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First Lady flies in for Braley

October 11, 2014 DES MOINES — Caught in what experts say is a tightly-contested U.S. Senate race, Bruce Braley flew in some help from the White House. more »»

New Marshalltown fire chief settling in

October 11, 2014 The Marshalltown Fire Department has a fire chief. David Rierson has spent one week in Marshalltown and is promptly getting settled in. more »»

Pierson appointed to a statewide position

October 11, 2014 A Marshalltown woman has been appointed by the governor of Iowa to be a member of a statewide arts and culture leadership board. more »»

Local DQs not affected by data breach

October 11, 2014 Marshalltown Dairy Queen customers can chill — the stores were not affected by a recent data breach. International Dairy Queen Inc. more »»

Girl Scouting is fun with a purpose

October 11, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Author, editor has local ties

October 11, 2014 A writer, editor and blogger who documented his activities while living in his van has Marshalltown connection. Brendan Leonard, 35, is the son of Joe and Kathy Leonard. more »»

Gift box effort starts locally

October 11, 2014 Just a few dollars worth of items can provide a priceless smile to someone less fortunate. more »»

15 Minutes

October 11, 2014 RAJEAN ROSEDALE Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Marshalltown FAMILY LIFE Family: I have one son, Trae, who is almost 3. We moved back to Iowa from Omaha, Neb. more »»

UN warns of massacre if militants take Syrian town

October 11, 2014 MURSITPINAR, Turkey — In a dramatic appeal, a U.N. more »»

Ebola patient's temp spiked to 103 degrees

October 11, 2014 DALLAS — Thomas Eric Duncan’s temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room — a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital’s... more »»

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

October 11, 2014 By JIM SALTER The Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. more »»

Obama designates national monument in LA area

October 11, 2014 SAN DIMAS, California — President Barack Obama on Friday spared from future development nearly 350,000 acres of land within the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles, a move that cheered... more »»

Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh’s degree

October 11, 2014 HELENA, Mont. — The U.S. Army War College revoked Democratic Sen. more »»

Top finance officials grapple with weak growth

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Finance ministers from the world’s largest economies said Friday they are determined to prevent a slide into another global recession, but a top U.S. more »»

Police sorry for telling wrong family of death

October 11, 2014 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son’s long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he’d been killed in a car accident. more »»

Teacher whose gun fired in school bathroom charged

October 11, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah teacher who was injured by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidentally went off in a faculty bathroom at an elementary school has been charged... more »»

Nobel Peace Prize goes to India-Pakistan duo

October 11, 2014 NEW DELHI — One is Muslim, the other Hindu. One a Pakistani, the other Indian. One a school girl just starting out in life, the other a man with decades of experienc. more »»

Continued killings force change in focus for Mexico leader

October 11, 2014 MEXICO CITY — Since taking office nearly two years ago, President Enrique Pena Nieto has sought to project an image of Mexico on the move, beating back chronic drug violence and pressing ahead with... more »»

North Korean leader apparent no-show at major event

October 11, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wasn’t on a list of dignitaries at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’... more »»

High court action on voting aims to avoid chaos

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — In seemingly contradictory voting-rights actions just a month before November’s elections, the Supreme Court has allowed new Republican-inspired restrictions to remain in force in North... more »»



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