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Students get training on violence prevention

April 4, 2014 More than 30 MVPs were created at Marshalltown High School Thursday, but this exercise had nothing to do with sports. more »»

Sodders notes two big steps forward for children in the Iowa Senate

March 19, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa children are the big winners this week in the Iowa Senate, according to Sen. Steve Sodders of State Center.  “We took two big steps forward for children. more »»

Iowa lawmakers clash over competing bullying bills

March 8, 2014 DES MOINES — Cracking down on bullying in Iowa schools has been a priority this year for Gov. more »»

Russia in patriotic fervor over Crimea

March 8, 2014 MOSCOW — Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday in anticipation of bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square chanting “Crimea is Russia!”... more »»

Federal authorities charge man with double killing

March 8, 2014 TAMA — Federal authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with the killing of his parents last month on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iow. more »»

Iowa lawmakers clash over competing bullying bills

March 7, 2014 DES MOINES — Cracking down on bullying in Iowa schools has been a priority this year for Gov. more »»

Iowa House panel approves anti-bullying measure

February 20, 2014 DES MOINES — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards. The House Education Committee passed the measure 19-4 Wednesday. more »»

Iowa lawmakers debate anti-bullying bills

February 7, 2014 DES MOINES — Bullying victims, school superintendents and other officials told Iowa lawmakers Thursday that anti-bullying bills wouldn’t solve every problem but would make a big difference to many... more »»

Emergency training offered for business members

January 12, 2014 Emergency situation training will be offered for small business owners and community organizations from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Fisher Community Center. more »»

Globetrotters dazzle, delight crowd in Marshalltown

January 6, 2014 Thousands filled the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse Sunday to watch a performance by a group of world-famous athletes. more »»

Tullis heading to Hungary next week

November 7, 2013 The Marshalltown Not In Our Town anti-bullying initiative has received national attention over the past couple of years. more »»

Law enforcement help bolster anti-bullying effort

July 5, 2013 As Marshalltown's Not In Our Town effort enters its second year, support from local law enforcement continues to grow. more »»

PBS features Marshalltown on Not In Our School posters

June 2, 2013 When PBS was looking for communities to feature for its Not In Our School posters, it looked for schools that offered something unique. more »»

PBS to feature local students involved with anti-bullying effort

March 24, 2013 An Iowa Public Television special that focuses on bullying will feature four Marshalltown High School students. more »»

Bullying takes center stage at Orpheum

January 25, 2013 Community leaders took part in a panel discussion on the impact of bullying following a film on the subject Thursday night. more »»

'Bully' documentary coming to Orpheum

January 17, 2013 The director of the Orpheum said she is honored that the Superintendent of the Sioux City school district, featured in the film “Bully,” will be present during a discussion following the film. more »»

Finding Kind movie coming to MHS

October 2, 2012 Those who missed the documentary screening of “Finding Kind” will have a second opportunity to view the powerful film on bullying. Marshalltown High School will host a screening of the film at 6:30 p. more »»

Documentary draws diverse crowd to Orpheum

September 28, 2012 Community members and Not In Our Town leaders turned out for “Light in the Darkness,” the one-hour documentary about the effects racial discrimination had on a small New York town. more »»

A tale of two cities

September 23, 2012 Sister Chris Feagan said people are like M&Ms: they come in a variety of colors, but they are all the same inside. “All people are created equal. more »»