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Our town, our people — Carrie Barr

Todays News

“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Have a suggestion for someone we should talk to? Email T-R news editor Emily Barske at ebarske@timesrepublican.com.  Carrie Barr is a retired teacher whose hometown is Marshalltown. She has ...

Pete Buttigieg makes campaign stop in Marshalltown

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Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made a presidential campaign stop in Marshalltown Wednesday at the home of Kim and Allan Smith. Buttigieg formally announced his decision to run for president of the United States as a Democrat on Sunday, after having previously ...

Marshalltown Police confirm identity in death investigation

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Marshalltown Police confirmed the identity of the woman found as part of a death investigation this week. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said an autopsy confirmed the deceased was Michelle Grommet, who had been missing since March. On Monday morning, she was found dead in the fields ...

New Iowa Valley chancellor named

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The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors named Kristie Fisher the district's new chancellor at a special meeting Wednesday. The current ACT Inc. executive and former Kirkwood Community College administrator said she wants to get back to working with students and ...

Daily Record, April 17, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Allen Lee Roy Schrader made an initial appearance on two counts of a probation violation charge, an interference with official acts charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel on ...

Netflix adds 9.6M subscribers in 1Q as competition heats up

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix kicked off the year with the biggest subscriber gains in the history of its video-streaming service, but it still managed to disappoint investors by forecasting a springtime slowdown. The strong first-quarter performance coincided with Netflix’s biggest U.S. price ...

Why Rachel Chavkin is a rarity on Broadway these days

Entertainment

the Associated Press NEW YORK — As another season on Broadway draws to a big finish, the opening of “Hadestown” marks a milestone of sorts — it’s the only new musical directed by a woman, Tony Award-nominee Rachel Chavkin. While the lack of women at the helm of projects remains a ...

52-unit affordable housing project may begin in October

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A nearly $9 million apartment building is set to be built in downtown Marshalltown. In October, construction begins on a 52-unit, four-story apartment building with 33-one bedroom units, eight-two bedroom units and 11-three bedroom units. The new building will have a community room, fitness ...

Controlled burn at Grimes Farm helps preserve prairie grasses

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Earlier this week, six acres of prairie grass at Grimes Farm blazed with fire at its annual, public controlled burn. The purpose of the burn is to manage and maintain the prairie area by killing any sapling trees that are encroaching on the land, said Marshall County Conservation Board ...

MCBD Executive Director to retire by end of year

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The executive director of the Marshalltown Central Business District is set to retire by the end of 2019. MCBD Board President Nate McCormick said Jenny Etter, who has served in the position since 2012, had discussed her plans with the board last year. Because of the complexities of the job, ...

Lt. Gov. Gregg recognizes Veterans Home volunteers

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They help with anything and everything that needs done around the Iowa Veterans Home, giving their personal time and energy to ensuring quality of life for residents. They have collectively logged thousands upon thousands of hours of work. They are the Iowa Veterans Home volunteers, and they ...

Green Mountain sewage plant project coming into focus

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The Marshall County Board of Supervisors took big steps toward the installment of a wastewater treatment facility to serve the Green Mountain community Tuesday. The board adopted an agreement with the Iowa Regional Utilities Association to put in a three-pond wastewater treatment facility on ...

Massive fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Todays News

PARIS — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The blaze ...

Daily Record, April 16, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Trevion Devante Hardin made an initial appearance on three counts of attempted murder charges, three counts of reckless use of a firearm causing serious injury charge, three counts of willful injury charge, three counts of intimidation with a ...

Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features

Money & Markets

SHANGHAI — Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans with more driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show, trying to appeal to Chinese buyers in their biggest market as Beijing slashes subsidies that have propelled demand. Communist leaders wanting China to lead in ...

HBO looks beyond ‘Game of Thrones,’ perhaps back to a prequel

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — When the last drop — or gallon — of blood is shed and an exultant victor has ascended to the Iron Throne, viewers may be split over how HBO’s fantasy saga ended but they’ll be joined in deprivation. “What do you do without ‘Game of Thrones?’” will be the lament ...

Marshalltown Police conducting death investigation

Todays News

Marshalltown Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said a body was found in the fields near the Marshalltown Walmart, 2802 S. Center St., at 9 a.m. Monday. The body had been there for some time, Tupper said. ...

Victims in Sunday’s shooting identified

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Marshalltown Police identified the victims of a Sunday morning shooting in Marshalltown. The victims were identified as Devonte’ Allen Brooks, 26, of Marshalltown, Selena Ericka Quezada, 21, of Marshalltown and Alrenae Day Winfrey, 23, of Marshalltown. The shooting took place in the 400 ...

Feds to prosecute defendants in local drug bust

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Two men arrested by authorities in the parking lot of a local motel with $9,000 worth of methamphetamine Friday will be tried by federal prosecutors, according to Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force spokesperson and Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman. Reymundo Yanez Pacheco, 26, and Javier Contreras ...