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Big year noted in economic development

November 26, 2014 Tom Deimerly said 2014 was a big year in economic development in Marshalltown. The executive director of the Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee gave a report to city council this week. more »»

Cold duty

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MIW’s JOI program empowers its clients

November 26, 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 »»

Safe driving this holiday

November 26, 2014 The Thanksgiving Holiday is a great time for families to come together. It also is one of the busiest on roads and highways as people are traveling all over the city, state and country. more »»

Area pastor examines church and state in book

November 26, 2014 Voters should look to the Bible for guidance, wrote Rev. Tim Morgan of Kellogg. Morgan, a Methodist pastor for five years, has written his first book, “If God Won Our Elections. more »»

Iowa posts record egg production as demand soars

November 26, 2014 DES MOINES — The egg is on a roll. It has never been more popular as a fast-food restaurant breakfast staple, and its appeal has broadened far beyond the day’s first meal. more »»

Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers

November 26, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote... more »»

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

November 26, 2014 WASHINGTON — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama’s health care law. more »»

How much do you know about the Internet?

November 26, 2014 WASHINGTON — Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keep... more »»

2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria

November 26, 2014 BAUCHI, Nigeria — The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs. The first detonated her bomb, killing three women. more »»

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

November 26, 2014 NEW YORK — These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a da. more »»

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

November 26, 2014 PARIS — France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. more »»

Activists: Syrian airstrikes kill 60 in IS-held city

November 26, 2014 BEIRUT — Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people, shattering shop fronts and... more »»

Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

November 26, 2014 ATHENS, Greece — Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean... more »»

Helium: It gives NYC’s Thanksgiving parade a lift

November 26, 2014 NEW YORK — It’ll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn’t be the same without ... heliu. more »»

Space station’s 3-D printer pops out 1st creation

November 26, 2014 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creatio. more »»

Hospital to become Central Iowa Healthcare

November 25, 2014 Marshalltown is already getting a new hospital and now that hospital has a new name. Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center leaders unveiled that new name as Central Iowa Healthcare. more »»

Thoughtful gesture

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Local improv group planning annual performances

November 25, 2014 Instant Comedy, Just Add Spam, the local improv group, is in the planning stages for its next shows. The holiday tradition of the Dec. 30 and Dec. more »

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