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Compiled by Kathy Beane, Times-Republican Colfax-Mingo • Students enrolled in the general business class at Colfax-Mingo began learning the basics of business like supply and demand. These students quickly found themselves looking to the south to analyze the impact that Hurricane ...

Keep an eye on this number

Dear Heloise: Most people know enough not to give out their Social Security number to just anyone, but we all freely hand out our CELL NUMBERS. Your cell number is unique to you and is a gateway to your identity. It provides entrance to all the data contained on your phone, and can connect your ...

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Bumper Jacksons at Stephens Auditorium

AMES — Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a deliciously cohesive sound that strikes you right in the heart. Hard-swinging grooves and roadhouse drinking songs are valleyed by delicate waltzes of ...

Carolyn “Carrie” Anne Osborne, 59

Carolyn “Carrie” Anne Osborne, 59, of Iowa City, Iowa, and formerly of Newton, Iowa, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center in Iowa City. There will a graveside service at 9:30 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2017, at the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, ...

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MHS girls split swim triangular

INDIANOLA — The Marshalltown girls’ swimming and diving team claimed first place in seven of 12 events, but the Bobcats couldn’t cover Indianola’s depth in Thursday’s CIML double dual. The host Indians claimed both ends of the meet, beating Oskaloosa 76-16 while edging MHS 53-48 in ...

Hillary’s Charge of the Media as Pro-Trump

O f all the ridiculous excuses Hillary Clinton could possibly make on her book tour to explain why she couldn’t win the 2016 presidential election, the most ridiculous has to be that the national media favored Donald Trump. The easiest way to point and laugh? Witness the Clinton-loving ...

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Beulah “Bea” Buhrow, 90

Beulah “Bea” Buhrow, 90, formally of Laurel passed away peacefully at Bickford Cottage of West Des Moines on Friday September 8, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at the Laurel United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m., with a public visitation held the ...

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LARRY LARSON Resides: Marshalltown since 1962. Hometown: Iowa Falls FAMILY LIFE Family: I have been married 52 years. My wife, Cheryl, has given me four wonderful children. They have blessed us with nine grandchildren. They, in turn, have additionally blessed us with two ...

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Ina Billerbeck, 97

Ina Billerbeck, 97, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Grandview Heights Rehab & Healthcare, Marshalltown, IA. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 25, 2017, at Salem Church of Lincoln, Lincoln, IA. Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., ...

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Engagement

Harrell — May Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Bartleson, of Toledo, and Jeff Harrell are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Jaci K. Harrell to Ryan E. May, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel May, of Colfax. An August wedding is planned at the Immaculate Conception Church in Colfax. Jaci received ...

Davidsen-60th

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Davidsen — 60th Deloy and Yvonne (Carey) Davidsen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with their family and friends. Deloy and Yvonne met during their early high school years, while attending the Grandview Leadership conference as members of the Luther League. ...

Mackin-50th

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Mackin — 50th Jack and Linda (Campbell) Mackin, married in St. Anthony, Iowa, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26. To celebrate, the couple is planning a private celebration with their daughter Susan and son-in-law Rich. To honor their special occasion, best ...

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MAJ. BEN STILLWELL Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Frankfort Ind. FAMILY LIFE Family: My parents were Korean War veterans. My father was in the Navy and my mother a U.S. Marine. My wife is Maj. Beth Stillwell. We have been married 38 years, and joined by three children and five ...

Barn quilt presentation at Marshalltown Library

Suzi Parron will give a presentation about the barn quilt movement at 2 p.m. on Aug. 26 in the library’s community meeting rooms. Parron discovered barn quilts on a trip through Kentucky in 2008. She documented more than one thousand barn quilts in the process of writing her 2012 book, ...

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Leslie Truman Cooper, 81

Leslie Truman Cooper, 81, of Anacortes, passed away peacefully at his home August 9, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. Les was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Truman Braton Cooper and Goldie Chadwick Cooper. He was raised on a farm in Conrad, Iowa, with his sister, Betty Jo, and brother, ...

Work on Health Care Must Go On

NBC’s Chuck Todd started his “Meet the Press” interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price with an important question. Shouldn’t we accept, Todd suggested, that it’s “not Obamacare anymore, it’s our national health care system. ...(Do) you accept that the ...

Rounding them up

Along with all other public school districts in the state, East Marshall, Green Mountain-Garwin and West Marshall school board candidates were determined as the filing period closed Thursday afternoon. There is a mix of new faces and incumbent candidates for district voters to choose from in ...

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A patriotic celebration

It was a balmy afternoon as the annual free Fourth of July celebration kicked off Tuesday around 4 p.m. at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds. Food, live music and activities for youngster were some of the highlights leading up to the grand finale — the fireworks show. The Cornflake Cloggers, ...

Bruce David Carlson

Bruce David Carlson died June 27, 2017, in Marshalltown, Iowa. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Dean and Inez (Carr) Carlson on November 3, 1965. Bruce graduated from Ames High School in 1984. He continued his education at Iowa State University and he graduated in 1989. Bruce worked for ...