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A peek in on producers

August 15, 2014 Iowa leads the way in agriculture, yet so many people don’t know how it’s done on a daily basis or where their food comes from. more »»

Renown baseball historian Liepa at ‘Third Thursday’

August 15, 2014 The Historical Society of Marshall County’s “Third Thursday” program presents historian and baseball aficionado John Liepa, who will bring the national pastime to life inside the Marshalltown Public... more »»

John Michael Montgomery concert tickets on sale

August 15, 2014 Tickets are now on sale for the headlining act of the 2014 Oktemberfest in Marshalltown. Tickets are $25 for the John Michael Montgomery concert, to be held at 9 p.m. Sept. more »»

Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

August 15, 2014 DES MOINES — Republican Go. more »»

Missouri Highway Patrol seizes control of Ferguson

August 15, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol seized control of a St. more »»

Iraq’s al-Maliki gives up post to rival

August 15, 2014 BAGHDAD — Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced late Thursday that he was relinquishing his post to his nominated replacement, ending a political deadlock that has plunged the... more »»

Court: Ex-officer too lightly punished for beating

August 15, 2014 DES MOINES — A former Des Moines police officer who spent less than two years in prison for severely beating a man during a 2008 traffic stop could be put back behind bars after a federal appeals... more »»

First National Guard troops at Texas-Mexico border

August 15, 2014 HIDALGO, Texas — The first wave of National Guard troops has taken up observation posts along the Texas-Mexico border. more »»

Subtle voices of dissent surface in war-torn Gaza

August 15, 2014 BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip — The group of neighbors surveyed the destruction wreaked on their residential complex by Israeli bombardment, with building after building flattened or punctured by shells. more »»

Ukraine, Russia parry over Russian aid convoy

August 15, 2014 KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia — Raising the stakes in Ukraine’s conflict, a Russian aid convoy of more than 200 trucks pushed up to the border on Thursday but then stopped, provocatively poised to... more »»

WHO: Ebola toll may ‘vastly underestimate’ crisis

August 15, 2014 MONROVIA, Liberia — There is evidence the numbers of dead and sickened by Ebola in West Africa may “vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak,” the World Health Organization said Thursday. more »»

Specks returned from space may be alien visitors

August 15, 2014 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us. more »»

Pope to Koreas: Avoid ‘fruitless’ shows of force

August 15, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — Pope Francis called Thursday for peace and unity on the war-divided Korean Peninsula and for both sides to avoid “fruitless” criticisms and shows of force, offering a message of... more »»

Support pours in for cancer center application

August 14, 2014 Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center leaders are doing their part to put their best foot forward as they apply for approval of a cancer center for the new hospita. more »»

MCBD applies for grants to renovate building

August 14, 2014 The Marshalltown Central Business District received the city’s support to apply for two grants that will help renovate the Kibbey Building. The Kibbey Building located at 125-131 E. Main S. more »»

New restaurant to open on Main Street

August 14, 2014 A new restaurant will open in early September. Roger Aneweer, of Marshalltown, will be opening a pub-type restaurant called The Gathering Spot, located at 209 E. Main St. Suite . more »»

MCC, school district agree on athletic facilities usage

August 14, 2014 As renovation work continues at the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse, the school district has entered into a usage agreement with Marshalltown Community College to use its athletic facilities in... more »»



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