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Aug. 18 • 10 years ago in 2009 Michael Burt, 16, won first place in class at the Iowa State Fair showing his pigs and brother Jacob, 11, took home a showmanship belt buckle for his prize pigs. • 25 years ago in 1994 Jason C. Mathison, a senior at Marshalltown High School, was among ...

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Aug. 11 • 10 years ago in 2009 Rachelle Edgar, of Marshalltown, was named to the President’s honor roll at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. • 25 years ago in 1994 East Marshall senior right fielder John Ames was selected to the first team all-state by the state’s ...

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Aug. 4 • 10 years ago in 2009 Area youth serving as student advisors for Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative newly formed Youth Advisory Council were: Katie Hogle, Kari Kroeger, Tanner Wolken, Danielle Montgomery and Trent Teske. • 25 years ago in 1994 Tama County 4-H’ers ...

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July 28 • 10 years ago in 2009 Three Marshalltown High School baseball players were named to the all-Central Iowa Metro League first team: seniors Jimmy Six and TJ Flanagan and junior Nick Thimesch. • 25 years ago in 1994 Kris Handsaker, 16, of Colo, won the blue ribbon at the 1994 ...

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July 21 • 10 years ago in 2009 Philip Kuhlman, Boy Scout Troop 324, earned his Eagle Scout award by completing his project of planning, designing and building an informational Kiosk for St. Henry Church and meeting all the other requirements for this high honor. • 25 years ago in ...

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July 14 • 10 years ago in 2009 BCLUW junior Jamie Fisher helped the Comets to a 5-0 win over Jesup as she cracked a grand slam home run in the third inning to put the Comets out of reach. • 25 years ago in 1994 Justin Ray, of Tama, was named a Distinguished Scholar at Central ...

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July 7 • 10 years ago in 2009 Marshalltown High School baseball pitcher Jimmy Six struck out 14 batters to start the double header against Ames and Jordan Alley, not to out-gunned, fanned 14 in the nightcap as the Bobcats won 5-1 and 9-6. • 25 years ago in 1994 The East Marshall ...

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June 30 • 10 years ago in 2009 GMG pitcher Jake Wall struck out seven in a four-hit shutout and Arley Beane’s RBI double in the first inning helped the Wolverines defeat Janesville 1-0. • 25 years ago in 1994 A no-hitter, 10-run rule shutout with two home runs by Mike Healey and ...

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June 23 • 10 years ago in 2009 East Marshall freshman Karly Long came up clutch in her first varsity game hitting a two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning for a game winning 5-2 victory over South Hardin. • 25 years ago in 1994 Emily Nordman and Mindy VanGundy, ...

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June 16 • 10 years ago in 2009 Bobcat pitching allowed Mason City only three hits in the doubleheader while the Marshalltown High School bats pounded out 23 hits in the 4-0 and 15-1 victories over the Mohawks with pitcher Kallie Schive striking out 11 batters and allowing no walks. • 25 ...

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June 9 • 10 years ago in 2009 GMG baseball scored a 5-inning 12-2 victory over Janesville as pitcher Jake Wall gave up only two earned runs while striking out seven and walking one as teammates Mike Burt went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Phil Flemming scored two runs. • 25 years ago ...

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June 2 • 10 years ago in 2009 Marshalltown High School girls’ golfer Emily Gray shot an Elmwood personal best 79 to help keep the ‘Cats in the hunt at the Iowa Girls State Golf Tournament as they finished the first day with a 340 to stay in a close second place to the leader ...

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May 26 • 10 years ago in 2009 BCLUW Comet softball pitcher Jamie Fisher fanned 18 batters in the 4-2 win over Denver and then she struck out 13 batters in the Iowa Falls-Alden 7-0 shutout game. • 25 years ago in 1994 Est Marshall baseball team powered with home runs by Denny Allen, ...

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May 19 • 10 years ago in 2009 Evan Dempewolf and Grant Greazel, both 5-year-olds, were the envy of their friends after their mothers each bid $350 at the Night of Stars fundraiser to get them a ride to school in a Marshalltown Fire Department truck. • 25 years ago in 1994 East ...

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May 12 • 10 years ago in 2009 Miller Middle School Science Olympias team placed fourth at the State Science Olympiad with first place finishes coming from Ian Ingram and Ryan McFarlin in the Bio Process Lab. • 25 years ago in 1994 Marshalltown High School girls tennis team ran its ...

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May 5 • 10 years ago in 2009 BCLUW girls track repeated as North Iowa Cedar League West conference champs as they scored 144 points with Nicole Fisher winning two events: 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash and Kelsey Feltz repeated as the 800 meter champion in a photo finish with Jamie ...

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April 28 • 10 years ago in 2009 Alicia Borton, 17 and a student at West Marshall, took best of show honors with an oil painting of a pair of mallards at the 2009 Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Competition being selected the best out of 365 entries. • 25 years ago in 1994 YMCA swim team ...

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April 21 • 10 years ago in 2009 The Marshalltown High School girls’ tennis team defeated the Newton Cardinals 10-1 as Krissy Lankelma and Kalli Hannam won 8-3 in the No. 1 spot; Danielle Eberline and Michelle Kriegel scored a 8-5 victory in the No. 2 spot and Wendy Tan and Katie ...

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April 14 • 10 years ago in 2009 West Marshall senior Joe Disney set the school record in the discus with a throw of 161 feet, 8 inches as the Trojan boys’ track and field powered to the team championship at South Hamilton. • 25 years ago in 1994 The East Marshall girls won four ...

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April 7 • 10 years ago in 2009 Hoglan Elementary student Nick Summers aced the WordMasters Challenge test — one of only 40 students nationwide to accomplish that feat. • 25 years ago in 1994 Marshalltown High School topped Newton 192-211 as Amy Westberg earned medalist honors ...