Tuesday Apr 30
The New Zealand Herald
Melbourne: Sublime in the suburbs
Across the Ditch Peter Feeney relaxes in the fringes of Australia's food and culture capital and laps up the suburban lifestyle.
The Dysart Reporter
Bill would put sirens in all Iowa towns
Dysart is one of the lucky Iowa communities with emergency sirens, keeping residents safe in the event of a dangerous weather event.
The Des Moines Register
DCI investigates Melbourne police chief
Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation agents are aiding in the criminal investigation of the police chief in Melbourne in central Iowa, who was fired last month from a state facility for inmates in Marshalltown.
Nation observes Day of Prayer
Patty Russo , of Melbourne, Iowa, and her husband Joe, left, pray during a National Day of Prayer gathering at the Iowa Statehouse on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
WHO-TV Des Moines
Alarming Silence: Plea For Tornado Siren
Nicole Buckley-Valdez saw Channel 13's report on the people of Green Mountain who banded together to try to get a tornado siren for their Marshall County town, population: 125.A She wondered about her own town of Melbourne, population: 800.A "It seems like nobody interested in trying to get us any kind of siren system." Both towns sustained damage ... (more)