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Employee files sexual harassment claim against American Legion

April 25, 2014 An employee of Marshalltown’s American Legion claims she received a pay cut and reduced hours after she complained about sexual harassment by one of its executive board member. more »»

Teen cited for damaging street sweeper

April 25, 2014 Police cited a 15-year-old boy with criminal mischief after he inadvertently shattered a city street sweeper with a BB gun Wednesday. According to police, at about 9 a.. more »»

Students learn restaurant life at Grundy Center

April 25, 2014 GRUNDY CENTER — A group of Grundy Center High School students are learning a small slice of the busy world of the restaurant industry in a foodservice class this spring. more »»

Tornado safe school addition nearing completion

April 25, 2014 GRUNDY CENTER — The tornado safe middle school addition at Grundy Center secondary school is on track for an August completion and should be ready for the start of the school year in the fall, said... more »»

City leaders speak to youth about leadership

April 25, 2014 Community leaders answered questions for a room full of young leaders Thursday at Lenihan Intermediate School. more »»

Iowa official had short work week, $126,000 salary

April 25, 2014 IOWA CITY — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz’s chief deputy conducted virtually no state business by email during his final seven months of employment and only had to show up to work four days a... more »»

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

April 25, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign... more »»

Israel breaks off peace talks with Palestinians

April 25, 2014 JERUSALEM — Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S. more »»

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

April 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. more »»

Hospital takes big step into future

April 24, 2014 The ground is officially broken — and wet — at the site of the future Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. more »»

City street sweeper shot by BB gun

April 24, 2014 The window of a city street sweeper was shattered by a BB gun Wednesday morning. The Marshalltown Police Department was sent at about 9 a.m. more »»

One killed in Grundy County accident

April 24, 2014 A New Hartford man died following an accident in Grundy County Tuesday night. more »»

Two arrested in Grundy County sex crime

April 24, 2014 Two people were arrested in connection with a sex crime against a minor Tuesday in Grundy County. Scott Dreesman, 29, of Holland, is charged with indecent exposure and lascivious conduct with a minor. more »»

Service to community stressed at West Marshall

April 24, 2014 STATE CENTER — Students gathered bags full of garbage, raked leaves and did other various outdoor jobs as they were sent all over State Center and beyond as part of the annual West Marshall High... more »»

Schultz deputy lost duties, kept pay

April 24, 2014 IOWA CITY — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, who is running for Congress as a budget-cutting conservative, allowed his top aide to keep collecting a $126,000 annual salary for months after... more »»

Senate panel passes whistleblower bill

April 24, 2014 DES MOINES — The Senate Government Oversight Committee passed a bill Wednesday that guarantees state workers expanded whistleblower protections and addresses other issues including secret settlement... more »»

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

April 24, 2014 TOKYO — President Barack Obama is seeking to reassure Japanese leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges to Asia even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. more »»

Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana

April 24, 2014 DES MOINES — A renewed effort to legalize the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy won bipartisan support Wednesday in the Iowa Senate. more »»

US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

April 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer. more »»



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