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Kinser receives young city official award Marshalltown City Administrator Jessica Kinser was awarded the Rhonda Wood Smith Award by the Iowa League of Cities during the Awards Banquet at their Annual Conference & Exhibit in Dubuque. The Rhonda Wood Smith Award was created to recognize ...

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Whitebreast joins Pinnacle Bank Board of Directors Pinnacle Bank announced the addition of Dirk Whitebreast to its board of directors. Whitebreast has been employed by Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel for 12 years and is currently the co-general manager. He has also held positions in players ...

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Primary Health Care receives national recognition Primary Health Care received $66,000 and national recognition of its improvements in clinical quality measures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This supplemental grant will be used to further improve health outcomes and ...

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CGA to exhibit at Iowa League of Cities Conference Clapsaddle-Garber Associates Inc. is exhibiting at the Iowa League of Cities Conference Sept. 25-27 at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell St., Dubuque. Nearly 500 officials from large, medium and small cities around the state are expected this ...

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Child Abuse Prevention Services gets grant Child Abuse Prevention Services has received an $11,000 grant from Variety-the Children’s Charity to fund The Nest program. Child Abuse Prevention Services is a nonprofit organization serving Marshall County with a focus on supporting and ...

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Local hospice physician completes certification CEDAR FALLS — Matthew Ulven, MD, associate medical director of the Compassus hospice program in Cedar Falls serving 12 counties throughout northeast Iowa, recently received his hospice medical director certification conferred by the Hospice ...

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MEA members receive Community Service Award Marshalltown Education Association members received the Iowa State Education Association H.O. Maxey Award at an awards banquet on July 22 at the West Des Moines Sheraton in West Des Moines before a group of educators. Accepting the award on behalf ...

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Knapp joins GNB as ag/commercial loan officer GNB President Bob Johanns announced that Kade Knapp is joining the GNB Bank family as an ag/commercial loan officer at the Marshalltown location. Knapp graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in ag business and a ...

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Traer native to begin dental practice By MARGARET THOMSEN Traer native Dr. Brendan Boerm will be returning to Tama County to begin his dentistry practice. In early July he will be joining Drs. Bob and Donna Pipho and Sarah Gingrich in Dysart and La Porte City. Boerm is the son of Dr. Kurt ...

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Library receives accreditation from the state TIMES-REPUBLICAN DES MOINES — The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Marshalltown Public Library has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.” ...

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New ABI board members elected DES MOINES — Josh Wilford, of Emerson/Fisher in Marshalltown, was elected to the board of the Association of Business and Industry Board of Directors for the 2019 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The ABI Executive Committee is comprised of business leaders ...

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IowaWatch hires new executive director IOWA CITY – The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, or IowaWatch, has hired Suzanne Behnke to be its new executive director. Behnke, who starts in August, succeeds Lyle Muller, who will retire in September after leading IowaWatch since 2012. ...

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Marshalltown Schools staff honored at awards day The Marshalltown Community School District all-staff end of the school year awards day was held on June 10 at the MHS/Community Auditorium. Hoglan custodian Loma Green was recognized for 30 years to the district. James Kopel, of Buildings and ...

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Southridge Specialty Care earns quality care honor Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown has been named to the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative Honor Roll to recognize its performance on the Nursing Home Compare long-stay quality measures. Nursing homes on the Nursing Home ...

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Meskwaki Travel Plaza becomes the fourth Iowa Ambest location TAMA — Meskwaki Travel Plaza is now the fourth Iowa truck stop that is a recognized AMBEST loyalty location. AMBEST is a member-run reward program that provides truck drivers and other diesel fuel consumers reduced fuel costs and ...

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Pinnacle Bank adds operations processor Pinnacle Bank announced the addition of Alecia Young to its staff as operations processor. Young has nine years of banking experience most recently working for Farm Credit Services of America. Young and her husband Dustin reside in Marshalltown and have ...

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Duree to receive ECC honorary degree The Ellsworth Community College Board of Trustees will present retiring IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree with an honorary Doctor of Administrative Leadership (honoris causa) degree in recognition of his 38 years in public education. The honorary degree ...

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MCBD receives 2019 National Main Street accreditation Marshalltown Central Business District has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its ...

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Local dealer elected chairman of Iowa Automobile Dealers Association WEST DES MOINES — Mike Clemons, of Clemons Chevrolet in Marshalltown, was elected chairman of the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association at the association’s annual meeting held on April 5. “Mike Clemons has a ...

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Area real estate agent receives real estate award Farmers National Company, the nation’s leading farm and ranch management and brokerage company, announced that Ben Watson, AFM, was recently presented the Farmers National Company Gold Eagle Award for his outstanding efforts in real estate ...