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Daily Record, Dec. 1, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Carlos Ceniceros made an initial appearance on a no insurance charge. Ceniceros pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 20 in Magistrate Court. Property Transfers Nov. 22 • The Estate of Neil L. ...

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives for votes on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday evening, Nov. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are scrambling to change a Republican tax bill in an effort to win over holdout GOP senators and pass a tax package by the end of the year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate weighs scaling back tax package to win deficit hawks

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans weighed scaling back the tax cuts in their massive package to secure crucial support as congressional analysts said Thursday the legislation would add $1 trillion to the nation's debt over the next decade. Republicans were making major changes to the bill up ...

Lauer apologizes, NBC looks to move on

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Even as Matt Lauer apologized for sexual misconduct and NBC prepared for life without him at the "Today" show Thursday, questions lingered about who knew about his behavior and whether women at the network could have been protected. Lauer was fired late Tuesday after an NBC ...

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Under review

Todays News

After a heated town hall meeting earlier this week about the planned closure of residential Heinz Hall at the Iowa Veterans Home, two state legislative committees are set to review the proposal. State Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, said he spoke with House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, R-Clear ...

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Candles galore

Todays News

Kathy Anzis of Marshalltown has a passion for collecting Christmas candles, and her collection of around 1,400 of these candles is currently on display inside the Marshalltown Mall, now through the first of the year. She has added around 60 candles this year to her burgeoning collection. “I ...

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High-speed chase ends in an arrest

Todays News

Area law enforcement arrested a Marshalltown man after he led them on a high-speed chase within the southeast corner of Marshall County. According to Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman, shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, a Marshall County sheriff’s deputy attempted to make contact with the ...

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Provide some holiday cheer for veterans

Todays News

The Marshalltown Central Business District is asking the public to make a difference in the lives of some of our local veterans. The “Adopt-a-Vet” program is seeking gifts and cash donations for veterans who have no family at all for Christmas. Participants can stop by and pick up a ...

StateRoundup

Todays News

Mingo • Several Mingo kids bundled up on Nov. 22 to check out the latest addition to their local hangout spot at Railroad and East Streets. After nine years of fundraising, the city park in Mingo finished the installation of new playground equipment. The new playground features four unique ...

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Santa and Mrs. Claus will again be on hand for State Center’s yearly Old-Fashioned Christmas on Main Street, held today. Most activities start at 5 p.m.

An Old-Fashioned Christmas

Todays News

STATE CENTER — The 18th annual Old-Fashioned Christmas on Main will offer a variety of family-friendly activities today. “Many community volunteers have been preparing special events for patrons of all ages to enjoy today in historic downtown State Center,” said coordinator Julie ...

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Taking a journey across the United States

Todays News

Thursday afternoon, fourth graders in Monica Boone’s social studies class at St. Francis Catholic School gave presentations about the 50 states. All 21 pupils each researched a different state, making poster boards and PowerPoint presentations that were then shared with parents and fellow ...

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Marshall County Courthouse Court • Justin Alan Hartwig made an initial appearance on a ongoing criminal conduct charge, a theft-second degree charge, an unauthorized use of a credit card charge, an identity theft charge, a burglary-third degree charge, a possession of a controlled ...

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Heinz Hall decision reversed

Todays News

A plan to move Iowa Veterans Home residents living in Heinz Hall to the Sheeler Building has been reversed, according to a statement released on Friday by IVH Commandant Timon Oujiri. “The correct decision sometimes is not the right decision. Therefore, I have made a determination to reverse ...

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It’s all beginning to Take shape

Todays News

Construction continues on the new joint police/fire public safety building located southwest of Marshalltown’s Fisher Community Center. The footprint of the building is well outlined by concrete foundations. Materials and steel frameworks will soon be set in place. Excellent construction ...

Daily Record, Nov. 30, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Monday, Khalil Yahya, 41, was arrested on three warrants. • On Tuesday, Mary Daniel, 67, was arrested for no insurance, no valid driver’s license, failure to obey a traffic control device, interference with official acts-inflicts serious ...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Matt Lauer arrives at an event in New York. NBC News announced Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, that Lauer was fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior." (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)

Matt Lauer is fired at NBC

Entertainment

NEW YORK — "Today" show host Matt Lauer was fired for what NBC on Wednesday called "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague and was promptly confronted with a published report accusing him of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office. With his easygoing charm, ...

Looking ahead

Todays News

From housing and public safety to future goals and infrastructure, City of Marshalltown officials discussed a wide variety of topics during an annual goal-setting work session at the Marshalltown Public Library Wednesday. “It’s always a joy for me to come over to Marshalltown, because I ...

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Marshalltown veteran Larry Kerr stands in front of his Marshalltown home. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam during the 1960s and experienced a lot of gunfire and Agent Orange.

Kerr endures gunfire, Agent Orange

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. Every Thursday, a new profile will be published in the T-R. Many U.S. Marines experienced one tour of duty in Vietnam during the 1960s, ...

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The Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop in Haverhill operated from 1883-1940, and has been preserved as a historic site. Edel’s descendants, the Schrader family, has pledged up to $9,145 in matching donations, for the second year in a row. The money raised will help to catalogue and preserve the shop’s 4,486 artifacts.

Preserving the past

Todays News

HAVERHILL — Cataloging and preserving the 4,486 artifacts housed inside the Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop is large task, but the State Historical Society and Edel’s descendants (the Schrader family) have accepted the challenge. In 2016, these groups launched a matching gift campaign to ...

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A 28E agreement among Marshall County, the City of Marshalltown, the Marshall County Emergency Management Commission and the county 911 Joint Services Board for joint emergency communications services was discussed at Tuesday’s board of supervisors meeting. The item was tabled by the board after the discussion. Pictured from left, Board Vice Chairman Dave Thompson, Board Chairman Bill Patten, Board member Steve Salasek and Marshalltown Mayor Jim Lowrance.

On hold

Todays News

A final decision to sign a new agreement on joint 911 services will have to wait. Over the past year, officials from Marshall County, the City of Marshalltown, the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the Marshall County 911 Joint Services Board have discussed entering an ...