School district COVID-19 update 1

The Marshalltown Community School District recently released its latest COVID report, and as of 12 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, there have been 14 cases confirmed at MCSD in the last week— 13 among students and one among staff. A new report is issued each week, and it focusesContinue Reading

Visitation for Keith A. Knoll, 53, of Perry will be held from 1-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry. Family will greet friends from 4-7 p.m. Keith died Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Hospital Unity Point in Des Moines, Iowa. Keith is survived byContinue Reading

Subpoenas recommended in ethics probe of congressman over stock purchase 4

WASHINGTON — The Office of Congressional Ethics is recommending that a congressional panel subpoena U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania and his wife as it investigates whether a stock purchase she made was the result of confidential information Kelly received in his role as a public official. The recommendation was partContinue Reading

D.C. Dispatch: Iowa delegation leads on veteran suicide prevention bill 6

Happy Friday, and welcome to the D.C. Dispatch. This week in our nation’s capital, Iowa’s delegation introduced several new bills on suicide prevention, the IRS, Social Security and more. Ernst, Miller-Meeks introduce bipartisan suicide prevention proposal for veterans Sen. Joni Ernst and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, both veterans, led the introductionContinue Reading

GOWRIE, IOWA — Southeast Valley hosted a Class 2A cross country State Qualifying Meet, with Woodward-Granger among the large field participating. Clarinda (62), Des Moines Christian (66) and Van Meter (73) were 1-2-3 in the girls team race, with W-G 12th of 14 with 302 points. The top trio ofContinue Reading

PANORA, IOWA — The Lake Panorama Par 3 Golf Course was the site Thursday of a Class 1A cross country state qualifier, with the host Panthers sending their small list of runners around the familiar circuit. Logan-Magnolia (39), AC/GC (75) and South Hamilton (105) were the top three girls teamsContinue Reading