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Local vet named to Veterinary Practitioners Association Board Dr. Grant Jacobson, veterinarian and owner of The Hometown Veterinarian of Marshalltown, Iowa, has been elected to the Independent Veterinary Practitioners Association Board of Directors for 2019. The IVPA is a national veterinary ...

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New golf pro hired at the Legion Golf Course Curtis Klein is originally from Waterloo and grew up in Jesup. He started playing golf at the age of 5 at Irv Warren (Byrnes Park) in Waterloo, where he learned to play the game of golf. He went to high school at Jesup where he played on the golf ...

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Hy-Vee receives Food Marketing Institute’s Community Outreach Award WEST DES MOINES — The Food Marketing Institute has named Hy-Vee the recipient of its 2018 Community Outreach Award in the Program Addressing Hunger category. The award was announced at the FMI Midwinter Executive ...

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Beck’s Hybrids adds to research team Beck’s Hybrids recently announced Kayla Noble has joined the Marshalltown research team as a Research Associate. Her responsibilities will include assisting with corn and soybean research trials in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin. Previously, ...

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Local resident celebrates 40 years in interior business Cindy Wells-Stiles, who works at Floors and More, has completed her 40th year in the interiors business. She started at McGraths in Nevada and worked the next seven years for Linda Glantz Interiors designing custom window treatments, ...

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Anderson added to UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Women’s Care team UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown announced Dr. MaryBeth Anderson, MD, will join the UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Women’s Care clinic effective Jan. 28. “UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown is very excited to ...

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New doctor joins Marshalltown Emergency Department UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown announces Dr. Joseph Toulouse, MD, will join the UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Emergency Department effective Dec. 31. “We are very excited to have Dr. Toulouse as a part of our Marshalltown ...

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Grinnell College appoints vice president for academic affairs GRINNELL — Anne F. Harris has been appointed vice president for academic affairs and dean of Grinnell College. Harris currently serves as a professor and vice president for academic affairs at DePauw University in Greencastle, ...

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Edler presented Gold Star Award The Iowa State Sheriffs’ and Deputies’ Association presented its annual ISSDA Gold Star Awards for excellence in leadership on public safety and law enforcement issues in Iowa. Sen. Jeff Edler (R-State Center) was one of five people in public service ...

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Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce awarded 5-Star Accreditation The United States Chamber of Commerce recently awarded the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its policies, organizational procedures and impact on the community. “Chambers of commerce play ...

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New Personal Banker at United Bank & Trust United Bank & Trust recently announced that Dawn Dierks has joined their staff as a Personal Banker. Dierks has worked most recently for First National Bank in West Des Moines. Prior to her career in banking, she was employed with Walgreens ...

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ECC’s professor receives ACCT Distinguished Faculty Award IOWA FALLS — Ellsworth Community College’s Agriculture Professor Kevin Butt was chosen as the recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees 2018 Central Regional Faculty Member Award. The award was presented on Oct. ...

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Local Mediacom employee earns award and recognition Local Mediacom employee Ranette Wilkening earned a top customer service award and recognition by the company’s senior managers during an awards ceremony held last week at Mediacom’s Regional Field Operations Center in Des ...

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MHS graduate receives 40 under 40 engineering award Stet Sanborn said it’s important to never stop learning. His can-do, positive attitude and a thirst for knowledge has led him to be named a recipient of the Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine 40 under 40 award for 2018. Sanborn, who ...

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T-R hires new circulation director Jay Gillispie is the Times-Republican’s new circulation director. Gillispie brings with him 40 years of newspaper management experience from markets all over the United States. Gillispie was born and raised in Iowa City where his father ran the Des ...

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Veren promoted to patrol sergeant The Marshalltown Police Department recently announced the promotion of Officer Casee Veren to the position of Patrol Sergeant. Sgt. Veren began her new duty following Sgt. Melinda Ruopp’s retirement on Sept. 16. Veren begins her new assignment on Sept. 17 ...

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Local resident appointed to Board of Directors for the Iowa Arts Council The Marshall County Arts & Culture Alliance recently announced its Executive Director, Amber Danielson, has been appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to serve on the Iowa Arts Council State Board of Directors. “Amber ...

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Cutright named publisher of The Mining Gazette Randy Cutright, circulation director at the Times-Republican, has been promoted to publisher at The Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton, Mich. Cutright has been circulation director in Marshalltown for the past eight years. The promotion is through ...

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Local health facility wins governor’s award CONRAD — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds recently announced that two long-term care facilities have been selected to receive the 2018 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities. Mercy Living Center-North, of Clinton and Oakview Home, ...

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Upah joins United Bank & Trust staff United Bank & Trust recently announced Sam Upah has joined its staff as a Commercial Loan Officer. Upah has experience in the financial services industry, most recently employed with Lincoln Savings Bank as a Credit Analyst and Portfolio Manager. ...