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Tama supervisors OK fund contribution

August 14, 2014 The Tama County Board of Supervisors this week approved nearly $16,000 in cash assistance for the Region 6 Housing Trust Fun. more »»

Gladbrook City Council OKs change orders

August 14, 2014 Members of the Gladbrook City Council approved change orders totaling $108,000 for the city’s new fire station/ambulance building project. more »»

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

August 14, 2014 CAIRO — Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, permitting the sides to continue to negotiate a substantive... more »»

Pope makes first South Korean visit in 25 years

August 14, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — Pope Francis arrived Thursday in South Korea on the first papal visit to the Asian nation in a quarter century, stepping off the plane onto a red carpet and greeting President... more »»

UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level

August 14, 2014 BAGHDAD — The United Nations on Wednesday announced its highest level of emergency for the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands have been driven from their homes and tens of... more »»

2 Iowa prison inmates sue over religious issues

August 14, 2014 DES MOINES — Two Iowa prison inmates must receive nightly meals and chapel time during Ramadan and be allowed the same religious accommodations as other Muslims, a federal judge ruled. more »»

Building plan brings campus to downtown Davenport

August 14, 2014 DAVENPORT — Restoration St. Louis and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges are teaming up to bring an urban campus and housing to downtown Davenport. more »»

ID of officer who killed teen festering issue

August 14, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — The police chief of a St. more »»

Ukraine death toll spikes as attacks intensify

August 14, 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — A rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine came under intensified shelling Wednesday as the U.N. more »»

Hobby Lobby coming to Marshalltown

August 13, 2014 A vacant former Menards store will get a new life as a national arts, crafts and fabrics retailer makes its way to Marshalltown. more »»

It’s a shock

August 13, 2014 Editor’s note: T-R staff writer Stephanie Ivankovich offers a firsthand account of what life is like as a power lineman. more »»

Teen injured in bus-bike accident

August 13, 2014 A 14-year-old boy was injured when a Marshalltown city bus collided with the bike he was riding Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Supervisors approve group of county hires

August 13, 2014 The Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved the shuffling of many county employees during a meeting Tuesday. more »»

Highway 14 resurfacing planned for 2015

August 13, 2014 A 5.5-mile stretch of Highway 14 south of Marshalltown is slated to be resurfaced in 2015, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation. more »»

Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.. more »»

Egypt presents proposal to end war in Gaza

August 13, 2014 CAIRO — Egypt presented a proposed cease-fire to Israel and Hamas aimed at ending the monthlong war, Palestinian officials said early Wednesday after negotiators huddled for a second day of... more »»

Eastern Iowa man wins auctioneer contest at fair

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES — An eastern Iowa man on Tuesday was crowned the top auctioneer of an annual bid calling contest at the Iowa State Fair, and he said he would donate the prize money to the families of fou... more »»

Judge threatens contempt over courthouse photos

August 13, 2014 IOWA CITY — The photo would have been splashed across the front page: Deputies transporting a small-town mayor to his first court appearance on charges of sexually abusing two girls. more »»

Report: State workers get generous health benefits

August 13, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa state employees receive health benefits comparable to the most expensive option offered on the federal health care marketplaces and pay little out of pocket for the coverage,... more »»

Police won’t release name of officer who shot teen

August 13, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. — The Rev. Al Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in suburban St. more »»



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