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CIH: No plans to close

October 22, 2016 Central Iowa Healthcare used a popular social media outlet to dispel rumors it was closin. more »»

Fatal crash in Marshalltown

October 22, 2016 One person has died following an early morning accident. According to the Marshalltown Police Department, at about 4 a.m. more »»

Serving up chili

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Fall fire safety

October 22, 2016 In central Iowa, fall means burning leaves that fall onto the lawn or keeping the house warm as temperatures drop, and Marshalltown Fire Chief Dave Rierson has safety tips for the season. more »»

In-school scouting in Marshalltown

October 22, 2016 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 »»

15 Minutes

October 22, 2016 D.J. LEGENDARY Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Elkhart, Ind. FAMILY LIFE Family: Married to the beautiful Christine Sheppard. We have five children and three grandchildren. more »»

Drug drop-off box available

October 22, 2016 The Marshalltown Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force and SATUCI is encouraging the public to get rid of all unused or expired prescription drug. more »»

Cyberattacks on key internet firm disrupt internet services

October 22, 2016 Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on... more »»

Under fire in Mosul, IS attacks another Iraqi city

October 22, 2016 KIRKUK, Iraq — Islamic State militants launched a wave of pre-dawn attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least 14 people and setting off fierce clashes with... more »»

No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters

October 22, 2016 CLEVELAND — Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election’s most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. more »»

Evacuations from Aleppo fail to emerge

October 22, 2016 BEIRUT — A cease-fire to allow wounded civilians and rebels to leave besieged parts of Aleppo has been extended into the weekend by Russia, but hoped-for medical evacuations didn’t materialize by... more »»

Cash flow

October 21, 2016 Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent in the State Senate 36 race between incumbent state Sen. Steve Sodders and his challenger, Jeff Edle. more »»

‘Never stop believing’

October 21, 2016 Hope resonated throughout Elmwood Country Club’s large dining room Thursday. more »»

Meskwaki art teacher published in new book

October 21, 2016 Julie Bousum of Marshalltown, an art instructor at Meskwaki Settlement School, has recently had her artwork published in the children’s book “If Picasso Went to the Sea. more »»

Anti-drug week to kick off at St. Francis

October 21, 2016 Red Ribbon Week begins Oct. 23, and St. Francis Catholic School has drug-prevention activities set for students throughout the week. “There’s a dress up day every day that week,” said St. more »»

Trump mocks critics: I’ll accept election results — if I win

October 21, 2016 DELAWARE, Ohio — Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election — if he wins. more »»

Waterloo police chief reaches out to felons

October 21, 2016 WATERLOO — Waterloo’s police chief is reaching out to convicted felons as part of an effort to rebuild community trust in the department. more »»

Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, US soldier dies

October 21, 2016 BARTELLA, Iraq — In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a pre-dawn assault on an Islamic State-held town east of the... more »»

Watchdog: EPA delayed for 7 months in Flint water crisis

October 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early a... more »»


Laurel Lions Pancake Breakfast October 22, 2016

in the Legion Building, Laurel until 8:30 a.m. Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, juice. more »

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