Merger Called Off

There will be no merger between Unity Point Health and Sanford Health. Discussions on a merger began in JUne, but to hear Sanford’s CEO tell it, Unity Point failed to embrace “the vision”. Unity Point’s statement said

Tracking Sexual Assault

After a recent survey found thousands of sexual assault evidence kits were left untested in Iowa, the state is launching a plan to keep close track of such rape kits in the future. Lynn Hicks, communications director

It’s Time To Sign Up

If you are looking for some assistance this holiday season, whether it’s for food or other concerns, this is the week you need to get to the Salvation Army in Marshalltown and sign up. Through Friday from

Wanna Buy A Fire Station?

Interested in an old fire station? The Marshalltown City Council just might have the one for you. The COuncil last night discussed what to do with the former Fire Station on South 1st Avenue. Options included selling

Mall Sale

Also on the auction block is Marshalltown Mall. A listing on the web site Ten-X shows the property as being available on an online auction next Tuesday through Thursday. The starting bid for the property is listed

More For Your Community

Theisen’s Home, Farm and Auto stores has announced donations totaling $350,000 to benefit children and families in the communities where their stores are located. In Ames, a total of $15,800 dollars is being donated to eight different

Honoring Vets

This Veteran’s day will be commemorated this morning at the Iowa Veteran’s Home with a program beginning at 11:00 a.m. Volunteer services coordinator Aimee Deimerly-Snyder says this a great opportunity to check out volunteer opportunities at IVH. This

Welcome To Monday…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts east of Interstate 35. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph. Snow

Puppy Park To Honor Corey

The death of a young man is turning into an area for dogs waiting to be adopted at the Marshall County Animal Rescue League. You remember that Corey Brown died last winter. As a way to honor

Victim Identified

The man killed in a Thursday night argument with his roommate has been identified. He is Christopher Swalwell of Ames. Police have charged his roommate, David Hunter with first-degree murder. Hunter is said to have attacked the