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Todays News

Hundreds participate in inaugural Corey Brown Tournament

From rolling perfect scores of 300s to 298 to 108, more than 280 bowlers of all skill levels participated in the Corey Brown Memorial Scholarship Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Wayward Social. The tournament was held to raise money to establish a memorial scholarship in Brown’s ...

Reynolds, Gregg pitch 1-cent sales tax in Toledo

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said she has no interest in raising taxes. She hosted a town hall at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center last week. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg were there to pitch the Invest in Iowa Act — their vision of a continuation of the effort they say will “modernize ...

Eyecare Associates announce vision for 20/20 and beyond

For the doctors, staff and patients of Eyecare Associates, plans are big — BEYOND 20/20! “20/20 is average vision, but we want more for Marshalltown than average,” said Austin Chadderdon, certified optician, optical manager and business manager at Eyecare Associates. “Marshalltown ...

Former chamber exec credits Marshalltown ER for saving his life

When a person’s health can change at a moment’s notice, it’s critical to have an emergency room just a few minutes away. Ken and Carolyn Anderson didn’t need that kind of reminder, but life provided one anyway on Oct. 18. It was a beautiful Friday afternoon and Ken, retired longtime ...

Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said he’s seen no intelligence to show that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of reelecting President Donald Trump. Robert O’Brien’s comments come after conflicting accounts emerged from ...

Marshalltown’s newest restaurant is Bella Sera

Being surrounded by five nationally-known chain restaurants does not bother Nick Terziu, owner of Bella Sera — Marshalltown’s newest restaurant. And why not? Because Terziu said Bella Sera’s food is unique. “We make every order from scratch,” he said. “Bella Sera is ...

Daddy Daughter Dance hosted at Y

The 13th annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday was a hit. The event was sponsored by the Marshalltown YWCA in the cultural center gymnasium. Ashley Nelson, coordinator of the event, said more than 70 couples registered for the dance with this year’s theme being a “Neon Glow ...

From meat loaf to cakes, this cook does it all

Baking and working with bread dough is something Francine Miller Cox of rural Tama particularly enjoys. She believes her propensity of working with dough comes from her time spent working as a cook at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. Even though Miller Cox now works at the Iowa Veterans Home ...

Bringing art year-round to Marshalltown

Davenport native Bob Untiedt has always had a heart for the arts and has shared it with many people in all parts of the United States through his service to faith-based organizations. He continues to share that love as executive director of the Iowa Valley Community College District’s ...

On the Hill

Nearly 50 residents showed up on Saturday to hear U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer’s remarks on a variety of topics from the importance of agriculture to the cost of prescription drugs to veteran’s healthcare. “A lot of the work we do in Washington does not make the evening news,” she said ...

Get out, enjoy a warmer weekend

With this weekend ushering in warm weather, Marshalltownians may want to take advantage of the possibly brief respite from the bitter cold. Though the weekend high of 47 degrees is hardly balmy, it will likely feel like a taste of spring to Iowans who have suffered through temperatures in the ...

MPD investigating armed robbery

The Marshalltown Police Department is investigating an armed robbery. At 6:03 a.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to the Food and Gas Mart, 613 N. Third Ave., responding to reports of an armed robbery. Store management called in when an unknown suspect with a firearm entered the business ...

Marshalltown businesses utilize canines

Therapy dogs have entered the workforce with owners across the nation. The benefit of these hard-working pets can also be found in Marshalltown. Their compassion and calming presence provide great comfort to the many clients they meet. The owners of these sympathetic and understanding dogs ...

Iowa Dems agree to Buttigieg, Sanders limited recount

DES MOINES — The Iowa Democratic Party is agreeing to recount the results in about two dozen of almost 1,700 precinct caucuses as part of the ongoing process to resolve the weeks-long question of who won Iowa’s tarnished presidential caucuses. Campaign officials for former South Bend ...

Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor drugmaker

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor and U.S agriculture secretary, will monitor Purdue Pharma to ensure the OxyContin maker does not revive an aggressive marketing effort that critics say overstated the benefits of its opioid painkillers and downplayed the danger of ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters to host Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser

Marshall County Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters will host the Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser March 21 and 28 for the twentieth year. The times for both days will be from 1-3 p.m., 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with games taking place at Wayward Social. Big Brothers Big Sisters has been ...

Women arrested for harassment

Crystal Leanne Cooper, 43 and Erin Lynne Slinker, 45, both of Marshalltown, were arrested on warrants by Marshalltown Police Department Thursday They face charges of first degree harassment. Capt. Brian Batterson with the Marshalltown Police Department said on Feb. 16 the women acquired ...

Man arrested for assault

Ross James Pentz, 29, of Marshalltown, was arrested by local police Wednesday and taken to jail on charges of assault causing bodily injury. Pentz struck the victim several times in the chest and head during an incident on Wednesday at a Summit Street residence. Pentz also pushed the ...

Highways 14, 30 slated for improvements

The Iowa Department of Transportation announced construction work this summer on Highway 14 north of Marshalltown and U.S. Highway 30 east of Tama. Assistant Highway Traffic Engineer Tony Gustafson said sections of Highway 14 north of town will be closed for 60 days. New concrete will be ...

Marshalltown Residential Facility has work release escape

Andrew Brasean Buchanan, convicted of Robbery 2nd Degree in Polk County, failed to report back to the Marshalltown Residential Facility as required Wednesday night. Buchanan is a 26-year-old black male, standing at 5'9" and weighing 156 pounds. He was admitted to the work release facility on ...