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Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

February 14, 2016 WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an... more »»

Two of a kind

February 14, 2016 LeRoy and Rose Ann Jero of Marshalltown sometimes joke that if one gets invited to do something, the other one comes with the deal. more »»

MHS grad fighting his way up

February 14, 2016 Mixed martial artist and Marshalltown native Anthony Baccam has trained hard for his next big fight. more »»

Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes

February 14, 2016 IOWA CITY — A boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa that is being investigated by the FBI routinely kept pupils in small concrete “isolation boxes” for days or weeks and wouldn’t let them... more »»

Pope Francis gives tough love to Mexico’s elite

February 14, 2016 MEXICO CITY — Pope Francis challenged Mexico’s political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired... more »»

Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moves

February 14, 2016 MUNICH — Russia’s prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance’s top... more »»

WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak

February 14, 2016 BERLIN — A rare neurological disorder is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said Saturday. The U.N. more »»

Nursing shortage reaches critical stage in Iowa

February 14, 2016 WATERLOO — An acute case of demand overwhelming supply has put nursing on the critical list. more »»

Burlington man values fairness in investigations, sports

February 14, 2016 BURLINGTON — Tobias Lunsford, though too humble to voice it, obviously is sought out and valued for his highly developed sense of fair play, both in his career as a peace officer and as a coac. more »»

Snow ordinance in effect Sunday morning

February 13, 2016 In anticipation of significant snowfall predicted for the area, the city of Marshalltown will be placing the snow ordinance into effect beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday. more »»

Local ‘Dangerous and Dilapidated’ program moves forward

February 13, 2016 After six months-plus of research, planning and following due process, it appears Marshalltown residents will soon be seeing benefits from the city’s “dangerous and dilapidated” program. On Feb. more »»

Hard work recognized

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15 Minutes

February 13, 2016 PETE CHARBONEAU Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Barnum, Minn. FAMILY LIFE Family: Six children — three boys and three girls, ages 22-30. more »»

Feds open broad bias probe into Iowa athletics

February 13, 2016 IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes... more »»

Russia vows to continue airstrikes in Syria

February 13, 2016 BEIRUT — A diplomatic push for a temporary pause in Syria’s civil war and the delivery of humanitarian aid faced huge hurdles Friday, with Russia saying it would continue its airstrikes and... more »»

Federal, state officials return to Iowa boarding school

February 13, 2016 KEOKUK — Federal, state and county law enforcement officials have returned to a southeast Iowa boarding school for troubled teens following abuse allegations. more »»

Court sets Wellmark headquarters taxable value at $99M

February 13, 2016 DES MOINES — The corporate headquarters for health insurer Wellmark In. more »»



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