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The only E15 refueling site in Marshall County is at New Century FS in Melbourne. Tama, Grundy and Hardin counties do not appear to have any such refueling sites for the ethanol-gasoline blend, according to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association website.

Expanding E15?

Todays News

For drivers in Central Iowa, there is no shortage of different fuel types to fill up on at the gas station, whether it’s regular gasoline, E85, E10 or diesel. Another fuel type is also available, and is expanding in parts of the Midwest: E15. The E15 designation is given to fuel blends of ...

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Gowdy: ‘Young adults key to Marshalltown’s future’

Todays News

It is evident in talking to Third Ward Councilor Mike Gowdy he is bullish on Marshalltown’s future. The 66-year old retiree from a Newton optical company is running unopposed in the Nov. 7 election. Gowdy, a Melbourne native, was first elected in November, 2013. He defeated Merrill ...

StateRoundup

Todays News

Colfax • A last minute decision to line downtown Colfax with pumpkins, vendors and a cornhole tournament during the Fall 4 Colfax festival on Oct. 7 turned out to be an unexpected success as more than 150 attendees filled the streets. The event was a community effort with the pumpkins ...

Senior Center

Todays News

The noon meal is also available to seniors who are homebound through their Home-Delivered Meal Program. Weekday meals are offered to people 60 years of age or older and spouses on a contribution basis. Those under age 60 must pay $8.28. Food stamps are accepted. For holidays, weekends and ...

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Deer are just reason that outdoor enthusiasts like the fall season. Seeing deer interact with each other is always interesting as people strive to learn more about make makes them tick. Hunters can and will dream about a potential trophy animal in the right place and the right time. But other fall features strike our fancy during October including tree leaves turning into a wide array of beautiful colors, prairie grasses reflecting golden tones at sunrises or sunsets, and cooler water at area lakes urging fish to go on feeding surges. Cooler air temperatures of an "Indian Summer" are nice while they last so people need to make the most of every fall opportunity to enjoy being outside.

Fall is fantastic

Outdoors Today

FALL is fantastic, fun and an exciting time to be outside. Dress warmly for the conditions of the day and let nature be your instructor, mentor and guide. Some activities are easy to do from the window of your home. Leaf color watching will work. Fall bird migration at the backyard feeder will ...

Juli Hinson of Marshalltown recently spent two weeks volunteering in a shelter in Fort Myers, Florida helping those affected by Hurricane Irma. Hinson said this was her first experience volunteering with the American Red Cross, but it will not be her last

For one, a fulfilling and life-changing experience

Todays News

When news comes on the television chronicling the latest developments of a natural disaster, it’s human nature to want to help in some way. “I was noticing all the storms in the news, first with Harvey. You sit on the couch and think ‘you have to do something.’” These are the ...

Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Financial Director Kim Jass-Ramirez is pictured inserting white flags into the Marshall County Courthouse lawn Friday as part of the Y’s Week Without Violence. Jass-Ramirez said white flags represent those impacted by domestic violence while orange flags were representative of domestic violence victims.

‘Week Without Violence’ marked with flags

Todays News

Dozens of small orange and white flags were placed on the emerald green Marshall County Courthouse lawn Friday. Unfortunately, the flags represented a significantly larger domestic abuse problem worldwide and locally. Orange signified the countless numbers of domestic abuse victims and ...

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Thrifty Friday

Todays News

Shoppers looking for good deals made their way to the Salvation Army of Marshalltown Friday for the annual Assistance League of Marshalltown Fall Thrift Sale. The sale continues today from 9-11 a.m., and includes the Sack Sale, where shoppers can fill a sack with sale items for $5. The ...

StateRoundup

Todays News

North Liberty • A new marathon is coming to the area promising to be a unique collaboration between Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and all points in between. Run Crandic, powered by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, will take place on April 29, 2018, and leave NewBo City Market in ...

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Marshalltown City Council At-Large candidate Brittany O’Shea of Marshalltown refers to her notes during Wednesday’s Candidate Forum at the Fisher Community Center and sponsored by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. Looking on are from left, at-large candidates Mark Eaton, Bill Martin, moderator Todd Steinkamp, David Shearer and Bethany Wirin. Steinkamp is a Chamber board member and General Manager of KFJB-KXIA-FM Radio. The event was open to the public and free-of-charge.

5 candidates vie for 2 at-large seats

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories on the Oct. 11 city council candidate forum hosted by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. Thursday’s first installment featured mayoral candidates Joel Greer and Gary Thompson. Also included was first ward candidate Sue Cahill. Two ...

Daily Record, Oct. 13, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Adam Leiva made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge. Aron Vaughn was appointed as counsel. The parole revocation hearing will be scheduled by the Iowa Parole Board and Leiva’s parole officer. Leiva is being held without ...

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a copy of a proposed "simple tax" postcard while speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal. But beyond the tough rhetoric from Speaker Paul Ryan, disgruntled lawmakers ...

Springsteen on Broadway creates new performance

Entertainment

NEW YORK — After checking off all the rock star superlatives in his 68 years, Bruce Springsteen has set out to create a wholly new performance template. "Springsteen on Broadway," which opened Thursday night, is a deeply personal life story with a soundtrack, a one-man (or one-man and ...

Phase II is under way

Todays News

The growling of trucks and construction equipment echoed off the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse Thursday morning as school board members, administrators, construction and design specialists and community members gathered to kick off Phase II of the Roundhouse project.

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Gilman candidates want change

Todays News

GILMAN — With the Nov. 7 city elections fast approaching, few communities in Marshall County have more city council candidates than Gilman. Two seats are up this year, and there are five candidates vying for a spot; all of them have goals for the city should they get voters’ approval. ...

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On Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m., the final installment in the “Naturally Artistic” series will be held at Grimes Farm, with the topic of wood burning. Participants can make either a coaster, wall decoration or jewelry. The event costs $15, with registration required by Oct. 20.

Grimes Farm wood burning session slated for Nov. 1

Todays News

Grimes Farm’s final installment in its year-long “Naturally Artistic” art series will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m., with the focus of wood burning. “Pyrography, also known as the art of wood burning, literally means ‘writing with fire’ and it is a fun way to enhance ...

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Second ward councilor and mayoral candidate Joel Greer, left, makes remarks at the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored city council candidate forum Wednesday night at the Fisher Community Center. Looking on is mayoral candidate Gary Thompson, center, and forum moderator Todd Steinkamp, right. Steinkamp is a Chamber board member and General Manager of KFJB-KXIA-FM Radio. The event was open to the public and free-of-charge.

Calls for change at city council candidate forum

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories on Wednesday’s city council candidate forum hosted by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. The second installment featuring comments by five at-large candidates and third ward’s Mike Gowdy will appear in Friday’s edition. Candidates ...

Daily Record, Oct. 12, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Emmanuel K. Al Hameed made an initial appearance on two counts of a probation violation charge. The court appointed legal counsel for Al Hameed. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set ...

Prince tapes moved to California

Entertainment

MINNEAPOLIS — Two sisters and heirs of the late rock superstar Prince said Wednesday they're angered that the contents of his vault, including master tapes of unreleased music, have been removed from his Paisley Park studio complex and shipped to California. Sharon and Norrine Nelson, ...