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Daily Record, Dec. 6, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Richard Lee Shogren made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with domestic abuse assault-second offense. Jeff Hazen is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Dec. 21. Shogren is released with ...

US homeless count rises, pushed by crisis on the West Coast

Money & Markets

LOS ANGELES — The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its annual Point in ...

A tail-wagging good time

Todays News

The third annual Pet Night With Santa was held Tuesday evening at the Marshalltown Mall. Fury friends of all breeds and sizes got to meet Santa Claus and get their picture taken with him. Sponsored by Lori and Todd Egleston, proceeds from the sale of the photos and related memorabilia (snow ...

Cold and flu season is upon us

Todays News

With winter temperatures now upon us, colds, the flu, coughs, stomach bugs and more are impacting Central Iowans. While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suggests getting your flu shot as early as October, it is not too late to do so now. Reports of influenza are sporadic in Iowa, but are ...

Gifts sought for veterans

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Iowa Veterans Home has names of some residents who have Christmas gift needs who are not included in the Adopt-A-Vet program. Those who would like to purchase a gift for any of these residents should contact IVH Volunteer Coordinator Aimee Deimerly at (641) 753-4406 or ...

Christmas in Conrad

Todays News

The annual Christmas in Conrad, sponsored by Conrad Chamber- Main Street, was held over the weekend with many activities for the entire family to enjoy. ABOVE LEFT: Isabelle Brown tells Santa exactly what she wants this year for Christmas. AT TOP: Kendra and Robert Fisher along with their baby, ...

Daily Record, Dec. 5, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Jeffrey Alan Smith, of Columbia, Mo., made an initial appearance on a ongoing criminal conduct charge and a theft-first degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Dec. ...

Ventura glad legal battle against ‘American Sniper’ is over

Entertainment

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura denounced the late "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle on Monday as an "American Liar" and said he feels vindicated in his five-year legal battle against the former Navy SEAL and his estate, though he declined to say how much his settlement is ...

Discussing the issues

Todays News

A little more than a month out from the start of the 2018 session of the Iowa Generally Assembly, the Marshalltown School Board heard from three state legislators at Monday’s regular meeting. State Sen. Jeff Edler, R-State Center, and state Reps. Dean Fisher, R-Montour, and Walt Rogers, ...

‘A sense of place’

Todays News

Central Iowa drivers may have noticed a change on eastbound U.S. Interstate 80 at its interchange with U.S. Highway 65/Iowa Highway 330 in Altoona: the sign before that exit once again reads “Marshalltown.” “Originally, we lost our directional signage on 330 off of Interstate 80 because ...

New facility dedicated for Conrad Fire and BCERT

Todays News

CONRAD — A dedication ceremony, ribbon cutting and open house was held over the weekend at the new station constructed for the Conrad Volunteer Fire Department and Beaman Conrad Emergency Response Team (BCERT). According to Denny Hines, current fire chief, and Assistant Chief Tom Schultz, ...

The natural world

Todays News

Leland M. Searles, formerly of Des Moines, now residing in Marshalltown, offers clients a one-stop-shopping experience in environmental restoration and ecological consulting, through his business Leeward Solutions, LLC, first launched in 2009. Searles, a native of Pennsylvania, has lived in ...

Man accused of driveway scam

Todays News

A Missouri man is behind bars after local authorities say he tried scamming a Melbourne man out of thousands of dollars in relationship to driveway construction job. Jeffrey Alan Smith, 50, of Columbia, Mo., made his initial court appearance Monday in Marshall County District Court on charges ...

Getting artsy

Todays News

Above: Hundreds circulated through the Marshalltown Convention and Visitors Bureau Activity Building at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds Saturday to check out arts, crafts, clothing and more at the Melbourne 4-H-sponsored Winter Holiday Craft Show. At right: This marks the sixth year for the ...

Daily Record, Dec. 4, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Justin Alan Hartwig made an initial appearance on a ongoing criminal conduct charge, a theft-second degree charge, an unauthorized use of a credit card charge, an identity theft charge, a burglary-third degree charge, a possession of a ...

CVS bids $69 billion for Aetna

Money & Markets

Drugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans' health care needs with prescription drugs, clinics and insurance plans to cover those goods and services. The companies announced Sunday that CVS Health ...

LA Critics name ‘Call Me By Your Name’ best film of 2017

Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association voted "Call Me By Your Name" the best film of the year, bestowing a total of three awards on Luca Guadagnino's erotic coming-of-age tale. The critics, who announced their awards Sunday on Twitter, also named the film's breakout star, ...

Eighth grader is self-motivated

Todays News

Tania Gonzalez, 13, began her eighth grade year at Miller Middle School struggling with reading and writing. But now, she exudes confidence in completing her work. “I used to hate reading and writing and now I like them,” Tania said. She not only has improved her skills, but she takes ...

Joining forces

Todays News

It’s the start of a new chapter for Messy Missy’s studio and gallery, as well as for seven other local businesses. That’s because these entities have joined forces and set up shop inside a building located at 103 E. Linn St. All have their own concepts, product lines and business ...