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Snowstorm in May
Reports of power lines down, several cars in the ditch, snow plows out on the roads and a school cancellation are nothing new to the people of Marion County. However, this report seems more likely to describe conditions in December, or even early March, not Friday, May 3.
RAGBRAI® logo unveiled, questions answered
Approximately 150 people attended a meeting at the Village Theater Wednesday night for an update from RAGBRAI®'s executive committee.
Branstad approves commutation request
Gov. Terry E. Branstad today granted Rasberry Williams’ commutation request. Williams, age 67, committed first-degree murder on July 20, 1974, in Black Hawk County. A jury convicted Williams of first-degree murder and he was sentenced to life without possibility of parole. Today Governor Branstad commuted his sentence to life with possibility of parole.
Video: Henning named Teacher of the Year
Twin Cedars High School Science Teacher Matt Henning has been selected as this year's Teacher of the Year by Attica Gavel Lodge 229.
Twin Cedars closed again Friday
Classes at Twin Cedars Schools have been canceled for Friday, April 19.
More roads closed
The Marion County Engineer's Office has released an updated road closure map. The office intends to re-evaluate roads in the morning.
Public Health still without communications
Attempts to reach the landline phones of Marion County Public Health have been and will remain unsuccessful, as service to the building has been interrupted.
Twin Cedars now closed
Classes at Twin Cedars Schools are now closed today, due to flooding and the water main break.
- Twin Cedars delayed Thursday Twin Cedars Schools are delayed two hours on Thursday, due to flooded roads.
Weather forces road closures
Marion County Engineer Roger Schletzbaum has closed several area roads around the county, due to concern of flooding.
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