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Former foster child pays it forward with duffel bag project

September 12, 2016 DONNELLSON — Two garbage bags. For a child being moved into a foster care setting, that frequently is all the luggage they have when the social worker comes to take them to their temporary home. more »»

We remember

September 11, 2016 It’s been 15 years. Sept. more »»

Local man counseled World Trade Center attack survivors and victims’ families

September 11, 2016 It has been 15 years since Marshalltown’s Mark Smith counseled individuals and families who lost loved ones at the World Trade Cente. more »»

John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia

September 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan has been released from a Washington mental hospital for good, more than 35 years after the shooting. more »»

Rhetoric or real? N. Korea nuclear test may be both

September 11, 2016 SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s latest nuclear test, its most powerful to date, is a game-changer ... according to North Korea. more »»

Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

September 11, 2016 SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones... more »»

Tanzania quake kills at least 11; president says many dead

September 11, 2016 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook the Lake Victoria region of East Africa on Saturday, killing at least 11 people in Tanzania, a police official sai. more »»

Stansberry pleads guilty

September 10, 2016 On Friday, former Assistant Marshall County attorney Ben Stansberry of Marshalltown changed his pleas from not guilty to guilty on one count each of theft and trespassing — both simple misdemeano. more »»

Starting the conversation

September 10, 2016 Unanswered questions. The “what ifs?” The void in the lives of survivors. On average, 117 people a day lose their lives to suicide, and it’s the tenth leading cause of death in the United State. more »»

ISU Army ROTC game ball run

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IT workers laid-off at IVH

September 10, 2016 Nine information technology (IT) workers were laid off at the Iowa Veterans Home this week, said the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in a press release issued Friday. more »»

‘Cops on Top’

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15 Minutes

September 10, 2016 MEGAN GODFREY Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: State Center FAMILY LIFE  Family: I am married to Jason Godfrey. Our son is Jackson. My late grandfather, Fat Daters. more »»

Feds halt work on part of pipeline project


US, Russia seal new military partnership, Syria cease-fire

September 10, 2016 GENEVA — The United States and Russia early Saturday announced a breakthrough agreement on Syria that foresees a nationwide cease-fire starting on Monday, followed a week later by an unlikely new... more »»

Appeals court blocks new voting requirement

September 10, 2016 WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked Kansas, Georgia and Alabama from requiring residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote using a national form. more »»



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