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Local AMP group empowers youth

August 30, 2016 “Nothing about us, without us. more »»

‘Making the Connection’ agriculture tours return

August 30, 2016 Marshall County Farm Bureau’s “Making the Connection” ag tours are back for the third consecutive year and will take place on the evenings of Sept. 1, 8 and 15. more »»

Respect above all

August 28, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a series of articles profiling the public servants/first responders who serve the citizens of Marshalltown and Marshall County. more »»

Removal of dangerous properties set to begin

August 28, 2016 Local city officials and neighbors of five dangerous properties can not wait for demolition to begin at 108 N. 7th Ave., 412 E. State St., 512 E. Main St., 612 Bromley St. and 708 Lee St. more »»

125 years of celebration

August 28, 2016 LE GRAND — Despite ominous-looking grey clouds hanging over the city of Le Grand Saturday, many residents and out-of-town visitors lined the streets for the parade, car show and other activities. more »»

Data shows increase in ex-offenders returning to Iowa prisons

August 28, 2016 DES MOINES — There’s an increase in the number of former Iowa inmates returning to prison, according to new data, and corrections officials are still figuring out why. more »»

Judge, Vernon speak at Dems grand opening

August 28, 2016 A light rain didn’t stop dozens of visitors from coming to the grand opening of the Marshall County Democrats Office and seeing the night’s three special guests. more »»

Kurdish forces in Syria clash with Turkish-backed rebels

August 28, 2016 BEIRUT — Backed by Turkish tanks and reports of airstrikes, Turkey-allied Syrian rebels clashed with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria in a new escalation that further complicates the already... more »»

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

August 28, 2016 NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s growing protest against a $. more »»

Warning of ‘war’ on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

August 28, 2016 DES MOINES — Donald Trump warned Saturday of a “war on the American farmer,” telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton “wants to shut down family farms” and implement anti-agriculture... more »»

University of Iowa officials revamp chalking policy

August 28, 2016 IOWA CITY — University of Iowa officials have revamped the university’s 6-year-old sidewalk chalk policy months after an anti-abortion group’s sidewalk art caused a stir. more »»

Scams & waste loom as charity millions donated after Orlando

August 28, 2016 The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns:... more »»

Little precedent for $400M cash payment to Iran

August 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. more »»

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

August 28, 2016 BOGOTA, Colombia — Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify a peace accord reached this week with government... more »»

Three’s Company Redux

August 27, 2016 A group of three 20-somethings in Marshalltown, who are out building careers and seeing the world, have chosen to share living quarters with each other as a form of companionship, and as a way to... more »»

Launching a vision

August 27, 2016 Education, housing, community pride. Those are three important factors in any town, and the new community group Vision Marshalltown is designed to address those three areas. more »»

15 Minutes

August 27, 2016 MARIANN DARTER Resides: Gilman Hometown: Resided in Tama through grade-school, then moved to Marshalltown. FAMILY LIFE Family: Steve Frye is my “significant other” of 10 years. more »»

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

August 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. more »»

DHS: New Medicaid system receives over 225 grievances

August 27, 2016 DES MOINES — The Iowa agency overseeing the state’s transition to a privately managed Medicaid program recorded over 225 grievances in the first three months of the new system, according to a new... more »»

Turkey River expected to crest at 24 feet in Garber; below record 2004 level

August 27, 2016 GARBER — The Turkey River was still rising Friday but expected to crest nearly 9 feet below its 2004 record in a small northeastern Iowa town, though additional storms were forecast for the area,... more »»



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