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Volunteers clean storm-damaged flags

May 28, 2016 Stormy skies and winds as high as 85 mph this week led to fallen trees and other property damage throughout the are. more »»

Partnership of businesses, schools team up for STEM Camp

May 28, 2016 A partnership of central Iowa businesses and schools is preparing for another camp for students in multiple Marshalltown schools in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. more »»

New law aims to improve Iowa CTE programs

May 28, 2016 Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law House File 2392 Thursday, a law that is centered on improving Career Technical Education (CTE) throughout Iowa’s middle schools and high schools. more »»

‘Arresting Hunger’ food drive next Saturday

May 28, 2016 The Marshalltown Police Department hopes to “arrest” hunger during its “Fill the Squad Car” challenge next Saturday, June 4. The MPD will be at Hy-Vee from 10 a.m. to noon and at Fareway from 12-2 p. more »»

15 Minutes

May 28, 2016 STEVE VALBRECHT Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Newton FAMILY LIFE Family: I am married to Jillana and we have three children: Logan 5, Mason 2, and Aria, 1. more »»

County Dems sponsor Spring Fling

May 28, 2016 Area Democrats and interested persons are invited to the upcoming Spring Fling at the Marshalltown Riverview Park Community Building from 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 3. more »»

Iowa Supreme Court bans life without parole for teen killers

May 28, 2016 IOWA CITY — Juveniles who commit even the most heinous murders must someday have the chance to earn their release from prison, a divided Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday. more »»

Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines

May 28, 2016 ATLANTA — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screenin... more »»

At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding

May 28, 2016 BRENHAM, Texas — At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential thunderstorms caused floods and at least one tornado that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations... more »»

Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

May 28, 2016 HIROSHIMA, Japan — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people... more »»

In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird themselves for long fight

May 28, 2016 BAGHDAD — Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being... more »»

Winds cause damage in Marshalltown area

May 27, 2016 Thursday morning brought widespread reports of tree and even some building damage from early morning and Wednesday night storms that produced winds as high as 85 mph. more »»

Cases dismissed

May 27, 2016 The Iowa Court of Appeals this week announced the dismissal of separate appeals filed by two former Marshalltown High School students and their parents. more »»

Law office employee accused of embezzlement

May 27, 2016 An clerical employee with a local law firm has been charged with embezzling $75,000 from the company. more »»

New IVCCD Orpheum director broadens scope

May 27, 2016 Bob Untiedt has hit the ground running as the IVCCD Orpheum Theater’s new executive director. more »»

Iowa Democrats criticize Grassley during debate

May 27, 2016 JOHNSTON — Democrats in Iowa vying to challenge Republican Sen. more »»

Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

May 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the publi. more »»

More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day

May 27, 2016 ROME — More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based... more »»

Moving forward

May 26, 2016 Marshalltonians have an another opportunity to comment on the former EconoFoods as site for the proposed joint police-fire building projec. more »»


Laurel Lions Pancake Breakfast May 28, 2016

in the Legion Building, Laurel until 8:30 a.m. Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, juice. more »

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