- Struggling Marshalltown hospital explores for-profit status Updated: May-25-16 6:29 am
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - Marshalltown's struggling hospital is talking to a Texas company about becoming a for-profit hospital.
- Bettendorf superintendent will head Marshalltown district Updated: May-13-16 8:00 pm
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - The school district superintendent in Bettendorf has been chosen to head the school district in Marshalltown.
- Marshalltown grave of former slave, veteran remains unmarked Updated: May-07-16 1:37 pm
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - As one of Riverside Cemetery's 22,000 buried souls, Josiah French's life story is long-forgotten to Marshalltown's inhabitants, but just enough documentation exists to help bring to light the legacy of a man who was born a slave, followed his master to the front lines of the Mexican-American War, escaped slavery and served in the Civil War, and made his way to Iowa. At the time of his death on Jan. 1, 1892, the Times-Republican (http://bit.ly/1rXjGHl ) remembered French as a prominent Marshalltonian, buried alongside fellow veterans, honored for his military service despite the mysteries that surround his life.