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Marshalltown native expands New York-based pasta company

Todays News

WEST COXSACKIE, N.Y. — Getting to eat, sleep and breathe all things pasta has become a reality for Scott Ketchum. A native of Marshalltown, he and business partner Steve Gonzalez have recently expanded their pasta business — Sfoglini — whose products are made using only high-quality, ...

Daily Record, September 22, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Thursday, two burglaries were reported in the 200 block of East Linn Street. Arrests • On Friday, William Perry, 40, was arrested for violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court. • On Thursday, Brittany Jeanne Ceren, 33, was ...

Rising oil prices haven’t hurt the US economy so far

Money & Markets

DALLAS — America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. It has long been conventional wisdom that rising oil prices hurt the economy by forcing consumers to spend more on gasoline and heating their ...

Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is onscreen, she's yet to play a role that's a match for her whiplash-inducing life of artistry, celebrity and polarizing activism. Then there's the personal drama, including serial marriages to three very different husbands with their own ...

$2,000 donation by JBS and UFCW to fight mosquitoes

Todays News

September brought a spike in college, high school and professional football games. It also gave Marshalltown area residents a spike in the mosquito population as warm temperatures mixed with heavy rains produced ideal breeding conditions. That was no secret to residents who had been outside ...

River could reach ‘minor’ flood stage

Todays News

Those living on the north edge of Marshalltown along the Iowa River may have another fall flooding headache if waters continue to rise as predicted this weekend. For the second time this month, the Iowa River is set to rise high, potentially sending water into the floodplain. The National ...

Records: Suspect in golfer’s death struggled after prison

Todays News

Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his departure from prison and his alleged killing of a star golfer from Spain, records show. Ames police reports show that 22-year-old Collin Richards struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, ...

Department proposes fines over attacks on school workers

Todays News

ELDORA — Iowa's state worker safety agency wants to fine the state Human Services Department more than $23,000, saying the department's school for delinquent juveniles isn't protecting its employees. The Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in its Aug. 28 report that the ...

Argument leads to assault with keys

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman was arrested by Marshalltown police for domestic abuse assault when she allegedly hit a victim in the face while holding car keys, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Amanda Lee Morris, 26, was arrested earlier this ...

Trying to stay dry

Todays News

The high winds and flying debris only lasted a matter of minutes the afternoon of July 19, but the damage that tornado caused has proven difficult in many ways. Whether insured, underinsured or uninsured, many Marshalltown tornado victims are still without a sealed roof. With fall coming this ...

Daily Record, Sept. 21, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Tuesday • Kelli M. Grabau, Kelli M. and Wade Johnson to Ryan L. Grabau, 2365 Oak Park Road • Jason D. and Samantha Kline to Aaron Shaffer, 513 Second St. SW, State Center • Deborah Ann Ewoldt, Jeffrey C. Goecke, Nancy E. Goecke, ...

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 ...