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Todays News

Fluoride law ensures Iowa citizens understand water changes

CEDAR RAPIDS — Less than a century ago, it was unusual for a 30-year-old not to have dentures, according to Dr. Bob Russell, Iowa's public health dental director. A lot has changed in oral hygiene, but one of the most sweeping changes and one that helps poor and wealthy people alike is ...

School sex allegations, deaths stun Marshalltown

Another death of a former school employee and more allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct have come forth in a string of alleged incidents within the Marshalltown Community School District. A former Marshalltown school employee was found dead in Ames on Thursday as local police were ...

Corey Brown Memorial 5k Fun Run & Walk set

For the third year in a row, the Corey Brown Memorial 5K Fun Run & Walk will take place. The event is to honor the memory of Corey Brown, who died on Jan. 27, 2019, at the age of 13. Since then Marshalltown has rallied around his name and kind nature. There have been multiple memorials ...

Casey’s on S. 12th Ave. to open soon

The Casey’s on 12th Avenue should be open in the next week or so after sustaining fire damage. The corporate office is addressing damages from the fire, which broke out on July 3. The fire, which didn’t injure anyone, is believed to be accidental and started in the store’s laundry ...

Fareway to pull ads from print

A Marshalltown tradition decades in the making will come to an end this week as Fareway ends its regular insertion and advertising in the Times-Republican and T-R Plus. Fareway, headquartered in Boone, informed the newspaper recently it will no longer publish its weekly specials in the local ...

Businesses see delayed start to home alcohol delivery

Iowans might be waiting for to-go alcohol by delivery apps for a little while longer. The Iowa Legislature this year approved House File 766, a bill that creates more opportunities for third-party delivery of alcohol in Iowa. As of July 1, retailers and grocery stores can use food delivery ...