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West End Park thrives after tornado damage

Todays News

Editor’s note: This twice weekly series will spotlight some of Marshalltown’s 22 parks. Parks are a way for families to enjoy the outdoors without leaving the city and a way for the city to bring the outdoors to families. West End Park is 4.3 acres and provides a place to play in its ...

Marshalltown woman arrested on domestic abuse charge

Todays News

Marshalltown woman Hannah Garcia, 22, was arrested Friday morning and charged with domestic abuse assault – first offense and child endangerment, according to Marshalltown Police records. She was arrested in the 400 block of North 11th Avenue Friday. While the victim was holding her child, ...

Man charged with child endangerment, domestic abuse

Todays News

Prosper Lutanda, 23, was arrested Sunday and faces child endangerment charges as well as a domestic abuse assault – first offense charge. No injury was reported in the alleged child endangerment incident, but the child witnessed the assault, according to a criminal complaint. He made ...

Woman faces domestic abuse charge

Todays News

Kelly Miller was arrested Saturday evening and charged with domestic abuse assault – second offense, according to Marshalltown Police records. Miller, 34, was arrested around 8:10 p.m. Saturday at the 400 block of East Anson Street. A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. July 26 at the ...

Man faces drug paraphernalia, domestic abuse charges

Todays News

Jeremy Roberts, 35, was arrested Sunday morning, according to Marshalltown Police records. Roberts was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia as well as domestic abuse assault – third or subsequent offense. He allegedly struck another person with a crutch. Roberts was arrested ...

Man faces third domestic abuse charge

Todays News

Tanner Stanley was arrested early Friday morning and charged with domestic abuse assault – third or subsequent offense, according to Marshalltown Police reports. Stanley, 21, was arrested around 2:41 a.m. Friday at the 1700 block of Edgebrook Drive. According to a criminal complaint, ...

Local man charged with domestic abuse assault

Todays News

Marshalltown man Hector Varela Jr., 30, was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic abuse assault – second offense as well as with operating a vehicle without owner’s consent. Varela made his initial court appearance Monday morning and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. ...

Video shows Iowa trooper striking motorcyclist during stop

Todays News

TIPTON — An Iowa trooper pointed his gun at a motorcyclist and knocked him down for no apparent reason during a traffic stop, then falsely charged the man with eluding law enforcement, according to video and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. The sheriff in eastern Iowa’s Cedar ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — Water Works general manager

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com Most of us take for granted the miracle of engineering that allows water to flow through ...

Missing Marshalltown woman found dead

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman who had been missing since Friday was found dead in the Iowa River Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said Jazmin Reyes Raya, 18, was found after days of searching and no foul play is suspected. This is still an active investigation and all possible ...

Congress has ambitious agenda tackling health care costs

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are trying to set aside their irreconcilable differences over the Obama-era Affordable Care Act and work to reach bipartisan agreement on a more immediate health care issue, lowering costs for people who already have coverage. Returning from their Fourth of July ...

‘Spider-Man’ soars with $185.1M over six-day holiday weekend

Entertainment

NEW YORK — It pays to have one of the biggest lead-ins ever. “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” the first Marvel movie after “Avengers: Endgame,” swung past any franchise fatigue to dominate the July Fourth holiday weekend, raking in an estimated $185.1 million since opening Tuesday and ...

Adoption Spotlight: Brooks

Todays News

The Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown currently has more than 40 animals who need loving homes and caring families. This includes dogs, cats and even some smaller critters like guinea pigs. Here is the adoption spotlight of the week: Brooks. Brooks was originally brought to the Animal ...

A new dawn for Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Todays News

Saturday evening, hundreds of people came together along State Street in downtown Marshalltown to pay tribute to an aged, tornado-ravaged community building at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum Benefit Concert featuring Jason Brown. It all began several months ago when Marshalltown Mayor Joel ...

Empty nest syndrome

Outdoors Today

An EMPTY NEST is the long term strategy for lots of wildlife species, furry or feathered. And it certainly applies to humans also as we care for and watch our children grow up. The path to independence is as varied as the individual. It is also inevitable and desirable as children advance ...

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony

Entertainment

LONDON — The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was christened at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans. The 2-month-old son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was baptized in the castle’s private ...

Marshalltown Police still looking for missing person

Todays News

Jazmin REYES RAYA, age 18, is still missing. She is 5’0”, 130 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt, and light colored blue jeans. She was last seen at approximately 7:50 pm on Friday, July 5, in the area of N. 5th Street and Hughes. Anyone with ...