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Applicants set for Stansberry replacement

September 22, 2016 Seven Marshalltown School District citizens have thrown their name into the hat to succeed Ben Stansberry on the school board as of Wednesday’s letter of interest deadline. more »»

Smoothing things over

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Marshalltown FOP raises $10,000

September 22, 2016 The second Marshalltown Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) telemarketing campaign of 2016 was recently completed and just more than $10,000 was raised. more »»

Charlotte under state of emergency

September 22, 2016 CHARLOTTE, N.C. more »»

Third Ron Paul aide gets prison time for campaign violations

September 22, 2016 DES MOINES — The deputy manager of Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for conspiring to cover up campaign payments to a former Iowa state senator... more »»

Iowa State research park faces big loss in firm’s bankruptcy

September 22, 2016 AMES — The Iowa State University Research Park is facing a major financial loss after a once-promising tenant was allowed to fall behind on rent for years before going bankrupt. more »»

Mylan CEO defends EpiPen cost to angry lawmakers

September 22, 2016 WASHINGTON — Outraged Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday grilled the head of pharmaceutical company Mylan about the significant cost increase of its life-saving EpiPens and the profits... more »»

Wells Fargo workers: Sales focus was all-consuming

September 22, 2016 NEW YORK — It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. more »»

Your TV may use more energy than you think, group claims

September 22, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — An environmental group accused three major television manufacturers Wednesday of misleading consumers and regulators about how much energy their high-definition screens devour by... more »»

US, Russia abandon diplomatic niceties in testy Syria debate

September 22, 2016 UNITED NATIONS — The United States and Russia abandoned diplomatic niceties Wednesday in a fractious public debate over Syria, blaming each other for spoiling the country’s cease-fire and offering... more »»

Dying for relief

September 21, 2016 For the past 20 years, Moon Jean Chaplin, 35, a local musician, counselor and activist, has lived in chronic pain from endometriosis, undergoing surgeries and taking high levels of pain medication t... more »»

Supervisors updated on Alliant project

September 21, 2016 “The safety record is just phenomena. more »»

Sea Cadets’ tradition continues

September 21, 2016 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 »»

Local Trails, Inc. awarded $62,000 challenge grant

September 21, 2016 Trails, Inc., recently passed another milestone in its effort to complete a 34-mile multipurpose recreation trail from Marshalltown to Steamboat Rock. more »»

Farm safety emphasized

September 21, 2016 National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 18-24 — designed to help bring awareness to farm safety. more »»

Top Ron Paul aides avoid prison for 2012 campaign violations

September 21, 2016 DES MOINES — Two top aides to Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential bid were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home confinement rather than prison for their roles in a scheme to cover up campaign payments t... more »»

Federal terrorism charges filed against suspected NY/NJ bomber

September 21, 2016 NEW YORK — Ahmad Khan Rahami vowed to martyr himself rather than be caught after setting off explosives in New York and New Jersey, and he’d hoped in a handwritten journal championing jihad that “th... more »»

2016’s hellish summer weather: A told-you-so climate moment?

September 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — This summer’s weather was relentless and hellish, crowded with the type of record-smashing extremes that scientists have long warned about. more »»

UN suspends Syria aid convoys after ‘savage’ attack

September 21, 2016 BEIRUT — Volunteers were still dousing the fires from an overnight attack on an aid convoy that killed 20 civilians as the U.N. more »»

A walk back in time

September 20, 2016 Prairie Heritage Day, held every fall at Grimes Farm and Conservation Center, harkens back to the days before electricity, supermarkets, megamalls and other modern convenience. more »»



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