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Todays News

Candidates file for city council, school board

Fourteen Marshalltown residents met the 5 p.m. deadline to submit candidacy papers with required signatures to run for spots on either the Marshalltown City Council or the Marshalltown School Board. Eight of the 14 are running for four seats on the city council. Two of those candidates are ...

Marshalltown man convicted of robbery

The Marshalltown man accused of robbing a local Git-N-Go earlier this year has been found guilty on all charges. Dillyn Michael Howard, 21, was convicted of first-degree robbery, assault while using or displaying a dangerous weapon and third-degree theft after a jury trial which began on ...

Public barbecue kicks off United Way campaign

Marshalltown Area United Way kicked off the 91st annual campaign Thursday night with smoked ribs and a truckload of pork, all to raise funds for non-profits providing community services in Marshalltown. Lines of cars and people filled the parking lot of Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA where the event ...

Plan proposes big changes in Iowa’s congressional districts

DES MOINES — Iowa’s four congressional districts would include two that lean heavily toward Republicans, one that favors Democrats and one that both parties would have a chance at winning under proposed redistricting maps released Thursday by a nonpartisan agency. The Legislative ...

Candidates file for city council, school board

Fourteen Marshalltown residents met the 5 p.m. deadline to submit candidacy papers with required signatures to run for spots on either the Marshalltown City Council or the Marshalltown School Board. Eight of the 14 are running for four seats on the city council. Two of those candidates are ...

State utilizes video evidence and testimonies at robbery trial

The state rested its case in a jury trial on Wednesday where a Marshalltown man is accused of robbing a Git-N-Go earlier this year. Dyllin Michael Howard, 21, faces charges of robbery in the first-degree, assault while using or displaying a dangerous weapon and theft in the ...