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Vacancy & Massaging

The Marshalltown City Council will meet this afternoon at 5:30. Among the items on the Agenda is the discussion of how to proceed with filling the vacant City Council seat in Ward 2. In a Friday

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Session Time

Iowa lawmakers are returning to Des Moines today for the start of the 2018 legislative session. Taxes, budgets and water quality will initially dominate the priorities of the both the House and

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Almost…

While the jackpots for both the MegaMillions and Powerball have been claimed, one ticket in Iowa was just one number away of sharing the treasure. A ticket sold at a Hy-Vee in Marion matched four

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THAT’S A COOL MILLION!

A Colfax man almost blew his one million dollar winnings because it was too cold!  A last minute decision to go play the Powerball lottery on New Year’s weekend won him one million

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AMES IS FIRST IN NATION!

The US Department of Labor has listed the city of Ames as having the lowest unemployment rate in the nation.  According to the report from studies completed in November 2017, Ames unemployment

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Propane Prices Holding

While this cold snap is resulting in increased use of propane for farmers and homeowners, the price of the fuel is reaming rather stable. Paul Ovrom of the Iowa Department of Agriculture says

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Credit Freeze Fees High In Iowa

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories in the wake of all the data breaches that have occurred just in the last couple of months. The Equifax breach back in September may have been the biggest one.

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How Many Millions?

It’s the first time it has happened. The jackpots for both the Powerball and MegaMillions have topped four hundred million dollars. The MegaMillions amount is at 445 million for tomorrow, while

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