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Iowa State president got plane ride to Des Moines airport

October 15, 2016 AMES — Iowa State University President Steven Leath took a short but pricey ride in a school airplane to the Des Moines airport at least once to catch a commercial flight. more »»

Debris flies as tornado, severe storms wallop Northwest

October 15, 2016 PORTLAND, Ore. — A tornado struck an Oregon beach town Friday, sending debris flying and toppling power lines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest. more »»

‘Please hurry,’ teen tells dispatcher after accidently shooting sister

October 15, 2016 TOLEDO — They were, says Denise Kirchner, “the worst three hours of my life” — the agonizing moments after her son accidently shot her and her 14-year-old daughter Madison while cleaning his... more »»

Burglary suspects sought; stolen vehicle recovered

October 14, 2016 Law enforcement authorities are looking suspects accused of stealing a car and burglarizing a property early Friday morning. more »»

Local Trails, Inc. awarded $650,000 from IDOT

October 14, 2016 Trails, Inc., hit the jackpot — figuratively speaking. The local organization was awarded $650,000 earlier this week from the Iowa Department of Transportation’s State Recreational Trails Program. more »»

Students reprimanded for hazing

October 14, 2016 STATE CENTER — Festivities surrounding Homecoming activities got “out of hand” at West Marshall High School this week. more »»

‘Got Talent’ finalists selected

October 14, 2016 The 14 finalists for the Marshalltown Area United Way’s “Got Talent” event on Nov. 4 have been selected. More than 50 acts auditioned before a panel of nine judges Sept. 27-29. more »»

Latest Central Iowa Camera Club featured photographer exhibit now open

October 14, 2016 Central Iowa Camera Club featured photographer Jim Svec has a straight-forward approach to his craft. more »»

YMCA-YWCA fundraising campaign under way

October 14, 2016 The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA has “kicked off” the community portion of its 2016 Annual Campaign. Leading a team of volunteers are campaign co-chairs John Dinsmore and Samantha Vance. more »»

Trump calls accusers ‘horrible horrible liars’

October 14, 2016 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. more »»

Farm slowdown pushes Iowa tax revenue $49.3M lower

October 14, 2016 DES MOINES — State budget experts on Thursday lowered Iowa’s revenue projections for the current fiscal year, citing a slowdown in agricultural income and economic uncertainty due to the divisive... more »»

Clinton speaks to county Democrats

October 13, 2016 Former President Bill Clinton visited the headquarters of the Marshall County Democrats Wednesday to promote the presidential campaign of his wife and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. more »»

Veteran shares about life after combat

October 13, 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 »»

Central Iowa Genealogical Society to meet Sunday

October 13, 2016 The Central Iowa Genealogical Society (CIGS) will meet Sunday October 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the Fisher Community Cente. more »»

Crazy 8s club fosters love of math

October 13, 2016 What do glowsticks, toilet paper and zip line all have in common? These are just some of the things used to help inspire kids to get interested in math. more »»

Cholera rises in Haiti in wake of Hurricane Matthew

October 13, 2016 LES CAYES, Haiti — Hurricane Matthew first took the home of Sonette Crownal in a town on Haiti’s southern coast. Then cholera came for her baby. more »»

Ex-prison guard gets new trial in sexual harassment case

October 13, 2016 DES MOINES — A former Iowa prison guard whose lawsuit against the state alleged she was sexually harassed after she tried to stop the showing of sexually graphic and violent movies to sex offenders... more »»



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