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Central Iowa Fair wraps up in grand fashion

Todays News

The sounds of country music blared from the Central Iowa Fair stage as The Band Steele put an exclamation point on the end of three days of fair festivities Saturday evening. That show drew a large crowd, as did the several other livestock, craft and arts displays up at the fairgrounds ...

Marshalltown Art Festival slated for July 20 downtown

Todays News

Last year’s tornado may have canceled the Marshalltown Art Festival, but it will be back and better than ever from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20. Free and open to the public, it will feature artists selling their wares, live music, food vendors and free art activities. “The tornado hit the ...

Daily Record, July 13, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Elizabeth Rae Tacconi made an initial appearance on a possession of a controlled substance-second offense charge and a unlawful possession of prescription drugs charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary ...

Acosta exits; Trump’s big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Adding to the lengthy list of departures from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he’s stepping down amid the tumult over his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually ...

Feds bring new sex crimes charges against singer R. Kelly

Entertainment

CHICAGO — R. Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and covered up the crimes by paying off and threatening victims and witnesses, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in indictments that could keep the Grammy winner behind bars ...

Talk of immigration raids a concern for some local officials

Todays News

Talk of potential immigration raids is hitting home in Marshalltown, one of a handful of communities in Iowa to have experienced federal raids in the past. Two local officials are calling for congressional action on the United States immigration system. “Congress needs to fix ...

Corey Brown memorial bench unveiled at Animal Rescue League

Todays News

It has been several months since the tragic news of Corey Brown’s death reverberated through the community, but the 13-year-old boy’s memory will not be forgotten. A new memorial bench set up at the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown will help ensure his memory lives on. The bench, ...

Learning through local experiences

Todays News

For nine months of the year, most school students learn by reading textbooks, taking notes from teachers’ lectures and doing other classroom curriculum activities. But learning doesn’t stop when a student leaves the classroom, and the Bobcat University summer program offers its hundreds ...

Corey Brown memorial bench unveiled at Animal Rescue League

Todays News

It has been several months since the tragic news of Corey Brown’s death reverberated through the community, but the 13-year-old boy’s memory will not be forgotten. A new memorial bench set up at the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown will help ensure his memory lives on. The bench, ...

Daily Record, July 12, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Donald Ray Martin made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-third or subsequent offense charge and a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed on the new charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled ...

One reason for a Fed cut: Powell now fears too-low inflation

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — In a shift from just a few months ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is worried that too-low inflation could persist for a while — and undercut the U.S. economy. Powell’s concern is a key reason why the Fed will likely cut short-term interest rates late this month ...

World Cup win inspires local soccer players

Todays News

Earlier this week, the USA defeated the Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. It was the fourth World Cup championship for Team USA. Women all over the world, including Marshalltown Area Soccer Club players, excitedly watched the competition. “It was a big deal because they ...

Several events slated for tornado anniversary

Todays News

In little more than a week, it will have been a year to the day that an EF-3 tornado swept through northern Marshalltown and left a path of destruction in its wake. Immediately after the storm and continuing to the present, Marshalltown residents and several out-of-town efforts have paved ...

Farmers Savings Bank is a finalist in Strong Communities Award

Todays News

Farmers Savings Bank President/CEO Jerrod Leffler announced that FSB was recently notified that they have been selected as one of three finalists throughout the U.S. for a Federal Home Loan Bank Strong Communities Award. Marshalltown Strong! was the rallying cry following the July 19, 2018, ...

Central Iowa Fair standout

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY Rylee Damman of the Laurel Lassies & Livewires 4H Club with She’s Suddenly Tough await judge’s remarks Thursday at the Central Iowa Fair 4H/FFA Horse Halter Performance Show at the local fairgrounds. The fair continues through Saturday.

Central Iowa Fair Sheep Show

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY 4H/FFA sheep exhibitors throughout Marshall County were busy Thursday displaying their animals before judges and spectators at the fairgrounds. The show featured 48 exhibitors in 15 classes, with several youngsters exhibiting more than once. The fair continues ...