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City ready for predicted Friday snowfall

November 19, 2015 With snow expected on Friday, Marshalltown officials are geared up for clearing operations. more »»

Fire and police building project moving forward

November 19, 2015 Staff from Prochaska & Associates have been at work for more than one month to help the city of Marshalltown pass a bond referendum to finance either the remodeling of the existing fire station and... more »»

A gesture of goodwill

November 19, 2015 Next week, homes across the country will be filled with the aroma of turkeys basting and pies baking, but for many Marshalltonians, the day will be like any other because of a lack of family and... more »»

New taxi service offered in Marshalltown

November 19, 2015 Marsha Morgan, owner of the recently opened Marshalltown Taxi, Inc., enjoys meeting people and getting them from Point A to Point B. more »»

Obama threatens to veto House GOP bill on Syrian refugees

November 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday threatened a presidential veto of House Republican legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United... more »»

Despite US airstrikes, IS threat persists

November 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell another. more »»

Minneapolis police shooting stirs old racial tensions

November 19, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Minneapolis police officer has pushed racial tensions in the city’s small but concentrated minority community to the fore, with a police... more »»

Fate of Paris attacks mastermind unclear after bloody raid

November 19, 2015 SAINT-DENIS, France — The hunt for the mastermind of last week’s attacks took a bloody turn Wednesday to a Paris suburb where a fierce gunbattle with police left at least two people dead and eight... more »»

Hand grenade found at Kosovo court amid political turmoil

November 19, 2015 PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s Constitutional Court said Wednesday that a hand grenade was found at its yard amid a tense political situation in the country. more »»

Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 49 in suicide bombings

November 19, 2015 YOLA, Nigeria — The suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane. more »»

Architects discuss fire station and police buildings

November 18, 2015 Preliminary reports on the condition of the Marshalltown Fire Department and Marshalltown Police Department buildings were given by Curtis Field and Steve Riley of Prochaska & Associates of Omaha,... more »»

Call the doctor, my report card is ill

November 18, 2015 If best educational practices were adopted in schools, says consultant Ken O’Connor, a student’s report card would better reflect his or her mastery of knowledge and skills. more »»

Center Associates provides quality mental health services

November 18, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Rubio to visit Saturday

November 18, 2015 Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be campaigning in Marshalltown this weekend. Rubio will host a town hall meeting from 1-2:15 p.m. more »»

Happy Tails unveils new location, more services

November 18, 2015 Kara Wildman and her husband Isaac opened Happy Tails pet grooming over 10 years ago and during the summer of 2015, they started building a bigger location, offering new services. more »»

Louisiana Gov. Jindal ends bid for GOP nomination in 2016

November 18, 2015 BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. more »»

Minneapolis police shooting vids won’t be released

November 18, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — State investigators looking into the fatal shooting of a black Minneapolis man by police during a scuffle have several partial videos of the incident but won’t release them at this... more »»



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