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Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

Money & Markets

­NEW YORK — Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store. Gab had already been unavailable in Apple's store, though it remains accessible on the web. The ...

A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond

Todays News

SEOUL, South Korea — America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threats and Pyongyang's as-yet-unpursued plan to launch ...

A committed candidate

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part series of interviews with the five candidates vying for a seat on the Marshalltown School Board. “I stay pretty committed to anything I get involved with.” Laura Eilers said she would be a good addition to the Marshalltown School Board, ...

Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Daniel Craig's 007-era will die another day. After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the "Late Show" that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019. "We've just been ...

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

Money & Markets

MADISON, Wis.— The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. ...

Weather watching

Todays News

Cool weather and lack of rain has been the story in Central Iowa weather so far this month, but what can the area expect as August moves into September? “Marshalltown itself kind of missed the bigger rains that would’ve been Monday to Tuesday,” said State Climatologist Harry Hillaker. ...

Gladbrook woman dies following accident

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Gladbrook woman has died following a collision earlier this week. According to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Marjorie Phillips, 89, was a passenger in a pickup truck that overturned following a traffic incident at about 8 a.m. Wednesday along the 1500 mile of ...

First annual Bark in the Park scheduled for Aug. 26

Todays News

It will be a day dedicated to all things dog. The first annual Bark in the Park, sponsored by the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown, will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at Riverview Park. “It’s a community outreach event,” said ARL Director Shelly Deal. “It’s a day for fun and ...

An eye toward history

Todays News

By SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ TIMES-REPUBLICAN It’s a coming home of sorts for Dr. Cynthia Ragland, who along with her husband Craig, owns and operates a building in the historic 13th Street District of Marshalltown. The location is the former site of Seberg Pharmacy, which was run by Ed Seberg ...

VanGundy to join hospital

Todays News

Dr. Lance VanGundy is pictured during the Foundation-UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown “Lights, Sirens, Keep Them Rolling” fund-raising campaign kick-off Wednesday night at Elmwood Country Club. He urged attendees to enthusiastically support the effort, which seeks to raise $190,000 for a new ...

Marshalltown American Legion collecting items for homeless vets

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Several American Legion Post 46 members are volunteering again this year at the Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Des Moines, slated for Sept. 15-17. This event relies on volunteers and donations. Marshalltown American Legion Commander Randy Kessler is asking the public for ...

Funding the study

Todays News

It’s been three years since Marshalltown had its last housing market study, and funds for an update to the study are being sought. “We did get a quote for the update, and we will realize some cost savings because we’ve already done some of the groundwork,” said Marshall Economic ...

Daily Record, August 17, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Adam Clawson made an initial appearance on a willful injury charge, an assault causing bodily injury charge and a trespass charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. ...

Japanese workers treasure automation

Money & Markets

MORIYA, Japan — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo. Nary a soul is in sight in this ...

Tune in online or on TV to see eclipse

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging, he's been photographing eclipses for more than three decades, and will be using 14 cameras to capture the Aug. 21 celestial event. The ...

Gaunt recalls service in South Pacific

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. Every Thursday, a new profile will be published in the T-R. Thinking back about his military service, Le Grand native Jack Gaunt said, ...

‘Battle of affidavits’ on severance issue continues

Todays News

Marshall County Supervisor and Board Vice-Chairman David Thompson is the latest local elected official to formally take sides on the long-simmering issue of three property owners desiring to sever their properties from the city. The owners — Monte and Leisha Eaton, James and Susan Gruening, ...

Always work to be done

Todays News

The Marshalltown Parks and Rec. Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon at City Hall to discuss the latest findings of the Parks and Rec. survey, and to discuss plans for renovations, repairs and general upkeep of the city’s 21 parks. “It seemed the biggest thing we’ve learned from ...