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Cruz, Clinton call for calmer talk ahead of Iowa contest

January 26, 2016 IOWA FALLS — Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton both called for lowering the temperature in the presidential primary race Monday, even as their campaigns and supporters kept up their attacks with a week t... more »»

Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videos

January 26, 2016 AUSTIN, Texas — A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved... more »»

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons

January 26, 2016 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons, citing the potential for “devastating, lasting... more »»

Police warn that more attacks by IS are likely

January 26, 2016 PARIS — Europe’s top police agency issued a stark warning Monday: Islamic State extremists will keep attempting lethal attacks on soft targets in Europe as the militant group increasingly goes global. more »»

UN envoy lowers expectations ahead of Syria talks on Friday

January 26, 2016 GENEVA — Lowering expectations about his ability to help end Syria’s civil war, the U.. more »»

Iowa caucus night approaching

January 25, 2016 Marshall County Republican Party Chair Peter Rogers said this year’s caucus is going to be nothing short of “tremendous. more »»

Isabelle is a friend to all

January 25, 2016 Isabelle Boone, 6, a kindergartner at St. Francis Catholic School, enjoys playing games and learning new things. more »»

Carson: ‘In God We Trust’

January 25, 2016 Amidst extremely heavy security, Dr. Ben Carson brought his “In God We Trust” campaign to Marshalltown Sunday afternoon at the Best Western Regency In. more »»

Santorum speaks at New Hope Christian Church

January 25, 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum, was in Marshalltown Sunday to attend a church service and speak to the audience assembled at New Hope Christian Church. more »»

Local man organizes march for Central American refugees

January 25, 2016 Andy Heintz of Marshalltown said refugees from El Salvador, the Honduras and Guatemala are not immigrants. He and others desperately want the federal government to think similarl. more »»

After a wild winter weekend, a difficult commute awaits

January 25, 2016 NEW YORK — After a weekend of sledding, snowboarding and staying put, the blizzard-blanketed Eastern U.S. more »»

Trump visits Iowa church: gets a lesson in humility

January 25, 2016 MUSCATINE — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew of an Iowa church for a lesson in humility. “I don’t know if that was aimed at me ... more »»

Video shows Paris attackers committing earlier IS atrocities

January 25, 2016 PARIS — New video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows the extremists who carried out the Nov. more »»

Despite patrols, sealing Greek sea border is near impossible

January 25, 2016 CHIOS, Greece — In the inky nighttime blackness, a small red dot appears on the radar screen, moving fast. more »»

The call to serve

January 24, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles profiling the public servants/first responders who serve the citizens of Marshalltown and Marshall County. more »»

Preserving history, but looking to the future

January 24, 2016 The Marshalltown Central Business District has outlined the ways it wishes to give a nod to Marshalltown’s history while taking steps to be progressive and future-oriented. more »»

Partisan divide emerging in Legislature over K-12 funding

January 24, 2016 While locals may be eager for a quick resolution for the annual state education budgeting process, state Rep. more »»

Candidates in Marshalltown

January 24, 2016 At least seven presidential candidates will be in Marshalltown this week, beginning with two campaign visits today and continuing through Thursda. more »»



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