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Thrifty Friday

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Shoppers looking for good deals made their way to the Salvation Army of Marshalltown Friday for the annual Assistance League of Marshalltown Fall Thrift Sale. The sale continues today from 9-11 a.m., and includes the Sack Sale, where shoppers can fill a sack with sale items for $5. The ...

StateRoundup

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North Liberty • A new marathon is coming to the area promising to be a unique collaboration between Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and all points in between. Run Crandic, powered by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, will take place on April 29, 2018, and leave NewBo City Market in ...

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Marshalltown City Council At-Large candidate Brittany O’Shea of Marshalltown refers to her notes during Wednesday’s Candidate Forum at the Fisher Community Center and sponsored by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. Looking on are from left, at-large candidates Mark Eaton, Bill Martin, moderator Todd Steinkamp, David Shearer and Bethany Wirin. Steinkamp is a Chamber board member and General Manager of KFJB-KXIA-FM Radio. The event was open to the public and free-of-charge.

5 candidates vie for 2 at-large seats

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Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories on the Oct. 11 city council candidate forum hosted by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. Thursday’s first installment featured mayoral candidates Joel Greer and Gary Thompson. Also included was first ward candidate Sue Cahill. Two ...

Daily Record, Oct. 13, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Adam Leiva made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge. Aron Vaughn was appointed as counsel. The parole revocation hearing will be scheduled by the Iowa Parole Board and Leiva’s parole officer. Leiva is being held without ...

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a copy of a proposed "simple tax" postcard while speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal. But beyond the tough rhetoric from Speaker Paul Ryan, disgruntled lawmakers ...

Springsteen on Broadway creates new performance

Entertainment

NEW YORK — After checking off all the rock star superlatives in his 68 years, Bruce Springsteen has set out to create a wholly new performance template. "Springsteen on Broadway," which opened Thursday night, is a deeply personal life story with a soundtrack, a one-man (or one-man and ...

Phase II is under way

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The growling of trucks and construction equipment echoed off the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse Thursday morning as school board members, administrators, construction and design specialists and community members gathered to kick off Phase II of the Roundhouse project.

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Gilman candidates want change

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GILMAN — With the Nov. 7 city elections fast approaching, few communities in Marshall County have more city council candidates than Gilman. Two seats are up this year, and there are five candidates vying for a spot; all of them have goals for the city should they get voters’ approval. ...

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On Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m., the final installment in the “Naturally Artistic” series will be held at Grimes Farm, with the topic of wood burning. Participants can make either a coaster, wall decoration or jewelry. The event costs $15, with registration required by Oct. 20.

Grimes Farm wood burning session slated for Nov. 1

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Grimes Farm’s final installment in its year-long “Naturally Artistic” art series will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m., with the focus of wood burning. “Pyrography, also known as the art of wood burning, literally means ‘writing with fire’ and it is a fun way to enhance ...

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Second ward councilor and mayoral candidate Joel Greer, left, makes remarks at the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored city council candidate forum Wednesday night at the Fisher Community Center. Looking on is mayoral candidate Gary Thompson, center, and forum moderator Todd Steinkamp, right. Steinkamp is a Chamber board member and General Manager of KFJB-KXIA-FM Radio. The event was open to the public and free-of-charge.

Calls for change at city council candidate forum

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Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories on Wednesday’s city council candidate forum hosted by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. The second installment featuring comments by five at-large candidates and third ward’s Mike Gowdy will appear in Friday’s edition. Candidates ...

Daily Record, Oct. 12, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Emmanuel K. Al Hameed made an initial appearance on two counts of a probation violation charge. The court appointed legal counsel for Al Hameed. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set ...

Prince tapes moved to California

Entertainment

MINNEAPOLIS — Two sisters and heirs of the late rock superstar Prince said Wednesday they're angered that the contents of his vault, including master tapes of unreleased music, have been removed from his Paisley Park studio complex and shipped to California. Sharon and Norrine Nelson, ...

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Mayor Harlan Quick will give a presentation of State Center’s history on Oct. 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Historical Society of Marshall County’s Museum, as part of its History on Third Thursday program. The event is free and open to the public.

State Center topic of Third Thursday program slated for Oct. 19th

Todays News

State Center, which has a population of about 1,500, has a rich and storied history. Its tale will be told by its mayor, Harlan Quick, in a presentation given on Oct. 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Historical Society of Marshall County’s Museum, as part of the History on Third Thursday ...

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A new Big Brothers Big Sisters effort, called the “Dear Young Person Campaign,” aims to send positive messages to area children. Participants can fill out a postcard with a hopeful message and send it to 811 E. Main St. by Nov. 3, and the cards will be distributed to Marshalltown and West Marshall students.

Sending hope

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“We’re hoping to sew seeds of love and tolerance and compassion for our children.” That’s the goal of a national effort by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) called the “Dear Young Person Campaign.” Heart of Iowa BBBS Executive Director Lynne Carroll said she hopes the organization ...

MPD investigate car break-ins at Y

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect or suspects connected to several car break-ins at the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA parking lot Tuesday afternoon. According to Marshalltown Police Department Capt. Brian Batterson, officers were called to the Y ...

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dale F. Hicks, 89, of Marshalltown, spent nearly 30 years in the U.S. Navy, first stationed in China during World War II, the Philippines during peace time, the United States and Greenland during the Korean War, and later, two decades in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Vet served in WWII and Korean War

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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. Dale F. Hicks, 89, spent nearly 30 years in the U.S. Navy, first stationed in ...

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Frank Meeink has gone from being a notorious neo-Nazi leader in the 1980s and 1990s to speaking out against hate and promoting empathy. He brought his message, and many gritty anecdotes, to Dejardin Hall at Marshalltown Community College Tuesday.

Fighting hate

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From being a committed neo-Nazi skinhead leader in the 1980s and 1990s to speaking out against hatred now, Frank Meeink had a lot of experiences to share with the large crowd gathered in Dejardin Hall at Marshalltown Community College Tuesday. “I was a huge Philadelphia Flyers fan, a huge ...

Daily Record, Oct. 11, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Shawna Lynne Groshong made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge. Jeff Hazen is appointed as counsel. The parole revocation hearing will be scheduled by Groshong’s parole officer. Groshong is being held without bond. • Jorge ...

In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, customers walk out of a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart is expected to provide an update about its expansion plans and issue an outlook for revenue and earnings at its annual shareholder meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Walmart sees the future and it’s digital

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores. But the world's largest retailer continues to scale back new store growth ...