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Page two: MHS well represented at Capitol

Todays News

The halls of the Iowa Capitol are crawling with Bobcats. Marshalltown High School sent two students to the Capitol as legislative pages for the 89th General Assembly. Senior Mary Kate Gruening is working in the Legislative Services Agency and recent graduate Abbey Welden serves as an ...

Daily Record, Jan. 19, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Arrests • Jose Antonio Cervantes-Rodriguez, 48, was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license. • Emilio Antonio Hernandez, 27, was arrested Saturday for driving with a suspended license. • Jade Elise Kapayou, 33, was arrested Saturday for ...

Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even worse downturn are too great to cut back on support now. “Without further action, we risk a longer, more painful ...

FBI: 2nd Iowa man arrested in Capitol breach investigation

Todays News

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man was arrested Monday by federal agents on suspicion of being among those who stormed the U.S. Capitol during a deadly pro-Trump insurrection on Jan. 6. The FBI in Omaha, Nebraska, said in a news release that Leo Christopher Kelly was arrested on a federal ...

Biden’s test: Economic boom in a partisan divide

Money & Markets

BALTIMORE — When Joe Biden entered the White House as vice president, the economy was cratering. Job losses were mounting. Stocks were crashing. Millions of Americans were in the early stages of losing their homes to foreclosure as the housing bubble burst. Biden returns to the White House ...

Exterior work completed on Iowa barn moved to new site

Todays News

DUNCOMBE — When the first rays of the morning’s sunshine strike the east side of Matt and Libby Mitchell’s barn, they stream through the frost formation on the windows, casting orange spots of light onto the opposite wall. Downstairs, where the animals were once kept, that sunshine ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

Todays News

WASHINGTON — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The ...

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

Todays News

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

Todays News

WASHINGTON — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The ...

Fisher, Cahill move forward on plans for legislative session

Todays News

State lawmakers representing districts in Marshall County started work at the Iowa Capitol wrapped up the first week of the 2021 legislative session, but their work has only just begun. State Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Montour) has served the 72nd district for the past seven years, while newly ...

Powerball grows to $730M; Mega Millions to $850M

Todays News

DES MOINES — Lottery players have another chance to win big next week since there were no winners of the top prize for both the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots in their most recent drawings. The Powerball jackpot grew to an estimated $730 million after no one matched all five ...

Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitols

Todays News

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness ...

Heavy fortified statehouses around the US see small protests

Todays News

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness ...

Nonprofit sprouting from recent disasters

Todays News

A new nonprofit organization is being built in response to the impact of recent natural disasters on low-income residents. Raymond Correa, a 32-year-old general contractor in Marshalltown, is looking for candidates to act as a board of directors for Rural Development and Dilapidated Housing ...

Daily Record, Jan. 16, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Arrests • Manuel Salvador Garcia, 30, was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license and cited for operation without registration and failure to provide proof of financial liability. • Esmeralda Lexus Marie Tejeda, 19, was arrested Wednesday on a ...

Deer by the numbers

Outdoors Today

DEER NUMBERS and DNR management programs to focus on herd reduction is a huge and complicated business for wildlife biologists. Iowa has 99 counties and 56,272.81 square miles within its borders. Within these borders various landscapes and terrains exist that fill a wide array of topographic ...

Biden’s aid plan could revamp economy, prompt GOP resistance

Money & Markets

BALTIMORE — The $1.9 trillion rescue plan unveiled by President-elect Joe Biden offers the chance to sculpt the U.S. economy toward the Democrats’ liking: a $15 minimum wage, aid to poor families and federal dollars going to public schools. It’s an ambitious effort that would arrive ...

Mayor Greer extends mask mandate

Todays News

Mayor Joel Greer has extended the citywide mask mandate he originally issued in November. The mandate was set to expire Friday. It requires every person in Marshalltown to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose when in public indoor settings, using public transportation and outdoors if ...

‘Lovely’ snow woman

Todays News

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Garza sisters Kellynna, 3, and Aleighna, 2, of Marshalltown, took advantage of the abundance of snow on Friday. They watched through their window Thursday night, hoping for huge amounts so they could build a snow fort and a snow woman. The girls designed the snow woman ...