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From The Big Red Food Truck

The Big Red Food Truck will be closed until Monday, Jan 7th, 2019.  Merry Christmas to you all! Thank you for your business in 2009. See you all in 2019. – The Bruellmans.

Free Defensive Tactics Class

Instructor: Dallas County Deputy Sheriff
Wednesday October 24th 7:00pm-9:00pm

Partnership with the Granger Police Department
Basic Self Defense Class. No cost to attend. Free Will donation to go to Iowa Special Olympics.

Location: Granger Community Center, 2200 Walnut Street

Park Board Member Needed

The park board has an opening. This Board advises the Director on matters pertaining to the planning, maintenance and development of parks, equipment and facilities, and park events. Interested residents are asked to attend the Park Board meeting on Wednesday August 1 at 7pm at the Granger Community Center or send a letter of interest to *You must live within city limits to be on the Park Board.

Granger Survey

The City of Granger Parks and Recreation is constantly striving to provide the best quality programs and services. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. Your feedback will help us provide the best experience for you in the future! People who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Completed surveys can be dropped off in the drop box outside the community center, 2200 Walnut Street before March 16th.
This survey can also be completed online at

Letter From Our New Mayor

To download the letter click here


As we start 2018, and I start my first year as Mayor, I felt it would be a good idea to communicate with everyone via our website, as well as our monthly newsletter.  I am excited about being Mayor, and excited about Granger’s opportunities to grow while keeping the sense of small-town values and community spirit that makes this town a fabulous place to live.

We started January with some personnel changes.  Our Director of Public Works, Mike Greif, retired after literally decades of serving all of you.  We are certainly thankful for all he did for the City.  In January’s council meeting, the Council and I approved the hiring of Jarrod Sturtz as our new Director of Public Works.  Jarrod has been with the city for 12 years, and is committed to continuing to serve all of you the best he can.  I know he will do great things.

We also welcomed two new City Council members, Rob Saak and John Schutt.  Both of them are eager to make a difference, and will work hard for all the citizens of this City.  Rob and John replaced Scott Smyth and Bob Herrold, who served this City faithfully for years and decades, respectfully.  Be sure to thank them for their service if you see them.

I have big ideas for Granger, and will work with the council and citizens of this City to grow business in Granger, keep improving our schools, and ensure our community has the resources needed to support its fast growing population.  I also want to improve communication between the City and its citizens.  As a result, I’m planning to have a quarterly meeting to update folks on City happenings, introduce City employees, and make sure you get to ask questions of me or any other City official as needed.  The first meeting will be at the Community Center on Wednesday, March 7, at 6pm.  Please make it a point to attend—an active citizenry makes for a great City.

I am always available to chat, listen or field questions or comments.  You can reach me at, or by cell phone at 515-473-8494.  I look forward to hearing your ideas on how to make Granger even better.   Thanks!