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Despite patrols, sealing Greek sea border is near impossible

January 25, 2016 CHIOS, Greece — In the inky nighttime blackness, a small red dot appears on the radar screen, moving fast. more »»

The call to serve

January 24, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles profiling the public servants/first responders who serve the citizens of Marshalltown and Marshall County. more »»

Preserving history, but looking to the future

January 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Central Business District has outlined the ways it wishes to give a nod to Marshalltown’s history while taking steps to be progressive and future-oriented. more »»

Partisan divide emerging in Legislature over K-12 funding

January 24, 2016 While locals may be eager for a quick resolution for the annual state education budgeting process, state Rep. more »»

Candidates in Marshalltown

January 24, 2016 At least seven presidential candidates will be in Marshalltown this week, beginning with two campaign visits today and continuing through Thursda. more »»

Barn gets a new lease on life

January 24, 2016 LAKE CITY — At a time when the era of barn construction had virtually drawn to a close, William “Bill” Owens built a new barn on his farm south of Lake City after a tornado destroyed the original... more »»

Trump welcomes Grassley, bashes Beck’s support of Cruz

January 24, 2016 SIOUX CENTER — Donald Trump is so confident about the loyalty of his supporters that he predicted Saturday they would stick with him even if he shot someone. more »»

Michigan questions some US demands regarding Flint water

January 24, 2016 DETROIT — Michigan’s top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.S. more »»

Blizzard brings much of East Coast to a standstill; 18 dead

January 24, 2016 NEW YORK — A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, stranding tens of thousands of travelers and shutting dow... more »»

Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon

January 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. more »»

Iowa man runs museum displaying milk bottles

January 24, 2016 WAYLAND — It’s one thing for a doctor to tell a farmer to give up milking. Quite another is thinking that it will take the milk from a lifelong dairyman’s veins. more »»

ISU fans get early wakeup when tent near arena catches fire

January 24, 2016 AMES — A tent fire meant an early wakeup for Iowa State University students lined up for a basketball game. The Ames Fire Department says firefighters responded about 3:30 a.m. more »»

Throwing out a lifeline

January 23, 2016 It isn’t easy being homeless or without proper shelter on days when the weather is mild, but with recent wind chill readings of 20 and 30 below zero, being outside long-term can prove... more »»

Head receives prison sentence

January 23, 2016 A local man received a combined 45-year sentence from District Court Judge James Ellefson at the Marshall County Courthouse Frida. more »»

Candidates in Marshalltown

January 23, 2016 Four presidential candidates will be in Marshalltown in the next few days. On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. more »»

15 Minutes

January 23, 2016 NIKKI HARTWIG Resides: Conrad Hometown: Conrad FAMILY LIFE Family: I am married to Ross and have a 20-year old daughter and a 10-year old son. more »»

Court orders new trial in fatal Des Moines beating

January 23, 2016 DES MOINES — A man whose second-degree murder conviction was thrown out by the state appeals court must face a new trial in the case in which a mob beat a Des Moines man to death in a downtown... more »»



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