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Finding a community solution

October 9, 2015 Marshalltown has a domestic violence problem, and like most cities where it occurs, it is a largely unreported crime. more »»

Paying it forward

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US: Several Russian cruise missiles landed in Iran

October 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — As many as four of the 26 long-range cruise missiles that Russia said it fired at Syrian targets landed instead in Iran, U.S. defense officials said Thursday. more »»

After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

October 9, 2015 COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enoug. more »»

Lawsuit in Iowa challenges so-called ‘roadside zoos’

October 9, 2015 DES MOINES — Pamela and Tom Sellner describe the small zoo they opened in northeastern Iowa nearly 15 years ago as a labor of love that evolved from their respect for animal. more »»

McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

October 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. more »»

Alliant plant on schedule for completion

October 8, 2015 As the year nears its end and the leaves begin to fall, daily progress is being made in the completion of the Alliant Energy Marshalltown Generation Station (MGS. more »»

World War II monument dedicated at IVH

October 8, 2015 Monument row is now complet. more »»

Taste of Home Cooking School prepared delicious dishes

October 8, 2015 The annual Taste of Home Cooking School held Wednesday evening in the Marshalltown High School Community Auditorium, packed the house with foodies and the culinary curious. more »»

Tuckpointing to proceed at Marshall County Courthouse

October 8, 2015 Power washing and tuckpointing at the Marshall County Courthouse is underway, and Lucas Baedke, building and grounds director, wants the public to know they should give workers “some space. more »»

MCC staff see success following retention plan’s start

October 8, 2015 Efforts to improve student retention at Marshalltown Community College are having an impact. more »»

Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal in major break with Obama

October 8, 2015 MOUNT VERNON — Hillary Rodham Clinton declared her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade accord on Wednesday, marking her most significant break with President Barack Obama and the... more »»

South Tama County Board of Education meets

October 8, 2015 The South Tama County Board of Education met Monday evening, and approved removing Kim Gardner’s name from bank accounts at The State Bank of Toledo, Lincoln Savings Bank, Pinnacle Bank and the... more »»

Power of the Purse offers a ‘girls’ night out’ experience

October 7, 2015 Food, friends, shopping and raising money for charity blend together for a night of fun at the Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown. more »»

Local volunteers sort out Medicare details

October 7, 2015 Understanding Medicare and related health care insurance can be challenging. And Medicare Part D can be confusing. If all options are not understood, it can cost one money. more »»

Dental program gets a boost through United Way

October 7, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Road closed due to culvert replacement

October 7, 2015 Monday, Wiese Garden Road was closed to through traffic between Highway 14 and 182nd Street. more »»


The Old Sew-n-Sews Sewing Group October 9, 2015

at the Senior Center, first floor. Everyone welcome. Shuffleboard courts open daily. Coffee and other refreshments available. more »

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Sen. Paul's Iowa team

October 5, 2015 Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., presidential candidate, has visited Marshalltown twice this year, and Monday he announced his Iowa Leadership team. more »

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