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Ethics panel: Reynolds OK to take 9 rides on private jets

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DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds did nothing wrong in accepting nine rides on private jets in the last 14 months, a state ethics board said Thursday, concluding they were legitimate in-kind campaign contributions allowable under Iowa's gift law. The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure ...

First woman to spend career with Marshalltown Police retires

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Her heart wants to stay, but her body says it’s time to go. Sgt. Melinda Ruopp officially retired from the Marshalltown Police Department on Sept. 16 after working for the city since 1988. In her last days with the department, it hadn’t really sunk in that she wouldn’t be coming back to ...

Daily Record, Sept. 20, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Christopher James Anderson made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-second offense charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Oct. 9. Anderson is released on his promise to appear. If he owns or possesses any ...

­US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hacker

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders ...

City designates 60 houses as ‘unsafe’

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About 2,000 total structures were impacted by the July 19 tornado, and some property owners are now finding small, red posters reading “Dangerous building — do not occupy” on house entrances. Those posters have been placed on about 60 buildings deemed by emergency management officials ...

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump

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the associated press "I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger & Me," a takedown of General Motors and its then-CEO, Roger Smith. "It's terrific," he said, then ...

Roof installation priority one at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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An update on filling the vacant Parks and Recreation director position and post-tornado clean-up and repairs to Marshalltown’s venerable Veterans Memorial Coliseum, were central to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting Wednesday in city council chambers. City Administrator Jessica ...

MHS Homecoming Court announced

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The Marshalltown High School senior class chose their 14 candidates for Homecoming King and Queen Wednesday morning. The queen candidates are Daisy Lopez, Itzel Hueso, Alyvia Chadderdon, Caroline Gassman, Jordan Blue, Allison Trowbridge and Sloan Vry. King candidates include Wade Canaday, ...

Vigil honors Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena

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A vigil was held Wednesday night to remember an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf on a course near the college campus in Ames. Celia Barquin Arozamena, a 22-year-old engineering student from Spain, was the Big 12 women's golf champion this year. ...

Highlights from the 2018 National Cattle Congress Fair

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WATERLOO — It began as the Dairy Cattle Congress in 1910, and now 108 years later it is still the Midwest’s largest Dairy Show. The 2018 National Cattle Congress Fair just concluded a four day run in Waterloo, Iowa with free stage entertainment, livestock shows, a rodeo, a large exhibit ...

Man strikes victim with beer can

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A local man was arrested on a warrant for domestic abuse assault-second offense earlier this week when he allegedly assaulted the victim by striking her in the face with a beer can and also his fists, according to MPD and Marshall County District Court reports. Christopher James Anderson, ...

FEMA public assistance explained

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There will be many more steps on the road to recovery for public entities and structures in Marshalltown after the July 19 tornado. Officials from the city and county government, as well as local agencies like Marshalltown Area United Way, Youth and Shelter Services of Marshall County, ...

3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

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the Associated Press About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials. The N.C. Department of ...

‘Show must go on:’ Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

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BOSTON— The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album "Songs in the Key of A" — as in airport, abandoned and Amsterdam. The renowned orchestra very nearly missed the last stop on its 12-concert, eight-city European tour when it got stuck in Paris en route to ...

County will improve courthouse beyond what insurance covers

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Improvements to the Marshall County Courthouse are pushing back the county’s budgeting timeline. At Tuesday’s Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting, the supervisors voted unanimously to postpone scheduling a public hearing on the proposed 2018-2019 county budget amendment, citing ...

127 election workers hired by county

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Tuesday morning the Marshall County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the hiring of 127 personnel who will serve in a variety of capacities related to the 2018 election. “We have folks that deliver equipment, folks that will be working where our absentee voting is going to ...

June Marie Casey, 98

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June Marie Casey, 98, of Tama, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, September 21, 2018, at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher and Deacon Joe Behounek officiating. Interment ...

MHS Homecoming Court announced

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The Marshalltown High School senior class chose their 14 candidates for Homecoming King and Queen Wednesday morning. The queen candidates are Daisy Lopez, Itzel Hueso, Alyvia Chadderdon, Caroline Gassman, Jordan Blue, Allison Trowbridge and Sloan Vry. King candidates include Wade Canaday, ...

Homecoming mini parade route updated

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Marshalltown High School officials updated the Homecoming mini parade route from what was previously announced. The mini parade will begin 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and will feature Homecoming King and Queen candidates on golf carts. It will start at the front of the high school, 1602 S. Second ...

Annual Bark in the Park slated for Saturday

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Celebrating the canines in our lives and connecting pet owners with resources in the community are the goals of the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown’s second annual Bark in the Park fundraiser. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverview Park, 402 Woodland ...