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September 4, 2015 Editor’s Note: Part two of a two-part series. Sept. 2 marked the 70th anniversary of V-J (victory over Japan) Day. The Japanese surrender officially marked the end of World War II. more »»

Marshalltown School Board member arrested

September 4, 2015 The Marshalltown Police Department confirmed the arrest of a Marshalltown School Board member Thursday. Chief Mike Tupper confirmed Kendall Derby was arrested on charges related to child endangerment. more »»

Marshalltown band to be inducted into Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

September 4, 2015 Labor Day weekend, Jim Downs and fellow band mates will travel to Lake Okoboji, in northwest Iowa, to be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association’s Hall of Fame. more »»

First official tip to Marshall County Crime Stoppers

September 4, 2015 Marshall County’s Crime Stoppers is “off and running.” That was the succinct comment from Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper who noted the the program is already yielding some results. more »»

Annual youth tractor pull slated for Sept. 12

September 4, 2015 The 26th annual Iowa State Pedal Tractor Pull, which attracts hundreds of youth from across the state, will be held September 12 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Marshalltown. more »»

New radar/message trailer in use

September 4, 2015 Recently, the city of Marshalltown acquired a new radar/message trailer, replacing the current version which was more than 10 years old. more »»

Sanders back in Iowa, says organization growing

September 4, 2015 OTTUMWA — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday that his Iowa organization has picked up steam in recent months. more »»

Hungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to camps

September 4, 2015 BUDAPEST, Hungary — Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and... more »»

Echoes of V-J Day persevere

September 3, 2015 Editor’s Note: Sept. 2 marked the 70th anniversary of V-J (victory over Japan) Day. The Japanese surrender officially marked the end of World War II. more »»

Despite delays, Marshall County Treasurer now collecting tax payments

September 3, 2015 Following a computer software transition, the Marshall County Treasurer’s Office has mailed 2015-16 tax statements to property owners and is in the collection process. more »»

Increased patrols ready for Labor Day weekend

September 3, 2015 The Labor Day weekend traditionally signals the end of summer and often involves one last road trip for the year with the family. more »»

Rustic Relics offers eclectic finds

September 3, 2015 Down a little gravel road off the 3rd Avenue viaduct in Marshalltown, sits a store filled with one-of-a-kind furniture and knick-knack. more »»

Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

September 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran... more »»

Business candidate shakes up U. Iowa presidential search

September 3, 2015 IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa’s governing board is considering a corporate executive with little higher education experience as the next school president, a choice that would outrage professors... more »»

Ferguson report offers insight on handling protests

September 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such... more »»

Dubuque treats trees infested by ash borers

September 3, 2015 DUBUQUE — A pesky insect that slowly kills ash trees has been found in Dubuque and is expected to spread quickly through the city’s extensive ash tree population. more »»

Tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day

September 3, 2015 BUDAPEST, Hungary — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second... more »»

School board candidates field questions before elections

September 2, 2015 Marshalltown School Board elections are less than a week away. Four opening seats are to be filled during elections, Sept. 8. more »»

Crime Stoppers service goes live

September 2, 2015 A program dubbed as a tool to help law enforcement solve and stop crimes debuted in Marshalltown Tuesday. more »»


Christian Women United September 4, 2015

begin new year at St. Mary's Church. Speaker is Jane Granzow speaking on Human Rights. She will tell about her travels and experiences in the medical and pastoral fields. more »

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Local women's history exhibit

August 31, 2015 Susan Ford Williams of Marshalltown, and other Historical Society of Marshall County volunteers created an exhibit some time ago at the society's museum young, old, and those in-between should . more »

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