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Marshalltown teacher charged with public intoxication

March 6, 2015 A sixth-grade teacher at Lenihan Intermediate School has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested on charges of public intoxication while teaching at school. more »»

Local student wins hood refinishing competition

March 6, 2015 William Harwell is not only interested in the mechanics of automobiles, but has fun experimenting with painting their exteriors. more »»

Marshalltown man sentenced in child porn case

March 6, 2015 DES MOINES — A Marshalltown man has received a 17-1/2 year prison sentence for transportation of child pornography. The U.S. more »»

World War II monument donations exceed $16,000

March 6, 2015 In just three weeks, a group of leaders at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co. of Grinnell have added $6,450 to construct a World War II monument at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. more »»

Red Cross blood drive March 12

March 6, 2015 We too often take it for granted. When a medical emergency happens and blood is needed in order to save a life, there’s plenty of blood supply on hand, right? But that’s not the case. more »»

Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release

March 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of... more »»

Father tells jury about boy’s death at Boston Marathon

March 6, 2015 BOSTON — With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he... more »»

Branstad’s priorities in place as Legislature hits deadline

March 6, 2015 DES MOINES — With the bipartisan approval of a fuel tax increase out of the way, Gov. more »»

Parents file claim against Iowa patrol in detainee’s death

March 6, 2015 IOWA CITY — The parents of a detainee killed in a traffic accident after escaping from an Iowa State Patrol car filed a $1. more »»

Lawmakers weigh tourism, control in school year debate

March 6, 2015 DES MOINES — Summer foot traffic is what keeps Iowa’s Adventureland, with its famed wooden roller coaster and sprawling water park, in business. That is, until mid-August. more »»

For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines ‘enough is enough’

March 6, 2015 NEW YORK — Forget the winter of our discontent. more »»

Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty

March 6, 2015 PHOENIX — It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could... more »»

Netanyahu’s Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2015 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fiery speech this week before the U.S. more »»

Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate

March 6, 2015 SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. more »»

Last Ebola patient is released in Liberia

March 6, 2015 MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old teacher, from a treatment center on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free. more »»

Creative kids

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A thirst for knowledge

March 5, 2015 With the official start of spring just weeks away, families will have more opportunities to get outside and explore wildlife. While the Grimes Farm and Conservation Center, 2359 233rd St. more »»

Group hopes to create future for Gladbrook schools

March 5, 2015 Members of a citizen-action group want to save a Gladbrook school campus from closure. more »»

Tenant to take Tallcorn office space

March 5, 2015 REM Iowa Developmental Services will be renting office space in the Tallcor. more »»

‘It WAS him’: Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed marathon

March 5, 2015 BOSTON — The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It’s whether he deserves to die for it. more »»


Church Women United March 6, 2015

Will begin its 2015 meeting at the Central Christian Church, 300 W. Main St. This forum will celebrate the "World Day of Prayer." This year's theme is "Celebrating Together in 2015." All are welcome to attend. more »

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POW/CCC museum progressing

March 2, 2015 A nearly 80-year-old building in Eldora that once housed Civilian Conservation Corps workers, and later Italian and German POW's, is being re-purposed as a museum. more »

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