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Salary raises granted while taxes rise

April 12, 2014 If a public entity plans to operate it has to pay its employees — whether property tax rates are raised, remain steady or dip that year. more »»

Innovative helmet launched by local entrepreneur

April 12, 2014 Countless hours on the open road — and superhero Tony Stark — have inspired a new idea from young Marshalltown entrepreneur Tyler Richard. more »»

A grandma to many

April 12, 2014 Mary Hall said her grandchildren are growing up and beyond that “young kid” stage. more »»

National Library Week celebrated locally

April 12, 2014 Next week the Marshalltown Public Library will celebrate National Library Week by partnering with a local organization. more »»

15 Minutes

April 12, 2014 JANELLE CARTER Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: I was born in Spencer, but raised in Arlington Heights, Ill. and Burlington. more »»

Some Iowa Republicans sour on Ryan budget plan

April 12, 2014 CEDAR RAPIDS — Republican U.S. Rep. more »»

Union chief says Iowa ‘do not hire’ list is flawed

April 12, 2014 IOWA CITY — A now-public list of workers who are supposed to be barred from returning to Iowa’s executive branch is filled with mistakes, including at least two names of individuals who currently... more »»

Chamber group takes local voice to Washington

April 11, 2014 A group of area leaders visited Washington D.C. this week to take local concerns to the offices of federal lawmakers as part of the annual summit trip of the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. more »»

3 juveniles escape from State Training School

April 11, 2014 ELDORA — Health officials say eight juveniles escaped a north-central Iowa facility that treats delinquent youth, and three remain at large. more »»

$30K in meth, pot seized from local home

April 11, 2014 Drug task force agents seized more than $30,000 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana from a Marshalltown home Monday. Hellive L. Neville, 27, David M. more »»

Iowa releases list of barred workers

April 11, 2014 IOWA CITY — Iowa’s human resources agency has released a list of hundreds of former workers who are barred from ever returning to state employment, days after the department’s now-fired director... more »»

Do not hire list includes 135 former IVH employees

April 11, 2014 More than 100 former Iowa Veterans Home employees are named in a Department of Administrative Services list that identifies 975 workers who are disqualified from future employmen. more »»

Rev. Davison to lead public in Way of the Cross

April 11, 2014 Rev. Gregg Davison of Trinity Lutheran Church of Marshalltown is honoring a commitment to hold a Holy Week service downtown. more »»

House rejects effort to reopen Iowa Juvenile Home

April 11, 2014 DES MOINES — An effort to reopen the Iowa Juvenile home closed by Gov. Terry Branstad in January has been rejected by the Iowa House. more »»

Iowa officials cancel legislative hearing again

April 11, 2014 DES MOINES — Two Iowa officials declined again Thursday to answer questions from legislators investigating the use of state money to pay former workers for silence, and a spokesman for the agency... more »»

Agent fired in Branstad case to be investigator

April 11, 2014 IOWA CITY — The veteran Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad’s speeding SUV is going into business as a private investigato. more »»

Medical marijuana bill may surface in Senate

April 11, 2014 DES MOINES — Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal says he will sponsor a bill legalizing the sale of medical marijuana in Iowa, reviving an issue once thought dead this year. more »»

Secretary of State to return $200,000 to state

April 11, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz plans to return more than $200,000 to the state in unspent money from his budget. more »»

 
 

 

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