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School board member arrested

September 5, 2015 A Marshalltown School Board member made her initial court appearance Friday after authorities arrested her on charges of child endangerment, animal abuse and neglect. more »»

Sanders stumps at Meskwaki Nation

September 5, 2015 TAMA — Democratic Presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of hundreds of people assembled in the gymnasium of the Meskwaki Tribal Center in Tama Friday afternoon. more »»

Living the sweet life

September 5, 2015 Aimee Deimerly-Snyder has her hands in many pots, figuratively and literally. more »»

15 Minutes

September 5, 2015 DAVID BARAJAS, JR. Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Born and raised in Sterling, Ill. FAMILY LIFE Family: Married to my beautiful wife Tammy. We have two beautiful daughters, Madyson and Mia. more »»

Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat

September 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republica... more »»

Austria, Germany to take refugees from Hungary

September 5, 2015 BICSKE, Hungary — After misery, delivery. more »»

New U of I president overcame critics at IBM

September 5, 2015 IOWA CITY — University of Iowa president-select J. Bruce Harreld has faced and erased doubts about his qualifications before, but this time could be tougher. more »»

Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington

September 5, 2015 PULLMAN, Wash. — A pre-dawn blaze that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators in Washington state determined Friday. more »»

Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms

September 5, 2015 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with... more »»

All NYC inmates ages 18 to 21 to be housed in single jail

September 5, 2015 NEW YORK — More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year and will be required to take hours of classes, receive... more »»

White House hopes for Iran deal set back

September 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat... more »»

Fla. college band member gets 4 years in hazing death

September 5, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. — A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for his role in a drum major’s hazing death. more »»

Houston-area sheriff’s deputy remembered at funeral

September 5, 2015 HOUSTON — Thousands of law enforcement officers stood at attention to form a wall Friday outside one of Houston’s largest churches as a 21-gun salute and flyover by police helicopters were carried... more »»

Report: Massachusetts agency failed to save boy now in coma

September 5, 2015 BOSTON — The Department of Children and Families failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who police say was beaten and starved by his father and who is now in a coma, according to a report released Friday. more »»

Judge OKs $90M settlement for ex-Boeing workers

September 5, 2015 WICHITA, Kan. — Boeing will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former Boeing workers over retirement and medical benefits after the sale of the company’s Wichita operations. U.S. more »»

Boeing names its new spacecraft the Starliner

September 5, 2015 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner. The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. more »»

UAE says 45 of its troops killed in Yemen

September 5, 2015 SANAA, Yemen — Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day... more »»

2 men claiming to have found Nazi gold train go on Polish TV

September 5, 2015 WARSAW, Poland — Two men appeared on Polish TV Friday saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold — a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in... more »»

‘Dedication to duty, honor and patriotism ...’

September 4, 2015 Editor’s Note: Part two of a two-part series. Sept. 2 marked the 70th anniversary of V-J (victory over Japan) Day. The Japanese surrender officially marked the end of World War II. more »»


Farmers Market-Cartwright Pavilion September 5, 2015

100 block of North Second Avenue south of Binford House, will open for the season until 11 a.m. more »

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Local women's history exhibit

August 31, 2015 Susan Ford Williams of Marshalltown, and other Historical Society of Marshall County volunteers created an exhibit some time ago at the society's museum young, old, and those in-between should . more »

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