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E-911 Board needs more time to find fiscal agent

Todays News

Chairman Bill Patten said short meetings are just as important as long ones at the conclusion of Tuesday’s night’s Marshall County 911 Service Board meeting. A key action taken during the 20-minute session was the executive committee voting 7-1 to formally request the city of Marshalltown ...

Iowa auditor won’t review public money to parochial schools

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DES MOINES — Iowa state officials say they won't challenge Polk County's spending of nearly $845,000 in public money to help parochial schools. The Des Moines Register reports that Iowa State Auditor Mary Mosiman's office won't review the matter. The office's attorney, Bernardo Granwehr, ...

Man arrested for spitting inside of police vehicle

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man being transported to the Marshall County Jail on a public intoxication third offense was also arrested for spitting in a police vehicle. Marshalltown Police Department and Marshall County District Court records show Gustavo Alonso-Perez Jr., 48, was ...

Marshalltown man faces felony drug charges

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man is being held in the Marshall County Jail on a $100,000 bond after he was arrested earlier this week by the Marshalltown Police Department on a warrant stemming from the sale of methamphetamine. According to Marshall County District Court records, Charles ...

UnityPoint to close Cath Lab

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UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown President Dustin Wright announced Monday the hospital’s Catheterization Lab will close July 1. Wright cited several factors contributing to the decision, including right-sizing the organization after the former Central Iowa Healthcare filed for bankruptcy, ...

Daily Record, June 19, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Eric Maurice Mayes St. made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-impeding the flow of air or blood charge and a child endangerment charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled ...

Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of ...

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Entertainment

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt, authorities said. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort ...

Student nurse visits increased by 20K

Todays News

Marshalltown Schools health data shows student visits to nurses’ offices increased by thousands in the 2017-18 school year. “Last year, we saw 77,610 students in our health offices throughout the district ... that is up by about 20,000 from the last time I did a report,” said District ...

Gilman Public Library gets full accreditation from state

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GILMAN — In small, rural Iowa towns, public libraries are centers for community events, Internet access, research and more, and Gilman residents can look forward to more services from their library. That’s because the status of the Gilman Public Library will see a boost in Fiscal Year ...

City of Burlington to pay $2M

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BURLINGTON — A city in southeastern Iowa has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of a woman who was mistakenly killed by a police officer. An attorney for the estate of Autumn Steele announced the dollar figure of the settlement with the city of Burlington on Monday. A federal court was ...

Taking inspiration in the divine

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Most nonagenarians spend their days doing quiet activities, but Venita Connley, 90, is always on the move. An author, poet and painter, she is hosting an art exhibit this month at the Fisher Community Center Auditorium, with a public meet and greet slated for June 24 from 2-4 p.m. The ...

Ford’s plans for Michigan Central station

Money & Markets

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans to release details of its planned conversion of the long-vacant Michigan Central train station just west of downtown Detroit. The Dearborn-based automaker recently bought the 105-year-old building and is expected to redevelop the 500,000-square-foot ...

‘Incredibles 2’ crushes animation record with $180 million

Entertainment

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES— The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney estimated ...

Iowa court reduces government liability for road safety

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DES MOINES — A recent Iowa Supreme Court decision involving a 2013 car accident on a northwest Iowa county road could make it more difficult for citizens to hold city, county and state officials responsible when people are hurt as the result of unsafe road conditions. The court in deciding ...

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Money & Markets

DETROIT — Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover. The executive chairman of Ford Motor Co. and great-grandson of founder Henry ...

Iowa Republicans pick Mike Naig as ag secretary nominee

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DES MOINES — Iowa Republicans have picked a state agriculture secretary nominee, but it didn't come easy. The Des Moines Register reports that incumbent Mike Naig was selected Saturday at the Iowa GOP state convention after four rounds of voting. After each round, the bottom candidate was ...

Former Iowa airport becomes drag racing facility

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ONAWA — Drag racing has begun at a former western Iowa airport following the site's $2 million transformation. Nearly 200 racers and 600 spectators gathered at the Onawa Racing and Events Complex last weekend for its opening, the Sioux City Journal reported . The city closed the seldom-used ...

Hubbell chooses farmer, legislator Hart as running mate

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DES MOINES — Democratic governor nominee Fred Hubbell has chosen eastern Iowa farmer and legislator Rita Hart as his running mate. Hubbell announced Saturday morning that Hart, a state senator representing Clinton and part of Scott counties, as his pick for lieutenant governor. Hart is ...