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Nevada Plant Expansion

A Hormel Plant in Nevada is among three projects that the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board has approved for tax benefits and direct financial help. The project, awarded $10.5 ...Read more

Cancer Confab

A coalition of health care providers, researchers, volunteers, and others who are focused on the fight against cancer will gather in Ankeny today  for an annual conference. Kelly Sittig , ...Read more

Meeting Agenda

It’s the Monday ready-to-go-to meeting time: the Poweshiek County Boards of Supervisors meet at 8:30 this morning; At nine, the Grundy County Board of Supervisors will meet; The Marshalltown City ...Read more

Ames Fire

A garage fire kept Ames firefighters busy yesterday afternoon, while causing roughly ten thousand dollars in damage. Firefighters say the blaze on Washington Avenue had engulfed the house by the ...Read more

Be Careful Out There

Even with the recent rains, the harvest is underway across Iowa and that means big, slow moving equipment will again be on the roadways, Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman says the first county ...Read more

Be Careful Out There #2

New studies find farming remains one of the world’s most dangerous professions. Iowa State University Extension agricultural engineer,Chuck Schwab, is reminding Iowans in the industry to slow ...Read more

Change of Venue?

The lawyer for the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts says he may request a change of venue for the trial. Chad Frese of Marshalltown is representing 24-year-old ...Read more

Ready For Absentee Voting

With Fall almost upon us, it’s time for another season, election season. Marshall County says the Election Department will be ready for absentee balloting to begin on October 8th. Director of ...Read more

El Nino More Likely

As we look to Fall beginning on Saturday, the National Climate Center is looking ahead to winter. It says the prospect of an El Nino weather pattern is becoming more and more likely. Forecasts for ...Read more

Remembering Celia

The woman murdered on an Ames Golf Course will be honored at Saturday’s ISU/Akron football game. Celia Arozamena had been slated to be honored as the Cyclone Female Athlete of the Year. ISU ...Read more