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Armed robbery trial opens with victim’s testimony

April 9, 2014 An 88-year-old Garwin woman who said a man pointed a gun at her chest and stole her purse as she was leaving the Marshalltown mall last fall began testimony in a trial Tuesday for a man charged with... more »»

Portes wins People’s Choice Award

April 9, 2014 The public has spoken. And they made Carlos Portes of Marshalltown the recipient of the 2014 People’s Choice Award, presented by Gov. more »»

Police: 1 hurt in Iowa State Veishea riot

April 9, 2014 AMES— A student is seriously injured after a rowdy crowd overturned cars and toppled light poles near the Iowa State University campus during an annual celebration designed to showcase the... more »»

US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

April 9, 2014 MILWAUKEE — A virus never before seen in the U.S. more »»

In Iowa, Huckabee drops few hints about 2016

April 9, 2014 WAUKEE — Former Arkansas Gov. more »»

GOP lawmakers balk when spending cuts turn real

April 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — When House Republicans pass Rep. more »»

Ukraine tries to quell pro-Moscow uprisings

April 9, 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities moved to quell pro-Moscow uprisings along the Russian border with mixed results Tuesday, retaking one occupied regional headquarters and watching protesters... more »»

US will cut deployed nuke missile force by 50

April 9, 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S. more »»

School board approves budget, increased tax rate

April 8, 2014 The Marshalltown School Board approved the school district’s fiscal year 2014-15 budget — along with a 62-cent tax rate increase — at its Monday meeting. more »»

Marshalltown's Portes wins People's Choice Award

April 8, 2014 Marshalltown's Carlos Portes has received the People's Choice Award during the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame ceremony today at the State Capitol. more »»

Jury awards $7,500 to domestic violence victim

April 8, 2014 A woman hospitalized by a domestic assault was granted $7,500 in damages during a civil trial last week. more »»

Private donors to pay for MHS pool renovation

April 8, 2014 With all the attention being paid to the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse, private donors have stepped up to make sure the pool also gets some renovation work this year. more »»

Man arrested with $1,500 in cocaine

April 8, 2014 A Marshalltown man accused of having 20 grams of cocaine and snorting lines in the bathroom of a local ballroom faces felony drug charges. more »»

G-R School Board approves budget, talks of more cuts

April 8, 2014 Last Wednesday the Gladbrook-Reinbeck School Board held a public hearing on the proposed school budget for fiscal year 2014-15. more »»

Univ. of Iowa sees surge in engineering students

April 8, 2014 IOWA CITY — Kevin Dubbins was the kid who always took things apart. He couldn’t help himself. If he found something around the house that was broken, say a TV or boom box, he tried to fix it. more »»

‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

April 8, 2014 PERTH, Australia — After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official... more »»



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