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New, classic, fun foods at the Iowa State Fair

August 8, 2014 DES MOINES — If it’s on a stick, fried or smoked, chances are you’re at the Iowa State Fair. more »»

Tradition passes down at 100th Meskwaki Powwow

August 8, 2014 MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — For a culture that honors its tradition and history, reaching 100 years of the Meskwaki Powwow Thursday was a big milestone. more »»

Twins across Iowa compete at the state fair

August 8, 2014 DES MOINES — You’re not seeing double. Twins and triplets kicked off the one of many competitions that will be held on the Anne & Bill Riley Stage at the Iowa State Fair Thursday. more »»

Rain not an issue for fairgoers

August 8, 2014 DES MOINES — A little rain won’t stop the fairgoers’ fu. more »»

Upper Iowa University president visits Iowa Veterans Home

August 8, 2014 Serving one’s country in the armed services has been a commitment of many an Upper Iowa University student from its founding in 1857 to World War I to the present War on Terror. more »»

Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq

August 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama authorized U.S. more »»

Iowa annuls patrol sergeant’s firing

August 8, 2014 IOWA CITY — The Iowa Department of Public Safety has rescinded the firing of a veteran state patrol supervisor, agreeing to reinstate him to a different job for one year to end an expensive... more »»

Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii

August 8, 2014 HONOLULU — The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared... more »»

Man guilty of murder in Michigan porch shooting

August 8, 2014 DETROIT — A suburban Detroit man who insisted he killed an unarmed woman on his porch in self-defense was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday after the jury rejected his tearful claim that he... more »»

Kerry urges Afghan candidates to end dispute

August 8, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Obama administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan’s two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June elections, accept the results o... more »»

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

August 8, 2014 McALLEN, Texas — Far fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle... more »»

Sen. John Walsh leaves race amid plagiarism probe

August 8, 2014 HELENA, Mont. — Montana U.S. Se. more »»

Demolition of former Sonic building underway

August 7, 2014 A much awaited Dunkin’ Donuts store in Marshalltown became closer to reality Tuesday, when crews began demolition of the former Sonic restaurant at 10 Lafrentz Lan. more »»

Man sentenced to five years in prison for abusing a corpse

August 7, 2014 A Marshalltown man has been sentenced to five years in prison for abusing a corpse. Max E. Nelson, 56, pleaded guilty Wednesday to abuse of a corpse and accessory after the fact. more »»

Brick by brick

August 7, 2014 The historical four-story Italianate style mid-block commercial brick building dubbed the Blossom Block is under intense rehabilitation. more »»

Online auction to boost Big Brothers Big Sisters

August 7, 2014 Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding an online auction over the course of the next week to raise needed funds as it starts its own endowment. The Hubert A. more »»

Clippings continue to cover streets

August 7, 2014 Grass clippings continue to collect alongside of city streets. more »»

 
 

 

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