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Police organization fundraising effort under way

January 11, 2015 The Marshalltown Fraternal Order of Police — a benevolent association of Marshalltown Police Officers — has started its annual fundraising drive to help with the many different youth organizations... more »»

Citizen Police Academy begins March 17

January 11, 2015 The staff at the Marshalltown Police Department is seeking community members to participate in the upcoming 2015 Citizen Police Academy. more »»

‘Meskwaki Fight for Self Governance’ at Historical Society

January 11, 2015 The Historical Society of Marshall County kicks off the 2015 History on Third Thursday programs with Eric Zimmer of the University of Iowa presenting “Meskwaki Fight for Self-Governance” 6:30 p.m. more »»

Oil could drive down ethanol profits, but industry shielded

January 11, 2015 SHENANDOAH — Roughly 100 grain trucks a day filled with corn continued to flow into the Green Plains ethanol plant in southwest Iowa this week — even as crude oil prices continued to collapse. more »»

France hunts suspect, prepares for mass anti-terrorism rally

January 11, 2015 PARIS — France vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally for unity Sunday after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world. more »»

Clashes in Mexico call gov’t strategy into question

January 11, 2015 COLONIAS, Mexico — New clashes between vigilante groups and government forces in Mexico’s violent western state of Michoacan are calling into question the strategy of a federal commissioner appointe... more »»

Iowa Republicans vote to continue straw poll

January 11, 2015 DES MOINES — Republicans in Iowa have opted to carry on with their presidential straw poll, a summer political tradition that detractors decry as a sideshow. more »»

Boehner’s embrace of GOP rebels nudges House to right

January 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — Die-hard House conservatives bungled a coup against House Speaker John Boehner but now look like winners, pushing Republicans farther right. more »»

AirAsia jet’s tail lifted from sea, but no black boxes found

January 11, 2015 PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia — A tail section from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, killing all 162 people on board, became the first major wreckage lifted off the ocean... more »»

In LA, policy shift yields decline in school suspensions

January 11, 2015 LOS ANGELES — In the last three years, Marcquees Banks has been taken out of class twice and sent to another school for getting into fights. more »»

George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

January 11, 2015 MIAMI — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing... more »»

Violence fuels debate among Muslims over interpreting faith

January 11, 2015 CAIRO — After gunmen in Paris killed 12 people, Saudi Arabia’s top body of Muslim clerics quickly condemned the attack and said it could have no acceptable justificatio. more »»

Obama to focus on cybersecurity issues next week

January 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — Continuing the break with State of the Union tradition, President Barack Obama will spend most of the coming week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in the address,... more »»

GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017

January 11, 2015 DETROIT — General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge. more »»

Sioux City Salvation Army has coats for kids

January 11, 2015 SIOUX CITY — Outside the Salvation Army of Siouxland, Maj. more »»

Legislators hear education priorities

January 10, 2015 Friday, two Iowa legislators became acquainted with the challenges and offerings of the Marshalltown school district. Reps. more »»

Local NIOT receives prestigious gold star award

January 10, 2015 Marshalltown’s Not in Our Town Committee finished 2014 in grand fashion and has kicked off the new year with an impressive accomplishment. more »»

Legislators, experts discuss children’s health issues

January 10, 2015 A legislative roundtable discussion was held at the Fish Community Center in Marshalltown Frida. more »»

United Way meets campaign goal

January 10, 2015 On Friday, officials with the Marshalltown Area United Way confirmed it had reached its 2014-15 fundraising campaign goal. more »»



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