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July 20, 2018 - 9:42am
Sad news out of Marshalltown, IA, today after a tornado hit the town on Thursday. Miraculously, no one was hurt, but the downtown area was "devastated" after what was described as a "catastrophic tornado." 
July 6, 2018 - 9:22am
Stories from the Not In Our Town network. This week: Mike Schlesinger is an upstander in his community of Marshalltown, Iowa (pop. 28,000). Watch his story.
July 2, 2018 - 6:54am
During this week celebrating the 4th of July, we invite you to join ING's Know Your Neighbor: Share Your American Story Campaign by sharing your unique American story — whether of recent arrival or spanning many generations in this country — through social media.
June 26, 2018 - 5:15pm
In order to save his town from a group of white supremacists threatening to take over the city council, Mayor Ryan Schock has moved to dissolve the town of Leith. "Nobody can take over the city government without a government," he told the Bismarck Tribune.
May 30, 2018 - 2:11pm
Starbucks commissioned award-winning PBS filmmaker Stanley Nelson to make a film to show as part of their bias training. Watch the film.