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Second annual ‘Run for the House’ slated

August 29, 2014 More. In a word, staff at Marshalltown’s House of Compassion want to help more and do mor. more »»

Officials remind spectators of rules

August 29, 2014 As the football season kicks off with the Marshalltown Bobcats taking on Waterloo East tonight, officials want to remind fans of the rules. more »»

Steel beams signal shape of school

August 29, 2014 As the steel beams have been erected, the shape of the future Marshalltown Christian School is coming into vision. School Director Joan Gerbo said this latest step is making it more real for everyone. more »»

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

August 29, 2014 NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously... more »»

Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration

August 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past... more »»

James Harlan statue unveiled at Iowa college

August 29, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — A statue of former U.S. Sen. James Harlan was unveiled Thursday in southeast Iowa after more than a century in the U.S. Capitol. Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Go. more »»

‘Robot march’ to protest Iowa’s pink locker room

August 29, 2014 IOWA CITY — A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school’s famous quirks: the visiting team’s pin... more »»

Fountain lady case raised in oversight hearing

August 29, 2014 DES MOINES — The firing of a Des Moines-area woman who became an Internet sensation for her drunken frolic in a fountain at a Kansas City Royals baseball game last summer became the center of a... more »»

State has paid out over $2 million in settlements

August 29, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa has spent $2.4 million in settlement payments since 2010, mostly to former employees, according to a review released Thursday by the state audito. more »»

Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

August 29, 2014 BEIRUT — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear... more »»

California Legislature passes ‘yes means yes’ bill

August 29, 2014 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. more »»

Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza

August 29, 2014 JERUSALEM — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure... more »»

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

August 29, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was... more »»

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

August 29, 2014 GENEVA — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. more »»

European Union struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

August 29, 2014 BRUSSELS — Don’t be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. more »»

Harley dreams come true

August 28, 2014 When Cindy Deike bought some raffle tickets for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle she did it to support the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse renovatio. more »»

From Green Mountain to Grinnell and back again

August 28, 2014 GREEN MOUNTAIN — The Moler family of Green Mountain and the Iversons of Grinnell did not know each other until they were introduced by a 1980 John Deere 4440D tractor. more »»

Wife of man convicted of an armed robbery breaks into local home

August 28, 2014 The wife of the man who was convicted of an armed robbery was arrested for breaking into a local home. more »»

City tool in need of replacement

August 28, 2014 It’s used daily and is in need of a replacement. more »»



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