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Iowa mayor charged with sexually abusing 2 girls

August 11, 2014 IOWA CITY — The mayor of a northeastern Iowa city was arrested Monday on charges that he sexually assaulted two girls in 2010, stunning residents who elected him last year. more »»

Ukraine OKs Red Cross-led aid mission to east

August 11, 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the... more »»

7-year-old Gaza closure key in Israel-Hamas talks

August 11, 2014 DEIR EL-BALAH, Gaza Strip — Mohammed al-Telbani lost his life’s work when Israeli shells repeatedly slammed into his four-story snack and cookie factory during the Gaza war, finally sparking a fire... more »»

Rail to trail project gets huge boost locally

August 10, 2014 Approximately 25 Marshalltown area residents turned out early Friday afternoon to greet an 11-member selection committee from the Iowa Parks Foundation at the Grimes Farm Nature Center. more »»

Local man breeds, trains top hunting pups

August 10, 2014 Thousands of people have traveled across the country to Marshalltown to buy a four-legged, furry friend. Justin McGill is the owner of Hunters Point Kennel, 3409 Iowa Ave. more »»

Center Associates moves forward in Tama County

August 10, 2014 One year ago, Center Associates took over operations of the former Mental Health Center of Tama County. more »»

1850s fort site located southeast of Marshalltown

August 10, 2014 A local marker indicates history of the area dating back to 1850 and the construction of a fort to ward off a possible attack from the Meskwaki Indians. more »»

State fair volunteer on the go

August 10, 2014 DES MOINES — Keith McDonald is riding in style with a smile at the Iowa State Fair this year. more »»

MCBD plans rivalry game cook off

August 10, 2014 It’s an event that local die-hard Iowa State and Iowa fans compete in for a good cause before the big game. more »»

Obama offers no time limit on Iraq military action

August 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America’s renewed military involvement in Iraq, saying he doesn’t think “we are going to solve this problem in weeks”... more »»

Fundraiser brings Dysart closer to renovation goal

August 10, 2014 The Dysart Community Building fundraiser has been making great strides, and is moving toward its goal to raise more than $800,000. more »»

White students to no longer be majority at school

August 10, 2014 KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — For the first time, U.S. more »»

Iowa Republicans seek to seize Senate control

August 10, 2014 DES MOINES — Just two more seats in the state Senate could give Iowa Republicans complete legislative control for the first time in nearly 20 years, kicking off a new era for conservative policies... more »»

Prime chance in Iowa for potential 2016 candidates

August 10, 2014 AMES — The lineup of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates courting Iowa conservatives Saturday agreed on two things: America is on the wrong track and they could move it in the right directio. more »»

6 years later, impact of Sioux City pit bull ban unclear

August 10, 2014 Sioux City — Six years after Sioux City cracked down on pit bulls and vicious dogs, fewer people are reporting cases of dog bites. more »»

Gaza talks on hold, Israeli delegation stays home

August 10, 2014 JERUSALEM — Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said an Israeli team would not rejoin negotiations i... more »»

Farmer powers irrigation system with solar energy

August 10, 2014 WHITING — Dolf Ivener turned to sunshine to water his corn field this growing season. Ivener became the first Siouxland farmer to power a center pivot irrigation system with solar energy. more »»

Drought lessons: Water wasters attend Water School

August 10, 2014 SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn’t bother with that dripping kitchen sink. more »»



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