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Auction to benefit MHS art program

May 2, 2016 Art instructor Kirk Niehouse makes it a point to expose his students not just to artwork, but also the professional artists who make it. more »»

Student known for great attitude

May 2, 2016 Chloe Macbeth, 11, a fifth grader at Marshalltown Christian School, is known for her sunny disposition, strong work ethic and ability to set and achieve her goals. more »»

Ortega seeks recorder/auditor office

May 2, 2016 Editor’s note: The June 7 primary election is drawing near and the Times-Republican asked those candidates in uncontested races to share their thoughts about why they are vying for elective office. more »»

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes slated for May 7

May 2, 2016 Sexual assault is an experience that only those who have encountered it ever fully understand. more »»

Drunk driving deaths up but revocations fall

May 2, 2016 DES MOINES — The number of drunken driving deaths on Iowa roads has increased, but driver’s license revocations are down. more »»

Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

May 2, 2016 BAGHDAD — Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second... more »»

Remembering Josiah French

May 1, 2016 As one of Riverside Cemetery’s 22,000 buried souls, Josiah French’s life story is long-forgotten to Marshalltown’s inhabitants, but just enough documentation exists to help bring to light the legacy... more »»

Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament

May 1, 2016 BAGHDAD — Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political... more »»

Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

May 1, 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by... more »»

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

May 1, 2016 NEW YORK — For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it’s the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own children due to concerns about abuse and neglect. more »»

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals

May 1, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their... more »»

Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia

May 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight? The answer varies with the... more »»

Nissan recalls nearly 4M cars with air bag problems

May 1, 2016 NEW YORK — Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. more »»

Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

May 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman. more »»

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

May 1, 2016 JOHANNESBURG — The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa... more »»

Educated migrants have an advantage as Germany aims for integration

May 1, 2016 BERLIN — Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. more »»

Iran’s moderates get most parliament seats after runoff

May 1, 2016 TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian moderates and reformists who support last year’s landmark nuclear deal have won the largest number of seats in parliament following runoff elections, marking a shift away from... more »»

Dogs get airport bathrooms of their own

May 1, 2016 NEW YORK — Little Simba couldn’t wait to check it out. The toy poodle was among the first to try a special bathroom just for animals at New York’s John F. more »»

 
 
 

 

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