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MCSD Meets Tonight

The Marshalltown Community School District’s board will discuss the upcoming legislative session with State Representative Mark Smith during this evening’s school board meeting. The meeting

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Food Piling Up

The Department of Natural Resources sorted through some landfills around the state in October. One thing investigators found was that the amount of food waste has nearly doubled since 2011. The

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Talking Trash

The Department of Natural Resources says that analysis of the states largest cities trash tells us we are not recycling enough! Tom Anderson for the DNR says the October study showed that tons of

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Toys for Tots!

Toys for Tots, a US Marine Corp program started in 1947 to gift children who parent was killed during World War 2 is up and running this year! The charitable program states that some 110,000

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WHERE DOES YOUR SCHOOL RANK?

The Iowa Department of Education’s yearly school rankings came out this past week.  The rankings show overall the states schools did not receive as many high marks as last year. The

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So close…

The Marshalltown Area United Way “final report” yesterday to supports found the 2018 fund raising campaign to be at 96 percent of its seven hundred fifty thousand dollar goal. As of yesterday,

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Another Gold Bar!

If you see Major Ben Stilwell of the Salvation Army in and around Marshalltown, you may need to reign him in. For the third time in the last two weeks, a one ounce gold bar has been dropped into a

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Wreaths Across America

One of the annual holiday traditions as the Iowa Veteran’s Home is slated for Saturday; The Wreaths Across America. The purpose of the ceremony, according to Brad Shipley of Resident Services at

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