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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 »»

Bryant receives probation

September 20, 2016 A Marshall County man identified in court as a habitual offender and once on the run from law enforcement for more than 3-1/2 months received another chance to reform. more »»

Arizona congressman touts Clinton

September 20, 2016 In an increasingly tight presidential race, Iowa represents an important swing state for both Republican nominee Donald Trump and and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. more »»

Mayor keeps Iowa police chief but tells him to rebuild trust

September 20, 2016 WATERLOO — The mayor of Waterloo ordered the city’s police chief Monday to focus on rebuilding public trust after several highly publicized missteps involving white officers’ interactions with black... more »»

Library now open seven days a week

September 19, 2016 “I’m thrilled we are now able to offer Sunday hours. more »»

Student eager to learn

September 19, 2016 There is an exuberance that is evident in talking with Anson Elementary kindergartner Eli Randall, 6. “There’s a lot to do here. more »»

Motoki Maxted to appear on “Harry”

September 19, 2016 A celebrated You Tube star and grandson of long time Marshalltown residents Jim and Jodi Maxted will appear on the “Harry” television show on WOI-TV Channel 5, 3 p.m. more »»

Iowa agency to lease space at closed Clarinda institute

September 19, 2016 DES MOINES — The space used to treat patients at a now-closed state mental health institute in southwest Iowa is reopening under new managemen. more »»

Southeastern Community College dorm pods are being assembled

September 19, 2016 WEST BURLINGTON — Assembly of the Blackhawk Tower housing facility at Southeastern Community College has begun in earnest. more »»

Woodbury Fit Kids program resumes Oct. 3

September 18, 2016 Sometimes, children don’t have access to proper nutrition and recreational opportunities at home. more »»

Marshalltown city administrator search narrows

September 18, 2016 Marshalltown Mayor Jim Lowrance said late this week he and city council are close to selecting two finalists to compete for the vacant city administrator post. more »»

Demolition derby

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At least 15 protesters arrested at Iowa pipeline work site

September 18, 2016 SANDUSKY — At least 15 people were arrested Saturday during a protest intended to block the construction of a major oil pipeline through southeast Iowa. more »»

US says it may have struck Syrian troops

September 18, 2016 BEIRUT — The U.S. military said it may have unintentionally struck Syrian troops while carrying out a raid against the Islamic State group on Saturday, threatening an already fragile U.S. more »»

FDNY: 25 hurt in explosion in Chelsea neighborhood

September 18, 2016 NEW YORK — An apparent explosion in a crowded Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Saturday night left 25 people with minor injuries, authorities said. Police spokesman J. more »»



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