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Todays News

Second school district employee facing allegations found dead

A former Marshalltown school employee was found dead in a basement in Ames when police were serving a warrant Thursday. The Marshalltown Police Deparment said it received allegations concerning potential sexual exploitation and inappropriate sexual contact between a former school employee and ...

MPD, House of Compassion partner to Stuff the Bus

The Marshalltown Fraternal Order of Police and House of Compassion have teamed up this year for the annual Stuff The Bus, which will take place Aug. 4 through Aug. 6, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Director of the House of Compassion Chad Hammar said the House started the program 21 years ...

Veteran cross country dominators descend on Marshalltown

Fleets of runners will gather in Marshalltown Friday and Saturday for a reunion and a chance to reminisce about their numerous victories achieved with former Marshalltown Bobcats Coach Tim Bell leading the way. During Bell’s time as a coach to 541 athletes from 1981 to 2013, boys cross ...

Marshall County woman wins $30,000 lottery prize

Chelle Kriegel of Laurel claimed the top prize — $30,000 — in the ‘Triple 777 Max’ scratch game on Thursday. She purchased her winning ticket at Kwik Star, 810 S. Third Ave., and claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Clive. Triple 777 Max is a $3 scratch game that features 10 ...

Business to come to Center Street building

A new space for business is opening up in Marshalltown. Iowa Twister, a limited liability company, has purchased the building located at 3405 S. Center St. and is seeking renters. Principal Officer of Iowa Twister Jim Votaw said his company plans to remodel the building both inside and out, ...

Finkenauer seeking GOP Sen. Grassley’s seat

DES MOINES — Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, is running for Republican Chuck Grassley’s U.S. Senate seat, hoping her blue-collar credentials will propel her forward in a state that has grown more conservative over the years. The 32-year-old former state lawmaker, who ...