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Marshalltown McDonald’s to see complete remodel

Todays News

McDonald's announced Wednesday afternoon its Marshalltown location would be receiving a complete remodel. Construction will begin on Monday with an estimated completion time in May. The restaurant will stay open during construction, with the dining room and/or drive-thru remaining open to ...

Daily Record, Feb. 21, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Erin Michelle Burnie made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at ...

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

Money & Markets

LONDON — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China’s Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries on whether the company should be banned, as the U.S. wants. Ciaran Martin, the CEO of the U.K. ...

‘Empire’ actor charged with making false police report

Entertainment

CHICAGO — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said ...

Our town, our people — Vanessa Engel

Todays News

“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Have a suggestion for someone we should talk to? Email T-R news editor Emily Barske at ebarske@timesrepublican.com.  Vanessa Engel is the Extended Learning teacher at Lenihan Intermediate ...

If approved, construction at airport would start in 2020

Todays News

The Marshalltown Municipal Airport (MMA)-Niederhauser Field lies five miles north of town, surrounded by farm fields and offers a wide variety of services ranging from mechanics to instructors to line services. A larger hangar could help increase services. “In today’s business climate, ...

Postal carriers celebrate ‘Hoodie Hoo Day,’ wish winter away

Todays News

Will a bit of fun and whimsy motivate the cold, ice and snow to go away? Will holding a sign “Spring please come” make it arrive earlier than March 21? Ask any of the 11 mail carriers working out of the Marshalltown post office who gathered in front of their snow-covered vehicles Wednesday ...

Supervisors approve courthouse fixes not tornado-related

Todays News

Any talk of the Marshall County Courthouse lately has been about repairing the historic building after the July 19 tornado tore up part of the building and surrounding grounds. But prior to the storm, there was some work that needed to be done to keep the building in good shape, and the ...

Reynolds names appeals court judge McDonald to Supreme Court

Todays News

DES MOINES — An Iowa Court of Appeals judge has been named by Gov. Kim Reynolds as the newest justice on the Iowa Supreme Court. Judge Christopher McDonald said Wednesday he will move to the state’s highest court in the next few weeks. Born in Thailand to a Vietnamese mother and a ...

Dem presidential hopeful joins anti-poverty panel in Marshalltown

Todays News

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Rep. John Delaney joined a panel discussing the Earned Income Tax Credit Tuesday at the Iowa Veterans Home. Along with local agency and government leaders, the event also featured former Iowa Fourth District candidate J.D. Scholten, who faced ...

Postal carriers celebrate ‘Hoodie Hoo Day,’ wish winter away

Todays News

Will a bit of fun and whimsy motivate the cold, ice and snow to go away? Will holding a sign "Spring please come" make it arrive earlier than March 21? Ask any of the 11 mail carriers working out of the Marshalltown post office who gathered in front of their snow-covered vehicles Wednesday ...

Daily Record, Feb. 20, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Gabriel Omar Santos Lopez made an initial appearance through a Spanish interpreter on a driving while barred charge, a domestic abuse assault-second offense charge and a child endangerment charge. The public defender’s office is appointed ...

FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

Money & Markets

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes during a yearlong investigation. Southwest said Tuesday that it has made improvements in its methods for calculating the weight and balance of ...

Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose knot

Entertainment

NEW YORK — The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week runway. The knotted strings surfaced after Sunday’s show when a model hired to walk ...

Supervisors OK 2020 budget

Todays News

Taxpayers in Marshall County are set to see a reduction in the property tax rate of more than 11 cents per $1,000 taxable valuation from this fiscal year to next. “Going by our levy rate history, this is the lowest of the levies since Fiscal Year 2007,” said board Vice Chairman Dave ...

City: Cars not adhering to snow ordinance will be ticketed, towed

Todays News

Ahead of heavy snowfall expected for Tuesday night into Wednesday, the city of Marshalltown announced another snow ordinance in effect starting 9 p.m. Tuesday. The city will be enforcing city code for streets that prohibit parking when snow removal operations are in progress, according to a ...

Local man charged with domestic abuse assault third offense

Todays News

Joseph Lee Moore, 28, made an initial appearance Monday in Marshall County District Court on a domestic abuse assault-strangulation, third or subsequent offense, assault causing bodily injury and two charges of harassment first degree. Domestic abuse assault-third or subsequent offense is a ...

Public can give ideas on downtown masterplan

Todays News

The city is kicking off several days of planning with a charrette planning process focused on the the Central Business District masterplan. Find a time to join in and provide input as part of this important plan. Wednesday The Downtown Marshalltown Planning Charrette begins with 5:30 p.m. ...

Man charged with domestic abuse second offense

Todays News

A local man was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail Monday on a charge of domestic abuse assault-second offense, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Gabriel Omar Santos Lopez, 24, assaulted the victim by slapping and punching her in ...

Fire department quickly contains house fire

Todays News

No one was injured in a Marshalltown house fire Monday. The Marshalltown Fire Department was alerted to a house fire in the 500 block of Marion Street at 6:56 p.m. The 911 caller reported seeing flames coming from the roof. Upon arrival, light smoke was discovered emanating from an attic ...