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Supreme Court rules for state in fatal boat accident

June 18, 2016 DES MOINES — A Nebraska woman whose 10-year-old son died in a boating accident on Storm Lake in 2010 cannot sue the state of Iowa for damages, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled on Friday. more »»

Study: Up to 1 in 5 trauma deaths could be prevented

June 18, 2016 WASHINGTON — Up to 1 in 5 people may be dying unnecessarily from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries, a stark conclusion from government advisers who say where you live shouldn’t determine if yo... more »»

‘Rare, dangerous’ heat wave headed to parts of Western US

June 18, 2016 LOS ANGELES — It’s a dry heat, Phoenix residents like to say about Arizona’s hot weather. That bravado may vanish as the thermometer flirts with 120 degrees this weekend. more »»

Work begins to pass $17.5M bond referendum

June 17, 2016 Marshalltown city residents will have a chance to vote yes or no Aug. 2 on a new joint Marshalltown Police/Fire building, site and related expenses at an amount not to exceed $17.5 million. more »»

Local man advocates for veterans healthcare

June 17, 2016 A local businessman and veteran is an active member of Concerned Veterans for America, a newly formed national veterans advocacy grou. more »»

Fireworks fundraiser tonight at Orpheum

June 17, 2016 Fireworks are a well-recognized Independence Day tradition, and a group of Marshalltown residents are holding a fundraiser to ensure sparks fly on July 4. more »»

Keep safety in mind

June 17, 2016 An analysis of car accident statistics by the Iowa Department of Transportation from 2004 to 2014 shows Father’s Day the deadliest holiday for Iowa motorists. more »»

Obama embraces grieving Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

June 17, 2016 ORLANDO, Fla. — Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans’ security Thursday as a strong reason to tighten U. more »»

British Labour lawmaker dies after shooting attack

June 17, 2016 LONDON — A lawmaker who campaigned for Britain to stay in the European Union was killed Thursday by a gun- and knife-wielding attacker in her small-town constituency, a tragedy that brought the... more »»

Convicted lottery official argues Iowa court appeal

June 17, 2016 DES MOINES — The attorney for a former lottery official accused of fixing jackpots in several states argued Thursday that his client’s conviction last year on fraud charges should be thrown out. more »»

Students get creative at STEM Camp

June 16, 2016 Just because it’s summer break doesn’t mean Marshalltown students stop learning, building and creating. STEM camp kicked off this week at Rogers and Fisher elementary school. more »»

Local business appeals liquor license denial

June 16, 2016 A notice of appeal has been filed with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals concerning a liquor license denial by the Marshalltown City Council May 23. more »»

Court orders new trial in 2013 fatal Des Moines mob beating

June 16, 2016 DES MOINES — Two men convicted of second-degree murder for their involvement in the 2013 mob beating death of a Des Moines man in a downtown parking lot will get new trials, the Iowa Court of Appeal... more »»



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