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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

Todays News

NEW YORK — There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That’s according to health officials who’ve been monitoring the year-old outbreak. But they say it’s a reminder to properly prepare your holiday bird. Cooking kills ...

Holiday Stroll makes festive return to downtown Marshalltown

Todays News

Chilly weather and occasional construction equipment did not stop central Iowans from coming to downtown Saturday to check out the 27th Annual Marshalltown Holiday Stroll. Food, crafts and live entertainment created a warm atmosphere on the late November evening. This year’s even carried ...

Daily Record, November 18, 2018

Daily Record

Grundy County Sheriff Arrests • On Wednesday, Heather Karns, 24, of Beaman, was arrested on a Grundy County warrant charging her with violation of a no-contact order. She was released on her promise to appear. • On Monday, Jack Stumberg, 21, of Grundy Center, was arrested for ...

Wildfire-charred movie ranch to be rebuilt over 2 years

Entertainment

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Standing amid the charred foundations and burned-out movie sets of Paramount Ranch, officials from the National Park Service said Friday that they plan to rebuild and reopen the site that holds decades of movie history and still hosts a steady stream of Hollywood ...

Iowa middle school student raises money for pet oxygen masks

Todays News

LE MARS — To say Brooklyn Bockelmann loves dogs might be an understatement. Dressed in leggings covered with dog images, socks that feature dogs and a hoodie promoting animal adoption, the 14-year-old Le Mars eighth-grader leaves no doubt about her love for dogs. She knows that other ...

Daily Record, November 17, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Shane L. Charlton made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-impeding the flow of air or blood causing bodily injury charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on ...

CNN’s Acosta back at White House after judge’s ruling

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, though a lawsuit over the credentials’ revocation is continuing. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President ...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy,’ has died

Entertainment

NEW YORK — William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring “Nobody knows anything,” has died. He was ...

Three Marshalltown schools recovering from $160,000 tornado damage

Todays News

Three of Marshalltown’s six elementary school buildings received $160,000 in damage from the July 19 tornado. The physical scars caused by the strong winds are fading while the trauma remains for many children. The tornado swept by Franklin Elementary in northwest Marshalltown first, ...

Migrants won’t see armed soldiers on border

Todays News

SAN DIEGO — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won’t find are armed American soldiers standing guard. Instead they will see cranes installing towering panels of metal bars and troops wrapping ...

Iowa Supreme Court justice battling cancer to resign

Todays News

DES MOINES — Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, who has been receiving treatment for skin cancer, will resign from the high court. The court made the announcement in a news release Friday. Hecht’s resignation is effective Dec. 13. Hecht, of Sloan, resumed hearing cases for the ...

Hog Heaven facility opens near Melbourne

Todays News

Hundreds of visitors stopped by the newly-constructed Iowa Select Farms Hog Heaven facility near Melbourne Thursday and learned about some of the new tech to be used for odor reduction and sustainability. The 1779 320th St. site, which is run by the Vansice family, took about four months to ...

Marshalltown man charged with domestic abuse assault

Todays News

Shane Charlton, 47, of Marshalltown was arrested Thursday and charged with domestic abuse assault, impeding air/blood flow causing bodily injury. Court records show the incident took place 4:46 p.m. Thursday at 911 Jackson St. Charlton was taken into police custody at 5:17 p.m. after being ...

New director takes helm at Marshalltown REM

Todays News

For Aly Wenner, her job is not a job — she enjoys going to work and is grateful for the company she works at. Wenner was recently promoted as director of community services at REM Marshalltown. Her primary focus is overseeing the agency’s residential programs whereby clients integrate ...

Daily Record, Nov. 16, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Antonio Villa Magana made an initial appearance on a possession of a controlled substance violation charge, a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge, a possession of a controlled substance-second offense charge, an open container charge ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes. The proposed restrictions were aimed mainly at reducing ...

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin act their age for laughs, tears

Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Without a screenwriter in sight, Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are trading wisecracks just like the kibitzing longtime pals they play in “The Kominsky Method.” Arkin got the ball rolling when the pair was asked if they knew each other before making the Netflix ...

Man dies after falling from roof in Marshalltown

Todays News

A man died Wednesday after falling from a roof at a Marshalltown property. Enrique Maravilla Avalos died after falling from a ladder while roofing, his family confirmed. Marshall County Medical Examiner Dr. David Bethel told the Times-Republican Maravilla Avalos died in the UnityPoint ...