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Greece launches bailout talks as details revealed

July 28, 2015 ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, formed a... more »»

Annual event to exhibit old-time farming skills

July 27, 2015 The Mid-Iowa Antique Power Association (MIAPA) is presenting its 31st annual Antique Power Show July 31 and Aug. 1-2 on the county farm grounds, eight miles west of Marshalltown on Highway 30. more »»

“Town Full of Heroes” theme of Mousehole Days

July 27, 2015 MELBOURNE — In a town where fewer than 1,000 people reside, every year the townspeople hold a celebratory weekend event entitled Mousehole Days, running Friday July 31 through Sunday Aug. 2. more »»

UW Running for a Reason set for Aug. 8

July 27, 2015 The Marshalltown Area United Way is celebrating its 85th anniversary and is marking that event, in part, with the “Running For A Reason with United Way” 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run on Au. more »»

In Iowa, Clinton says climate plan will promote renewables

July 27, 2015 WATERLOO — Investigators continue to try to solve the case of the two Iowa girls whose bodies were found several months after they disappeared in 2012. more »»

In Iowa, Clinton says climate plan will promote renewables

July 27, 2015 WATERLOO — Investigators continue to try to solve the case of the two Iowa girls whose bodies were found several months after they disappeared in 2012. more »»

Police continue trying to solve 2012 deaths of Iowa girls

July 27, 2015 WATERLOO — Investigators continue to try to solve the case of the two Iowa girls whose bodies were found several months after they disappeared in 2012. more »»

Poultry industry, government meet in Iowa on bird flu

July 27, 2015 DES MOINES — A bird flu that resulted in the deaths of 48 million chickens and turkeys has finally waned, but industry officials and government researchers will gather this week in Des Moines to... more »»

Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

July 27, 2015 LAFAYETTE, La. — The stranger clenched his fists and shook his head, recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel rod. more »»

Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’ between peril and promise

July 27, 2015 NAIROBI, Kenya — Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birth to root out corruption, treat women and... more »»

Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss threats

July 27, 2015 ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebels in Iraq. more »»

5-day humanitarian cease-fire starts in Yemen

July 27, 2015 SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes came to a halt in Yemen early Monday after a five-day humanitarian truce went into effect, witnesses and security officials said. more »»

‘Someone, somewhere, knows more ...’

July 26, 2015 Ila Mae Clark’s grave marker at Rose Hill Cemetery is sadly, perhaps the only physical reminder of her Marshalltown years. more »»

A crusade to publicize Iowa’s unsolved murders

July 26, 2015 She was writing book reviews for a Sioux City newspaper, which even 10 years ago wasn’t considered eye-grabbing material for the masses. more »»

DCI investigators continue to work on cold cases

July 26, 2015 DES MOINES — In its three years in operation, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s Cold Case Unit brought to close two unsolved homicide cases dating as far back as the 1970s. more »»

Still searching for answers

July 26, 2015 Police no closer to arrest in Okland case WEST DES MOINES — West Des Moines police say they are no closer today to solving the mysterious slaying of Ashley Okland, a 27-year-old real estate agent... more »»

Democrats woo activists in key Des Moines neighborhood

July 26, 2015 DES MOINES — Four years ago, the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines organized big for President Barack Obama’s re-election, building an uber-volunteer group skilled at phone-banking, door-knockin... more »»

Trump slams Walker as governor leads in early voting Iowa

July 26, 2015 OSKALOOSA — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump opened up a line of attack Saturday on Wisconsin Gov. more »»

Iowa artist works to restore old cemetery sculpture

July 26, 2015 DUBUQUE — A group is working to restore the St. Michael Shrine at Mount Calvary Cemetery, along with other sites that have suffered from vandalism and neglect. more »»

 
 
 

 

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