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Local attorney to fill vacancy on Planning and Zoning Commission

Todays News

Marshalltown’s Planning and Zoning Commission will welcome a new member at its June 13 meeting. Local attorney Laura Eilers was appointed to the commission by Mayor Joel Greer last month and unanimously approved by the Marshalltown city council at its May 28 regular meeting. “Because ...

State Rep. Mark Smith backs Booker for president

Todays News

State Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, announced his endorsement of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey Monday. Booker is one of about two dozen Democrats seeking to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. “We have an extremely talented field to choose from. I’m very proud ...

Local doctor to keynote annual breast cancer awareness luncheon

Todays News

Having been diagnosed with breast cancer and then successfully fighting it, Dr. Lynne DeSotel of Marshalltown said she now can be empathetic and not just sympathetic with some patients.  DeSotel is a family practitioner with McFarland Clinic-Marshalltown. She found a lump in her breast in ...

School board approves lunch price increases

Todays News

The Marshalltown School Board must approve school lunch prices ahead of every school year, and this year’s approval came with increases for secondary-level student breakfast and lunch prices. Those prices, $1.70 for breakfast and $2.65 for lunch in grades 7-12, are each an increase of 10 ...

MHS Class of 2019 celebrates its journey to graduation day

Todays News

While it was the end of the road for their high school careers, commencement by definition means “beginning” or “start.” Sunday afternoon inside the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse, hundreds gathered to congratulate the accomplishments of the MHS Class of 2019 at the 144th annual ...

White House: Trump ‘deadly serious’ about Mexico tariffs

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about imposing tariffs on imports from Mexico, but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally is stemming the migrant flow enough to satisfy the ...

In Asian-led ‘Always Be My Maybe,’ ethnicity is secondary

Entertainment

The newly released Netflix movie “Always Be My Maybe,” is an Asian American rom-com with a twist: Ethnicity isn’t central to the plot. It’s just stand-up comedian and actress Ali Wong and “Fresh Off the Boat” actor Randall Park playing best friends and soul mates who happen to be ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — School cook

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com. Spending much of your adolescence dining in a school cafeteria is one of those shared ...

Impeachment hangs over Trump, top Dems want public support

Todays News

WASHINGTON — The threat of impeachment hangs over the White House, but it also vexes House Democrats wary of taking next steps against President Donald Trump without broader public support. Leading Democrats provided a snapshot Sunday of the party wrestling with the impeachment questions ...

Student in the Spotlight — Marina Rosalez

Todays News

It didn’t matter the assignment she was faced with or how challenging the project, Marshalltown High School graduate Marina Rosalez always sought the help she needed and pursued academic success. During the last four years, Rosalez’s interests were wide-ranging. “One of my favorite ...

IVH Commandant reflects on second year at post

Todays News

The man responsible for the care of nearly 500 residents and supervision of approximately 900 employees at the venerable Iowa Veterans Home continues to follow a “together everyone achieves more” model of leadership. Commandant Timon Oujiri recently completed his second year at the helm ...

Daily Record, June 2, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • John Demetrus Wallace made an initial appearance on a keeping a premises for the purpose of using or selling drugs charge, a keeping a vehicle for the purpose of using or selling drugs charge, a possession of a controlled substance-third or ...

Scarlet Tanager adds gorgeous color

Outdoors Today

A SCARLET TANAGER (Piranga olivacea) delights the eye whenever you may see one, which for this author is not very often. So when the right place, right time, right camera and right light offered the opportunity to make images of this bird, I was full steam ahead with my camera and long lens. I ...

Dubuque chorus brings music to those losing their memory

Entertainment

DUBUQUE — For Joel Gorun, music had been a lifelong source of joy, with sweet melodies that waxed nostalgic memories of days gone by. He found a particular passion for singing and took advantage of every opportunity he could to lift his tenor voice among fellow choristers in the Dubuque ...

Preserving a moment in time at Albion Pride Day

Todays News

ALBION — Albion Pride Day has become an annual tradition that’s more than a day of outdoor activities, games, food and fireworks. It also honors the small town’s connection to and celebration of its past as the “Pearl of the Prairie.” A highlight of Saturday’s pride day was the ...

Summer to bring free meals, enrichment to area kids

Todays News

Many students across Central Iowa may be looking forward to a few months of freedom from classes, but summer learning loss and hunger can be challenges for many children. Two programs work to address those needs. “We usually have a really good showing at most of our centers, and I’d say ...

US companies are in line of fire of tariffs aimed at Mexico

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump’s surprise threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports jolted industry leaders throughout the U.S. economy Friday, sparked opposition even from usual Trump allies and set the stage for American consumers to face higher prices. It also sent ...

11 new sex-assault charges up legal ante for singer R. Kelly

Entertainment

CHICAGO — Prosecutors aren’t saying much about why they charged R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related felony counts but one thing is clear: Things are much more serious for the Grammy-winning R&B singer. The reasons start with the fact that the 11 new counts include four counts of ...