Home & Garden Show

The Annual Times-Republican Home Show is gearing up for you this Saturday at Marshalltown Mall. 25 vendors will be on hand to help prepare you for those projects you’re just itching to get at. ...Read more


So what if Spring is two weeks ago. The weather continues to cling to the throes of wintry weariness. National Weather Service Meteorologist Ken Podrazik says a slight warm up will arrive on ...Read more

Voters Give Thumbs Up

Voters in Ames and Gilbert both said “yes” to bond issue proposals for school districts in their communities yesterday. In Ames, 84.7 of those who voted approved a 110-million dollar plan to ...Read more

Pre School for 3-year olds

The Marshalltown Community School district will be starting a new pre-school program next year aimed at three year olds. The classes will meet on Tuesday and Thursdays in the mornings or afternoons ...Read more

Expecting Eagles

It seems more baby eagles are on the way in Decorah. John Howe (how) is executive director of the Raptor Resource Project, which runs the bald eagle webcam near the Decorah Trout Hatchery There are ...Read more

School Bond Issues

Voters in the  Gilbert Community School District will express their opinion at the polls Tuesday on a proposed long-range facilities plan to renovate its schools. After 2 1/2 years of planning, a ...Read more