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Widow receives quilts made from late husband’s military clothing

Todays News

Over the last four years, the Marshalltown-based Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety has made over 150 quilts for local veterans. But its latest project was unlike any other. Tuesday morning at the Marshalltown Christian School, Geri Nisely-Moore, the widow of Sgt. 1st Class Scott Nisely, received ...

One man killed in vehicle rollover

Todays News

One man was killed shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday when his pickup rolled-over on Highway 30 near mile marker 179, according to an Iowa State Patrol report. Chase Allen Clarke, 22, of Marshalltown was eastbound on Highway 30 driving a 1992 Ford Ranger and entered the middle of the median. He ...

Daily Record, Dec. 12, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Jose Luis Ramirez Cardena 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 ...

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration’s new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan’s ...

Film Review: Jason Momoa swims but ‘Aquaman’ sinks

Entertainment

Superheroes who travel by sea horse never get any respect. Since Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger first dreamed him up in 1941, Aquaman’s fate has largely been as the Rodney Dangerfield of DC Comics — a regular punchline for his not-so-potent powers. Sure, he can talk underwater and ...

New Marshalltown Water Works GM/CEO excited about opportunity

Todays News

Marshalltown Water Works General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Shelli Lovell’s first day on the job was Nov. 7, and the 30-year veteran of the water industry has been busy getting to know staff, the inner-workings of MWW and Marshalltown. Lovell, a Cedar Falls native, was named to ...

Phone scam reported in Marshall County

Todays News

The Iowa Judicial Branch has received reports of a phone scam happening in Marshall County, a spokesperson said in an email.  "Be diligent and aware that there are individuals that will represent themselves under false pretenses for personal gain," the spokesperson said. The perpetrators of ...

Riddle’s Jewelry to close in February

Todays News

The Riddle’s Jewelry store located at the Marshalltown Mall is set to close mid-February. “Sadly we will be closing our Marshalltown, Iowa location ... although we have given every effort to continue in your community,” President/CEO Brett Riddle said in a post card that was mailed to ...

Supervisors approve county floating holiday, truck purchase

Todays News

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors set out the 2019 floating holiday for county employees Tuesday. The board voted unanimously to make Dec. 24, 2019 the floating holiday next year. That date was chosen over July 5, 2019. The board discussed the decision prior to voting and got input ...

New ACCESS director talks services at supervisors meeting

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New Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support (ACCESS) Executive Director Tess Cody made a visit to Marshall County Tuesday to talk services and data with the Marshall County Board of Supervisors. Cody has headed ACCESS since February and she noted some trends and changes in the ...

Aaron Thomas to present motivational message Saturday

Todays News

CONRAD — “Holding true to what you believe is important in life and it will be tested in the most difficult situations. How will you react when life surprises you with adversity? Life presents you with opportunities in both good and bad situations but how an individual responds to those ...

Local man charged with harassment

Todays News

A local man was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail after threatening others in his household. Ivan Jimenez Rodriguez, 27, was taken into custody earlier this week by Marshalltown police after they responded to a call concerning a disturbance between persons in the 700 block of East ...

Shoplifter resists arrest at local store

Todays News

Investigation into a shoplifting incident resulted in a Marshalltown woman resisting arrest in the parking lot of a local retailer. Lindsey Marie Smith, 41, was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail by Marshalltown police earlier this week, according to two criminal complaints and ...

$15,000 raised for sidewalk connecting Freedom Rock to F-4 jet

Todays News

Two years of planning, coordination and fundraising by local American Legion Post No. 46 member Kevin Huseboe of Marshalltown has born fruit. On Monday, Huseboe said he and fellow American Legion Riders have raised $15,000 to construct a nine-foot wide sidewalk which will connect the Freedom ...

Daily Record, Dec. 11, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Rean Allen Webb made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine-second offense charge and two counts of a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel on the possession charge. The ...

China ups pressure as tech exec’s hearing goes into Tuesday

Money & Markets

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened ...

Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man on the big screen. That dream is now partially realized with Moore serving as the voice of the web-slinger in the new animated film, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ...

Council debates city hall hours

Todays News

Marshalltown residents may have 30 minutes less to conduct business at city hall if councilors vote in favor to change building hours. Current business hours are 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m., with the exception of Parks and Recreation office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The relative success of ...

13th Street holiday market slated for Thursday

Todays News

Pop-Down for the Pop-Ups is a new event coming to the 13th Street District from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Various businesses in the district will have extended business hours, holding open houses. In addition, they will play host to “pop-up” or temporary shops within their ...