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Iowa Veterans Home center of oversight hearings

April 23, 2014 DES MOINES — More than six months after the head of the Iowa Veterans Home resigned after allegations that he treated staff poorly, the state’s ombudsman revealed she is investigating complaints tha... more »»

Police: BB gun fired at street sweeper

April 23, 2014 Marshalltown police said the window of a city street sweeper was shot with a BB gun Wednesday morning on East Main Street. more »»

Final pair sentenced in Marshalltown meth ring

April 23, 2014 The final two defendants charged in 2012 for involvement in a Marshalltown drug ring were sentenced on federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges Friday. more »»

SATUCI warns of providing booze for minors

April 23, 2014 A local campaign reminds people there are consequences for providing alcohol to minors. more »»

County supervisor recovering from heart attack

April 23, 2014 Marshall County Supervisor Denny Grabenbauer is home recovering from a heart attack he suffered over the weekend. more »»

Marshalltown police investigating possible gunfire by elementary school

April 23, 2014 Police are investigating possible gunfire near an elementary school in which a street sweeper vehicle appeared to be shot. more »»

Principal honored for leadership in reading

April 23, 2014 UNION — While the award will say “Dirk Borgman” on it, the BCLUW Middle School principal does not accept the honor on his ow. more »»

Design contract for new bridge approved by supervisors

April 23, 2014 A bridge that has been talked about being in need of replacement for several decades is finally getting some attention from Marshall County leaders. more »»

Iowa State: Data breach could affect thousands

April 23, 2014 AMES — The Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people who enrolled at Iowa State University over a 17-year period were exposed in a data breach, school officials announced Tuesday. more »»

Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

April 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — A state’s voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among... more »»

IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

April 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2. more »»

In defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 BOSTON — Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves. more »»

Local man faces 15 years for sex abuse

April 22, 2014 A Marshalltown man who forced an 8-year-old boy to perform oral sex on him has pleaded guilty to charges and will be sentenced up to 15 years in prison. Bobby G. Blue, 32, was arrested Jan. more »»

Asbestos removal projects planned for Roundhouse

April 22, 2014 One asbestos removal project was approved while another was let out to bid by the school board for the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse project during a meeting Monday. more »»

Students scrap shorts for style

April 22, 2014 Marshalltown High School junior Michael Schrempf said he’s typically a shorts and T-shirt kind of guy. more »»

State auditor to begin investigating settlements

April 22, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman said Monday she is conducting an audit of confidential, secret employee settlements that have troubled Gov. more »»

Apple offering recycling of all used products

April 22, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its... more »»

South Dakota group urges uranium mine cleanup on Earth Day

April 22, 2014 PIERRE, S.D. — A South Dakota group says old uranium mines across the state and U.S. are contaminating water and the air with radioactive chemicals. more »»



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April 22, 2014 I always jump at the chance to head up to the Union area to take in one my favorite views of the Iowa River. more »

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