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Cash flow

October 21, 2016 Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent in the State Senate 36 race between incumbent state Sen. Steve Sodders and his challenger, Jeff Edle. more »»

‘Never stop believing’

October 21, 2016 Hope resonated throughout Elmwood Country Club’s large dining room Thursday. more »»

Meskwaki art teacher published in new book

October 21, 2016 Julie Bousum of Marshalltown, an art instructor at Meskwaki Settlement School, has recently had her artwork published in the children’s book “If Picasso Went to the Sea. more »»

Anti-drug week to kick off at St. Francis

October 21, 2016 Red Ribbon Week begins Oct. 23, and St. Francis Catholic School has drug-prevention activities set for students throughout the week. “There’s a dress up day every day that week,” said St. more »»

Trump mocks critics: I’ll accept election results — if I win

October 21, 2016 DELAWARE, Ohio — Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election — if he wins. more »»

Waterloo police chief reaches out to felons

October 21, 2016 WATERLOO — Waterloo’s police chief is reaching out to convicted felons as part of an effort to rebuild community trust in the department. more »»

Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, US soldier dies

October 21, 2016 BARTELLA, Iraq — In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a pre-dawn assault on an Islamic State-held town east of the... more »»

Watchdog: EPA delayed for 7 months in Flint water crisis

October 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early a... more »»

US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags

October 21, 2016 DETROIT — A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.’s defective air bag inflators. more »»

Turkey escalates fight against Kurdish fighters in Syria

October 21, 2016 BEIRUT — Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group... more »»

Trump won’t say he’ll accept election result

October 20, 2016 LAS VEGAS — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month’s election if he loses to... more »»

Round two of local ‘D & D’ begins

October 20, 2016 Marshalltown city officials have been busy adding more properties to its “Dangerous & Dilapidated Building Removal” program. more »»

Optometrist shares military experiences

October 20, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. more »»

Tye nephew Thomas O’Toole dies in Arizona

October 20, 2016 A Marshalltown native who was deeply loved, and who would go on to become a respected Arizona jurist while serving on the local Martha Ellen Tye Foundation board of directors left a lasting legacy,... more »»

Comfort and honor

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Hunting opportunities abound

October 20, 2016 From stalking upland areas or marshes for waterfowl to waiting patiently, bow ready, for a buck in a tree stand, fall in central Iowa offers a variety of hunting opportunities. more »»

Branstad to honor film icon Seberg

October 20, 2016 Gov. Terry Branstad will host a proclamation signing to honor Marshalltown native and Hollywood actress Jean Seberg, whose family and friends will be present, at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. more »»

‘And Then There Were None’ opens Saturday

October 20, 2016 Ten strangers trapped on an island off the coast of Englan. more »»



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