R. Kelly

Man sues R. Kelly, says singer ruined marriage


JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. Deputy Kenneth Bryant, who married Asia Childress in Mississippi in 2012, filed suit last week in a county circuit court in Jackson, ...


Priority: Education

Todays News

“It’s a topic that is vital to the long-term economic prosperity in this state.” Reaching Higher Iowa founder Mark Jacobs thinks Iowa’s K-12 school system needs major changes to get the state back to the top of the country’s rankings. In a meeting with the Times-Republican ...

Oscar Munoz

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

Money & Markets

CHICAGO — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said the agreement includes a ...

Actress Joely Fisher to write memoir


NEW YORK — Joely Fisher, the actress and half-sister of Carrie Fisher, has her own show business stories. William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, told The Associated Press on Thursday that it had acquired her memoir, "Growing Up Fisher," and would release it Nov. 14. The ...

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‘Papers’ comes to Orpheum next week

Todays News

It’s been several years since the documentary film “Papers” was shown free to the Marshalltown public, and another screening Monday evening will be followed with panel discussion on immigration policy and life experiences. “It’s about the issue of what we call DREAMers, which would ...

Microsoft beats Street 3Q forecasts

Money & Markets

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $4.8 billion. On a per-share basis, the Redmond-based company said it had profit of 61 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 73 cents per share.

Garwin couple in court over misappropriated funds

Todays News

Karen Kae Boege, 59, of Garwin, entered an Alford plea to a charge of first degree theft - misappropriate property in excess of $10,000 in Tama County District Court on Thursday morning. Judge Paul D. Miller set sentencing for June 8. An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt on the part of ...


Introducing a new firefighter

Todays News

T-R PHOTO By MIKE DONAHEY The newest member of the Marshalltown Fire Department is Jeremy Weiermann, left, as he is introduced to the Marshalltown City Council earlier this week by Fire Chief David Rierson. The MFD is now at full strength said Rierson. The MFD is celebrating its 115th year of ...

Author J. Kirby Smith, formerly of Marshalltown, has penned his first novella entitled “Lovisa.” It is a love story set in Waterloo in the late 1960s.

Former resident pens novella

Todays News

J. Kirby Smith of Des Moines, formerly of Marshalltown, has taken a 32-year-old story concept and shaped it into his first published novella, entitled “Lovisa.” The story centers around the lives of Lovisa and Derrick, two blue collar individuals living in Waterloo in the late 1960s. ...


National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

Todays News

Local law enforcement and SATUCI is asking the public to get rid of all unused or expired prescription drugs. This Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day and events are being held across the country to help facilitate the safe removal of prescription drugs. Capt. Mike Hanken with the ...


CIAA to host mental health awareness exhibit

Todays News

In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the Central Iowa Art Association (CIAA) is partnering with area artists and mental health advocates and agencies to bring the community a public therapeutic art and mental health awareness exhibit, on display inside the Fisher Community ...

Medical marijuana advocates say Iowa program too limited

Todays News

DES MOINES — A medical marijuana oil program approved by the Iowa Legislature might not offer much help to patients with qualifying medical conditions, but advocates say it's at least a step in the right direction. The measure approved by lawmakers in the final hours of the legislative ...

Legal team says ‘Bachelor’ star acted reasonably after crash

Todays News

IOWA CITY — Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules "acted reasonably" after he rear-ended a fellow Iowa farmer by calling 911 and trying to resuscitate the man, his new legal team said Thursday. Soules is charged with leaving the scene of a deadly accident, a felony that carries up to five ...

Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Todays News

BEIRUT — Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. Apparently seeking to interrupt weapons transfers to the ...

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, talks with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. as they arrive for a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday.

Short of support, House won’t vote on health bill this week

Todays News

WASHINGTON — The House won't vote on Republican legislation scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law until at least next week, a GOP leader said Thursday. The decision deals a setback to the White House, which has pressured congressional Republicans to pass the bill by ...

Jordan Parker

Man charged in brother’s death

Todays News

Marshall County prosecutors have charged a 22-year old man in the death of his brother. Jordan Scott Parker was charged with second-degree murder, a Class B felony, and made his initial appearance before Judge Kim Riley in Marshall County District Court Wednesday morning. Riley later ...

Daily Record, April 27, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Jacqueline Anne Burks, of Story City, made an initial appearance on an operating while intoxicated-first offense charge. The public defender’s office was appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 15. Burks is ...

President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday. The president is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.

Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code ...

Applause Calendar, April 27, 2017


April 27 First United Methodist Church 202 W. Main St. Salad Luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $8/person includes variety of salads, rolls, drink Seniors: Protect yourself against identity theft 11 a.m. Senior Citizen Center, 20 E. State St. Presented by US Bank Free Mobile ...