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Board OKs Schutte’s contract

May 17, 2016 Theron Schutte was officially appointed as the new Marshalltown schools superintendent by the Marshalltown School Board Monday night. more »»

Marshalltown native running for U.S. Senate seat in Colorado

May 17, 2016 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Blaha, who spent his youth in Marshalltown, has hopes to become the Republican nominee for the Colorado U.S. Senate seat up for contention this year. more »»

Travel on a tank of gasoline

May 16, 2016 By CHUCK FRIEND TIMES-REPUBLICAN Even though gasoline prices have fell to a much more affordable level, it is still nice to know that there are places families can get away to relax on just one tank... more »»

Epilepsy seminar scheduled

May 16, 2016 By SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ TIMES-REPUBLICAN Many misconceptions abound with the topic of epilepsy, a neurological disorder defined by recurring seizures that are not caused by another reversible medical... more »»

Confidence leads to success

May 16, 2016 Christopher Juarez-Perez, 9, may be quiet around those he is still getting to know, but once a person becomes his friend, he stops at no lengths to be kind, helpful and demonstrate the breadth of hi... more »»

Bike to Work Week begins Monday

May 15, 2016 Bicyclists Paul Alman and Charlie Smith of Marshalltown have been busy as of late. more »»

Grisly unsolved murder topic of presentation

May 15, 2016 The unsolved murder of Anna Wiese, a gruesome death which occurred 123 years ago in Vienna Township, located nine miles northeast of Marshalltown, is still the topic of much speculation, rumor and... more »»

Peace deal expected with armed Afghan group

May 15, 2016 KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan is expected to finalize a peace deal with a notorious militant group in the coming days, in what could be a template for ending the 15-year war with the Taliban, a... more »»

Vermont to require drug makers to explain price increases

May 15, 2016 MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont is poised to become the first state requiring drug companies to explain their price increases, and Bob and Deborah Messing think that’s a good idea. more »»

Prosecutors to wrap up case in slaying of 2 sisters

May 15, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case Monday in the western Pennsylvania trial of a man charged with robbing and killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker two years ago. more »»

Big rallies or quiet voters? Is Clinton low on enthusiasm?

May 15, 2016 DES MOINES — Rock concert rallies versus intimate town halls. Adoring groupies versus dutiful voters. Sweeping promises versus targeted proposals. more »»

Protesters block train tracks to 2 Washington refineries

May 15, 2016 SEATTLE — Hundreds of climate activists on Saturday marched to the site of two refineries in northwest Washington state to call for a break from fossil fuels, while a smaller group continued to bloc... more »»

Schools offer lessons on accommodating transgender students

May 15, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — From locker rooms and sex education classes to dress codes and overnight field trips, many U.S. more »»

Mexico court absolves soldiers in army killing of suspects

May 15, 2016 MEXICO CITY — A Mexican civilian court has freed the last three soldiers accused of homicide in a 2014 incident in which at least a dozen suspects were allegedly executed after they surrendered. more »»

Moody’s downgrades Saudi Arabia on lower oil prices

May 15, 2016 NEW YORK — Saudi Arabia’s credit rating has been downgraded by Moody’s because of the long and deep slump in oil prices. more »»

Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

May 15, 2016 STOCKHOLM — Ukrainian singer Jamala’s melancholic tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest early... more »»

MHS grad picked for local school superintendent post

May 14, 2016 Theron Schutte has been offered a contract to be the next superintendent of the Marshalltown Community School District. Schutte is a Marshalltown native and 1981 Marshalltown High School graduate. more »»



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