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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 ...

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 ...

Girls State candidates chosen for Legion Auxiliary

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #46 met in February at the Post Home. Hostesses for the afternoon were Sarah Sade and Marge Woltjer. The meeting was called to order by President Barb Blake. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and corrected. The treasurer’s was approved. President ...

Special Olympics program at ADK

Alpha Delta Kappa met at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the Fisher Community Auditorium. President Jeanne Christensen introduced member Donna Appel (coach and mentor) along with Rob Beard, Daniele Deahl, Tomi DeGrado, Landon Gunderson and Blaine Fuller who presented the program: “Special Olympics: ...

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 ...

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Kiwanis P.M. President Kenny Lamb welcomes Joanna and Derek Timmer and family, owners of Let’s Play Bounce inflatable game area.

Let’s Play Bounce owners present to Kiwanis P.M.

The Kiwanis P.M. met on Wednesday at O’Hungry’s for the weekly meeting. There were 11 members in attendance. Speakers for the evening were Joanna and Derek Timmer, owners of Let’s Play Bounce, located at the Meadow Lane Mall. They opened shortly after Christmas, 2016 and have six ...

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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Kiwanis “Noon” member Mike Gowdy presented a check to Park and Rec Director Anne Selness for the MEGA-10 Park upgrades.

Selness speaks to Noon Kiwanis about Mega-10 Park

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, the Lord’s Prayer was recited in unison. Happy Dollars were donated by Mike Gowdy, ...

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Learn to grow and cook with your own fresh herbs

Have you ever wanted to know how to cook and use your own home grown herbs? Learn about popular herbs, the best place to plant them, their culinary uses, and health benefits. Join Holly VanHeel, Iowa State University Extension Nutrition & Wellness Program specialist, and the Marshalltown ...

Laurel Legion Auxiliary holds Feb. meeting

LAUREL — The Laurel American Legion Auxiliary was called to order by President Laura Tribby on Feb. 15 at the post home in forum. In absence of the Chaplain, she also gave prayer from Proverbs 11-17. We had no music, recited Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. The unit stood in silence ...

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Nancy Meyer Davis, center, sponsored by Don Anderson is installed at the Marshalltown Evening Lions meeting by DGE Judy Stone.

Marshalltown Evening Lions welcomes new member Nancy Meyer Davis

The first meeting of the Marshalltown Evening Lions was held on Feb. 1. The club welcomed new member Nancy Meyer Davis. Meyer Davis was sponsored by Don Anderson and installation was done by DGE Judy Stone. The group looks forward to sharing projects and fundraisers with Meyer Davis and sharing ...

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NSDAR welcomes new member Michelle Ankrum

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Spinning Wheel Chapter of the NSDAR met Feb. 18 in the Kopper Kettle at the Iowa Veterans Home. Michelle Ankrum was initiated as the newest member by Chaplain Marge Ziskovsky. After a short meeting the members hosted as Presidents Day Party in Malloy Hall for the ...

Noon Kiwanis supports Bowl for Kids’ Sake

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, Dodd Smith led the invocation. Happy Dollars were donated by Mike Gowdy, Laurel ...

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Valentine couples Mike Slater and Kathy Kippe, and Bob and Dianne Maile were serenaded by Lioness Martha Fisher in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Lioness celebrate Valentine’s Day at Feb. meeting

The Marshalltown Lioness met at the First United Church of Christ on Monday with a special celebration of Valentines Day that was planned by Martha Fisher and her Social Committee. The evening began as President Bob Maile welcomed guests and members. The Pledge of Allegiance was said and Fisher ...

Sigma Master holds Valentine’s Day meeting

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met on Tuesday with nine members, four excused, two unexcused and one guest enjoying lunch at Legends American Grill. President Jan Keller opened the meeting thanking Karen Shipley-Cooper for hosting. Roll call was taken asking “What was your favorite ...

Emergency Food Box holds first quarter meeting

The first quarterly meeting of the Emergency Food Box was held at the Marshalltown Public Library. President Anne Schulte welcomed new board members Julie Brouwer, Dwight Larson and Rev. Sawyer Woodstall. They join current board members Megan Bell, Gary Bryant, John Eich, Ed Jackson, LeRoy ...

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Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Director Anne Selness is seen in front of the display illustrating the upcoming MEGA-10 Park renovation. Selness described the project in a program to the Marshalltown Rotary Club.

Selness speaks to Rotary about upcoming changes in Mega-10 Park

The Valentine’s Day edition of the Marshalltown Rotary luncheon was held at Elmwood with nearly 50 Rotarians and guests on hand. John Fink led with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Guests included Dillon Does, Bethany Wirin and Robert Thomas. Karn Gregoire introduced City Administrator ...

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The Delta Kappa Gamma members pictured, left to right: Alta Bolhoefer, Mary Schendel and Bonnie Bradbury worked on cutting shoe forms from material to be sent to Uganda for assembly by local workers hired by Sole Hope.

Delta Kappa Gamma members prepare shoes for African children

On Monday, Psi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma met at the Marshalltown Public Library for a late afternoon time of fellowship, Valentine refreshments, honoring the society founders and doing a service project. President Mary Harris conducted an oral fill-in-the-blank quiz to refresh member’s ...

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Kiwanis P.M. President Kenny Lamb, right, welcomes eighth grade teacher Steve Hinderhofer who gave a program on his vision for cultivating Miller Middle School green space.

Hinderhofer shares green space vision for Miller Middle School

The Kiwanis P.M. met Wednesday at O’Hungry’s. President Kenny Lamb called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Rose Wagner introduce the guest and speaker Steve Hinderhofer. Hinderhofer is an eighth grade teacher at Miller Middle School ...

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From left tor right Attorney and City Councilman Joel Greer was welcomed to the Noon Lions by Program Chairman Rev. Allan Thoreson and Rev. Wally Paige, Noon Lions president as he gave an update on The Iowa River Trail.

Iowa River Trail topic at Noon Lions

Following the usual meal at the American Legion facility and preliminary rituals, visiting guest speaker, attorney and City Councilman Joel Greer was introduced to the Marshalltown Noon Lions Club to present the program during its Monday meeting. Greer, briefly up-dated members of the club ...