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Experts demand more effort to save coral reefs

June 25, 2016 HONOLULU — As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world’s imperiled reefs. more »»

$6.7M local water works project ‘on schedule’

June 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Water Works is celebrating its 140th year in grand fashion. Not only was a major, $6. more »»

‘Prairie Pondering’ slated for June 29

June 24, 2016 ALBION — Calling all nature lovers. The Marshall County Conservation Board will be kicking off its summer Brown Bag Bunch series, with the first session being held Wednesday, June 29 from 9-10 a.m. more »»

Applications available for free mammograms

June 24, 2016 Preparations are under way at Central Iowa Healthcare for a mammogram screening clinic for eligible women in Augus. more »»

School board approves secretarial, administrative compensation

June 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Community School District Board held a special meeting at noon Thursday to discuss and approve compensation for secretaries and administrator. more »»

‘No’ to Obama’s immigration plans, Supreme Court says

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama’s immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. more »»

British media: 'Leave' side will win EU vote

June 24, 2016 LONDON — Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. more »»

US Supreme Court limits the use of repeat offender law

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is making it tougher for federal prosecutors to seek longer prison terms for people convicted of repeated violent crimes. more »»

Fighting summer learning loss

June 23, 2016 Summer break is in full swing, but it comes with concerns about students losing some of what they learned during the school year and before classes resume in August. more »»

$30,000 from Marshalltown boosts TRAILS, Inc.

June 23, 2016 Last week’s $30,000 allocation by the city of Marshalltown to TRAILS, Inc. for the Iowa River Trail will have significant short term, and long term benefits. TRAILS, Inc. more »»

Quakerdale to end out-of-home services, reduce staff

June 23, 2016 NEW PROVIDENCE — Quakerdale, the Christian-focused non-profit social service agency with facilities across Iowa and headquartered in New Providence, has announced it will be ending its out-of-home... more »»

Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

June 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to... more »»

Council votes to dissolve tiny Iowa city of Mount Union

June 23, 2016 MOUNT UNION — The City Council in Mount Union voted Tuesday night to dissolve the tiny southeast Iowa city, giving residents a month to seek a special election to reverse the decision or watch as th... more »»

Higher trailer and RV sales boosts Winnebago profit

June 23, 2016 FOREST CITY — People are hitting the road and buying trailers and recreational vehicles, helping Winnebago Industries report better-than-expected financial results for its third quarte. more »»

Finding his identity

June 22, 2016 “It’s like this, imagine if you woke up one day in the body of someone of the opposite sex or different identity, but it’s still the same you on the insid. more »»

Ex-City clerk gets prison time for stealing from Garwin

June 22, 2016 GARWIN — A former city clerk who Iowa authorities say stole more than $470,000 from Garwin has been sent to prison. more »»

Child car seat safety event Sunday

June 22, 2016 Local law enforcement are working together to make sure children are safely secured whenever they’re riding in a car. more »»

Grundy County Sheriff’s Office seeks information on man approaching child

June 22, 2016 DIKE— The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a man approaching a young girl in the city of Dike around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. more »»

 
 
 

 

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