Sunny Scorcher

…Sultry Conditions Today Through Saturday… .High pressure will strengthen through the end of the week resulting in hot temperatures and high humidity values. This will lead to high heat index values through Saturday. Plus, little relief from

Lottery Luck

A three dollar ticket turned into $30,000 for Marshalltown’s John Thomas. Thomas won the 30 grand in the Bonus Crossword scratch game of the Iowa Lottery, claiming his prize late last week. Thomas purchased the winner at

Improvements Ahead

The Zearing Fire Department will receive much-needed structural and emergency service improvements after the Story County Board of Supervisors approved a $5,300 facade grant request on Tuesday. The Ames Tribune reports the project looks to address two


A Hardin County man is in jail following a drug bust in New Providence. Jack Heltsley was arrested after a search warrant led investigators to an undisclosed amount of cash, firearms, meth and marijuana. The drugs had

Looking Back

Friday is, of course, the one year anniversary of the EF-3 tornado that charged through Marshalltown, leaving a whole lot of damage, but miraculously, not loss of life or serious injuries. We will be airing many interviews

Volunteers Still Needed To “Play”

Volunteers are still needed to help assemble the new playground equipment at Woodbury Elementary on Friday. School superintendent Dr. Theron Schutte says around 150 to 200 will be needed that day and at last report, about 75

Disability Voter Registration Week

Iowa will play a pivotal role in the selection of 2020 presidential candidates – but too often, Iowans living with disabilities just don’t vote. About 11-percent of Iowans report having a disability, but that jumps to 30-percent

Who Meets When?

Here’s a rundown of some of the governmental meetings around Central Iowa this Monday; The Poweshiek County Board of Supervisors meet at 8:30; The Grundy County Board of Supervisors meet at 9:00; The Marshall County Board of

Fundraising & Fries

Folks around Marshalltown have two opportunities to help a local eatery give back to the community. Culver’s is hosting two events this week, with 10 percent of all sales going to the efforts. Tomorrow night is Butterburgers

Phony Phoners

The Story County Sheriff’s Office has become aware of recent phone scams made by an individual claiming to be a Lieutenant with our office.  Those who receive this call are advised they have an arrest warrant and