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Seberg’s inspiration focus of festival

November 22, 2014 The legacy of Marshalltown-born actress Jean Seberg remains alive in town, 35 years after her death. more »»

 
 
 
Immigration action draws praise, criticism

November 22, 2014 Local reaction to President Obama’s nationally televised address on immigration from the White House Thursday night generated a mix of opinions locall. more »»

Fisher: Could be tough budget year

November 22, 2014 As an Iowa Republican who was re-elected, Rep. Dean Fisher of Garwin had plenty to celebrate on election night. more »»

Central Iowa RSVP utilizes volunteers’ talents

November 22, 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 »»

Mousehole expected to be torn down

November 22, 2014 MELBOURNE — Take those pictures of the mousehole in Melbourne now — its days are numbered. The historic structure on Railroad Street is showing its age — 108 years to be exact. more »»

15 Minutes

November 22, 2014 JOLENE McILRATH Resides: Gilman Hometown: Rural Laurel FAMILY LIFE Family: My husband is Harold. We have three grown children. more »»

Islamic State group’s drive for Kobani is blunted

November 22, 2014 BEIRUT — More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has... more »»

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

November 22, 2014 WASHINGTON — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. more »»

With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding

November 22, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. more »»

Feds vows to publicize vaccine injury help program

November 22, 2014 Leaders of the nation’s system for helping people hurt by a routine vaccination have vowed to better publicize the little-known program, while the judge who oversees the special vaccine court that... more »»

$139M deal reached in school sex abuse case

November 22, 2014 LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his... more »»

Iran nuke talks stalled, despite Kerry efforts

November 22, 2014 VIENNA — Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.. more »»

Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

November 22, 2014 CONAKRY, Guinea — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with... more »»

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm’s way

November 22, 2014 SKUKUZA, South Africa — The rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. more »»

Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

November 22, 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Faceboo. more »»

Woman steps into leadership role at synagogue

November 22, 2014 CEDAR FALLS — Astronaut, doctor, firefighter, teacher. more »»

Runner-up Rebels

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‘Teach Them to Swim’ graduates largest class

November 21, 2014 The largest “Teach Them to Swim” graduating class experienced a grand feeling of accomplishment at a ceremony Wednesday in the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA’s competition pool. more »»

County service winds down for Adams

November 21, 2014 During the farm crisis in the 1980s, Deane Adams needed some extra income for his family and became Marshall County treasurer in 1987. more »»

Newly remodeled IVH Canteen debuts today

November 21, 2014 Iowa Veterans Home Commandant Jodi Tymeson saved the best for last. more »»

 
 

Bazaar November 22, 2014

at the Knights of Columbus Hall until 4 p.m. to benefit the St. Francis School Technology Department. Crafts and baked goods. Lunch served: beefburgers, chili, chips, pie, rolls and beverages. more »

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Having a baby during the holidays

November 18, 2014 Having a baby is enough uncertainty for us - but it increases around the holidays. It's hard to plan for get-togethers when soon our lives will revolve around the boy's arrival. more »

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