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Training session turns into emergency CPR exercise

Todays News

A continuing education session on fire alarms abruptly turned into a rapid response effort by Marshalltown and Clive firefighters last week resulting in the quintet resuscitating an unconscious man experiencing a heart attack. Marshalltown Fire Marshall Josh Warnell and local firefighter ...

China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

Money & Markets

BEIJING — In an unusual step, China’s ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The battle with China’s biggest trading partner is ...

Student in the Spotlight — Sumera Mohammed

Todays News

Whether she’s hitting the court to play volleyball, reading a book or doing classwork, Lenihan Intermediate School sixth-grader Sumera Mohammed never fails to impress. “I’ve known Sumera for two years. She’s in the migrant tutoring program, which is a group that meets after school to ...

Huawei CFO suing Canada, its border agency and the RCMP

Money & Markets

TORONTO — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou said Sunday they filed a notice of ...

Lenihan student gifted violin after losing instrument to tornado

Todays News

Becoming an accomplished violin player takes years of practice and dedication, and one Marshalltown student has a chance to continue on her violin journey despite setbacks. Lenihan Intermediate School student Hanna Thomas was upset the July 19 tornado not only damaged her house at the corner ...

YMCA-YWCA’s annual Y State Swimming Championship

Todays News

T-R PHOTOS BY SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ Pictured is Marshalltown Blue Wave swimmer Joe Greazel about to dive into the pool. He placed fifth in the Boys 8 & Under 100 Yard IM with a score of 1:30.89. The Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA’s annual Y State Swimming Championship saw 421 boys from around ...

Demolition

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY ROSS THEDE Onlookers watch the demolition of the church at 619 W. State St.

Suspect in Tibbetts murder wants trial moved for diversity

Todays News

MONTEZUMA ­— The former farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the abduction and stabbing death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa wants to have his trial moved to a more diverse county. The Des Moines Register reports that 24-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s lawyers filed a ...

Rescuers find missing California sisters

Todays News

LOS ANGELES — Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said. A fire chief and ...

House to query 60 Trump officials

Todays News

THE Associated Press WASHINGTON — Declaring it’s “very clear” President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee that would be in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump’s administration, ...

Daily Record, March 3, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Feb. 28 • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Mohamed M. Harajli, 903 S. Second Ave. • Lisa Healey, Lisa Rin to Alfred Healey, 804 East St., Liscomb • Leticia Cervantes to America and Jose Zaragoza, 924 S. Sixth Ave. • ...

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ compromise offered to small theaters

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The dozens of community and nonprofit theaters across the U.S. forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” under legal threat were offered an olive branch in the form of Aaron Sorkin’s script for the Broadway version. Scott Rudin, producer of the New York ...

Chamber signs on to Iowa Compact on Immigration

Todays News

Citing workforce needs and a desire for changes to federal immigration policy, the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce is one of 40 signatories on the Iowa Compact on Immigration this year. The Chamber joins several business leaders, academics and other local chambers in Iowa to sign the ...

Trump delivers a slashing speech that rouses the right

Todays News

OXON HILL, Md. — In a slashing speech packed with braggadocio and grievance, President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of “the socialist nightmare,” relitigated his crowd sizes back to the inauguration and took on “sick,” ‘’lunatic” and “dirty” foes at every ...