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Roundhouse Phase II nears completion

Todays News

After well over a year of construction, Phase II of the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse project is nearly ready for its public introduction. The 35,000 square-foot addition includes a new gymnasium, wrestling room, and no shortage of Bobcat pride-related artwork, among other things. ...

Legislators visit with educators

Todays News

It is a busy time for lawmakers at the State Capitol in Des Moines, with several high-priority bills making their way through each chamber. One bill saw particular discussion at the Marshalltown Education Association legislative forum Saturday morning. State Sen. Jeff Edler, R-State Center, ...

Marshalltown City Council

Todays News

WHAT: Marshalltown City Council meeting WHEN: Monday, 5:30 p.m. WHERE: City Hall Council Chambers, second floor of Carnegie Building, 10 W. State St. Agenda Item Years of service awards. The Issue City employees Brian Abel - 10 years, Randy Daniel - 40 years, and Jason Johnston - ...

Local Venezuelan students talk situation in home country

Todays News

As a struggle for control of the government continues in Venezuela, some Venezuelans have made their way to Central Iowa. While they come from the same country, their goals and feelings vary considerably about what is happening now and what to do next. “I try to go back as much as I can ...

Daily Record, March 23, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Darrell Melven Morris Sr. made an initial appearance on a operating while under the influence-first offense charge, a driving under suspension charge and a no valid driver’s license charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as ...

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed’s seven-member board. Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political ...

Gary Clark Jr. is confronting racism with ‘This Land’

Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif. — Gary Clark Jr. has created a lot of conversation with “This Land,” the provocative first song off his latest album that shares the same name. In the angry blues-rock song, he recounts racial epithets hurled his way and other racist taunts before he defiantly asserts ...

Islamic State driven from last Syria territory, Trump says

Todays News

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Islamic State militants no longer control any territory in Syria, President Donald Trump proudly announced Friday, though the U.S. was still launching airstrikes and sporadic fighting continued on the ground against the group’s holdouts. “It’s about time,” ...

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe; no new indictments

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation, ending a probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency with no new charges but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the ...

Father/daughter duo publishes children’s book

Todays News

Hanna and Joe Carter have combined talents and interests to release their first children’s book “Marshall T. Trowel and Family – Concrete – Work Hard. Work Together.” Set in Marshalltown, the story follows a family of tools as they learn that teamwork is what gets the job done. Joe, ...

Latest set of pre-ordered tornado photo books has arrived

Todays News

The latest set of pre-orders for the Times-Republican’s “Ravaged: Photos of the July 19, 2018 EF-3 Tornado” book, is now available at our office. Unless you prearranged mailing, you can stop by to get the copy or copies of your books at our office, 135 W. Main St. If you arranged to ...

Marshalltown Police ask for public assistance locating wanted man

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who has active arrest warrants for domestic abuse and damage to property. Timothy Lee Warnell II, 40, of Marshalltown is wanted for incidents that occurred this year. He is 6 foot 2 inches and weighs ...

Daily Record — March 22, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Thomas Steven Marson made an initial appearance on two counts of a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond ...

Levi’s soars in return to public markets

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Levi Strauss & Co.’s return to the public markets got an enthusiastic reception from investors who believe the iconic brand is ready for a comeback — and still has a lot more room to grow. The stock, which is listed under the ticker “LEVI,” opened for trading ...

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Entertainment

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12. “Will ‘Centipede’ devour the competition? Can ‘Mortal Kombat’ fight its way to ...

Amtrak coming through Marshalltown due to floods

Todays News

U.S rail giants Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) and Union Pacific Rail Road (UPRR) have joined forces to help AMTRAK — the nation’s passenger rail service — transport passengers across Iowa. AMTRAK spokesperson Marc Magliari of Chicago confirmed the “California Zephyr” will be ...

Local group collecting donations for flood relief

Todays News

A local group called the Dream Team is again coming together to help people in need, but instead of a local tornado this time they are sending supplies to flood victims along the Missouri River. Western Iowa and much of Nebraska were suddenly under water earlier this week as snow melt and ...

A hot US job market is coaxing people in from the sidelines

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A surprisingly strong burst of job growth over the past year has led many economists to wonder: Where are all the workers coming from? As recently as last spring, analysts had worried that hiring would slow as the pool of unemployed shrank. Many employers have complained for ...