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A light at the end of the tunnel

November 26, 2015 For Andrew Schmidt, the road to Thanksgiving has been paved not with gold or silver, but with potholes, complete with a plethora of detour signs. more »»

Marshalltown man suffers gunshot wound to the head

November 26, 2015 LAUREL — Law enforcement officials are continuing their investigation into an early-morning incident that left a 25-year-old Marshalltown man with a gunshot wound to the head. more »»

Not a passing matter

November 26, 2015 It’s an event Marshalltown has fortunately avoided, but according to a school official, whose cause is all too common: the death or injury of a pedestrian from a motorist who illegally passes a... more »»

Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

November 26, 2015 MOSCOW — In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may... more »»

Lawsuit: Iowa officers pointed guns at innocent dad, child

November 26, 2015 A highway stop in which Iowa police officers pointed weapons at an innocent dark-skinned man and his 6-year-old son has prompted a federal lawsuit and racial profiling claims. U.S. more »»

Sioux City-area families host students for the holidays

November 26, 2015 SIOUX CITY — Several northwest Iowa colleges have turned to their communities to find families offering seats at their dinner tables for international students who can’t make it home for the holidays. more »»

Attorney won't appeal sentence of woman in girl's death

November 26, 2015 ORANGE CITY — A county attorney in northwest Iowa says he won’t appeal a judge’s decision to cut in half a 100-year prison sentence for a woman accused of killing a 3-year-old girl in her car. more »»

Preventable errors led to hospital attack, military says

November 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.. more »»

French lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against IS

November 26, 2015 PARIS — French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. more »»

US traffic deaths rise sharply after small decline in 2014

November 26, 2015 DETROIT — After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from the nation’s highway safety chief to find ways to reduce... more »»

Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting

November 26, 2015 CHICAGO — The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. more »»

West Point bans cadet pillow fight after 30 injured

November 26, 2015 WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadet pillow fights like the bloody one that left 30 injured this summer will be banned and actions are being pursued against many of those involved, U.S. more »»

Miller Student Council working to enrich student life

November 25, 2015 Miller Middle School Student Council members are practicing their leadership skills. more »»

Marshalltown man suffers gunshot wound to the head in Laurel

November 25, 2015 LAUREL — Law enforcement is continuing its investigation into an early-morning incident that left a 25-year-old Marshalltown man with a gunshot wound to the head. more »»

Sea Cadets’ tradition continues

November 25, 2015 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 »»

Compost facility scheduled to close Dec. 6

November 25, 2015 The clock is ticking. A visit soon from St. Nick is on the horizon, followed by the New Years countdown. Add a countdown to the seasonal closing of the Marshalltown Compost Facility. more »»



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