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Todays News

‘Somos Marshalltown’: Another mural goes up at La Carreta

Just over a week after the completion of a new mural at the VFW Post 839, a new one is in the works at La Carreta Mexican Grill, and Des Moines artist Ally Frame couldn’t be more excited to be creating a piece of artwork for the Marshalltown community. Frame said that for the last couple ...

Ohio man passes through Marshalltown on journey across the country

Joe Hall had it all mapped out in his mind. Ahead of his 40th birthday on Nov. 22, he would embark on a life-changing walk across the United States and arrive in San Francisco with a “light that shines through the clouds” appearing before him. “Everything was going to be illuminated, ...

G-R holds first school bond public information meeting

REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District moved one step closer to updating its facilities on July 26 by welcoming members of the public into the conversation through both a community input meeting and building tour. After successfully collecting enough petition signatures ...

MCT to host auditions for fall show

The Marshalltown Community Theatre is gearing up to present their fall show “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” and in order to bring the gothic tale to life, they are seeking a large cast of talented actors at their upcoming auditions. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a play written by ...

Local Girl Scout makes a splash in Panama

Last month, Marshalltown native and lifetime Girl Scout member Diana Espinoza completed a course in Panama with Outward Bound Costa Rica, an outdoor adventure nonprofit organization. Espinoza participated in the Sea Turtle, Service and Scuba Adventure course, which was offered through Girl ...

TCAT hosts forum with Worth County Zoning Chair

TOLEDO — Tama County Against Turbines (TCAT) hosted an informative forum at Wieting Theater last Wednesday regarding the Winding Stair Wind Project. The project owners, Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville, Va., stated the location of the proposed 50 to 70 industrial turbines will be located ...