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Schutte named Marshalltown schools superintendent

May 13, 2016 Dr. Theron Schutte has been offered a contract to be the next superintendent of the Marshalltown Community School District. Dr. Schutte is a 1981 Marshalltown High School graduat. more »»

MHS makes gender neutral bathrooms available

May 13, 2016 Marshalltown High School recently made three bathrooms “all gender or gender neutral.” according to an email Thursday from Communications Director Andrew Potte. more »»

Noon Optimists honor outstanding fifth graders

May 13, 2016 Thursday afternoon at the Marshalltown Public Library, 14 fifth graders attending schools in Marshall County were recognized for their personal and academic achievements in a luncheon held in their... more »»

Annual St. Francis Fun Fest slated for May 20

May 13, 2016 It’s that time of year again. St. Francis Catholic School’s annual Fun Fest will be held Friday, May 20 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Henry Church/St. more »»

Push to start pipeline construction meets firm opposition

May 13, 2016 DES MOINES — Opponents of a proposed oil pipeline slated to run through four Midwestern states pressed Iowa regulators Thursday to keep a Texas-based petroleum company from starting construction... more »»

Trump, Ryan, pledge to work together, see end to rift in GOP

May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON — Straining to mend their party after months of chaos, Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan declared themselves “totally committed” to working together after a fence-mending personal... more »»

2nd website posts auction for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

May 13, 2016 MIAMI — An online gun auction website yanked George Zimmerman’s ad to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying it wanted no part in the deal, but a second site... more »»

Free meals for kids during summer food program

May 12, 2016 Even though school may be out for the summer, students’ needs do not take a break. more »»

Cash reward offered for information on recent fires

May 12, 2016 Approximately two and one-half weeks have passed and Marshalltown Fire Chief David Rierson is still waiting on leads for six fires suspected to be arson related. more »»

Latino Youth Fair slated for Sunday

May 12, 2016 For non-English speakers in the community, learning about all the activities and programs available for their children is not always an easy task. more »»

Police investigate burglary involving city property

May 12, 2016 The Marshalltown Police Department is investigating a burglary involving city owned properties located in the 900 block of Woodland Street. more »»

CIH’s Wound Healing Center earns national award

May 12, 2016 From diabetic ulcers to traumatic wounds to burns, patients who come to Central Iowa Healthcare’s Wound Healing Center’s South Campus seek help and relief. more »»

Bombings kill 93 in Iraqi capital’s bloodiest day this year

May 12, 2016 BAGHDAD — In the deadliest violence in Baghdad this year, three car bombs claimed by the Islamic State group killed 93 people across the Iraqi capital Wednesday, demonstrating the extremists’ abilit... more »»

Iowa court rules against attempt to reclassify marijuana

May 12, 2016 DES MOINES — A legal challenge aimed at reclassifying marijuana in Iowa was shot down Wednesday by the state’s appeals court, though the issue will be taken up again in a separate case that also... more »»

Friend of man in lotto scandal says she cashed $15K ticket

May 12, 2016 DES MOINES — A friend of the former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association who is implicated in a jackpot-fixing scandal was given a winning Kansas Lottery ticket worth $15,000 in... more »»

ATF: Intentional fire caused fatal blast at Texas plant

May 12, 2016 DALLAS — A fire that was intentionally set caused the 2013 explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, federal officials said Wednesday, describing the blaze as “a criminal act. more »»



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