Officials of the Marshalltown Mall report two new businesses for the Marshalltown Mall. Director Ken Huge reports T and T Alterations has opened up shop also doing artistic work as well and a salon called the Chop Shop will open up on April 1st. In addition the Chop Shop will be conducting an awareness campaign when it opens for the Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue operation which serves dogs and cats in the region. Also a date has been picked for the annual Tractor Ride at the mall of August 27th. Antique tractor owners are invited to take part in a parade and a display that begins and concludes at the mall.