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MHS wrestling legend Allie Morrison namesake of new wrestling room

Todays News

It's been almost a century since Marshalltown's Alvin Roy "Allie" Morrison began taking to the wrestling mat in the early 1920s, but his name still carries weight at the district. The Olympic champion wrestler will serve as the namesake of the wrestling facility under construction as part of ...

Reynolds faulted for Medicaid vendor campaign donations

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DES MOINES — Iowa Democrats are accusing Gov. Kim Reynolds of a "pay for play" arrangement by accepting campaign contributions from a company that provides Medicaid services under Iowa's privatized health care program for poor and disabled residents. Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy ...

Local man has passion for monarchs

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For Gerald Schaudt, a retired school teacher, raising monarch butterflies provides both delight and a sense of being a good steward of the earth. “I enjoy doing this because the monarch population has decreased terribly,” he said. He has been raising 10 chrysalises this season, keeping ...

Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

Money & Markets

the associated press WASHINGTON — Time Magazine is being sold by Meredith Corp. to Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife, it was announced Sunday. Meredith announced that it was selling Time magazine for $190 million in cash to Benioff, one of four co-founders of ...

‘The Predator’ gobbles up competition at box office

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters. 20th Century Fox said Sunday that the film earned an estimated $24 million from more than 4,000 North American theaters. But with an $88 million production price tag, the Shane Black-directed ...

District awarded over $67k for computer science funding

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Marshalltown Schools was one of 49 districts statewide to get a chunk of a $1-million fund for expanding computer science education, both to students and teachers. The district received a total of $67,348 from the state late last month and that money will be used in a variety of ways. ...

Enjoying fellowship

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Music thumped down First Street and food and games abounded during the St. Mary Catholic Church Festival on First Sunday afternoon. Along with this coin-toss game, families enjoyed Lotería, bounces houses and more.

Roundhouse Phase II delayed

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Substantial completion of Phase II of the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse Project has been pushed back again. The project had been set for substantial completion in late November, but Ball Team LLC officials said students waiting to use the new wrestling room and auxiliary gymnasium will ...

Iowa detox center taking shape to divert people from jail

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WATERLOO — Two-by-fours and plywood are starting to take shape for a space that will be the first step in building a new life for many area residents. Pathways Behavioral Services' new detox facility is scheduled to open Dec. 31, said the organization's executive director Chris ...

Former Navy ensign delights in trip to see, be on board LST

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A World War II veteran who served on a Landing Ship Tank (LST) was nearly 75 years back in time last month when he visited one of the war's workhorses in Dubuque. Beryl Keen, 101, of Marshalltown's Glenwood Place was treated to the trip and on-ship visit by grandson, Jeff. Keen, a Le Grand ...

Daily Record, September 16, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Sept. 13 • Daryl L. Gilmore Revocable Trust, Daryl L. Gilmore Trustee and Kathryn L. Gilmore Revocable Trust, Kathryn L. Gilmore Trustee to Lonnie Hogeland, 909 Stegman Blvd. • William V. Fitzgerald to Amy and Scott D. Phillips, 1904 W. ...

Avid fans of ‘The Americans’ hope Emmys Cold War will thaw

Entertainment

NEW YORK — In the end, after six seasons of murder most foul, high-stakes espionage and international intrigue, it somehow felt perfect that the climactic scene of "The Americans" should happen in the most mundane of places: a parking garage. There was no bloodshed, and not a single bullet ...

USDA definition of ‘family farm’ a headache for some

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Editor’s note: This story was produced by the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch.org, a non-profit, online news website at www.iowawatch.org that collaborates with news organizations to produce explanatory and investigative reporting. Small family-run farms that raise ...

Dubuque nonprofit to offer children’s grief support groups

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DUBUQUE — A nonprofit organization seeks to establish the first children's support groups in the Dubuque area, serving youths who have lost a family member or loved one. Nearly 20 children have signed up to attend monthly meetings, which are being administered by a nonprofit organization, ...

Make your own whiskey at this new West Des Moines distillery

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DES MOINES — Have you ever wanted to try making your own whiskey, but didn't know where to start? (Besides, it's also illegal.) Now you can make your very own customized aged whiskey — you even get to design your own logo. Foundry Distilling Co. in Historic Valley Junction is officially ...

‘Repair, rebuild and restore’ slated Sept. 22

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Nearly two months after the devastating July 19 tornado lifted off, a local Marshalltown woman and team are still working to fire up the community with prayer. Marshalltown resident Vonna Hayes, The Church of Marshalltown and Marshall County Prayer Task Force have scheduled ‘Repair! ...

MHS Class of 1969 launches tree restoration drive

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Due to the devastation of the July 19 tornado, many properties around Marshalltown lost some, if not most, of their trees resulting in a loss of habitat for animals, lack of shade, and a more barren landscape. The Marshalltown High School Class of 1969 has launched a MHS Bobcat Tree Restoration ...

Daily Record, September 15, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Marriages • Amy Watson to Jose Hernandez • Christopher Swanson to Jamie Anderson • Cathy Acevedo to Johnny Merida-Velasquez • Brenda Borts to Randy Tallman • Alicia Lessard to Richard Stichter • Joshua Capalla to Allison Meyer • Jessica ...

An old problem: Aging pipelines lead to deadly explosions

Money & Markets

The natural gas pipeline in the United States is vast, sprawling across 2.5 million miles in a complex pressurized system that delivers a quarter of the energy consumed nationwide, according to the American Gas Association. Many of the pipes are old, and utilities are in various stages of ...