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Students bring cheer by the box load

November 27, 2014 It took a group of Lenihan Intermediate School students just four days to raise 850 food items for the less fortunate during a food drive at the school. more »»

‘If I Were Mayor ...’ essay winners announced

November 27, 2014 The wait is over. The Times-Republican has announced the prize winners in the “If I Were Mayor ... ” essay contest. more »»

Safety is key when it comes to holiday shopping

November 27, 2014 Those hoping for a merry Christmas might want to follow these tips when it comes to protecting your holiday gifts as well as your walle. more »»

Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

November 27, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. more »»

Chinese woman denied own trial in seed-theft case

November 27, 2014 DES MOINES — A woman accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from U.S. more »»

Mason City clown stays positive after accident

November 27, 2014 MASON CITY — A Mason City clown who was in a coma for more than a week following an August car accident is on the road to recovery. more »»

FBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checks

November 27, 2014 BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. more »»

Some immigrants receive benefits under Obama’s actions

November 27, 2014 WASHINGTON — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits Under President Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon... more »»

At 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no cases

November 27, 2014 NEW YORK — For three weeks, Dr. more »»

Health insurance sign-ups coming soon to shopping malls

November 27, 2014 CHICAGO — The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials... more »»

Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid

November 27, 2014 SANAA, Yemen — U.S. more »»

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

November 27, 2014 HONG KONG — Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong’s three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the 2-month-old movement in the... more »»

Freighter with 700 migrants being towed to Crete

November 27, 2014 IERAPETRA, Greece — Local authorities and Red Cross volunteers on Crete were racing Wednesday to prepare shelter and food for hundreds of immigrants on a crippled freighter being slowly towed to... more »»

Big year noted in economic development

November 26, 2014 Tom Deimerly said 2014 was a big year in economic development in Marshalltown. The executive director of the Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee gave a report to city council this week. more »»

Cold duty

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MIW’s JOI program empowers its clients

November 26, 2014 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 »»

Safe driving this holiday

November 26, 2014 The Thanksgiving Holiday is a great time for families to come together. It also is one of the busiest on roads and highways as people are traveling all over the city, state and country. more »»

Area pastor examines church and state in book

November 26, 2014 Voters should look to the Bible for guidance, wrote Rev. Tim Morgan of Kellogg. Morgan, a Methodist pastor for five years, has written his first book, “If God Won Our Elections. more »»



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Local improv group planning annual performances

November 25, 2014 Instant Comedy, Just Add Spam, the local improv group, is in the planning stages for its next shows. The holiday tradition of the Dec. 30 and Dec. more »

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