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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Iowa DHS Disaster Assistance Programs - Food Replacement

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THE IOWA INDIVIDUAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM (IIAGP)

Governor Reynolds issued disaster proclamations for the following counties. 

  • Benton, Boone, Cedar, Clarke, Clinton, Dallas, Greene, Hardin, Iowa, Jasper, Johnson, Linn, Marshall, Muscati...
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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Two bond sales August 24th

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The City of Marshalltown will sell the G.O. Bond Series 2020A in the amount of $11,695,000, which are tax-exempt bonds.  It includes both new projects and the refunding of 3 existing bonds.  

The City will also sell G.O. Bond Series 2020B...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Disaster Scams Awareness

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When disasters strike, scam artists strike too. Be cautious, beware and be skeptical. This article has some good advice. We are not under a FEMA declared disaster but the info still applies.

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Marshalltown - Open Burning Ban

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Currently, open burning is prohibited in the City of Marshalltown per City Ordinance. With input provided by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the “green” condition of the wood causes more smoke than dry wood. Additionally, we ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Citywide Damage Assessments Underway

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The City of Marshalltown is conducting visual assessments of the damage to structures citywide this week. Staff will be classifying the damage level based on the FEMA damage ranking system. Properties that are identified as having major damage or a destro...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Traffic Help...Please!

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Alliant Energy is working feverishly to restore power in Marshalltown. Unfortunately, people out and about in the community, traveling without need or purpose, are causing unnecessary traffic congestion and delays for utility vehicles. Take your photos la...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Marshalltown Compost Services UPDATE

Storm Cleanup

We need your help!

Please be advised that it may be weeks before city crews can make it through every neighborhood to pick up vegetative debris and tree limbs from the curb. If you have the ability to transport this debris to the Marshalltown Compost Facil...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Marshalltown Compost Facility Hours

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The Marshalltown Compost Facility is open seven days a week. There will be extended hours to assist with storm damage clean-up. Hours will be 6:00 am-8:00 pm.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Portable Generator Safety

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Power outages are common during disasters, and they can last for several days. Portable generators made for household use can provide temporary power to a few appliances or lights. They can also pose significant dangers. The US Department of Energy provid...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

New Phone Number for Water Emergencies

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The phones at the Marshalltown Waterworks offices are down.  Please report all water emergencies by calling the Water Treatment Plan at 641-753-3997.  Please use this number until further notice.

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

City of Marshalltown Storm UPDATE

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The City of Marshalltown continues to deal with emergency response efforts related to the storm that affected our community earlier today around 11:35 a.m. Here are some things to note.

  • Please refrain from unnecessary travel. There are power lines and tree...
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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Civil Emergency Declared Due to Storm Damage

Mayor Greer has declared a civil emergency following the severe storms that hit the community on August 10th.  All residents are advised to stay home and off of the streets to allow first responders to safely respond to a number of calls.

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

City Council Meeting Postponed

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The City Council meeting scheduled for 5:30pm on Monday, August 10th, is postponed indefinitely due to storm damage.  Please visit www.Marshalltown-ia.gov for further updates.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

SCAM ALERT!

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Grandparent scams are making the rounds again in our community.

Today we talked with a concerned grandparent who received a suspicious call about their grandchild being in jail and needing money. This is a common scam that is targeting our elderly communit...
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Job Opportunity - Police Department Administrative Assistant

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The Marshalltown Police Department is looking for an administrative assistant. This is a highly responsible clerical and administrative support position responsible for performing a wide variety of general office duties for the police chief and other assi...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Face Masks Now Required in City Buildings

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As COVID-19 continues to spread, the City of Marshalltown is taking additional precautions to protect employees and the public.  Mayor Joel Greer acting under the ongoing civil emergency declaration for COVID-19 has put forth a policy for both th...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Civilian Fingerprinting Services Now Available at MPD

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MEDIA RELEASE: 06/08/20

RELEASED BY: Captain Christopher Jones

CIVILIAN FINGERPRINT SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in vast modifications to operations throughout the private and public sectors. To protect our officers and civilian ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

