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Panama travelogue slated for Albion Library

January 28, 2015 The Central American country of Panama will be the subject of the February installment of the Albion Municipal Library & Heritage Center’s popular travelogue series. more »»

Peoplerides to hold planning and review meeting

January 28, 2015 The Region 6 Planning Commission is conducting a Passenger Transportation Planning and Review in Meeting Room for public comment and input on the Peoplerides service. more »»

Iowa groups work to provide lawyers for immigrant children

January 28, 2015 DES MOINES — After traveling 3,500-miles by foot, bus and car from El Salvador to reach Iowa last year, 16-year-old Jonathon Lopez would like to stay. more »»

Japan’s Abe calls latest hostage deadline ‘despicable’

January 28, 2015 TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage and demanded Wednesday that Islamic State extremists release a Japanese journalist, as secret talks in Jordan sought the release of the... more »»

Once ubiquitous, parking garages fall to the wrecking ball

January 28, 2015 DES MOINES — They were supposed to be saviors of downtown, drawing people by offering parking as plentiful as at any suburban shopping mall. more »»

Palin receives plaudits from pro-Hillary Clinton group

January 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — Sarah Palin is picking up an unexpected title: top fundraiser for a group promoting a potential Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign for president. more »»

New England hit by blizzard’s 2 feet of snow

January 28, 2015 BOSTON — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, pilin... more »»

Mexico: Investigation shows that all 43 students are dead

January 28, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Investigators are now certain that 43 college students missing since September were killed and incinerated after they were seized by police in southern Guerrero state, the Mexican... more »»

Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others

January 28, 2015 TRIPOLI, Libya — In the latest sign of Libya’s descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American... more »»

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

January 28, 2015 BRZEZINKA, Poland — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of... more »»

Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends ties to kingdom

January 28, 2015 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after... more »»

Mexico: Captured drug lord ‘Chapo’ Guzman to stay put

January 28, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Captured Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be extradited to the United States anytime soon, Mexico’s top prosecutor said Tuesday. more »»

Astronomers find solar system more than double ours in age

January 28, 2015 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered solar system — with five small rocky planets — makes ours look like a baby. more »»

Washing away winter

January 27, 2015 more »»

Housing a theme at Marshalltown City Council

January 27, 2015 Marshalltown Mayor James Lowrance began Monday evening’s city council meeting by thanking Marshalltown Police Chief Michael Tupper and his department for their “outstanding service” during the recen... more »»

Compensation board recommends raises, pay ‘philosophy’

January 27, 2015 The Marshall County Compensation Board has proposed pay increases for elected county officials at a total cost of $34,05. more »»

Governor Branstad to be hospitalized overnight

January 27, 2015 DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will spend the night at a hospital with flu-like symptoms after being rushed there when he fell ill at an event Monday morning, a spokesman said. more »»

Business school will become UI’s Des Moines campus

January 27, 2015 DES MOINES — A Des Moines business college will become the University of Iowa’s Des Moines campus under an arrangement the two schools announced Monday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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