All county offices in the Courthouse, County Office Building, Engineer's Office, Sheriff's Administration Office, and Conservation will be CLOSED on Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day.
Beginning Tuesday, April 28, non-medical face masks will be available for pick up at Marshalltown Community College, 3702 S. Center Street, Marshalltown, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Masks will be distributed Tuesday through Friday.
The number of Iowa residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 8.5 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.
The top 1 percent of earners in Iowa are taxed at an effective rate of 7.7 percent, compared to the state’s 10.7 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
Fourth-graders in Iowa on average scored 221 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is one point above the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).