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Noon Lions Radio Auction kicks off April 14

April 4, 2014 The Marshalltown Noon Lions Radio Auction fundraiser has been a time-tested success for 56 years, and the club sees no reason to change. more »»

Historic Dairy Queen gets sweeter

April 4, 2014 The historic Dairy Queen located on North Third Avenue will add chocolate and chocolate swirl soft serve ice cream to its menu Saturday. more »»

Iowa agency head denies money was paid for silence

April 4, 2014 DES MOINES — The director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said Thursday he paid no hush money to fired workers as part of their settlement agreements with the state, contradicting... more »»

Cedar Rapids casino backers make push for approval

April 4, 2014 CEDAR RAPIDS — Supporters of a proposed $164 million casino development in Cedar Rapids made a final push Thursday to convince regulators to approve the project, packing a public hearing to tout the... more »»

Lawsuit: Iowa official retaliated against judge

April 4, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert sought to favor employers over workers in unemployment benefits decisions, and then fired the chief judge when he opposed her efforts,... more »»

Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack

April 4, 2014 FORT HOOD, Texas — The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed... more »»

Kindness walk makes way back through area

April 3, 2014 He walked across the country once and is doing it again because his message of honoring fallen soldiers and those killed in 9/11 means that much to him. more »»

Start your engines, race season is near

April 3, 2014 As is tradition, a frostbuster race will take the lead for the opening season of the Friday night races at the Marshalltown Speedway. more »»

Nurses in high demand at job fair

April 3, 2014 Nursing continues to be a field where there is a high demand for workers, as many who attended the Central Iowa Job Fair at Marshalltown Community College Wednesday can attest. more »»

Area schools art show opens Friday

April 3, 2014 Student artists from across Marshall County and a little beyond will have their work on display beginning Friday and running through April at the Fisher Community Center. more »»

Officials: 4 dead, including gunman, at Fort Hood

April 3, 2014 FORT HOOD, Texas — A gunman opened fire Wednesday at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said. more »»

Former state workers outline their abrupt 2011 firings

April 3, 2014 DES MOINES — Four former state employees said Wednesday they doubt the state saved as much money as Gov. more »»

Cause of car fire linked to developer a mystery

April 3, 2014 IOWA CITY — The cause of a fire that destroyed the car in which a prominent Iowa developer was found dead days after leaving prison remains a mystery, an investigator said Wednesday. more »»

Teacher sex abuse case goes before Supreme Court

April 3, 2014 DES MOINES — The attorney for a woman who claimed a high school coach molested her, causing her emotional problems, asked the Iowa Supreme Court on Wednesday to change the way lawsuits against... more »»

High court loosens reins on big campaign donors

April 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority voted Wednesday to free wealthy donors to give to as many political candidates and campaigns as they want, further loosening the reins on givin... more »»

Events put spotlight on Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 2, 2014 Two public events, 30 children cut outs and dozens of informational items being spread throughout the community detail how Child Abuse Prevention Month is being put in the spotlight by Child Abuse... more »»

Judge won’t consider new sentence in kidnapping case

April 2, 2014 A judge has decided against reconsidering a prison sentence for a Sioux City man convicted of kidnapping following a review of his prison conduct. more »»

Plea deal reached in drug trafficking case

April 2, 2014 A woman arrested for trafficking meth has pleaded guilty to child endangerment and three felony charges have been dropped as part of a plea deal. more »»

Supervisors hold closed meeting on courthouse security

April 2, 2014 The Marshall County Supervisors held a closed session meeting Tuesday to talk about courthouse security, evacuation procedures if there was a tornado or bomb threat and also a response if there was... more »»



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