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Head enters guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter, robbery and burglary

November 17, 2015 James Robert Head, 19, of Marshalltown is putting his fate in the hands of Judge James C. Ellefson. more »»

MCSD school board authorizes modified state funding application

November 17, 2015 The Marshalltown School Board has approved an application that would allow the school district to recoup open enrollment costs for students not accounted for in its budget and students with limited... more »»

Salvation Army launches Christmas campaign

November 17, 2015 Tis the season to remember the folks in Marshalltown who need extra help collecting food and winter supplies this holiday seaso. more »»

Salvation Army launches Christmas campaign

November 17, 2015 Tis the season to remember the folks in Marshalltown who need extra help collecting food and winter supplies this holiday seaso. more »»

Regulator delays funding for Iowa Energy Center

November 17, 2015 IOWA CITY — The Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman is taking the unusual, perhaps illegal, step of withholding funding from the state’s renewable energy research center until its leaders satisfy her... more »»

Experts say states lack legal authority to block refugees

November 17, 2015 DETROIT — Governors across the U.S. more »»

France IDs top attacks figure, seeks unity to bomb IS

November 17, 2015 PARIS — France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing “infidels” and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of the Paris attacks, and President... more »»

Obama arrives in Asia with eyes on Middle East

November 17, 2015 MANILA, Philippines — President Barack Obama landed in Southeast Asia Tuesday for string of summits with Asian leaders, a visit he had hoped would highlight progress in his seven-year charm offensiv... more »»

Magic in the air

November 16, 2015 When a tradition has endured for 24 years, the only thing that can be done is to build on the success and galvanize as many people as possible. The annual Holiday Stroll, set from 5-8 p.m. more »»

Student donates books to school’s library

November 16, 2015 Alex Clover, 10, is a fourth grader at Woodbury Elementary School whose excitement for the written word is palpable. “I love to read. If no one had invented books, life would be boring,” Alex said. more »»

¡Fantastic Finds! opens at Marshalltown Mall

November 16, 2015 While some people may only dream of being able to afford jewelry with exotic gemstones, watches designer scarves, purses and belts and home décor, a new store at the Marshalltown Mall called... more »»

Amid protests, some see erosion of free speech

November 16, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A recent groundswell of protests on college campuses over race, sexual misconduct and other social issues has some civil libertarians worried that the prized principle of free speech... more »»

France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away

November 16, 2015 PARIS — France launched “massive” air strikes on the Islamic State group’s de-facto capital in Syria Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump in the city of Raqqa, where... more »»

Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

November 16, 2015 BAGHDAD — As the deadly attacks in Paris made horrifically clear, the Islamic State group is determined to establish itself as the dominant jihadist movement capable of operating far beyond the... more »»

Hidden, but not forgotten

November 15, 2015 The plight of the homeless is a story not many people are interested or comfortable in learning. more »»

Iowa River Trail fundraising continues

November 15, 2015 It is not a sprint. It truly is more than a half-marathon. More accurately, it comparable to running a marathon featuring hurdles. more »»

Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns 129 dead

November 15, 2015 PARIS — The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil since World War II: coordinated gun-and-suicide bombing... more »»

After attacks, Democrats debate terrorism and economy

November 15, 2015 DES MOINES — With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America’s strongest leader in a scary world, even as she found herself... more »»

San Francisco tour-bus crash leaves 4 in critical condition

November 15, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Four adults remain in critical condition at a San Francisco hospital on Saturday after an open-air tour bus careened out of control, running down a bicyclist, striking two pedestrian... more »»

Tawanda Jones wages long fight for justice in Baltimore

November 15, 2015 BALTIMORE — Every Wednesday for more than two years, Tawanda Jones has stood vigil — in front of City Hall, outside the state’s attorney’s office, on an East Baltimore street corner, in the freezing... more »»



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