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Todays News

MCC sees slight enrollment drop

Enrollment is slightly down at Marshalltown Community College and the broader Iowa Valley Community College District this fall semester. The Iowa Valley Community College Board of Directors reviewed a report on the numbers and demographics at its regular meeting Wednesday night. The ...

COVID vaccine boosters available in Marshall County

For individuals who have received two shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, it may be time to start checking on whether or not they are eligible for a booster shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend recipients of the Pfizer vaccine to get a third shot 6 months after ...

Optimae LifeServices announces residential care expansion

A local mental health agency is expanding its offerings in Marshalltown. Optimae LifeServices, which provides emotional, physical and mental health services, originally moved into Marshalltown in 2020 with the opening of a behavioral health services office at 101 E. Southridge Rd. The ...

Victim of deadly house fire identified

The Marshalltown Fire Department has identified 71-year-old Kenneth L. Hazen as the man who died after a house fire at 808 N. Center St. on Sunday, Oct. 3. According to a news release issued Wednesday night, the fire was determined to have originated in the living room of the home and is not ...

CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT: City Council — Mike Ladehoff

Editor’s note: Ahead of the November 2 election, the Times-Republican sent out questionnaires to all of the declared candidates in the city council, mayoral and school board races. We will print responses from one candidate per day in the city council and school board races this week in ...

CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT : School Board — Bonnie Lowry

Editor’s note: Ahead of the November 2 election, the Times-Republican sent out questionnaires to all of the declared candidates in the city council, mayoral and school board races. We will print responses from one candidate per day in the city council and school board races this week in ...