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Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

June 27, 2015 SOUSSE, Tunisia — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 38 people — one of three deadly attacks... more »»

Bomber who ran away feeds fears extremists using captives

June 27, 2015 MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A teenage girl strapped with explosives ran away from a crowded mosque this week, killing only herself and cementing suspicions that Boko Haram is using unwilling captives in it... more »»

Melons aid officers in teaching bike safety

June 26, 2015 LE GRAND — Many Iowa children have a bike they can ride around in the summer, and parents want to know their kids are safe during activities. more »»

School district members ready to turn dreams into action

June 26, 2015 About 45 community members and Marshalltown school district leaders gathered Wednesday to identify ways to increase collaboration among parents and educator. more »»

Marshall County crops ‘in good shape’

June 26, 2015 Driving through the rural parts of central Iowa, one can see the sprouted corn and soybean crop, still short and green; there is still 6-9 weeks until harvest will begi. more »»

Mondi elected president of CIAA

June 26, 2015 Mary Ellen (Hammond) Mondi, has a master’s degree in business from Harvard, has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and currently works as the Director of Marketing, Final Control at Emerson Electric. more »»

Rierson: ‘Leave fireworks to professionals’

June 26, 2015 Marshalltown Fire Chief David Rierson makes it clear: “Leave fireworks to the professionals.” Statistics provided by Rierson back him u. more »»

Obama health care law survives second Supreme Court fight

June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark la... more »»

Governors urge EPA to keep renewable fuel standards

June 26, 2015 KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A plan to reduce the amount of renewable fuels required in the U.S. more »»

Charleston shooting victims honored at local church

June 25, 2015 The killing of nine churchgoers in Charleston, S.C. on the night of June 17, and the social discussion thereafter, has shocked and engaged the country. more »»

Hoffman receives Red Cross award

June 25, 2015 Steve Hoffman of Marshalltown has received the Distinguished Volunteer of the Year award from the South and Eastern Iowa Chapter of the American Red Cross. more »»

Mosquito season is here ... ready or not

June 25, 2015 Recent rains and hot weather have brought about a fresh batch of mosquitoes to afflict Marshalltonians. more »»

Marshall County landfill unlikely recipient for dead poultry

June 25, 2015 Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad recently announced over 33 million Iowa poultry are dead, stemming from the statewide outbreak of avian influenza. more »»

Store celebrates 75 years in business, 43 years owned by Casadys

June 25, 2015 Central Iowa Farm Store (CIFS) has provided its clients ranging from farmers, contractors and homeowners with equipment, service and parts for the last 75 years and will take the time on Saturday to... more »»

Fireworks committee still a few thousand short of funding goal

June 25, 2015 Live music, bounce houses and, of course, fireworks are all planned for the celebration of Independence Day in Marshalltown this year. more »»

South 2nd Street rail crossing open to vehicles only

June 25, 2015 The South Second Street Union Pacific Rail Road crossing near Ben’s Tire ha re-opened to vehicles only, said Mark Davis, the UP’s director of corporate and media relations. more »»



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