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Excitement builds for Mousehole Days

July 30, 2014 Excitement is building in the small town of Melbourne as Mousehole Days arrives this weeken. more »»

Council considers expansion of food truck hours

July 30, 2014 Food trucks in Marshalltown could be open as early as 4 a.m. more »»

Wolfe Ranch summer camps spread positive message

July 30, 2014 This summer the Wolfe Ranch Life Enrichment Center, located three miles east of Marshalltown on Highway 30, has held more than 15 different day and overnight camps. more »»

Supervisors stick to personnel decision with jailer

July 30, 2014 The Marshall County Board of Supervisors agreed to stick with the decision to deny the change of status of employment request by a county staff member during a meeting Tuesday. more »»

JBS donates mosquito spray

July 30, 2014 A check today may keep the mosquitoes at bay. JBS has donated a check to the city of Marshalltown to purchase spray in order to keep the annoying insects away. more »»

Work continues on Tama County roadways

July 30, 2014 The cooler, dryer wetter has been a welcomed change this summer, but work related to early-season storm damage is ongoing. more »»

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

July 30, 2014 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory’s only power plant an... more »»

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

July 30, 2014 ATLANTA — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. more »»

Young’s foes: Grassley work proves insider claim

July 30, 2014 IOWA CITY — Democrats trying to pick up a Republican-held congressional seat in Iowa are seizing on disclosure records about the GOP candidate that they say gives heft to their charge he’s a... more »»

Iowa lottery sales fall on fewer large jackpots

July 30, 2014 DES MOINES — Last year’s Iowa Lottery sales fell 7. more »»

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

July 30, 2014 McALLEN, Texas — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at... more »»

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

July 30, 2014 DENVER — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. more »»

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and... more »»

Ex-governor McDonnell’s corruption trial focuses on marriage

July 30, 2014 RICHMOND, Va. — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. more »»

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. more »»

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

July 30, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was... more »»

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

July 30, 2014 BEIJING — China’s ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping’s firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding... more »»

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

July 30, 2014 PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists. more »»

Civil penalty fines could increase

July 29, 2014 City council members are considering increasing the fine of code enforcement violations such as junked vehicles in the yard and unkept lawns. more »»


Cartwright Pavilion Farmers Market July 30, 2014

The Cartwright Pavilion Farmers Market, at 108 N. Second Ave., will open from 4 to 6 p.m. more »

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