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Todays News

What art should be at center?

Community members of Marshalltown are being asked about which art piece would best fit at the Marshalltown Performing Arts Center. The Marshalltown Performing Arts Center Foundation, the Marshalltown Community School District/High School and the Arts & Culture Alliance has three ...

New downtown mural underway

Some bright new colors are coming to downtown Marshalltown. A new mural is being painted on the walkway and main entrance of McGregor’s Mattress & Furniture. The mural will give customers a walk down memory lane with important moments in McGregors’ history depicted. From the very ...

Rescuers: Survivors could still be inside collapsed building

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Rescue workers digging for a fifth day into the remnants of a collapsed Florida condo building stressed Monday that they could still find survivors in the rubble, a hope family members clung to even though no one has been pulled out alive since the first hours after the ...

Community theatre finds temporary venue

While many theater companies are dusting off their stages and bringing back shows as in-person gatherings return to normal, the Marshalltown Community Theatre is feeling the effects of a double whammy. Last August as the theatre’s board of directors were contemplating how to open back up ...

Healthy Family Fair draws hundreds

Roughly 400 residents showed up at the Marshalltown Public Library for the Healthy Family Fair on Saturday before much-needed rain arrived. Joa LaVille, co-organizer of the fair, said fortunately the rain arrived toward the end of the scheduled time slot. “It went great,” she said. ...

Child Tax Credit: What is it, who gets it?

There have been many questions about the incoming Child Tax Credit since it was signed into law by President Joe Biden as part of the American Rescue Plan. According to senior accountant Lisa Buhr with Wanatee Accounting Services in Marshalltown, the most common question she is receiving ...