Marshall & Tama County News

4/23/15 Grinnell and other area cities to receive water and sewer funding

Grinnell and several other area cities will be receiving significant funding for sewer improvements.

4/21/15 Alliant donates more than $93,000 to MICA

Alliant Energy last night presented a check for more than 93-thousand dollars to Mid-Iowa

Community Action, or MICA, in Marshalltown.

4/20/15 Gladbrook school closing

The Tama County town of Gladbrook is losing its school this summer.


A boil advisory has been issued for the city of State Center in Marshall County.

4/14/15 Blum introduces bill prohibiting former members of congress from becomin

Newly elected Republican Congressman Rod Blum, whose district includes Poweshiek, Marshall, Tama, Benton and Iowa Counties, has introduced his first bill.

It’s called the No Golden Parachutes for Public Service Act. It would prohibit Members of Congress from ever engaging in lobbying activities after they leave office. He says the bill would finally close the revolving door between

4/14/15 Grinnell and Marshalltown RISE grants approved

The cities of Grinnell and Marshalltown have been approved for Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy, or “RISE” grants.