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Todays News

Lopez, Corona crowned MHS homecoming royalty

T-R PHOTOS BY ROBERT MAHARRY Queen Yanitza Lopez, left, and king Cesar Corona, right, were crowned homecoming royalty during the coronation ceremony at Leonard Cole Field on Thursday night after the annual parade down Main Street. The ceremony also featured performances by the band, the ...

IVCCD excited to welcome four new industrial job training partners

The Iowa Valley Community College District, with its campuses in Marshalltown, Grinnell and Iowa Falls, has always sought to be a vanguard in preparing its students for the jobs of the future, and its leaders consistently seek new partnerships to help make that goal a reality. During the ...

St. Francis of Assisi Parish to host Francis Fest 2022

The Marshalltown St. Francis of Assisi Parish will be hosting their annual Francis Fest on Oct. 9 this year, and the entire community is invited out to enjoy the fun. The Sunday event will begin with an outdoor bilingual Mass at 10:30 a.m. in the space just south of Saint Mary Catholic ...

Melbourne man sentenced to 20 years for conspiracy to distribute meth

Melbourne man Martin Leon Morales, age 40, was sentenced to 240 months in prison on Sept. 23 after he pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Iowa, Leon Morales ...

Accident occurs near high school Thursday night

T-R PHOTO BY ROBERT MAHARRY A two-vehicle accident on Bobcat Boulevard near the scene of the homecoming coronation caused a temporary scare on Thursday night, but Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper reported that there were only “minor injuries” sustained. The drivers of each vehicle ...

Courthouse rededication slated for Nov. 19

As Buildings and Grounds Director Lucas Baedke explained during Tuesday’s regular board of supervisors meeting, Nov. 19 is a significant date in the history of the Marshall County Courthouse. It was first dedicated on Nov. 19, 1886, and rededicated on the same date in 1978, so the fact that ...