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Artists, fans want festivals to address sexual harassment

Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When Emma Friedman went to her first rock festival at the age of 17, she was so excited to get to see bands she loved. But as she was leaving, she recalls her mom made a comment like, "Are you sure you want to wear those shorts?" Friedman didn't think anything of it until ...

History and mystery

Todays News

"History is Alive at Riverside" is not only the cemetery's slogan, but also the mindset behind the preservation of the life stories of the 23,000 plus people buried on its grounds. Saturday morning, cemetery general manager Dorie Tammen led a group through the cemetery as part of the ...

Wildfire victims stung by Trump’s trade war

Money & Markets

THE Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Add this to the challenges facing California wildfire victims: Tariffs. The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes. That especially squeezes homeowners who seek to rebuild ...

Letter and donation from organ recipient surprises local woman

Todays News

Dozens of stories have come out of the devastating July 19, EF-3 tornado. Many have been sobering, others lift the human spirit. Recently, some information came to light which not only exuded good news, but also proved the generosity of being an organ donor lives on. It caught the attention ...

A spot for tea

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of a series profiling the various personal collections of residents of Marshalltown and the surrounding area. Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and teapots — the vessels in which this beverage is served — evolved from having merely a ...

Marshalltown Police warn against Craigslist rental scams

Todays News

Although it is not a new fraud nationwide, rental scams have recently shown up in Marshalltown. A scammer will list a home for rent on Craigslist that is also legitimately listed for sale on multiple listing services. The scammer will use false email addresses and telephone numbers that appear ...

Daily Record, August 11, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Aug. 9 • GNB Bank to Specialty Trucks and Equipment Inc., 1302 E. Anson St. Aug. 8 • EBBO Eastern ManagementLLC to Edgar Property Investment LLC, 1008 W. State St. • George and Janet Wenk to Veronica Y. Guevara and Joel Ibarra, 406 ...

Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

Money & Markets

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's crucial election. Scott, a ...

Ask Marilu Henner about a day and you’ll hear every detail

Entertainment

NEW YORK — It's best not to get into an argument about past events with Marilu Henner. You will definitely lose. The actress is hard-wired with the ability to instantly recall facts that are decades old. "What I have is known as Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. It's like a fancy ...

IVH employees, residents celebrate new laundry facility

Todays News

Iowa Veterans Home Laundry Supervisor Hope Harvey, holding giant clothespin/scissors, cuts a ribbon celebrating the grand opening of the $6.2-million dollar laundry complex on the campus Friday while Mayor Joel Greer, IVH officials and Veterans Administration officials look on. IVH maintenance ...

Property tax info under review

Todays News

Tornado damage to the Marshall County Courthouse forced several county offices to move their operations to other buildings — despite the move, property tax processing is still under way at the Marshall County Treasurer’s Office. “We are reviewing them (property tax statements) right ...

Iowa Democrats eyeing November victories

Todays News

Listening to employers from Boone to Des Moines to Washington (Iowa) say the lack of skilled workers is priority one, has motivated Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price to speak out. His mission: Tell Iowa voters Republican reductions on Iowa Workforce Development and other policies is ...

Making sweets using STEM

Todays News

Ice cream and candy may not conjure images of scientists laboring in a lab, but those are examples of what about 140 children were experimenting with Friday morning at Emerson. Many other types of experiments, games and activities were on the agenda for the company’s “I Heart STEM” ...

Meskwaki Powwow underway in Tama County

Todays News

TAMA — The 104th annual Meskwaki Powwow draws folks not just from around Iowa, but from across the country. The four-day long festivities (Aug. 9-12) celebrate the people of the Meskwaki Settlement. The powwow, which first began as a religious celebration all those years ago, has evolved into ...

Daily Record, Aug. 10, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Wednesday,a case of criminal mischief to property and burglary was reported in the 1000 block of West Lincoln Way. • On Wednesday, a case of criminal mischief to property and a burglary was reported in the 500 block of North Third ...

Spa and beauty industry hopes to fill 30,000 jobs

Money & Markets

the associated press NEW YORK — The spa and beauty industry is growing so fast that 30,000 jobs are going unfilled. A "Get Your Dream Job" campaign is aiming to change that. Lynnelle Lynch is president of Beauty Changes Lives, a foundation committed to "elevating the perception of ...

Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

Entertainment

the associated press LOS ANGELES — Casey Affleck has been mostly absent from the public eye for the past year, but in the wake of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements and with a new film coming out this fall, he is for the first time addressing lingering questions about earlier harassment ...

Tree limb removal efforts underway

Todays News

One of the striking scenes in Marshalltown since the July 19 tornado is the lack of tree canopy in damaged areas, leaving large tree limbs barely hanging above city streets and walkways. City officials are combatting the issue and have been numbering trees with spray paint, organizing a plan ...