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August 26, 2016 A proposed joint venture between Central Iowa Healthcare, Mary Greeley Medical Center of Ames and LHP Hospital Group, Inc. more »»

 
 
 
High in the sky

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13th Street Inn to close its doors today

August 26, 2016 The 13th Street Inn, a longstanding fixture in Marshalltown, is closing shop today. The eatery, 229 N 13th St. more »»

Traffic fatalities a concern for local law enforcement

August 26, 2016 A recent report that the state of Iowa is one of the handful of states that has seen a dramatic increase in the number of traffic fatalities is troubling, yet not surprising, according to a local la... more »»

How sweet it is

August 26, 2016 Our Savior Lutheran Church will hold its 18th annual ice cream social and dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the church, located at 3001 S. 6th St in Marshalltown. more »»

Iowa Utilities Board: Pipeline delay denied

August 26, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa Utilities Board denied Thursday a request by a group of landowners to halt construction of an oil pipeline beyond this week. more »»

Rain-swollen Turkey River menaces northeast Iowa communities

August 26, 2016 ELKADER — Volunteers were scrambling Thursday to erect sandbag walls around downtown businesses and some homes as the rain-swollen Turkey River threatened to breach protective levees in northeast... more »»

Iowa to digitize records dating back to 1850s

August 26, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa Secretary of State’s office is turning to digitization to halt the deterioration of some business records that date back to the 1850s. more »»

Overnight shelter to be temporarily closed

August 25, 2016 The House of Compassion overnight homeless shelter at 211 W. Church St. is set to close early next month. more »»

WWII vet recalls life in Patton’s Third Army

August 25, 2016 Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or statesid. more »»

Rising EpiPen costs a concern locally

August 25, 2016 EpiPen, an auto-injector that administers an emergency dose of epinephrine to stop potentially life-threatening allergic reactions (known as anaphylaxis) to tree nuts, bee stings and other allergens... more »»

Five Marshalltown residents sentenced for meth distribution

August 25, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal authorities said six men and four women, including five Marshalltown residents, have been sentenced and charged in a meth distribution cas. more »»

Earthquake in Italy kills at least 159

August 25, 2016 AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

Black teen pushed down by Iowa officer paid for secrecy

August 25, 2016 WATERLOO — A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement including a secrecy provision... more »»

Back ‘into the swing of things’

August 24, 2016 School hallways across Central Iowa were filled with excitement, nervousness and anticipation for the sound of the school bell ushering in a new year of classes. more »»

Supervisors talk taxes, trust fund, election staff

August 24, 2016 “Your overall levy rate went down 42 cents (per $1,000. more »»

A special surprise

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Marshalltown residents convicted on drug charges

August 24, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS — Three Marshalltown residents have been convicted in federal court of distributing methamphetamine. more »»

Antique Tractor Parade set for Saturday

August 24, 2016 The Fifth Annual Great Tractor Ride will be held Saturday, August 27. Tractors will depart from the Marshalltown Mall just after 10 a.m. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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