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Early voters continue to stream into courthouse

November 1, 2014 Those who want to get their voting over and done with before the Tuesday election have made the Marshall County Courthouse a busy place lately. more »»

 
 
 
Marshall County jailer attacked

November 1, 2014 A 17-year-old youth being held in the Marshall County Jail was charged with attempted murder after attempting to strangulate a Marshall County Jail officer at 10:30 p.m. more »»

Senior Citizens Center offers a friendly environment

November 1, 2014 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 »»

State Democratic Party chairman visits Marshalltown

November 1, 2014 With help from independent voters along with a strong turnout from its base, Democrats in Iowa can win on Election Day this Tuesday. more »»

MFD poster winners announced

November 1, 2014 Winners have been named in the 15th annual Marshalltown Fire Department citywide poster contest. More than 500 entrants in grades 2-5 participated in the contest. more »»

Garwin church lady known for her smiles, pies

November 1, 2014 GARWIN — For decades, Jean Hurlbut has been known for her made-from-scratch pies at Garwin Christian Church’s annual election night turkey dinner. more »»

15 Minutes

November 1, 2014 AMANDA AKERS Resides: State Center Hometown: Chelsea FAMILY LIFE Family: My parents are Tracy and Karen Tichy. My brother is Joe Hanus. more »»

Maine judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

November 1, 2014 FORT KENT, Maine — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation’s biggest court case yet over how to balance personal... more »»

Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

November 1, 2014 FAIRFAX, Va. — An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity. more »»

2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava

November 1, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii — Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow. more »»

Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

November 1, 2014 OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa’s... more »»

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

November 1, 2014 JERUSALEM — Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police... more »»

Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

November 1, 2014 HONG KONG — Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reform. more »»

Hearing for cancer center slated for Monday

October 31, 2014 Will the new hospital on the southern edge of Marshalltown include a cancer treatment center? That decision will be in the hands of the State Health Facilities Council during a meeting Monday in... more »»

Quarantined nurse challenges Maine over safeguards

October 31, 2014 FORT KENT, Maine — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities... more »»

 
 

Pancake Breakfast November 1, 2014

until 9:30 a.m. at the Hardin County Fairgrounds Youth & Community Building, 301 11th Ave., Eldora. more »

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