August 30, 2021 A two-vehicle accident was reported in the 1800 block of Nile Kinnick Drive S. Damages were estimated at $5,000. A two-vehicle accident was reported in the 400 block of Nile Kinnick Drive S. Damages were estimated at $7,000. August 31, 2021 A single-vehicle accident was reported inContinue Reading

GOVERNOR KRISTI NOEM HAS SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER DIRECTING THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH RULES PREVENTING TELEMEDICINE ABORTIONS IN THE STATE. THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ALSO RESTRICTS CHEMICAL ABORTIONS IN THE STATE. THE ORDER DECLARES THAT ABORTION DRUGS MAY ONLY BE PRESCRIBED OR DISPENSED BY A PHYSICIAN WHOContinue Reading

THE WOODBURY COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD CAMPGROUND AND SHOWER HOUSE AT BIGELOW PARK AND BROWN’S LAKE NEAR SALIX WILL CLOSE EARLY FOR THE SEASON ON WEDNESDAY AT 4:00 P.M. RENOVATIONS TO THE BIGELOW PARK CAMPGROUND ARE NEEDED AND THE STAFF PLANS TO BEGIN THAT PROJECT. THE ENCLOSED SHELTER, PLAYGROUND, FISHING PIERContinue Reading

IOWA SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY IS PRAISING PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR SIGNING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER BASED ON A BILL GRASSLEY CO-SPONSORED TO BOOST THE TRANSPARENCY OF GOVERNMENT RECORDS ABOUT THE NINE ELEVEN ATTACKS. GRASSLEY SAYS THE MOVE IS DESIGNED TO HELP PEOPLE WHO WANT TO SUE SAUDI ARABIA FOR WHATEVER ROLE THATContinue Reading

LOCAL COMPANIES ARE CONTINUING TO NEED WORKERS, AND ONE OF SIOUX CITY’S MAJOR EMPLOYERS IS ANNOUNCING A WAGE INCREASE TO TRY AND ATTRACT NEW HIRES. PORK PROCESSOR SEABOARD TRIUMPH FOODS SAYS IT WILL PAY NEW WORKERS A STARTING BASE WAGE OF $20 PER HOUR, WHILE CURRENT PRODUCTION EMPLOYEES WILL RECEIVEContinue Reading

As businesses and industries struggle to hire people to fill empty positions, health care systems are facing the same challenge. But UnityPoint — Marshalltown is bucking the trend. Hospital Administrator Shari King said there is a national shortage of nurses and providers in every state and has been ongoing sinceContinue Reading

Marshalltown’s historic Orpheum Theater will have a new owner. At the regular meeting Tuesday night, the Marshalltown Community School Board unanimously approved a letter of intent to purchase the Orpheum Theater, 220 E. Main St. The school district will pay the current owners, Iowa Valley Community College District, a totalContinue Reading