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Let it snow, let it snow

October 24, 2014 The city of Marshalltown is gearing up for winter weather. The street department is fully stocked with 3,000 tons of salt. “We are fully stocked,” said Jeff Roads, Marshalltown street superintenden. more »»

McKibben supports continued university tuition freeze

October 24, 2014 Is the tuition freeze at Iowa’s Regent universities now going to continue? The freeze has been in effect for two years and it was originally expected to be lifted this year with a 1. more »»

Yard sale to offer pieces of Roundhouse

October 24, 2014 Flooring and bleacher seat boards from the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse will be featured in a yard sale Sunday, offering pieces of history to the public. The sale will be from 2-4 p.m. more »»

Police seeking information on vandalism spree

October 24, 2014 The Marshalltown Police Department is asking for the public’s help with any information connected to a recent rash of vandalism incidents throughout the city. Beginning around Oct. more »»

Fire causes $35K of loss

October 24, 2014 A fire caused $35,000 worth of damages to the property at 710 E. State St. on Wednesda. more »»

‘Elvis’ to headline KC fundraiser

October 24, 2014 “Elvis has left the building.” Dawn Townsend of Marshalltown might get to say those famous words after Junior Talley’s performance as Elvis Presley at the Knights of Columbus Hall Nov. 1. more »»

Officials: New York doctor has Ebola

October 24, 2014 NEW YORK — An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, city officials said Thursday. more »»

Iowa universities want more study on job changes

October 24, 2014 IOWA CITY — The presidents of Iowa’s three public universities called Thursday for more analysis before moving forward with a consultant’s plans to restructure many of the system’s administrative... more »»

Local youth thrilled to be Miss Teen Iowa

October 23, 2014 The thrill of being crowned Miss Teen Iowa almost three weeks ago has not waned for Samantha Lammert, 16, of Marshalltown. more »»

A flavor of fall

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Paul Pate campaigns in Marshalltown

October 23, 2014 Paul Pate, Republican candidate for Iowa’s secretary of state, said his experience and contacts developed over the years as a small business owner, state senator and mayor make him the ideal choice... more »»

MFD extinguishes fire

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Trick or treat night set

October 23, 2014 Trick or Treat aka Beggar’s Night, has been set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 in the city of Marshalltown. more »»

Harvest Ball set for Nov. 8

October 23, 2014 The major fundraiser for St. Francis Catholic School is also expected to be a major good time. Harvest Ball returns to the Knights of Columbus Hall on Nov. 8. more »»

South Tama examines high school gym floor concerns

October 23, 2014 TOLEDO — Discussion at this week’s South Tama school board focused on concerns with the high school gym floo. more »»

Canada’s PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

October 23, 2014 OTTAWA, Ontario — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the... more »»

Regents want increased oversight on payments to cities

October 23, 2014 IOWA CITY — Agreements by Iowa’s three public universities to make voluntary payments to cities instead of property taxes would receive closer scrutiny under a policy recommended Wednesday. more »»

9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

October 23, 2014 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. more »»



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Big news month in November

October 21, 2014 To say November will be a big news month in the area is an understatement. Yes, there is the Nov. 4 election which has several expected close races but there are plenty of other things going o. more »

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