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Businessman collects historic pharmaceuticals

July 25, 2016 Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series profiling the various personal collections of residents of Marshalltown and the surrounding are. more »»

Iowa resident starts cricket farming

July 25, 2016 KEYSTONE — Like many farmers, Becky Herman bounces from enclosure to enclosure, feeding and watering her livestoc. more »»

Drone helps rescuers locate Iowa man, granddaughter

July 25, 2016 MASON CITY — A new drone Kossuth County purchased with a grant this spring helped authorities rescue a man and his granddaughter after their boat became hung up on a logjam on the Upper Des Moines... more »»

On their convention’s eve, Democrats bedeviled by email

July 25, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadershi. more »»

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after attack

July 25, 2016 KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 80 people who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul. more »»

Presenter: Reinvest to ensure future growth for city and county

July 24, 2016 Buried on Riverside Cemetery’s Founders Hill are Henry Anson and Greenleaf Woodbury. They, among others, saw opportunities, took advantage of them, and inspired others to follow. more »»

Ev Perry left lasting legacy

July 24, 2016 The late Jess Everett Perry of Marshalltown would have been pleased knowing the recent heat wave was good for Ev’s Ice Cream, the business he founded 25 years ago. more »»

Clinton: Veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket is not

July 24, 2016 MIAMI — Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. more »»

IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, 81 people killed

July 24, 2016 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 81 people and wounded more... more »»

Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

July 24, 2016 Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime... more »»

Calif. wildfires burn near Los Angeles and Big Sur

July 24, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California’s scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for... more »»

Turkey seizes over 2,250 institutions in post-coup crackdown

July 24, 2016 ISTANBUL — In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims... more »»

Weary of protest, Baltimore activists seek change elsewhere

July 24, 2016 BALTIMORE — Under the beating summer sun, retired steelworker Arthur B. Johnson Jr. stood outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse in Baltimore, clutching the fraying wooden handle of a homemade sign. more »»

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

July 24, 2016 MUNICH — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young... more »»

‘Violence in our communities’ topic of round table discussion

July 23, 2016 Iowa Valley Community College District’s Creative Retirement group met Friday morning at the college for an open round table discussion on the topic of “violence in our communities. more »»

15 Minutes

July 23, 2016 JULIE KATZER Resides: Conrad Hometown: I was raised on the family farm five miles west of Conrad. FAMILY LIFE  Family: I am the proud mother of William, my 9-year old son. more »»

Police give all-clear in Munich, Germany shooting; say suspect dead

July 23, 2016 MUNICH — An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the... more »»



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