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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Spot Road Closure – N Center Street near Iowa River (8:30 AM on Tuesday 11/28/23)

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There will be a short-duration Road Closure on N Center Street near the Iowa River beginning at 8:30 AM on Tuesday 11/28/23, lasting a few hours. Advance notification signage will be placed at the intersections of Sand Road & N Center St in addition t...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

MPD Utilizing New Technology to Assist with Language Interpretation

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The Marshalltown Police Department is currently experimenting with a new device that will aid our staff in improving our overall communication with those who speak a variety of different languages. The department has purchased an Instant Language Assistan...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

K9 Timber Returns from Training

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The Marshalltown Police Department is proud to announce the successful completion of the 12-week Basic K9 School by Officer Ross Wolken and K9 partner, Timber.  The pair hit the streets today for the first time.  

The program included obe...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Compost Season Ends Sunday, November 26th, 2023

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The last day of the 2023 season for Marshalltown's compost facility will be Sunday, November 26th, 2023.  

Our hours of operation for the remainder of this 2023 season are:

Fridays: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

City of Marshalltown Seeking Applicants for Park & Recreation Advisory Committee

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The City of Marshalltown is seeking applicants for an opening on the Park and Recreation Advisory Committee for a two-year term beginning 1/1/24.   

The Park and Recreation Advisory Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATES FATALITY MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION - UPDATE

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On Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 12:17pm, public safety personnel responded to the 100 block of Iowa Avenue West after receiving a 911 call about a two-vehicle collision at this location. An adult-male who was involved in this collision has died. This i...

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Posted on: November 11, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATES FATALITY MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION

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On Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 12:17pm, public safety personnel responded to the 100 block of Iowa Avenue West after receiving a 911 call about a two-vehicle collision at this location. An adult-male who was involved in this collision has died. The na...

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Posted on: November 11, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE

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On Friday, November 10, 2023, at 2:55pm, the Marshalltown Police Department arrested Daniel Morales, age 20, of Marshalltown for Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree. Mr. Morales was booked into the Marshall County Jail and is currently being held. This arre...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

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On Friday, November 3, 2023, at 6:56am, the Marshalltown Police Department responded to 911 North Center Street after receiving a burglary in progress complaint. Upon arrival, officers discovered a burglar still on scene. The burglar was in possession of ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2023

Winter Weather Reminders

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As the winter season approaches, I continue to be thankful for the wonderful fall weather we have enjoyed.   However, like it or not, winter weather will soon be upon us.  That means winter weather driving conditions.  The Weath...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT OF A POLICE OFFICER FOLLOWING A PURSUIT

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On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 9:43pm, the Marshalltown Police Department responded to the Unity Point Hospital located at 55 Unity Point Way after receiving a report about an intoxicated man causing a disturbance and assaulting someone in the emergen...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

City of Marshalltown Seeking Applicants for the Board of Adjustment

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The City of Marshalltown is seeking volunteer applicants for one opening on the Board of Adjustment.

The Board of Adjustment meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 10 W State St, Marshalltown.  This com...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Online Sales Transaction Safety Reminders - Holiday Shopping Season

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The Marshalltown Police Department frequently receives complaints or concerns regarding Internet fraud schemes. In an effort to protect community members from these types of crimes, the Marshalltown Police Department (located at 909 South 2nd Street) has ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Marshalltown Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse

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On Friday, October 27, 2023, at 2:21pm, the Marshalltown Police Department arrested Serafin Gonzalez-Espinoza, age 23, of Marshalltown. Mr. Gonzalez-Espinoza has been charged with Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree. Mr. Gonzalez-Espinoza was booked into th...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Juvenile Taken into Custody During Burglary Investigation

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On Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 12:30pm, a twelve-year-old male of Marshalltown was taken into custody in connection with multiple vehicle burglary incidents that occurred on or about October 19. This juvenile has been accused of two counts of vehicle b...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

MARSHALLTOWN WOMAN ARRESTED ON ROBBERY CHARGES

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On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 8:37am, Natasha Lee Cain, age 34, of Marshalltown was arrested in connection with an investigation that began on August 18, 2023.

On August 18, law enforcement officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of North 2...

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Posted on: October 15, 2023

Man Arrested for Assault and Weapon Offenses

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On Sunday, October 15, 2023, at 12:44am, the Marshalltown Police Department received a report about an altercation that took place outside of the Center Street Station bar located at 19 North Center Street. This altercation reportedly involved a man being...

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Posted on: October 14, 2023

Marshalltown Man Arrested During Search Warrant Service

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On Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 4:43pm, the Marshalltown Police Department responded to 10 North 5th Street after receiving a 911 call from this location requesting assistance for an unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers learned that a wanted fugitive...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Don't Be A Victim of Vehicle Burglary

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Don't leave anything on display in your car. Even an old coat on the back seat is a temptation for someone to “smash and grab.” Thieves steal first and think about value later. Thieves will smash a car window just to look inside a bag or box to see if it ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

City of Marshalltown Awarded $4,326,330 HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Grant & $700,000 Healthy Homes

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We are so excited to announce that we have received word from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that we are awarded another four years of the HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Grant for a 7th grant to protect children and families from le...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Automatic Traffic Enforcement Program Goes Live on May 23

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On May 23, 2023, the City of Marshalltown will begin an Automated Traffic Enforcement program by initiating a 30-day warning period to reduce excessive speeding at (2) fixed Marshalltown locations. One fixed location will be on Lincoln Way near the inters...

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Wood Chips Available @ Compost Facility

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Wood chips (unprocessed mulch) is available at no cost on a first come, first serve basis at the Marshalltown Compost Facility during normal hours of operation:

 Monday-Thursday: Closed Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 a...

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

Find Out What You Can Do Before Severe Weather Strikes

  • Be Weather-Ready: Check the forecast regularly to see if you're at risk for severe weather. Listen to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio to stay informed about severe thunderstorm watches and warnings. Check the Weather-Ready Nation for tips.
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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Marshalltown Police Department Announces K9 Fundraising Effort

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The Marshalltown Police Department is looking for the public’s assistance in replacing one of their most powerful crime fighting tools. Our K9 Unit assists with everything from finding drugs to finding felons. The department is currently faced with having...

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