Art is starting to fill the south wall of the Tremont Building in downtown Marshalltown, where a Baltimore artist is turning a blank canvas into Marshalltown’s largest mural to date. Justin Nethercut, a globally traveling street artist, was selected as the finalist from more than 40 applicants from muralists acrossContinue Reading

Twelve men and one woman were awarded Quilts of Valor from the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety members. The event was held at the Grace church. President Marilyn Kidd welcomed the guests, Marshalltown combined Legion and VFW, and Pastor Bob Kosbau. Veterans histories were read by guild members Gloria DeBower andContinue Reading

Tough times and hard news continue for Riverside Cemetery. General Manager Dorie Tammen received word the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the latest funding appeal. After the August 2020 derecho ripped through the cemetery and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars of damages, Tammen applied for FEMA funds toContinue Reading

A strong Roland-Story team posted a 3-0 win over Perry in HOIC volleyball Thursday. The Norse won on scores of 25-15, 25-11, and 25-19. The guests saw their record climb to 15-4 overall and 4-0 in conference play with the win while Perry fell to 1-13, 0-3. Peyton Tunink hadContinue Reading

All games kick off at 7 p.m. expect Class 4A District 5, which has a 7:30 p.m. start time. Class 4A District 5 All      District W   L     W   L Bon-Farr   4    0 Indianola  4    0 Norwalk    3    1 Carlisle     2    2Continue Reading

WOODWARD — The five ladies and five gentlemen in contention for royal status at Woodward-Granger high school were revealed recently as the Hawks prepare for Homecoming 2021. Brayten Ashman, Makenzie Dresback, Katie Grell, Riam Jamison, and Darby Nixon are the quintet from which the queen will be crowned, with theContinue Reading

Iowa Auditor Rob Sand was recently made aware of payments made by a city to scammers posing as vendors. He is alerting Iowans to prevent others from falling victim to email scams. An Iowan city learned payments to three legitimate vendors had been sent to bank accounts established by scammersContinue Reading