fire had broken out between 20th Street and Highway 6. The fire, which burned 40 acres and 70 bales of hay, resulted in the death of Bernhard Wiltfang, 86 years old. In an email to The S&B, Fire Chief Dan Sicard explained the…

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The S&B reviews Sunrise Bakery

By Vera Kahn kahnvera@grinnell.edu Despite preferring savory flavors over sweet, S&B writer Vera Kahn ’18 made the trip to test out Grinnell’s newest bake shop, Sunrise Bakery, at 934 Main St. Read about her hunt for croissants and experience at the bakery below. Maybe I was not the right person to write a review on…

Drake Library to host Festival of Trees

By Carter Howe howethom@grinnell.edu Drake Community Library will hold its annual Festival of Trees on Dec. 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library. The event allows families, businesses and community organizations to decorate Christmas trees that will be displayed in the library. Event-goers are encouraged to vote for the trees they like with…

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Saints Rest opens new kiosk location

By Amanda Weber weberama@grinnell.edu Frequent patrons of local coffee shop Saints Rest will be interested to learn of the upcoming expansion taking place within the business. A second location is being built in the form of a kiosk in Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Saints Rest owner Sam Cox was approached by the company in July,…

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“Frost/Nixon” to debut at Loft Theatre

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu “Frost/Nixon” will be opening this weekend at the Loft Theater in the Grinnell Arts Center. Put on by Grinnell Community Theatre, the play is directed by Sig Barber, a Grinnell resident and a professor emeritus of German at Grinnell College. It will run Dec. 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7:30…

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Swim and dive ready for the Classic

By Quan Tran tranminh2@grinnell.edu This Friday and Saturday, Grinnell will host its Pioneer Classic for the eighth time. First held in 2011, the Pioneer Classic is an annual swimming and diving invitational started after the team moved into the new natatorium. “With the new natatorium, we could host large meets with greater ease. Invitationals hosted…

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Curta and Morrissey’s career day

By Quan Tran tranminh2@grinnell.edu The crowd at last Saturday’s basketball games witnessed an incredible performance from both Vinny Curta ’19 and Kayla Morrissey ’18. In the final game against nonconference opponents of the season, Curta tallied a career-high 52 points with only 18 minutes played. Morrissey hit an even bigger career milestone: she scored her…

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Rueter’s Digest: First quarter NBA awards

By Sam Rueter ruetersa@grinnell.edu The 2017-2018 NBA season has been one of the most exciting to date, as numerous new players and teams stake claims to the top spots in the NBA pecking order. As this column is written, five teams who made the playoffs last year are currently out of the postseason hunt, including…