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Road closed due to culvert replacement

October 7, 2015 Monday, Wiese Garden Road was closed to through traffic between Highway 14 and 182nd Street. more »»

LUNA staff hope to bridge community gaps

October 7, 2015 Staff at a new Marshalltown service agency aim to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, particularly those from Latin American backgrounds. more »»

Ron Paul to testify at trial of 2012 campaign aides

October 7, 2015 DES MOINES — Three top officials with Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated federal financial disclosure laws by secretly paying... more »»

Top general recommends keeping US troops in Afghanistan

October 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. more »»

US deports fewest immigrants in 9 years

October 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic... more »»

Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

October 7, 2015 CHISINAU, Moldova — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sough... more »»

Library to donate amazing find

October 6, 2015 The staff at the Marshalltown Public Library are known to uncover mementos hidden away between the pages of donated books. more »»

Iowa Veterans Home to dedicate World War II monument

October 6, 2015 The Iowa Veterans Home will dedicate a long-awaited World War II monument at 9 a.m. Wednesday. more »»

District may appeal to state to manage special ed budget deficit

October 6, 2015 At its Monday meeting, the Marshalltown School Board approved a request that, if approved by the Iowa Department of Education, would allow the school district to levy additional tax dollars to... more »»

MFD responds to suspected hazardous material

October 6, 2015 On Monday at 11:26 a.m., the Marshalltown Fire Department responded to the Emerson/Fisher Governor Road facility to investigate a possible hazardous materials incident. more »»

Tama Co. Sups. disscuss hazard mitigation

October 6, 2015 Tama county supervisors Larry Vest, Kendall Jordan and Dan Anderson met with Emergency Management Director Mindy Benson Monday. more »»

MPD: Online training available for tobacco sales compliance

October 6, 2015 The Marshalltown Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products away from Marshalltown youth. more »»

US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz

October 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. more »»

Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on

October 6, 2015 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. more »»

‘Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed

October 6, 2015 COLUMBIA, S.C. — People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammere. more »»

NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

October 6, 2015 ANKARA, Turkey — In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for “irresponsible behavior” after its warplanes violated Turkish airspace, and... more »»

Local ready to lay the smackdown

October 5, 2015 Austin Fouts is ready to prove he’s ready to take down the competition. Fouts, 18, is about to embark on the first journey of his professional wrestling career. On Saturday, Oct. more »»

Books, books and more books

October 5, 2015 Jennifer Mendoza, 11, a sixth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School, says she can read just about any type of book as long as it is fiction. more »»



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