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Longtime local veterinarian opens family-owned clinic

Todays News

Since 1998, Dr. Grant Jacobson has provided medical care to the pets of Marshalltown and the surrounding area. Now, he is opening a clinic of his own. The Hometown Veterinarian, 101 Iowa Avenue West, Suite 300, will officially open its doors Oct. 20 with a grand opening celebration from 11 ...

Daily Record, October 13, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Oct. 12 • Elizabeth Marie Bell made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation violation charge and a failure to file a written arraignment charge. Melissa Nine is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing and the arraignment ...

Manhattan DA drops part of Harvey Weinstein case

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a lead police detective coached a witness to keep quiet when she raised doubts about the veracity of one of the allegations. Weinstein, 66, ...

Mark Smith seeks 10th term as Iowa House District 71 representative

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State House Minority Leader Rep. Mark Smith is seeking his 10th two-year term representing Iowa House District 71. First elected in 2001, Smith said if re-elected, he would continue to work on health care and mental health reform, job training and creation, the public school system and equal ...

Lawyer: Missouri farmer was leader of organic fraud scheme

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Three farmers who pleaded guilty Friday in a large-scale organic grain fraud scheme were lured into participation by a Missouri businessman who was its mastermind, a defense lawyer said. The farmers "convinced themselves to look the other way" while Randy Constant marketed ...

Judge says Burlington violated records law in shooting case

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BURLINGTON — The city of Burlington and the Iowa Criminal Investigation Division broke a state law by refusing to turn over all records after investigating a city police officer's accidental fatal shooting of a woman, a judge said. Administrative Law Judge Karen Doland said in a proposed ...

Surveillance video links man to burglaries

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A surveillance camera helped Marshalltown police link a local man to a string of burglaries at a commercial strip on Linn Street, according to MPD reports. Earlier this week the MPD arrested Jimmy Allen Austgen, 49, on a host of charges ranging from burglary, theft-third degree, forgery and ...

Display of gun threatens neighbors

Todays News

A local man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week after he threatened neighbors by displaying a rifle. Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD said Devin Michael Lagrone, 18, displayed the rifle in such a way it intimidated neighbors and made them ...

One woman dead after collision near Rhodes

Todays News

RHODES — A West Des Moines woman is dead after a two-vehicle collision east of Rhodes Thursday morning. Amanda Lynne Wilken, 23, was killed as a result of the accident which occurred at 9:03 a.m. at the intersection of Durham Avenue and 295th Street according to a minimal crash report ...

Daily Record, Oct. 12, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Jimmy Allen Austgen, of Des Moines, made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge and new charges of theft-third degree, forgery, identity theft, credit card theft and four counts of burglary-third degree. Tyler Heeren was appointed ...

Arizona to launch test facility for self-driving technology

Money & Markets

the Associated Press PHOENIX — Arizona will be home to a new, sprawling facility solely dedicated to researching autonomous vehicles, signaling the state's full embrace of the growing technology. Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Thursday creating the newly minted Institute for ...

Kanye West, in ‘MAGA’ hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Live from the Oval Office, it's Kanye West with a jaw-dropping performance. The rapper didn't rap. But, seated across from President Donald Trump at the Resolute Desk, the musician delivered a rambling, multipart monologue Thursday that touched on social issues, hydrogen ...

ACCESS to hold open house at Marshalltown library

Todays News

Community members are welcomed to an Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support (ACCESS) open house next week. Agency officials will attend the open house set for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Marshalltown Public Library, 105 W. Boone St., and refreshments will be offered. ACCESS ...

Animal cruelty forum next week part of statewide initiative

Todays News

When cases of animal neglect and cruelty dominate news headlines, it can be easy to assume the perpetrators will be arrested and serve a long jail sentence. However, in Iowa that’s not always the case. To better education the public on Iowa’s animal cruelty, neglect and torture laws, the ...

2,000 trout coming to Sand Lake

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Local anglers who enjoy catching or cooking trout may want to dust off their fishing gear and plan a trip to Sand Lake Recreation Area at noon Oct. 19. The lake will welcome 2,000 new rainbow trout to its waters. The trout will be transported from the Manchester Hatchery in northeast Iowa by ...