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Union Pacific: ‘Prepared to transport grain’

October 25, 2014 The Union Pacific Railroad, which serves a number of elevators in central Iowa, is prepared to handle the projected record-breaking Midwest corn and soybean harvest, according to Jack Koraleski,... more »»

 
 
 
Former Orpheum staffer returns to lead theater

October 25, 2014 A familiar face is back at the Orpheum Theater and this time he is in charge. more »»

MEDIC will reach out to builders

October 25, 2014 The Marshalltown Economic Development Impact Committee is reaching out to housing developers. more »»

Impact the future through Big Brothers Big Sisters

October 25, 2014 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 »»

Cancer survivor wants to lend a helping hand

October 25, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of stories highlighting the personal stories of those who are fighting or have battled cancer. more »»

STEM carnival returns to MHS

October 25, 2014 Fun, hands-on science projects will be among the major draws to the second annual STEM carnival at Marshalltown High School Monday. The free public event for all ages will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.. more »»

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October 25, 2014 ABBY THIESSEN Hometown: Atlanta. I grew up in Georgia, Kentucky and Virginia. more »»

Iowa workers to get back meal money

October 25, 2014 IOWA CITY — An estimated 3,200 union workers are expected to be reimbursed for years of meal expenses that were improperly cut by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s administration, both sides said Friday. more »»

Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say Islamic State threat is important

October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. more »»

US officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings

October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel’s defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry’s Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama... more »»

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

October 25, 2014 BETHESDA, Md. — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. more »»

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

October 25, 2014 NEW YORK — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had n... more »»

Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

October 25, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men’s wives during the faith’s early polygamous days, a... more »»

GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change

October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then... more »»

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

October 25, 2014 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. more »»

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii’s Big Island

October 25, 2014 HONOLULU — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii’s Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving... more »»

US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

October 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. more »»

Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

October 25, 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. more »»

Let it snow, let it snow

October 24, 2014 The city of Marshalltown is gearing up for winter weather. The street department is fully stocked with 3,000 tons of salt. “We are fully stocked,” said Jeff Roads, Marshalltown street superintenden. more »»

 
 

Hunters Harvest Breakfast October 25, 2014

Christ United Methodist Church, corner of Ross & Broadway, Toledo until 9:30 a.m. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, biscuits, gravy, juice and coffee. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. more »

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Big news month in November

October 21, 2014 To say November will be a big news month in the area is an understatement. Yes, there is the Nov. 4 election which has several expected close races but there are plenty of other things going o. more »

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