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It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will be a buzzkill. Billions of ...

Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison. The Death Row ...

Thompson’s True Value temporarily relocating to Marshalltown Mall

Todays News

Add Thompson’s True Value to the list of downtown businesses temporarily relocating to the Marshalltown Mall. Co-owner Dave Thompson said the business will occupy the mall’s north end next to Planet Fitness. Thompson has advertised via two large red banners on their existing store they ...

Marshalltown Police ask for help finding wanted man

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down 49-year-old Jimmy Austgen, who is wanted on several charges including forgery, theft, identity theft and unauthorized use of a credit card, according to a press release. Police describe ...

CommUNITY Unity Potluck slated for Sunday

Todays News

Getting to know each other and sharing a meal together are both ways to create unity. The Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown’s CommUNITY Unity Potluck will focus on just that. The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Anson Park Shelter. “We want to get to know each ...

Times changed for Homecoming mini parade, carnival

Todays News

There has been a slight change in timing for the Marshalltown High School Homecoming mini parade and the Cat’s Carnival next week, according to school district officials. The Cat’s Mini Parade is now set to begin 5 p.m. Sept. 26. The Cat’s Carnival will start when the mini parade ends, ...

Report details sexual misconduct by ex-ally of Iowa governor

Todays News

IOWA CITY— An agency director who was a top ally of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds committed a range of sexual misconduct, harassment and inappropriate behavior that went on for years, an independent investigation concluded Thursday. Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison grabbed one ...

Ethics panel: Reynolds OK to take 9 rides on private jets

Todays News

DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds did nothing wrong in accepting nine rides on private jets in the last 14 months, a state ethics board said Thursday, concluding they were legitimate in-kind campaign contributions allowable under Iowa's gift law. The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure ...

First woman to spend career with Marshalltown Police retires

Todays News

Her heart wants to stay, but her body says it’s time to go. Sgt. Melinda Ruopp officially retired from the Marshalltown Police Department on Sept. 16 after working for the city since 1988. In her last days with the department, it hadn’t really sunk in that she wouldn’t be coming back to ...

Daily Record, Sept. 20, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Christopher James Anderson made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-second offense charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Oct. 9. Anderson is released on his promise to appear. If he owns or possesses any ...

­US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hacker

Money & Markets

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders ...

City designates 60 houses as ‘unsafe’

Todays News

About 2,000 total structures were impacted by the July 19 tornado, and some property owners are now finding small, red posters reading “Dangerous building — do not occupy” on house entrances. Those posters have been placed on about 60 buildings deemed by emergency management officials ...

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump

Entertainment

the associated press "I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a takedown of General Motors and its then-CEO, Roger Smith. "It's terrific," he said, then ...

Roof installation priority one at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Todays News

An update on filling the vacant Parks and Recreation director position and post-tornado clean-up and repairs to Marshalltown’s venerable Veterans Memorial Coliseum, were central to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting Wednesday in city council chambers. City Administrator Jessica ...

MHS Homecoming Court announced

Todays News

The Marshalltown High School senior class chose their 14 candidates for Homecoming King and Queen Wednesday morning. The queen candidates are Daisy Lopez, Itzel Hueso, Alyvia Chadderdon, Caroline Gassman, Jordan Blue, Allison Trowbridge and Sloan Vry. King candidates include Wade Canaday, ...

Vigil honors Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena

Todays News

A vigil was held Wednesday night to remember an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf on a course near the college campus in Ames. Celia Barquin Arozamena, a 22-year-old engineering student from Spain, was the Big 12 women's golf champion this year. ...

Highlights from the 2018 National Cattle Congress Fair

Todays News

WATERLOO — It began as the Dairy Cattle Congress in 1910, and now 108 years later it is still the Midwest’s largest Dairy Show. The 2018 National Cattle Congress Fair just concluded a four day run in Waterloo, Iowa with free stage entertainment, livestock shows, a rodeo, a large exhibit ...

Man strikes victim with beer can

Todays News

A local man was arrested on a warrant for domestic abuse assault-second offense earlier this week when he allegedly assaulted the victim by striking her in the face with a beer can and also his fists, according to MPD and Marshall County District Court reports. Christopher James Anderson, ...

FEMA public assistance explained

Todays News

There will be many more steps on the road to recovery for public entities and structures in Marshalltown after the July 19 tornado. Officials from the city and county government, as well as local agencies like Marshalltown Area United Way, Youth and Shelter Services of Marshall County, ...