MISSING PERSON ALERT

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MEDIA RELEASE: 06/04/20

RELEASED BY: Lt Tricia Thein

MISSING PERSON ALERT

The Marshalltown Police Department is asking for the public’s help.  Marvin Sylvester Glover, 60 years old, was reported missing to the Marshalltown Police Departmen...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

MPD Officer Involved - Shooting Investigation

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MEDIA RELEASE: 05/13/20

RELEASED BY: Chief Michael Tupper

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OFFICER INVOLVED - SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at approximately 4:20 a.m., the Marshalltown Police Department responded to the 200 block of North 5...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Lewis Murder Investigation Continues

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On March 25, 2020, at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Marshalltown Police Department responded to the 400 block of Union Street after receiving reports of a shooting incident at this location. Upon arrival, officers found Johnqwez Deanthony Lewis (age 22) su...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Motor Vehicle Crash Investigation 03/04/20

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MEDIA RELEASE: 03/04/20 - Motor Vehicle Crash Investigation 

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 7:10 am, public safety personnel in Marshalltown responded to the 1400 block of Lincoln Way after a two vehicle crash was reported.  The Marshall...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

MPD Makes Arrest in Assault Case

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MEDIA RELEASE: 03/02/20

RELEASED BY: Captain Christopher Jones

On February 29th, 2020 at approximately 6 p.m., Officers from the Marshalltown Police Department responded to a report of an assault in the 500 Block of North 15th Street. Upon arrival, officers...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

MPD Seeking to Identify Witness

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MEDIA RELEASE: 02/14/20

AUTHORITY: Captain Brian Batterson

MPD Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying Witness

The Marshalltown Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a witness to a December 2019 burglary.  The perso...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

MPD has now joined the Neighbors App by Ring

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MEDIA RELEASE: 01/10/20

RELEASED BY: Sgt Accola

The Marshalltown Police Department has now joined the Neighbors App by Ring

The Neighbors App by Ring is a free app designed to help community members connect and stay informed about what’s going on around them...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

MPD Seeking Wanted Subject

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MEDIA RELEASE: 01/09/20

RELEASED BY: Captain Brian Batterson

The Marshalltown Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect.  The attached photo shows a burglary suspect from December 25, 2019.  The burg...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Don't Wreck the Holidays

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Media Release: 12/16/19

The holiday season is known for celebrations and traditions, but it is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to drunk and drug-impaired driving. Marshalltown Police Department and th...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

MPD Seeking Wanted Subject

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MEDIA RELEASE: 12/05/19

RELEASED BY: Captain Chris Jones

The Marshalltown Police Department would like public assistance in locating a wanted subject, Jessie Quezada Jr. (33 years old). Jessie is approximately 5'08" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was l...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

MPD Seeking Wanted Subject

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MEDIA RELEASE: 12/05/19

RELEASED BY: Captain Brian Batterson

The Marshalltown Police Department would like public assistance in locating a wanted subject, Jose Luis Ramirez-Sanchez (64 years old). Jose is 5’09” tall and weighs 190 pounds. Jose is currently ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

MPD Seeking Wanted Subject

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MEDIA RELEASE: 12/05/19

RELEASED BY: Captain Chris Jones

The Marshalltown Police Department would like public assistance in locating a wanted subject, Ramon Alejandro Medina Angel (26 years old). Ramon is approximately 5'08" tall and weighs 350 pounds....

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

I-PLEDGE Program

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MEDIA RELEASE: 11/30/19

RELEASED BY: Sgt Watson

The Marshalltown Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products out of the hands of Marshalltown youth. 

Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

MPD Request's Public's Assistance

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MEDIA RELEASE: 10/23/19

The Marshalltown Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the below subject who may have information regarding a vandalism investigation. The individual was last seen in a parking lot behind t...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Police Investigate Attempted Murder

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Police Investigate Attempted Murder

 

MEDIA RELEASE: 10/23/19

On October 22, 2019 at 12:19 am, Officers with the Marshalltown Police department responded to 711 N 4th Avenue on the report of a shooting.  When officers arrived, they discover...

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