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April opening scheduled for Dunkin’ Donuts

February 28, 2015 Soon it will be “time to make the doughnuts. more »»

 
 
 
MHS students to head to national speech tournament

February 28, 2015 Two students from Marshalltown High School’s speech and debate team are set to travel to Dallas in June to attend the National Speech and Debate Tournament. more »»

East Marshall gives back to community

February 28, 2015 Friday evening the East Marshall senior class volunteered their time host a carnival in the school’s old gym as a way to give back to the community as well as to raise money for their after pro. more »»

One man charged following high risk traffic stop

February 28, 2015 On Friday evening officers were dispatched to the southside of Marshalltown for a person who had pointed a gun from a ca. more »»

Healthy Family Fair at Marshalltown Mall today

February 28, 2015 Each year, community agencies and businesses join together to host the Healthy Family Fair: Prenatal 2 Preschool. This year the fair is being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Legislative forum

February 28, 2015 more »»

15 Minutes

February 28, 2015 RAECHEL CASEY Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Haverhill, but raised in Melbourne. FAMILY LIFE  Family: My husband is Mike Casey. He is semi-retired. more »»

Prominent Russian opposition figure Nemtsov shot dead

February 28, 2015 MOSCOW — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against... more »»

Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

February 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled... more »»

Court rejects lawsuit in dispute over Iowa film tax credits

February 28, 2015 IOWA CITY — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday upheld the state’s refusal to award the full amount of tax credits claimed by the makers of a 2009 documentary tied to the “Field of Dreams” movie. more »»

Kurds rout IS militants from town near Iraq

February 28, 2015 BEIRUT — Backed by U.S. more »»

Some Calif. farmers to go without federal water

February 28, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif. more »»

Mexican police capture top cartel capo ‘La Tuta’ Gomez

February 28, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico’s most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police a... more »»

US rescinds rule requiring judges to move to Gitmo

February 28, 2015 MIAMI — A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the U.S. more »»

Gladbrook resident seeks injunction to prevent school closure

February 27, 2015 GLADBROOK — A Gladbrook resident filed a petition for injunction in district court Wednesday to forestall the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school board from closing the town’s school campus. more »»

Student art exhibition to debut at Fisher Community Center

February 27, 2015 Saturday is the opening of the annual Marshalltown Youth Art Month Show. About 300 works created by Marshalltown K-12 students will displayed at the Fisher Community Center through March 25. more »»

Local bow hunting concludes successful season

February 27, 2015 Urban bow hunting — a tool used to control deer numbers in city limits, concluded its sixth season “and it was successful,” said Marshalltown Parks and Recreation director Terry Gray in a report to... more »»

Peace march, demonstration slated for Saturday

February 27, 2015 A community peace march/demonstration and gathering is slated for this Saturday in Marshalltown to honor the victim in a recent fatal shooting. Organizers will march from 1-3 p.m. more »»

 
 

Laurel Lions Pancake Breakfast February 28, 2015

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

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February 27, 2015 Blogger Wes Burns did not post a new blog for the week of Feb. 23. In his stead is a generic blog filler he has reserved for of such emergencie. more »

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