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Nebraska opponents of Keystone XL reignite legal fight

January 17, 2015 LINCOLN, Neb. — Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline in Nebraska reignited a legal fight Friday that could delay the entire 1,179-mile project, filing two new lawsuits over its proposed route. more »»

Islamic State group reaches for Afghanistan and Pakistan

January 17, 2015 CAMP SHORABAK, Afghanistan — Afghanistan and Pakistan, home to al-Qaida and Taliban militants and the focus of the longest war in U.S. more »»

Europe anti-terror raids net dozens amid high anxiety

January 17, 2015 BRUSSELS — Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as authorities rushed to thwart more attacks by people with links to... more »»

All America City quilt at Marshalltown City Hall

January 16, 2015 Marshalltown was a All-American finalist again in 2014 and a quilt honoring that status is on display — but today is the last day to see that quilt. more »»

County attorney seeks raises, staff support

January 16, 2015 If the Marshall County Attorney’s budget proposal is approved, staff are set to receive pay raises and see the hiring of a new support staff person during the coming fiscal year. more »»

Talk about a ‘mobile’ home

January 16, 2015 Ferneau & Sons House Moving & Raising LLC of Marshalltown made the slow journey from Reed Avenue near the Marshalltown Airport to State Center this week, moving this house along several back roads... more »»

Marshalltown receives grant for trees

January 16, 2015 Marshalltown’s parks will soon be branching out. more »»

Local pastor pens memoirs

January 16, 2015 Some Marshalltonians who have never met the Rev. Darrell Mitchell do not know he and the late Dr. Norman Vincent Peale had much in common. more »»

School board approves new track project

January 16, 2015 STATE CENTER — Plans to build a new track at West Marshall Schools jumped forward this week. The West Marshall School Board approved the project at its Monday meeting. more »»

University of Iowa president to retire after intense 8 years

January 16, 2015 IOWA CITY — University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced plans Thursday to retire, after an eight-year tenure in which she led the school through a devastating flood, budget challenges and... more »»

Ernst to deliver response to the State of the Union

January 16, 2015 HERSHEY, Pa. — Republican officials tapped newly elected Iowa Sen. more »»

Belgian police kill 2 in anti-terror raid during shootout

January 16, 2015 VERVIERS, Belgium — With Europe dreading more terror, Belgian authorities moved swiftly to pre-empt what they called a major attack by as little as hours Thursday, killing two suspects in a firefigh... more »»

‘Hellbent on killing them’

January 15, 2015 “He was hellbent on killing them.” That was the word from a neighbor of a woman who, along with her daughter, were allegedly set on fire by the daughter’s boyfriend early Wednesday morning. more »»

Official: Domestic assault intensifying

January 15, 2015 The severity of assaults by abusers against their partners is becoming worse. more »»

Roads department in budget squeeze

January 15, 2015 Costs in the Marshall County Secondary Roads Department are rising, but state tax dollars are not keeping pace. more »»

Fire damages basement

January 15, 2015 The Marshalltown Fire Department was called to 547 N. 3rd St. at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates 40th anniversary

January 15, 2015 “Be someone who matters to someone who matters” are the words Big Brothers Big Sisters, Heart of Iowa has adopted for its mentoring campaign. more »»

New district website being prepped for launch

January 15, 2015 It will be “a very busy spring” in the Iowa Valley Community College District marketing office, said director Robin Ancti. more »»

Obama criticizes state laws that hurt broadband competition

January 15, 2015 CEDAR FALLS — Wading into a states’ rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that prevent local communities from creating their own... more »»

Man seriously injured in accident at meatpacking plant

January 15, 2015 OAKLAND — A man has been seriously injured while working at a meat processing plant in western Iowa. more »»



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