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Authorities: Iowa suspect is longtime fugitive

April 17, 2014 WATERLOO — Authorities say a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina. more »»

Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

April 17, 2014 BOSTON — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial cour... more »»

City transit to review services

April 16, 2014 Any new change made to the Marshalltown Municipal Transit will be thoroughly reviewed and require input from the local Hispanic, Burmese and Sudanese communities. more »»

Man takes ex’s SUV, drives it into homes, cars

April 16, 2014 A Marshalltown man is being held in jail on a $10,000 cash-only bond for driving an SUV into the front of two homes and repeatedly hitting parked cars. Jason Lee Collins, 42, was arrested at 11:30 p. more »»

Public hearing set for new East Marshall track project

April 16, 2014 The East Marshall School Board has set a public hearing for plans and specifications for the new track to be located at the high school track and football complex in Le Grand during a meeting held... more »»

Supervisors hold another closed meeting on evacuation plan

April 16, 2014 The Marshall County Supervisors held a second closed session meeting Tuesday to go over courthouse evacuation procedures and other emergency reaction plans. more »»

Branstad scandal ensnares key Iowa link to China

April 16, 2014 IOWA CITY — Chinese Association of Iowa executive director Swallow Yan has helped connect Gov. more »»

Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb... more »»

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

April 16, 2014 KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what... more »»

Iowa Senate Democrats vow more questions on hiring

April 16, 2014 DES MOINES — Iowa Senate Democrats said Tuesday they would ask tough questions about state hiring practices and whether the state has saved the money it forecast from turning over management of most... more »»

Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

April 16, 2014 BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims... more »»

Alliant power plant gets final permit

April 15, 2014 Alliant Energy received its final permit needed for power plant construction Monday. more »»

Hypnotist shows up drunk at GMG after prom

April 15, 2014 A hypnotist in charge of providing alcohol-free entertainment at the GMG High School after prom early Sunday showed up drunk for his performance. more »»

Annual fundraiser pairs bikers and charity

April 15, 2014 Next weekend motorcyclists have an opportunity to get blessed at a local charity event before hitting the open road for riding season. more »»

Man slams SUV into vehicles, homes in Marshalltown

April 15, 2014 A Marshalltown man is behind bars after a spree in which he caused significant damage to local homes and multiple vehicles Monday night. more »»

Healthy Kids Day returns to Y Saturday

April 15, 2014 Dozens of ideas to inspire healthier children will be shared at the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Saturday. The event, held in the Horne-Henry Center gym from 1 to 3 p.m. more »»

Lightning strike damages Tama County emergency radio equipment

April 15, 2014 A lightning strike to the emergency communications tower slowed operations for a couple of hours late Saturday night into Sunday morning in Tama County. more »»

Iowa’s popular governor suddenly put on defense

April 15, 2014 DES MOINES — In Terry Branstad’s nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama. more »»

Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

April 15, 2014 PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born. more »»



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