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City will celebrate lead prevention successes

October 20, 2014 The success of a local program will be celebrated next week. Nationally, next week is designated to raise awareness for lead poisoning prevention. more »»

High schooler completes turnaround

October 20, 2014 Steven DePauw admitted early on in his high school years in Marshalltown he didn’t think about his future. His grades were suffering and he didn’t take classes seriously. more »»

Breast cancer treatment services offered locally

October 20, 2014 Breast cancer is more than a month and a ribbon. more »»

Cancer: It’s not a journey, it’s an adventure!

October 20, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of stories highlighting the personal stories of those who are fighting or have battled cancer. more »»

Sen. Warren campaigns for Braley in Senate race

October 20, 2014 DES MOINES — Sen. more »»

Idle Iowa beef plant prepares to reopen this month

October 20, 2014 TAMA — A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month. more »»

New report criticizes Iowa stun gun policies

October 20, 2014 DES MOINES — Law enforcement policies on the use of stun guns vary greatly across Iowa’s 99 counties, and civil rights experts who recently reviewed the policies say many of them are inadequate. more »»

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

October 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. more »»

On the road to find the world’s funniest person

October 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they’d been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and... more »»

Downgrading Hurricane Ana to tropical storm

October 20, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm. more »»

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security monies

October 20, 2014 OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrive. more »»

Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

October 20, 2014 BEIJING — The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China’s ruling Communist Party’s Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with... more »»

The Associated Press

October 20, 2014 OLONGAPO, Philippines — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

A big fan of the Bobcats

October 19, 2014 She’s one of the biggest Marshalltown High School Bobcat fans, a huge supporter of the students and she can be found every day working at the school. more »»

Anti-Racism Workshop scheduled

October 19, 2014 Racism, its causes, consequences and more will be tackled head on by Marshalltown’s Trinity Lutheran Church and the local Human Rights Commission. more »»

Fair looks to modernize membership practices

October 19, 2014 What worked in the early 1900s is not working now as far as the operation of the Central Iowa Fair. more »»

House of Compassion benefit event slated

October 19, 2014 Staff, volunteers and friends of the House of Compassion have scheduled a fun-filled evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall to help Marshall County’s less fortunate. more »»

Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

October 19, 2014 DALLAS — Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: “Ebola. more »»

What’s next following wild week for stocks?

October 19, 2014 NEW YORK — The stock market needs to see a therapist. Temperamental, flighty, prone to violent mood swings, the market took investors on a wild ride this wee. more »»

Police say arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run

October 19, 2014 DES MOINES — Des Moines police say an arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man. more »»



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