On June 8th, over 100 cyclists from across the region will come to Grinnell to take part in the first annual Prairie Burn gravel ride and music festival. We need lots of volunteers to help make this event a success! 2-hour slots are available for people of all abilities, so please sign up for 2 (or more!) hours if you can. Live music, great food, fun people...join us! ... See MoreSee Less
"Trash represents 22.5 percent of the materials this materials recovery facility receives, at a loss of $45 per ton. Chalk some of it up to “wish-cycling” — consumers who hope something is recyclable but aren’t really sure. At Republic, an oft-repeated mantra is “if you don’t know, let it go,” Sexton told a group from the Missouri Botanical Garden. ... See MoreSee Less
UPDATE: To show our support to all participants of the Prairie Burn, we are now giving away 10 FREE MEALS at Relish Grinnell to successful finishers of the 25 mile loop via random drawing at noon on June 8th. Each participant who completed the 25 mile loop by that point will be entered to win!
To all the hardcore riders hoping to gun it on the 100 mile course: you are off the hook for chasing down the field for a free meal. You'll have enough of a challenge to complete 4,900 feet of climbing before the music starts.