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GMG Blood Drive

We hear about blood drives all the time; there is always a need for blood to be available for folks who need it. But what if I told you that one of the biggest blood drives in the state takes place

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Taxidermy Art

If you love the outdoors and all the species that reside therein, you won’t want to miss the 35th annual Iowa Taxidermists Association Competition and Show this weekend at the Meskwaki Convention

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Protecting The Protectors

You may remember back in late January we told you about the Advocates for Marshall County Rescue Personnel and the goal to raise 100-thousand dollars to provide body armor to first responders in

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Farm Accident

A Zearing man is recovering after undergoing three surgeries after his foot became tangled in a conveyor belt that was removing grain from a bin. 19-year oild Ross Barker was injured in the

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Spring? Really?

Spring begins at 11:15 Tuesday morning. Can you tell? The weather isn’t cooperating. The National Weather Service says these first few days of Spring won’t feel like it. With an

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DETOUR!

The Center Street Bridge in Marshalltown will close at  9 this morning for at least two weeks of work on the Linn Creek Bridge. Detours are the same as last fall, when the first portion of the

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Harry To Retire

For 37 years, Harry Hillaker has been  Iowa’s state climatologist. After this week he will be Harry Hillaker, retiree. Iowa’s only other state climatologist, Paul Waite, hired

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One Month To Go?

The second funnel now past at the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session, which means we are just about a month away from the scheduled last day of the session. Republican State Representative Dean Fisher

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Backfills Busted?

The legislature’s top Republican says state payments to Iowa cities and counties to make up for reduced local property taxes are likely to end soon. House Speaker Linda UpmeyerUpmeyer says

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Get Ready To Run

Yesterday’s deadline for filing for the June Primary in the state, with very few surprises. Some, like gubernatorial Republican candidate Rob Corbet just got papers filed under the proverbial

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