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Long-time Marshalltown publisher to retire

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With more than three decades at the helm of The Times-Republican and Marshalltown Newspaper, LLC., publisher Mike Schlesinger has announced he will retire June 30. Abigail Pelzer will serve as his successor as publisher of The Times-Republican and Marshalltown Newspaper, LLC., and will ...

Daily Record, Apr. 26, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Jake Morgan Wallen made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge. Christian Stickrod will continue as counsel. The contempt hearing is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on May 7 in Magistrate Court. Wallen is ...

Samsung’s profit exceeds expectation

Money & Markets

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday better-than-expected quarterly financial results as global data centers continued to fuel robust demand for its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit. The South Korean tech giant said it recorded ...

Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "You did it, Michelle." Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly spoke those words to his late wife in an Instagram video on Wednesday. Finally, an arrest had been made in the case of the Golden State Killer, a moniker Michelle McNamara coined on her personal mission to ...

Former mayor ‘Tommy’ Thompson dies at 90

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A Gilman native who would go on to have a distinguished career at Lennox Industries, and later served three terms as Marshalltown’s mayor has died. T.R. “Tommy” Thompson passed away Tuesday at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. “Tommy Thompson will always hold a ...

Cleaning up on Main Street

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Wednesday’s mild weather was perfect for cleaning up flower beds along Main Street, and two ladies from the Alternative to Incarceration program helped in that effort. They said other people in the program were doing work in other areas Wednesday as well.

Strongly held beliefs

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“I’m not going to change my core beliefs, you’ll know exactly how I’m going to vote.” Marshalltown resident and Republican candidate for Iowa House of Representatives District 71 James Perez said he will stick to his convictions if elected. He is unchallenged in the June 5 primary ...

‘The Butler Did It’ opens Friday

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Can you solve the murder? “The Butler Did It” — a two act play — is styled as a classic whodunit. It opens Friday at the Martha-Ellen Tye Playhouse and will be put on by the Marshalltown Community Theatre. Showtimes are: April 27-29 and May 4-6, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. ...

Lewis earns city service award

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Marshalltown parking enforcement officer Sarah Lewis is pictured with Police Chief Mike Tupper at a city council meeting earlier this week. Tupper had made remarks about Lewis’ skill set during a presentation to her for a five-year employment service award. Additionally, Tupper said Lewis ...

Readying for launch

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“It’s about modernizing local government.” Ryan Smith, a business development manager for the Schneider Corporation, said he is excited for the launch of a new website, called Beacon, in Marshall County. “It’s a property information site, it’s a land records site; it pulls ...

Governor and Lt. Gov. feted by IVH

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The historic Iowa Veterans Home and Commandant Timon Oujiri hosted Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg for a fast-paced and informative tour Tuesday afternoon. Assisting Oujiri were several members of his administrative team, including Medical Director Dr. Christine Lindgren, Human ...

Daily Record, April 25, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Oren Dean Roorda made an initial appearance on a extradition request from the State of Missouri. Christian Stickrod was appointed as counsel. The extradition hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Roorda is being held ...

Beijing Auto show highlights e-cars designed for China

Money & Markets

the associated press BEIJING — Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future. General Motors displayed five ...

Bradley Cooper teases “A Star is Born” at CinemaCon

Entertainment

the associated press LAS VEGAS — Bradley Cooper has unveiled the first trailer for his directorial debut "A Star is Born" for CinemaCon attendees Tuesday evening to hearty applause. Cooper stars in his remake of "A Star Is Born" alongside Lady Gaga as a burgeoning singer. He says his ...

Lampe earns city service award

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Marshalltown police officer Sarah Lampe is pictured looking at a City of Marshalltown five-year service certificate presented to her earlier this week by Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper at a Marshalltown City Council meeting. Tupper acknowledged Lampe’s enthusiasm, work ethic and skill ...

Lorraine Davis, 90

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Lorraine Davis, 90, of Clemons, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home. Funeral services for Lorraine will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Marshall officiating. Public visitation will ...

Man charged with theft

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A local man was arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail earlier this week after being charged with theft in the third degree. Ryan Heath Chaplin, 37, was arrested on a warrant from a charge originating in January, said Capt. Brian Batterson of the Marshalltown ...

Traffic stop leads to arrest

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A traffic stop resulted in a host of charges against a Chelsea man according to Capt. Brian Batterson of the Marshalltown Police Department. Andrew Dillon Clayton, 25, was stopped by the MPD in the 2800 block of East Main Street Road for speeding earlier this week, according ...

Enjoying the weather

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Many in Marshall County have certainly been itching to get outside and do something after weeks of cold, snowy, icy weather. On Monday afternoon, these fishermen tried to catch some recently-stocked trout at Sand Lake. Marshall County Conservation Director Mike Stegmann said 2,000 trout were ...

Daily Record, Apr. 24, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court - Monday • Virginia Maureen Purk made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. Breanna Nelson is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on April 30. Purk is being held without bond. • Daniel ...