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Incumbent congressman Blum pushes policy, experience

Todays News

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum wants to earn two more years representing Iowa’s First Congressional District in November. He faces fellow Dubuque native and state Rep. Abby Finkenauer in a heated race. Blum was first elected to Congress in 2014 and has a background as a businessman and software ...

Daily Record, October 20, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Oct. 19 • Christopher John Clark made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge, a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge and a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as ...

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections. The criminal complaint against ...

Ambassadors for Motown sound seek more of it in hometown

Entertainment

DETROIT — From the auditorium of Detroit's main library on a recent weeknight emerged the sound of Motown: Spirited takes of tunes that sprung from a studio just a few miles away and made their way around the world. Some of Detroit's best singers and musicians breathed new life into beloved ...

Finkenauer calls for bipartisanship, change in run for Congress

Todays News

The race for Iowa’s First Congressional District seat is considered one of the most competitive in the nation and state Rep. Abby Finkenauer said she has what it takes to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Rod Blum. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Finkenauer, ...

Students from across the world call Marshalltown home

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Many of the teens who attend Marshalltown High School are of Latino or European descent, but there are some who have traveled across oceans to come to central Iowa. “The school, the weather, the food, the people, the culture, the lifestyle, everything is so different,” said senior ...

Leona Klepinger, 97

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A Memorial service for Leona Klepinger, 97, of Marshalltown, was held on October 19, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church where Pastor Jeff Kodis officiated and special music performed by Jan Randall and Don Mitchem. Groups in attendance included Glenwood Place, The Willows, Elk Ladies ...

Man arrested on felony drug charges

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A Marshalltown man was arrested by a Marshall County deputy Thursday on a warrant stemming from a raid earlier this year at a local residence. Christopher John Clark, 43, was charged with a controlled substance violation. Specifically, in possession of 135.13 grams methamphetamine with ...

Wolfe Clinic donates $50,000 for tornado relief

Todays News

Marshalltown’s renown Wolfe Clinic was fittingly, the site to demonstrate a spirit of giving Friday. With an emphasis on rebuilding and aiding families impacted by the July 19 tornado, Wolfe Clinic staff presented a donation of $30,000 to Community Foundation of Marshall County officials. ...

UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown VP of Operations steps down

Todays News

UnityPoint Health Marshalltown’s vice-president of operations resigned. Dustin Wright, Vice President of Operations with UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown has taken a position as Chief Executive Officer with Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, according to a Thursday afternoon statement issued ...

Daily Record, Oct. 19, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Raymond Joseph Willson made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation violation charge and two counts of a harassment-first degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing on the ...

China’s economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

Money & Markets

BEIJING — China's economic growth decelerated further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders as they fight a tariff battle with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.5 percent over a year earlier in the three months ending in September, ...

Wolfe Eye Clinic to donate $50,000 to tornado restoration efforts

Todays News

Wolfe Eye Clinic announced a donation of $50,000 to the community of Marshalltown to help those affected by the July 19 tornado and to assist in rebuilding the community. Wolfe will donate $30,000 to Community Foundation of Marshall County – Rebuild Marshalltown Fund for long term ...

StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. ...

Y’s ‘Pedal for a Purpose’ slated for Oct. 29

Todays News

Less daylight and cooler temperatures may be limiting outdoor bicycling, but the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA has scheduled a 20-hour indoor Bike-A-Thon Oct. 29 that will provide a solid cardio workout while benefitting a good cause. The cause is the Y’s Annual Campaign. It raises money from ...

Iowa court system to track deadlines for judge appointments

Todays News

IOWA CITY — The Iowa Judicial Branch has started tracking legal deadlines for judge appointments amid questions over whether Gov. Kim Reynolds made two picks on time, a spokesman said Thursday. The Iowa Constitution gives the governor 30 days to appoint a judge once the names of finalists ...

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake info

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MENLO PARK, Calif. — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads “War Room.” Behind the door lies a nerve center the social network has set up to combat fake accounts and bogus news stories ahead of ...