‘Top Gun: Maverick’ touches down in Cannes


CANNES, France — Tom Cruise mania descended Wednesday in Cannes where the actor made a whirlwind appearance at the film festival, walking the red carpet, receiving a surprise Palme d’Or and watching a squadron of French fighter jets fly over the European premiere of “Top Gun: ...

CDC warns of rising COVID risk in Iowa

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For the first time in two months, an Iowa county has a high level of community risk for COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Poweshiek County has that distinction, due to a combination of its infection and hospitalization rates that the CDC uses to ...

Absentee voting begins in Iowa

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The absentee voting period for the June 7 primary election is now underway. Iowans can vote in-person at their county auditor’s office from May 18 – June 6. This is also the first day county auditors can mail absentee ballots to voters that requested one. “It’s important to have a ...

Biden invokes Defense Production Act for baby formula shortage

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized flights to import supply from overseas, as he faces mounting political pressure over a domestic shortage caused by the safety-related closure of the ...

Early primary voting begins Wednesday

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As of Wednesday morning, the early voting period for the June 7 primary election is officially underway for local, state and federal races. Marshall County Assistant/Deputy Auditor and Recorder Jessica Chizek explained a few steps that voters who wish to cast a ballot before election day need ...

Toddler dies in rural Marshall County accident

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BAXTER — A toddler has been pronounced dead after an accident in rural Marshall County near Baxter on Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to 3367 Fairman Ave. outside of Baxter for a report of a two-year-old child who had been struck by a pickup ...