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Todays News

MHS Esports holds open house showcasing new gaming space

Community members flocked to Marshalltown High School Monday evening to sneak a peek at the newly finished MHS Esports gaming room. Part of the team’s inaugural season at MHS, the completed gaming room has become something of a milestone for the fledgling extra curricular activity, which ...

Council says no to furloughs during special meeting

Of all of the proposals Marshalltown City Administrator Jessica Kinser submitted to the city council during last week’s regular meeting to address a general fund deficit of approximately $312,000 heading into fiscal year 2024, the idea of mandated employee furlough days quickly proved to be ...

University of Iowa sued by corporate partner in billion-dollar utility deal

Just three years into a 50-year, billion-dollar partnership with a utility company, the University of Iowa is being sued over an alleged failure to abide by the terms of the deal. The University of Iowa Energy Collaborative is suing the public university in the U.S. District Court for the ...

Sychova family embracing new life in Marshall County

Although Roman and Dasha Sychova are happy to be living safe and sound in America with their four children, their thoughts are almost always with their friends back in Ukraine fighting in the ongoing war against Russia. The Sychovas — who have four children between the ages of three and ...

Union Grove Lake hosts ice fishing tournament

Despite frigid temperatures and snowy road conditions Saturday morning, the first annual John Kjormoe Ice Fishing Tournament at Union Grove Lake, previously known as the Pump Ice Tournament, still went off without a hitch at Union Grove Lake and enjoyed a strong turnout. Some of the ...