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A grape delight

Todays News

Monday evening, youngsters in Boy Scout Troop #329 transplanted 100 wild grape seedlings at Grimes Farm and Conservation Center’s playscape. They were aided by members of the ISU Master Gardener Program. The hope is the grapes will begin growing up and over this newly installed metal tunnel, ...

Local man charged with second domestic assault

Todays News

A local man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail recently for domestic abuse assault second offense and obstruction of emergency communication equipment. Sean Matthews Smith, 36, was taken into custody after officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 ...

Man charged with domestic abuse

Todays News

A local man was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on a charge of domestic abuse assault, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Marcos Venegas 18, assaulted the victim by striking her in the face with a closed fist, ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — A Florist

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com. The sweet scent of lilies, daisies, roses, carnations and daffodils fill the air. Their ...

China’s technology tactics irk its trading partners

Money & Markets

BEIJING — For four decades, Beijing has cajoled or pressured foreign companies to hand over technology. And its trading partners say if that didn’t work, China stole what it wanted. Communist leaders deflected demands for change until foreign frustration erupted into a showdown with ...

James Gunn says he’s a better person after being fired

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — It’s been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” over old tweets in July, and rehired this March. But the writer-director who shepherded the first two “Guardians” films to critical and box office success said the ...

Student in the Spotlight — Angelamaria Voigt

Todays News

Hoglan Elementary School fourth grader Angelamaria Voigt enjoys a lot of school activities, but her favorite is creating art. One recent example of her skill is a clay figure of a penguin with a unicorn’s horn. That piece is part of a theme of Angelamaria’s art. “I like to draw and ...

Weekend happenings

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY SARA JORDAN-HEINTZ Saturday, the Central Iowa Art Association (CIAA) held its 75th anniversary art sale, selling artwork and art supplies, at its location inside the Fisher Community Center. It will soon be vacating the spot, moving its programming to Iowa Valley Continuing ...

Trump’s ‘great patriot’ farmers follow him into a trade war

Todays News

MADRID — Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump’s trade war with China made a miserable situation worse, Bardole used up any ...

Daily Record, May 19, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Staci Marie Duinink, of Gilman, made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge, a no valid driver’s license charge and a no insurance charge. Duinink pleaded not guilty to both charges. A pre-trial conference is scheduled at ...

Nature’s paint brushes of color

Outdoors Today

The BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Icterus galbula) is strikingly colorful creature of the bird world. It’s bright orange and black feather pattern makes it distinctly easy to see. And during spring time arrival during May, any grape jelly filled containers and orange slices hung from tree branches will ...

Judge refuses to toss suit over Pepe the Frog poster sales

Entertainment

A federal judge will let a jury decide whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars website had a legal right to sell a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that became hijacked by far-right extremists. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald refused Thursday ...

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’

Todays News

WASHINGTON — A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump’s party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in “impeachable conduct” stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s lengthy investigation into Russian meddling in ...

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

Todays News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being debated that would ban all abortions ...

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education

Todays News

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday. Saying charter schools are “exacerbating educational ...

Local man authors first book

Todays News

Local author and freelance writer Andy Heintz recently conducted 100 interviews of dissident activists, journalists and leftists over the phone, Skype and email to finish his book: “Dissidents of the International Left.” His publisher later cut the 100 to 77. Heintz said he wanted to see ...