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Open letter to voters of Iowa Valley Community College District

Daily Record

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Iowa Valley Community College District I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your support in the most recent bond referendum. A special thank you to those who were supportive. We would also say thank you as well to those who, for their ...

Disney presents a united front with Fox at CinemaCon

Money & Markets

LAS VEGAS — It’s not uncommon for Hollywood studios to show a sizzle reel to kick off a CinemaCon presentation, but Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, “Avatar,” ‘’Deadpool,” ‘’Toy Story” and “The Avengers” all made their way into the same montage. As the new owners of ...

As celebs hit court in bribe case, 1 parent to plead guilty

Entertainment

BOSTON — A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery scandal to agree to plead guilty, disclosing the deal Wednesday as Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court along with some of the other ...

Our town, our people — Stephanie Erickson

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.  Stephanie Erickson grew up in Marshalltown, moved away in 1987, and ...

Youth pleas not guilty to felony sex abuse charges

Todays News

A 17-year old arrested by State Center Police last month on a warrant charging him with two counts of sexual abuse-second degree, recently pleaded not guilty in Marshall County District Court. Blake Patrick Nelson of Dubuque, formerly of State Center, was charged with the offenses, both Class B ...

Spark at hog confinement leads to fire

Todays News

Smoke plumed up from a flame at a hog confinement building northeast of State Center Wednesday morning as local crews responded to the call. The fire occurred at 1833 Main St. Road. State Center Fire and EMS Assistant Chief Brad Pfantz said firefighters from his department and the Albion and ...

Work approved for county engineer’s office building

Todays News

The Marshall County Courthouse repairs and tornado damage have been a top priority for officials, but it was not the only county building damaged in last summer’s storm. The Marshall County Engineer’s Office building, 101 E. Church St., also suffered from wind damage. While insurance is ...

Bond fails

Todays News

Iowa Valley Community College District will not be getting $32 million in bonds after the issue failed to get a supermajority of votes in Tuesday’s election, according to unofficial results. The issue failed on a vote of 2,227 in favor to 1,587 against, or 58.39 percent approval, not enough ...

Daily Record, April 3, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Kristopher Matthias Kruger made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine charge, an unlawful possession of prescription drugs charge, an interference with official acts charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and a ...

Trump eases up on border shutdown threat

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the southern border this week as officials across his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president’s urge for action, like stopping only foot traffic at certain crossings. Facing a surge ...

Lawmakers, rapper Meek Mill urge state probation law changes

Entertainment

State lawmakers, criminal justice reform advocates and rapper Meek Mill joined forces Tuesday to push for an overhaul of Pennsylvania’s probation system. House Democratic Whip Jordan Harris said at an event in downtown Philadelphia that he will soon introduce a bill designed to put fewer ...

Next step taken on North Center Street bridge replacements

Todays News

Two bridges in extreme northern Marshalltown are a step closer to being torn down and rebuilt after a Marshall County Board of Supervisors decision Tuesday. The board voted to approve Reinbeck-based Peterson Contractors Inc.’s $2.7 million bid for the project on the two southern bridges ...

Orphan Train presentation slated for Thursday

Todays News

STATE CENTER — Train and rail enthusiasts can journey back in time to the 1850s-1920s to learn about the history of Orphan Trains in a presentation 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gutekunst Public Library. Sponsored in part by Humanities Iowa and presented by Rudy Daniels, the program tells the ...

Man charged with meth possession

Todays News

A local man who attempted to elude a Marshalltown police officer in the 400 block of West Church Street recently was also charged with possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine first offense and unlawful possession of a prescription drug, according to criminal complaints and ...

Man arrested on forgery and other charges

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was transported to the Marshall County Jail recently after Marshalltown police arrested him on a several bench warrants. Justin Scott Zitzow, 22, was also charged with forgery, possession of marijuana - first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear and ...

Daily Record, April 2, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Delilah Elaine Mauskemo made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for a contempt hearing charge and a failure to appear for a sentencing hearing charge. Breanne Nelson will continue as counsel on the contempt case and Merrill Swartz ...

Trump’s threat to close border stirs fears of economic harm

Money & Markets

EL PASO, Texas — President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the southern border raised fears Monday of dire economic consequences in the U.S. and an upheaval of daily life in a stretch of the country that relies on the international flow of not just goods and services but also students, ...

Mourning for Nipsey Hussle goes well beyond his music

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Nipsey Hussle thought Marathon Clothing could be a seed to revive the impoverished Los Angeles community where he grew up. The 33-year-old rapper and his business partner purchased property in the Crenshaw neighborhood, intending to knock it down and erect a six-story ...

Iowa Valley bond election today

Todays News

Election Day polls are open Tuesday to decide whether the Iowa Valley Community College District will be able to bond for $32 million toward fixes, renovations and more district-wide. Absentee voting has been taking place over the past several weeks and about 750 people had voted early as of ...