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Former Marshalltown resident/author to visit library

March 26, 2015 The Marshalltown Public Library will host Elizabeth Collison, author and former Marshalltown resident, for a talk about her work at 2 p.m. Friday in the library meeting rooms. more »»

Meet and greets planned with MHS principal candidates

March 26, 2015 Members of the public will have an opportunity to speak with two finalists interviewing for the position of Marshalltown High School principal this wee. more »»

Online sales transactions reminders

March 26, 2015 The Marshalltown Police Department frequently receives complaints and concerns regarding Internet fraud schemes. Last week a horrific crime in Longmont, Col. more »»

Concert ends after bomb threat

March 26, 2015 UNION — A BCLUW Middle School band concert was cut short after an unidentified caller phoned in a bomb threat. Individuals evacuated the school after administrators ended the concert Tuesday night. more »»

Iowa top officials on opposites sides in EPA lawsuit

March 26, 2015 DES MOINES — Iowa’s governor and attorney general were on opposite sides of a case argued Wednesday at the U.S. Supreme Court concerning new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants. more »»

President Hadi of Yemen flees by sea amid rebel advance in south

March 26, 2015 SANAA, Yemen — President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled Yemen by sea Wednesday as Shiite rebels and their allies moved on his last refuge in the south, captured its airport and put a bounty on his... more »»

Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

March 26, 2015 FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wednesday by the U.S. more »»

Iowa lawmakers vary in how much contact info they post

March 26, 2015 DES MOINES — Iowa lawmakers say proposed legislation requiring some elected officials to post more contact information online is aimed at transparency — though it’s not expected to change the... more »»

Lt. Gov. Reynolds holds local roundtable discussion

March 25, 2015 The Central Iowa Healthcare-MMSC board room was the setting Tuesday, but Lt. Gov. more »»

Finalists to interview for principal opening Friday

March 25, 2015 Selected from a pool of 23 applicants, four individuals are being considered for the position of principal at Marshalltown High School. Interview committees will meet with two candidates Friday. more »»

Problem weeds to see trouble in coming months

March 25, 2015 The Marshall County Board of Supervisors authorized a county noxious weed control plan at its regular meeting on Tuesda. more »»

No prescription drug drop-off event in April

March 25, 2015 The Marshalltown Police Department, in partnership with the Marshall County Sheriff Department, Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force, Marshall County Drug Endangered Children (DEC Team), and SATUCI want to let... more »»

Linn Creek Arts Festival 2015 in planning stages

March 25, 2015 Every July, Marshalltown is treated to a one-day only cultural event unlike any other. more »»

Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps

March 25, 2015 SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France — A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained... more »»

Iowa IT project was intentionally thwarted, webmaster claims

March 25, 2015 IOWA CITY — Iowa Workforce Development managers intentionally thwarted progress on a long-stalled $795,000 plan to adopt an electronic filing system for Iowa workers’ compensation cases, a longtime... more »»

Gov. Branstad defends use of private BlackBerry to read news

March 25, 2015 DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad does not use email for state business to avoid potential problems but has a privately-owned BlackBerry to read news clips, his office said Wednesday. more »»

Cruz wants to scrap IRS, but that’s easier said than done

March 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans’ most conservative voters. more »»

Common-sense, low-cost fix for truck-train crashes rejected

March 25, 2015 RALEIGH, North Carolina — America’s railroads want five more years to stop train wrecks using a high-tech system costing more than $15 billion. more »»

 
 
 

 

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