Welcome to Granger, Iowa

Granger offers small town charm with excellent recreation opportunities & easy access to all the cultural, shopping, theaters & restaurants of the metropolitan area. Granger is located just minutes north of Des Moines on Highway 141 & Highway 17.

Our community is growing & thriving, with an attractive city park, two churches, two schools & a nursing home. We are proud of our community & hope you enjoy the friendliness we offer. At the City of Granger we strive to provide up-to-date information on city services.

Check back often for updates on park and recreation activities, latest action of the City Council, city news, & other areas of interest.

- Headline News -

City Hall is Closed Friday, April 10

City Hall will be closed Friday, April 10 in observance of Good Friday.

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Update – New Starting Date April 20th – Annual Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project

NOTICE The City of Granger has contracted with AccuJet of Perry, IA, to complete an Annual Sewer Cleaning and Televising Project. During the dates listed below sanitary sewer cleaning and TV inspection of the City’s sewer collection system in your area will take place.  This cleaning and inspection is necessary in order to evaluate the…

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Lowell Street Closure

Lowell St will be closed at Sycamore St tomorrow, 3/31/2020. Please use an alternative route. Thanks!

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Big Red Food Truck In Town Tonight 3/26/2020

Big Red Food Truck tonight, Thursday March 26th in Granger UPDATE! *Serving 4:30- 7ish. *Drive through only. *Tonight kids 8 and under get a FREE chicken nuggets and tater tot meal. No adult purchase necessary. * Menu: Cheeseburger Basket with Fries: $10 Tenderloin Fritter Basket With Fries $11 Shons Famous Fried Taco $8 Jumbo Walking…

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An Important Message From Our Mayor

MAYOR STATEMENT: Hello all—hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. As we all know, school is on hiatus, a lot of us are working from home, and we have at least 3 weeks of this new normal. One thing I want to really stress is that COVID-19 can be spread by those WHO DON’T KNOW…

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Digital Easter Coloring Contest

Unfortunately due to COVID19 I will not be able to offer an Easter Egg Hunt this year. I would love to spread some Easter Cheer! We will instead do a Digital Easter Coloring Contest. For more information visit the page below:   Easter Coloring Contest

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Public Notice From the Police Department

Click here to read a note from our police chief.

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Information about Self Isolation

To learn more about Self Isolation and when it is safe to go back to work Click here  for a good guide from the Iowa Department of Public Health.  

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The Woodward-Granger School/Towns event has been Canceled

The Woodward-Granger School/Towns Event that was scheduled on Wednesday, April 1st from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at WG High School has been CANCELED. We will keep you informed if this gets scheduled for a later date. Thank you and stay safe everyone!

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- Calendars -

- Library -

Apr
14
Tue
9:30 am Knit & Crochet
Knit & Crochet
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bring your own yarn for knitting and crocheting. Hooks, needles, and lessons are provided for first-timers.
Apr
15
Wed
9:45 am Story Time
Story Time
Apr 15 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
For children ages 0—5. Enjoy stories, songs, fun activities, crafts, and snacks.
Apr
20
Mon
6:30 pm Book Club
Book Club
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 

- About Granger -

The City of Granger was founded on land originally owned by Nathan Seiberling. The new town was surveyed, platted and recorded in 1885 and was named for C.T. Granger a railroad man.

- City Council Meetings -

The Granger City Council meets at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of every Month. Meetings are open to the public and held at City Hall.

- City Contacts -

Get in touch with city officials

- Library Events -

The Granger Public Library is proud to provide many programs throughout the year. Check out more library events and programs below!

- Library History -

The Granger Public Library was started in the 1920s by the Kozy Club which is now known as the Granger Women’s Club.  The Library was originally housed in the Town Hall, stocked through book donations, operated by Kozy Club members, and supported through bake sales!

- About the Library -

Our friendly staff is here to assist you in finding the right book, CD, DVD, or online resource.

- Park Board-

The board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm. Meetings are held at the Granger Community Center. All meetings are open to the public.

- Programs -

We are excited to offer the residents of Granger and surrounding communities this delightful building. With a beautiful Events Room (complete with dance floor), a spacious Dining Room with a large kitchen and serving area and a Meeting Room.

- Granger Parks -

It's the mission of the Granger Parks and Recreation Department to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing services and programs that promote citizen involvement and a strong sense of community while striving to increase the social, cultural, and physical well-being of its residents and visitors.