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Brexit vote shocks world

June 25, 2016 LONDON — Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K. more »»

Hearing date set for local liquor license denial appeal

June 25, 2016 Marshalltown businessman Oscar Sanchez and his attorney Michael Marquess will have an opportunity to make a case to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division next week as to why Oscar Sanchez should be... more »»

After-school fitness program seeks funding

June 25, 2016 The idea behind the Woodbury Fit Kids after-school program is to get young people healthy, but now the program needs a healthy financial boost if the program is to continue. more »»

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June 25, 2016 CHAD TILLER Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Hot Springs, Ark. FAMILY LIFE Family: Wife is Jessica. We are looking forward to celebrating our 10th anniversary in August. more »»

20 dead in W.Va floods; search and rescue continues

June 25, 2016 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 20 people — Ronnie Scott’s wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. more »»

Trans-Atlantic Trend? Trump sees UK vote as validation

June 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Britain’s stunning vote to bolt from the European Union sent political tremors across the Atlantic Friday, fueling Donald Trump’s confidence that frustrated U.S. more »»

Two die in California wildfire

June 25, 2016 LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. more »»

Legal experts explore ethics of more trials in Freddie Gray case

June 25, 2016 BALTIMORE — Is it ethical for Baltimore’s top prosecutor, who staked her reputation on charging six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, to keep trying for a conviction? Legal experts said... more »»

Pro-EU Scots, Northern Irish eye UK escape after Brexit vote

June 25, 2016 EDINBURGH, Scotland — The United Kingdom’s stunning vote to depart the European Union could end in the breakup of the U.K. itself. more »»

Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they’ve never known

June 25, 2016 BOGOTA, Colombia — Carlos Ordonez says he has no idea what peace looks like. The 25 year-old’s town has been under constant threat from rebels for as long as he remembers. more »»

IS captures 900 Kurdish civilians in north Syria in 3 weeks

June 25, 2016 BEIRUT — Islamic State militants abducted about 900 Kurdish civilians in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo over the past three weeks, forcing the captives to build fortifications for the... more »»

Experts demand more effort to save coral reefs

June 25, 2016 HONOLULU — As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world’s imperiled reefs. more »»

$6.7M local water works project ‘on schedule’

June 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Water Works is celebrating its 140th year in grand fashion. Not only was a major, $6. more »»

‘Prairie Pondering’ slated for June 29

June 24, 2016 ALBION — Calling all nature lovers. The Marshall County Conservation Board will be kicking off its summer Brown Bag Bunch series, with the first session being held Wednesday, June 29 from 9-10 a.m. more »»

Applications available for free mammograms

June 24, 2016 Preparations are under way at Central Iowa Healthcare for a mammogram screening clinic for eligible women in Augus. more »»

School board approves secretarial, administrative compensation

June 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Community School District Board held a special meeting at noon Thursday to discuss and approve compensation for secretaries and administrator. more »»

‘No’ to Obama’s immigration plans, Supreme Court says

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama’s immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. more »»

British media: 'Leave' side will win EU vote

June 24, 2016 LONDON — Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. more »»

US Supreme Court limits the use of repeat offender law

June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is making it tougher for federal prosecutors to seek longer prison terms for people convicted of repeated violent crimes. more »»


Pancake Breakfast June 25, 2016

until 9 a.m., Township Hall, New Providence for Heritage Festival. more »

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