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Hospital takes big step into future

April 24, 2014 The ground is officially broken — and wet — at the site of the future Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. more »»

City street sweeper shot by BB gun

April 24, 2014 The window of a city street sweeper was shattered by a BB gun Wednesday morning. The Marshalltown Police Department was sent at about 9 a.m. more »»

One killed in Grundy County accident

April 24, 2014 A New Hartford man died following an accident in Grundy County Tuesday night. more »»

Two arrested in Grundy County sex crime

April 24, 2014 Two people were arrested in connection with a sex crime against a minor Tuesday in Grundy County. Scott Dreesman, 29, of Holland, is charged with indecent exposure and lascivious conduct with a minor. more »»

Service to community stressed at West Marshall

April 24, 2014 STATE CENTER — Students gathered bags full of garbage, raked leaves and did other various outdoor jobs as they were sent all over State Center and beyond as part of the annual West Marshall High... more »»

Schultz deputy lost duties, kept pay

April 24, 2014 IOWA CITY — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, who is running for Congress as a budget-cutting conservative, allowed his top aide to keep collecting a $126,000 annual salary for months after... more »»

Senate panel passes whistleblower bill

April 24, 2014 DES MOINES — The Senate Government Oversight Committee passed a bill Wednesday that guarantees state workers expanded whistleblower protections and addresses other issues including secret settlement... more »»

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

April 24, 2014 TOKYO — President Barack Obama is seeking to reassure Japanese leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges to Asia even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. more »»

Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana

April 24, 2014 DES MOINES — A renewed effort to legalize the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy won bipartisan support Wednesday in the Iowa Senate. more »»

US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

April 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. more »»

Schultz deputy lost duties, kept pay

April 23, 2014 IOWA CITY — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, who is running for Congress as a budget-cutting conservative, allowed his top aide to keep collecting a $126,000 annual salary for months after... more »»

Iowa Veterans Home center of oversight hearings

April 23, 2014 DES MOINES — More than six months after the head of the Iowa Veterans Home resigned after allegations that he treated staff poorly, the state’s ombudsman revealed she is investigating complaints tha... more »»

Final pair sentenced in Marshalltown meth ring

April 23, 2014 The final two defendants charged in 2012 for involvement in a Marshalltown drug ring were sentenced on federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges Friday. more »»

SATUCI warns of providing booze for minors

April 23, 2014 A local campaign reminds people there are consequences for providing alcohol to minors. more »»

Police: BB gun fired at street sweeper

April 23, 2014 Marshalltown police said the window of a city street sweeper was shot with a BB gun Wednesday morning on East Main Street. more »»

County supervisor recovering from heart attack

April 23, 2014 Marshall County Supervisor Denny Grabenbauer is home recovering from a heart attack he suffered over the weekend. more »»

Marshalltown police investigating possible gunfire by elementary school

April 23, 2014 Police are investigating possible gunfire near an elementary school in which a street sweeper vehicle appeared to be shot. more »»

Principal honored for leadership in reading

April 23, 2014 UNION — While the award will say “Dirk Borgman” on it, the BCLUW Middle School principal does not accept the honor on his ow. more »»

Design contract for new bridge approved by supervisors

April 23, 2014 A bridge that has been talked about being in need of replacement for several decades is finally getting some attention from Marshall County leaders. more »»

Iowa State: Data breach could affect thousands

April 23, 2014 AMES — The Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people who enrolled at Iowa State University over a 17-year period were exposed in a data breach, school officials announced Tuesday. more »»



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