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Three’s Company Redux

August 27, 2016 A group of three 20-somethings in Marshalltown, who are out building careers and seeing the world, have chosen to share living quarters with each other as a form of companionship, and as a way to... more »»

 
 
 
Launching a vision

August 27, 2016 Education, housing, community pride. Those are three important factors in any town, and the new community group Vision Marshalltown is designed to address those three areas. more »»

15 Minutes

August 27, 2016 MARIANN DARTER Resides: Gilman Hometown: Resided in Tama through grade-school, then moved to Marshalltown. FAMILY LIFE Family: Steve Frye is my “significant other” of 10 years. more »»

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

August 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. more »»

DHS: New Medicaid system receives over 225 grievances

August 27, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa agency overseeing the state’s transition to a privately managed Medicaid program recorded over 225 grievances in the first three months of the new system, according to a new... more »»

Turkey River expected to crest at 24 feet in Garber; below record 2004 level

August 27, 2016 GARBER — The Turkey River was still rising Friday but expected to crest nearly 9 feet below its 2004 record in a small northeastern Iowa town, though additional storms were forecast for the area,... more »»

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

August 27, 2016 NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the... more »»

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 27, 2016 PARIS — France’s top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have... more »»

Search for partners continues

August 26, 2016 A proposed joint venture between Central Iowa Healthcare, Mary Greeley Medical Center of Ames and LHP Hospital Group, Inc. more »»

High in the sky

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13th Street Inn to close its doors today

August 26, 2016 The 13th Street Inn, a longstanding fixture in Marshalltown, is closing shop today. The eatery, 229 N 13th St. more »»

Traffic fatalities a concern for local law enforcement

August 26, 2016 A recent report that the state of Iowa is one of the handful of states that has seen a dramatic increase in the number of traffic fatalities is troubling, yet not surprising, according to a local la... more »»

How sweet it is

August 26, 2016 Our Savior Lutheran Church will hold its 18th annual ice cream social and dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the church, located at 3001 S. 6th St in Marshalltown. more »»

Iowa Utilities Board: Pipeline delay denied

August 26, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa Utilities Board denied Thursday a request by a group of landowners to halt construction of an oil pipeline beyond this week. more »»

Rain-swollen Turkey River menaces northeast Iowa communities

August 26, 2016 ELKADER — Volunteers were scrambling Thursday to erect sandbag walls around downtown businesses and some homes as the rain-swollen Turkey River threatened to breach protective levees in northeast... more »»

Iowa to digitize records dating back to 1850s

August 26, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa Secretary of State’s office is turning to digitization to halt the deterioration of some business records that date back to the 1850s. more »»

Overnight shelter to be temporarily closed

August 25, 2016 The House of Compassion overnight homeless shelter at 211 W. Church St. is set to close early next month. more »»

WWII vet recalls life in Patton’s Third Army

August 25, 2016 Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or statesid. more »»

Rising EpiPen costs a concern locally

August 25, 2016 EpiPen, an auto-injector that administers an emergency dose of epinephrine to stop potentially life-threatening allergic reactions (known as anaphylaxis) to tree nuts, bee stings and other allergens... more »»

Five Marshalltown residents sentenced for meth distribution

August 25, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal authorities said six men and four women, including five Marshalltown residents, have been sentenced and charged in a meth distribution cas. more »»

 
 

Laurel Lions Pancake Breakfast August 27, 2016

in the Legion Building, Laurel until 8:30 a.m. Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, juice. more »

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The Devil's Advocate

Wake up call

May 2, 2016 Personally, there is nothing like a fresh, hot cup of coffee or two, or three, to get the day started off right. However, for non-caffeinated drinkers there are alternatives. more »

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