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Looking For Long-Term Manager

The Marshalltown City Council has added some “umphh” to the code for dangerous buildings in town, post tornado. The updated language is hoped to help the City get some answers regarding

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Reading Is Bright Spot

The “Spread The Word, Read By Third” program to encourage reading among Marshalltown youngsters has been recognized as a Bright Spot Community for 2018 by the Campaign for Grade-Level

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Patriot Day

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, September 11, 2018, in honor of Patriot Day. The governor’s order is issued in

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Saving For The Kids

September is National College Savings Month. It is a great time if you have a young one and want to save ahead, to look at the 529 plans available in the state of Iowa. Jim DiUlio is Chair of the

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Volunteering

Sixty-two million Americans – one in four – volunteer in their communities each year, and tomorrow’s National Day of Service and Remembrance acknowledges what a difference those

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Monday Meetings

Ready for your Monday morning agenda? The Poweshiek County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 this morning; The Grundy County Board of Supervisors will meet at nine; The Marshalltown City

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Fall Enrollment Numbers

The fall enrollment numbers at the three state universities all show a drop compared to last year.  Iowa State University’s Laura Doering (Door-ring) says they saw a  drop of

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Up On The Roof

One of the major concerns regarding residential victims of the July tornado is trying to get houses shaped up before winter. A 250-thousand dollar award from the Iowa Finance Authroity should help

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Women’s’ Health Care Group

After sixteen years. Dr, Richard Dowell is leaving the Marshalltown and closing the privately owned Women’s Health Care Group.  Notices have been sent to patients, as well as Unity Point

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Improving

Reading test scores among early elementary students are going up in Iowa, by nearly a full percentage point/ By last spring, more than 70 percent of students in the early grades met or surpassed

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