Former Marshalltown Instrumental music teacher Glen Sedlacek of Marshalltown faces multiple pornography charges KCCI TV is reporting.  Apparently federal investigators are stating Sedlacek has numerous computer files contain pornography of children younger than 12 going back to


Governor Kim Reynolds says they will continue to bring agencies together to discuss school safety issues in light of the anniversary of the Columbine High School tragedy and the recent protests of guns by area students.  School

Gas Prices Continue To Rise

As we’ve seen this week in the area, you are paying more to fill up the gas tanks in order to drive through the snow. Gail Weinholzer, at Triple-A-Iowa, says it’s not your imagination; gasoline prices are

Healthy Kids day

If you need a reason to be ready for the really nie weather ahead, the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA has just the thing. The Annual Healthy Kids Day Friday evening at the “Y”. Food trucks will be available at

Clean Up With Cleaniac

This Sunday is Earth day and that means the Cleaniac folks will be out cleaning up some area parks this weekend, as it does for every Earth Day/Earth Week celebration. Dan Engesser says Elks park, Timber Creek

Weather Weary

Weather is changing this Wednesday morning. Rain, hail, snow, freezing rain, etc. etc., etc. Keep an ear out for changing weather conditions, which could include up to 4 inches of snow. As always, check the closings section

Clock Ticking For Younkers?

A bankruptcy court will decide today if it will approve the purchase of the parent company of Younkers by a liquidation company. As of this morning, 7 of 15 Younkers locations in the state are slated to

Talking School Safety

Parents, the public, school administrators and the Story Cont Sheriff’s Department will gather tonight in Gilbert to discuss school safety. Captain Barry Thomas of the Sheriff’s Office says the forum is a good opportunity to talk about

Not Again…

Is Mother Nature just trying to see how much we can take? After a decent day today, look out for tomorrow! Marshall, Story, Tama, Grundy< hardin COunties all under a winter weather advistory beginning at 4 tomorrow