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Ulen — Anctil

Jim and Robin Anctil, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their son, Ryan, to Alanna Ulen, daughter of Gordon and Janet Ulen, of Peabody, Mass. Ryan is a 2006 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 2010 graduate of Drake University; he is currently employed as a Senior Logistics ...

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Kaufman — Siemens

Allen and Luann Kaufman, of Tama, announces the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Amber Kaufman to Jason Siemens, son of Harlan and LeAnn Siemens, of Marshalltown. Amber is a 2010 graduate of South Tama County High School and is currently a direct support staffer with ...

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Larson — McKibben

Rodney and Megan Larson, of Marshalltown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Larson to Connor McKibben, son of Kent and Tara McKibben, of Iowa Falls. They are both currently enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa. Lauren is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary ...

Bjelland — Wilkinson

Katie Elaine Bjelland and Caleb John Wilkinson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Katie is the daughter of Brent and Phyllis Bjelland, of Marshalltown, and Caleb is the son of Walter and Jan Wilkinson, also of Marshalltown. Katie is a 2012 graduate of Marshalltown High School and ...

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Ritter — 60th

Richard L. Ritter, of Coatsville, Mo., and Wanda Brook, of Seymour, were united in marriage in Centerville on March 7, 1957. To this union four sons were born, David and Rodney now deceased, Richard Jr., of Le Grand, and Terry, of Marshalltown. Richard and Wanda have been blessed with three ...

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Augustine — 50th

Barbara and Gary Augustine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. The Augustines were blessed with two children, Tim and Lynn. They have four grandchildren: Brittany, Cody, Blaine and Alex and three great grandchildren: Emma, Abbie and Benjamin. To honor their special occasion ...

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Navara — 60th

Frank and Ann (Stalzer) Navara, of Amana, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 9. They were married Feb. 9, 1957, at Immaculate Conception Church in Haverhill. They are the parents of Pamela (Scott) Rullestad, of Clive; Mark, of Iowa City, and John (Maureen), of Tiffin. ...

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Mason — 92

Bonnie Mason turns 92 on Jan 17. Help her celebrate by sending her a card. She loves to hear from her friends and former co workers. Mason worked at Marshalltown High School cafeteria for nearly 25 years. She was born and raised in Marshalltown and lived there all of her life before moving ...

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VFW Auxiliary prepares for contest’s winners supper

The Post and Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #839 met at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday after a soup supper prepared by the Auxiliary. Linda Tasler, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual. General Orders were read and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The ...

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City Administrator Jessica Kinser speaks to Rotary about her first few months at work and her first impressions of Marshalltown.

Kinser gives update on city administrator position

Tom McCoy got things started with the Tuesday edition of the Marshalltown Rotary luncheon meeting with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Carol Hibbs, Curt Hoff, Bruce Wirin and Dean Elder introduced guests. President Bill Fitzgerald noted the upcoming District 6000 “Vision 2020” meeting ...

Sheriff Hoffman presents program at Noon Optimist

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on Thursday with President John Danielson presiding. Reverend Mike Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance.   Danielson reminded the club of the upcoming NOW meeting on ...

Marshalltown VFW advances planning

Marshalltown Veterans of Foreign Wars aired a varied program of activities, Post 839 financial issues among them during Tuesday’s monthly session. Quartermaster Roger Dirks’ report on revenues and disbursements noted what members called “a substantial donation” to the post from the ...