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Council Results

We knew there would be at least one face on the Marshalltown City Council with one of the At-Large seats up for grabs. That face will be Gary Thompson, who bested Dex Walker by 112 votes for ...Read more

Just Do It!

Make sure you make some time to vote today, won’t you? Polls will be open until 8:00 tonight, so he opportunity for you to voice your opinion at the polls is there You say your vote doesn’t ...Read more

Getting There…

The U-S-D-A crop report says there were four days suitable for farm work last week and that helped with the harvest. 43 percent of the corn crop has been harvested — up from 26 percent last ...Read more

Fraudster Sentenced

A Pella man was sentenced to 80 months in prison for wire fraud. Mark Blankespoor pleaded guilty to bilking investors out of roughly 15 million dollars in investment funds.   ...Read more

Higher Dosage For PTSD?

The state board which oversees medical marijuana is recommending allowing patients with post-traumatic stress disorder to qualify for Iowa’s medical cannabis program. Medical professionals ...Read more

Monday Meetings

The Marshalltown City Council will meet in special session at noon today. The agenda items focus on setting a resolution for the Merle Hibbs Road improvements. The Council backed away from ...Read more

Ames Detour Today

A block of South Third Street in Ames will be closed today for patching. Traffic will be detoured around the area between South Kelloff and South Sherman Avenue. The street is expected to reopen ...Read more

Blackouts Spreading

Who’d of thunk that the rage of blackout plates would spread so quickly across the Hawkeye state? It is now the most popular specialized plate in the state, surpassing the UofI plate. Marshall ...Read more

Downton Downstairs

So, what would really go on in the Downton Abbey’s of the early 20th century? Historian Kathy Wilson will tell you all about it tomorrow when she presents Downstairs at Downton at the ...Read more