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‘We’re not celebrating’

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While many state programs are facing millions in cuts, the state legislature is looking to increase the K-12 budget in 2018-19; however, local superintendents are concerned about low growth. “It’s going to be very difficult to sustain our current programming as it is today, if at all,” ...

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Isom: Committed to the city’s progress

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Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. Timing is everything. And that is one of several reasons why Gabriel “Gabe” Isom, 28, is running to represent the second ward on the ...

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First to the finish

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Lenihan Intermediate School sixth-graders had a ball Friday morning during the Gravity Cruiser Challenge. The kids released their cruisers, made of wood, rubber bands, plastic and other materials, to see how far down the gym floor each could go. The vehicles were made from materials like wood, ...

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Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers • Donald D. and Jeanne K. Wiley to Donald D. Wiley Revocable Trust Donald D. Wiley Trustee and Jeanne K. Wiley Revocable Trust, Jeanne K. Wiley Trustee, 2429 Knapp Ave. • Donald Wiley to Donald D. Wiley Revocable Trust Donald D. Wiley and ...

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More winter weather …

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Marshalltown and Central Iowa got hit with another round of snow Thursday afternoon and evening after a system moved through the area earlier this week. A number of accidents were reported in the area late Thursday afternoon including a head-on collision north of State Center and south of ...

Daily Record, Feb. 9, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Joshua Joe Sprague made an initial appearance on a contempt of court charge and a violation of probation charge. The contempt hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at $5,000 cash. The probation revocation ...

Midnight shutdown creeps closer

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — With a midnight government shutdown creeping closer, both Republicans and Democrats grappled with internal party divisions as they tried to push through a massive budget deal Thursday night. Frustrations mounted — and the risk of a shutdown increased — as GOP Sen. Rand Paul ...

FILe - In this Sept. 19, 2005 file photo, Matthew Roberts of Three Doors Down performs at halftime of the New York Giants New Orleans Saints game in East Rutherford, N.J. The family of Roberts, who died of a drug overdose in 2016, says in a lawsuit that an Alabama doctor fueled the musician’s opioid addiction. In a lawsuit filed recently in Alabama, Roberts’ family says Dr. Richard Snellgrove began prescribing high levels of opioids to the musician in 2006 and continued doing so until days before he died. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Guitarist’s family says doctor fed opioid habit

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ATLANTA — The family of a longtime guitarist for 3 Doors Down is accusing an Alabama doctor of fueling the rocker's opioid addiction before he died of a drug overdose. Matthew Roberts, 38, was found dead in August 2016 in the hallway of a hotel outside Milwaukee, where he was to perform in ...

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Carollo: Progress with purpose and pride

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. A 55-year resident of the second ward wants to represent his home area on the Marshalltown City Council. Jay Carollo, 66, like fellow ...

Budget plan’s $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Republicans rode the tea party wave to power eight years ago on a message of fiscal responsibility and attacking budget deficits, and kept at it during President Barack Obama's two terms. That was then. The Republican-led Congress on Thursday was rounding up support for a ...

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Five charged in drug bust

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Five people were arrested on various drug charges after authorities executed search warrants at three Marshalltown locations earlier this week. Following a two-month investigation, the Mid Iowa Drug Task Force served warrants at 509 W. South St., 308 N. 5th Ave., and 408 Melody Lane Apt. #1 ...

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The 11th annual Times-Republican Bridal Expo will be held Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12-3 p.m. at the Best Western Regency Inn, allowing brides-to-be the chance to browse area vendors, try samples and get a start on their wedding planning.

Figuring out all the little details

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The annual Times-Republican Bridal Expo has become a staple event for brides-to-be and their entourages. Now in its 11th year, the expo will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12-3 p.m. at the Best Western Regency Inn. Around 20 area vendors will be on hand to offer samples, planning tips ...

MCT performance of ‘Deathtrap’ rescheduled

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The Marshalltown Community Theatre’s production of “Deathtrap” which was set to open on Friday, Feb. 16, will now open on the 23rd. Showtimes will be Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 at 2 p.m., and March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and March 4 at 2 p.m. The box office will open Monday, Feb. ...

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Woman charged with assaulting local hospital employee

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A Marshalltown woman was arrested by the Marshalltown Police Department earlier this week for allegedly assaulting a UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown employee. Cheryl Bolen, 45, was being discharged and became upset, according to Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD. She then assaulted an employee ...

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Sex offender arrested on outstanding warrants

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A local man was arrested by the Marshalltown Police Department earlier this week on two warrants for failure to notify authorities of a change in address, according to a police report. Daniel Wilford Garr, 37, was charged with Sex Offender-Registration Violation Second or ...

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Business and community leaders gathered at the Marshall County Courthouse Wednesday to learn about the 2017 Marshalltown and Marshall County housing study. Moderate income rental and for-sale housing was a need identified in the report, as was attracting workers commuting into the city from rural areas more than 10 miles away.

Finding the housing ‘sweet spot’

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It has been three years since a housing study was complete in Marshalltown and Marshall County, and new data is flowing in after a Wednesday meeting summarizing the results of a 2017 study update. “The purpose of today’s presentation is really just to roll out the results, get the data ...

Daily Record, Feb. 8, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Tori Lynee Sprague, of Cedar Rapids, made an initial appearance on two counts of a failure to appear for a trial charge, a failure to appear for a sentencing hearing charge, a ongoing criminal conduct charge and on a theft-second degree ...

FILE- This March 15, 2016, file photo shows casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Facing investigations by gambling regulators and allegations of sexual misconduct, Wynn has stepped down as chairman and CEO of the resorts bearing his names. The Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts in a statement said Wynn's resignation Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, was effective immediately. Wynn has vehemently denied the report's allegations. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Wynn case raises questions about responsibility to investors

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — The scandal that forced the resignation of Steve Wynn as chairman and CEO of the casino and resorts company bearing his name is raising questions about the obligation of corporations to disclose sexual misconduct allegations to their investors — an issue complicated by a web of ...

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, pharmaceuticals billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong waves as he arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. It was announced Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that the Los Angeles Times is being sold to Soon-Shiong, a local billionaire, for $500 million, ending its strained tenure under the owner of the Chicago Tribune. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

The doctor’s in, but jury is out on new LA Times owner

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LOS ANGELES — The struggling Los Angeles Times found a local savior in a biotech billionaire willing to buy the storied newspaper from a corporation half a continent away, but the change of ownership brings its own set of questions and uncertainty. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed to pay ...

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Bauder: ‘Working to make a difference’

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. As F. Leigh Bauder campaigns in the second ward for the vacant city council seat created when then ward councilor Joel Greer was elected ...