Farm Accident

A Zearing man is recovering after undergoing three surgeries after his foot became tangled in a conveyor belt that was removing grain from a bin. 19-year oild Ross Barker was injured in the ...Read more

Spring? Really?

Spring begins at 11:15 Tuesday morning. Can you tell? The weather isn’t cooperating. The National Weather Service says these first few days of Spring won’t feel like it. With an ...Read more


The Center Street Bridge in Marshalltown will close at  9 this morning for at least two weeks of work on the Linn Creek Bridge. Detours are the same as last fall, when the first portion of the ...Read more

Harry To Retire

For 37 years, Harry Hillaker has been  Iowa’s state climatologist. After this week he will be Harry Hillaker, retiree. Iowa’s only other state climatologist, Paul Waite, hired ...Read more

One Month To Go?

The second funnel now past at the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session, which means we are just about a month away from the scheduled last day of the session. Republican State Representative Dean Fisher ...Read more

Backfills Busted?

The legislature’s top Republican says state payments to Iowa cities and counties to make up for reduced local property taxes are likely to end soon. House Speaker Linda UpmeyerUpmeyer says ...Read more

Get Ready To Run

Yesterday’s deadline for filing for the June Primary in the state, with very few surprises. Some, like gubernatorial Republican candidate Rob Corbet just got papers filed under the proverbial ...Read more

Don’t Drink & Drive!

It’s St. Patrick’s Day. That means, Irish, Green beer, clovers and law enforcement agencies planning to increase their presence on Iowa roads and highways. with a  Special Traffic ...Read more

Political Updates

April 10th is the date Governor Kim Reynolds has set for a special election for the vacant State Senate District 25 seat.   As of now, there are two candidates who have said they will seek the ...Read more

Waterloo Fire Claims Two

Two children are dead after a house fire in Waterloo early yesterday morning. Fire chief Pat Treloar (TREE-lore) isn’t sure if there were working smoke detectors in the home. An adult, also ...Read more