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Sternhagen – Ambler

Emma Sternhagen and Bo Ambler are delighted to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Emma is the daughter of Jeffrey Sternhagen, of Albion, and Jessica Sternhagen, of Iowa Falls. Bo is the son of Jason and Valerie Paper, of Conrad. Emma is a high school graduate of BCLUW in Conrad ...



Randy and Debbie Mullenbach, of Garwin, are announcing the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Angie Mullenbach, to Mitchell Frieden, son of Michael and Bridget Frieden, of Davenport. Wedding is planned for July at Our Lady of Victory, Catholic Church in Davenport. Angie is a ...


Thorson — Somers

Megan Thorson from Marshalltown is engaged to Travis Somers, of Green Mountain. They both met at work at Walmart. He was a support manager that had stepped down. She works in women’s and kids clothing department. They met in September, and were engaged on Dec. 12. Megan’s parents are ...



Robb and Amy Gage, of Gilman, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Sierra Nicole Gage to Jordan David Augspurger son of Julie Francisco, of Laurel, and David Augspurger, of Des Moines. Sierra is employed at the Iowa Veteran’s Home in Marshalltown. Jordan is ...

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Thompson — 50th

Dale and Glenda Thompson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on March 2. They were married March 2, 1968 in Huntsville, Ala. Children include: Steve Thompson (Jenny), Terry Thompson (Clarissa) and Lisa Sinnwell (Mike); five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. There will ...


Jan. 15 Madonna McCarthy 75 years State Center Marshalltown Jan. 17 Bonnie Mason 93 years Sherman, Texas Pauline Kinder 95 years Marshalltown

Earl Oetker

Oetker — 90th

Earl J. Oetker will celebrate his 90th birthday on Jan. 21. Family and friends invite the community to join in wishing him a Happy Birthday. Cards may be mailed to Earl J. Oetker, 2663 Marsh Ave., Haverhill, Iowa, 50120.

Club News | VIEW ALL

Matins Program Host Kevin Hitchins introduced Jacey Stewart from ARC as the guest speaker at this
week’s meeting.

Program on ARC presented by Stewart

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at the Salvation Army building at 6:30 a.m. and were greeted by Steve Bolar. Token Fines were paid by Don Feld, Martha Schwandt, Frank Moran, Chris Reid and Kevin Hitchins with Happy Dollars coming from Moran and Feld. Beth Stillwell solicited ...

Slinker QuiltofValor

Slinker presented with Quilt of Valor

Laurie Wanken of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681, presents a Quilts of Valor to veteran Bob Slinker which she made. Slinker was inducted into the Navy in 1944 and took basic training in Idaho. He was a navigator giving signals with flags to boats after training in ...

Fire Department Chaplain David Shearer, left, is welcomed to Kiwanis “Noon” by member Harold Cline as he presented a program on the history of the department.

­Fire Chaplain delivers program on department history

The Kiwanis Club of Marshalltown “Noon” held its regular meeting Tuesday at the American Legion Hall, 1301 S. Sixth St. President Linda Dodd Smith called the meeting to order. After the pledge to the flag, Harold Cline led a prayer. Happy Dollars were donated by Ken Smith, Jim Bacino and ...

Morning Optimist Club member Doug Noid, right, welcomes guest speaker Rita Smith, who explained the process of the annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply give-away at a recent club meeting. Smith is one of the 54 volunteers who assist with receiving, sorting, distributing and shopping for the hundreds of backpacks full of supplies that are given to qualifying families prior to the beginning of the school year.

Stuff the Bus’ at Morning Optimist

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club held its weekly meeting Tuesday at The Brew House. Co-President Linda Moore opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of reflection. Dorothy McHone reported that the storage shed for flags will be open at 6:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. for the ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL


Roseland — Steward

Samantha Roseland and Walker Steward will be united in marriage on Dec. 30 at the Evangelical Free Church in Marshalltown. The bride is the daughter of Russ and Kelley Roseland, of Marshalltown. She is a 2014 graduate of East Marshall High School. Samantha will receive her Bachelor of Arts in ...