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Man aids in theft from local retailer

Todays News

Marshalltown police arrested a local man in connection with an incident where he assisted in loading a cart full of items at a local retailer while two other defendants pushed the carts out of the store without paying. Steven Terrell Thrift, 24, was taken into custody and to Marshall County ...

Parkland shooting: One year later

Todays News

PARKLAND, Fla. — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday’s anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and contributing to other service projects as they quietly remember the 14 students and three staff ...

BCLUW improv team makes All-State for first time since 90s

Todays News

CONRAD — It was something that has not been accomplished at BCLUW High School since the 90s. On Feb. 2, BCLUW High School took three groups to the State Large group contest in Waterloo and all three groups earned straight “I” ratings from the three judges at the event. That in itself ...

NY Fed: Auto loan delinquencies at highest point since 2010

Money & Markets

DETROIT — Borrowers are behind in their auto loan payments in numbers not seen since delinquencies peaked at the end of 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. More than 7 million Americans were 90 or more days behind on their car loans at the end of last year, 1 million ...

CBS’ ‘Big Bang Theory’ has season high as end nears

Entertainment

NEW YORK — As the time approaches to say goodbye to Sheldon, Amy, Leonard, Penny and the gang, the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory” hit a season high in popularity last week. The 14.2 million viewers who tuned in to Thursday’s episode will surely be topped, since television’s most ...

Primary Health Care opens new clinic

Todays News

A well-known local health care provider is expanding services. Primary Health Care (PHC) of Marshalltown is not going to let an Iowa winter delay the opening of its new Specialty Health Clinic at 704 May St. “We are excited to be expanding our services in Marshalltown,” PHC President ...

Inclement weather impacts traffic to downtown businesses

Todays News

One snowstorm after another, subzero temperatures, blowing snow and snow-covered streets and sidewalks have all conspired to reduce the amount of traffic in downtown Marshalltown. Kris Robinson, co-owner of Doo Dahs Diner, 128 E. Main St., said she has seen a decline in business due to the ...

Marshalltown Community Theatre play postponed

Todays News

The Marshalltown Community Theatre’s presentation of “Murder of the Nile” has been pushed back a week. Performances are now slated for March 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and March 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. Box office opens Feb. 25, daily from noon to 2 p.m., and one hour before each show. Call ...

Sen. Ernst repays $1,900 tax break claimed in error

Todays News

DES MOINES — Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa repaid $1,900 to the Office of Tax and Revenue two days after a newspaper questioned her about a tax break she had been claiming on her condo in Washington for years. Ernst wrote a check for the agency’s Washington, D.C., office last week, according to ...

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman convicted

Todays News

NEW YORK — Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, ...

Preschool, kindergarten registration approaching

Todays News

The beginning of a new school year in August seems especially far away with snowy, cold weather in Central Iowa right now, but parents wanting to enroll their kids in preschool or kindergarten should be getting ready to register. Registration for preschool and kindergarten at Marshalltown ...

Daily Record, Feb. 13, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Joshua Thomas Ostdahl Jr. made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at ...

Family starts fundraiser for Marshalltown woman who died

Todays News

Family and friends remember Ginger Carter for being a fun, loving person. Ginger, 39, was found dead Sunday morning at her place of employment, Center Cuts & More, 19 S. Center St., Ste. 6. The circumstances of her death are still under investigation. “Thank you to everyone who has ...

Daily Record, Feb. 12, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Nathan Thomas Lucas made an initial appearance on a driving while barred charge, a theft-third degree charge and a driving under suspension charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at ...

Denver teachers go on strike in latest US educator walkout

Money & Markets

DENVER — Striking teachers picketed outside of schools and marched through Denver’s streets Monday as car horns blared in support of the latest U.S. walkout amid a swell of educator activism in at least a half-dozen states over the last year. Just over half of the 4,725 teachers called in ...

‘The Lego Movie 2’ opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

Entertainment

NEW YORK — “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film’s $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday. The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 ...

More funds could be in Convention & Visitors Bureau’s future

Todays News

How best to promote Marshalltown as a welcoming, vibrant and growing community was one of two discussion items generating keen interest at Monday night’s council meeting. The second was: What is the most effective way to enhance Marshalltown’s public image and who is best prepared to do ...

Snow ordinance now in effect

Todays News

The Marshalltown Public Works department has declared a snow emergency for Marshalltown. The snow ordinance will go into effect on Monday at noon. It is anticipated snow fall will continue until early morning Tuesday. Snow ordinance parking restrictions will remain in effect until plowing ...

Conservationists gear up for maple syrup season

Todays News

Thick, flavorful maple syrup fit for pouring over pancakes and waffles must take several steps to get from tree to table. Getting that sap to make into syrup is what a team from the Marshall County Conservation Board is gearing up to do in the next few weeks. They are waiting for a very ...

Iowa Democrats propose ‘virtual’ caucus in 2020

Todays News

DES MOINES — The Iowa Democratic Party on Monday proposed the biggest changes to the state’s famed caucuses in nearly 50 years by recommending Iowans be able to participate virtually. If approved, the measure would allow people to caucus using telephones or smart devices during the days ...