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Capitol riot suspect blames ‘pack of lies,’ seeks release

DES MOINES — A Des Moines, Iowa, man pictured prominently with a QAnon shirt ahead of a crowd of insurgents inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack asked a judge on Monday to release him from jail, saying “he feels deceived, recognizing that he bought into a pack of ...

Plenty of summer camps to choose from

Summer is in full swing in Marshalltown and there are plenty of things that kids can get involved in this summer, such as camps. • The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA, 108 Washington St., is hosting two summer camps for kids. One camp, called Little Campers, features days at the swimming pool, the ...

States poised to let college athletes profit from their name, likeness

WASHINGTON — A seismic shift will rock college sports next month, when a handful of new state laws go into effect allowing student athletes to make money off their personal images. It has long been against the rules governing collegiate sports for student athletes to profit from their name ...

Police searching for robbery suspect

The Marshalltown Police Department is searching for a man connected to a robbery which occurred early Monday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., an employee of the Git-N-Go convenience store, 3302 South Center St., called the police to report a robbery. Upon arrival, officers determined a male ...

Church honors reverend who touched many lives

When a person has profound and positive impacts on lives of others, those people tend to thank that person. That is what happened on Sunday at First Presbyterian Church in Marshalltown when hundreds of people arrived for a Celebration of Ministry honoring Rev. Richard King. King retired from ...

Iowa authorities: Man drowns at state park near Waterloo

WATERLOO — A man drowned at a state park in northeastern over the weekend, authorities there said. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in George Wyth Lake at George Wyth State Park between Waterloo and Cedar Falls, police in Waterloo said. First responders called to the scene ...