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Fallen honored in Albion

May 30, 2016 ALBION — Dozens gathered in Albion Cemetery to remember fallen service members over several generations during the city’s annual Memorial Day service Sunday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 
Third Annual Haven school picnic June 5

May 30, 2016 TAMA COUNTY— The small Tama County community of Haven, now considered a ghost town, is home to only a few houses, a cemetery, church and the famed Richland N. more »»

German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

May 30, 2016 VERDUN, France - In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun,... more »»

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

May 30, 2016 HOUSTON — Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six. more »»

Risk to Wisconsin unemployment fund seen as still high

May 30, 2016 MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin employers vastly overpaid for unemployment-related costs during the Great Recession because the state wasn’t adequately prepared. more »»

US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year

May 30, 2016 WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year. more »»

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

May 30, 2016 BEIJING — China’s decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking... more »»

Emotionally invested

May 29, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles profiling the public servants/first responders who serve the citizens of Marshalltown and Marshall County. more »»

Member of ‘Greatest Generation’ left an enduring legacy

May 29, 2016 Sadly, America has lost another member of the “Greatest Generatio. more »»

Celebration!

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‘Freedom Rock’ project continues

May 29, 2016 Artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II of Greenfield completed the Marshall County version of his famed “Freedom Rock” in late February. more »»

2 more bodies found in Texas after torrential rain, floods

May 29, 2016 HOUSTON — The bodies of two missing motorists were found Saturday in Texas, raising the death toll to four from flooding in the state after torrential rain inundated rivers and waterways, authoritie... more »»

Syrian rebels attacked by Islamic State, loyalist troops

May 29, 2016 BEIRUT — Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country’s north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its... more »»

Report: Cost of replacing Flint water pipes double estimates

May 29, 2016 FLINT, Mich. — Replacing water pipes due to the lead-tainted crisis in Flint could be at least twice the price of previous estimates, according to a report obtained by a newspaper. more »»

Schools preparing for the worst, with active shooter drills

May 29, 2016 CARMEL, Ind. — “Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown. This is a drill. more »»

US naval, air maneuvers become ‘new normal’ in Pacific

May 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the “new normal” in U.S. more »»

Arpaio foes want criminal investigation of sheriff, top aide

May 29, 2016 PHOENIX — Immigrant rights advocates who pressed a racial profiling case against metro Phoenix’s sheriff are urging a judge to recommend that a criminal investigation be launched against the lawman... more »»

Cleveland authorities to tout convention preparedness

May 29, 2016 CLEVELAND — City officials plan to present an overview of security preparation for this summer’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, seeking to counter continuing concerns about readiness t... more »»

Niger Delta Avengers blow up Shell, Agip pipelines

May 29, 2016 WARRI, Nigeria — Militants blew up strategic gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip on Saturday in an increasingly fierce campaign that has chopped Nigeria’s oil production in half,... more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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