Post Election Reaction

It was a tight race for the vacant Ward 2 City Council seat in Marshalltown. When the votes were tallied, Gabe Isom had a two vote 96 to 94 margin over Bob Untiedt in the five person contests. Isom ...Read more

Deadly Start To 2018

More people have died in traffic crashes in Iowa through the first two months of this year compared to the same period last year. Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Nate Ludwig (LUD-wig) says there were 25 ...Read more

REAL Syrup

The Marshall County Conservation Board’s first Tree to Table Feed is Saturday morning from seven to ten a.m. at the Grimes Farm, Conservation Center. The Noon Kiwanis will be cooking the cakes ...Read more

Who Won?

Two special elections were held for vacant City Council seats. One was close, one was not.   In Marshalltown, Gabe Isom edged Bob Unteidt 96 to 94 for the Ward 2 Councilor position. Jay Carolo ...Read more

We’re #1

It’s always nice to have some bragging rights. The state of Iowa now has plenty to brag about after U.S. News & World report crowned Iowa number one in its 2018 “Best States” rankings. ...Read more

School Threats

Two more Iowa school districts are dealing with threats of violence. Classes in the West Branch district are cancelled for today after a message threatening students was found in a school building ...Read more

Coliseum Conundrum

The Marshalltown City Council has some decisions to make regarding the Veteran’s Coliseum. That was part of the discussions at last night’s City Council meeting. The Coliseum is in need of ...Read more

Opioid Bill Passes House

The Iowa House has unanimously supported a series of proposals designed to address the opioid epidemic. If the bill becomes law, physicians would be required to register prescriptions with the ...Read more

Vote Tomorrow

Marshalltown and Eldora will hold Special Elections tomorrow to fill vacancies on each City’s City Council. In Marshalltown five candidates are on the ballot for the Ward 2 seat, vacated when ...Read more