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Van Horne woman identified as victim in fatal accident

Todays News

A Van Horne woman has been identified by the Iowa State Patrol as the victim of a collision which occurred east of Tama on Friday night, according to the Tama News Herald. Tamie Anne Cockrell, 38, died at the scene about 10:30 p.m., according to the patrol. She was reported by the patrol ...

Pabst says MillerCoors is trying to put it out of business

Money & Markets

MILWAUKEE — Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding partnership through which it brews Pabst’s beers. The case has high stakes for Pabst, whose lawyers argue ...

‘Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch’ makes off with $66M at box office

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — You’re a mean one — and you’re number one — Mr. Grinch. “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” sledded past mixed reviews and made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Last week’s top ...

Student in the spotlight — Fynn Piepenschneider

Todays News

Thousands of miles stand between central Germany and central Iowa. Marshalltown High School exchange student Fynn Piepenschneider is enjoying his time in Marshalltown. Fynn arrived at MHS in August and is set to head back home to Altenhasslau in June 2019. For now, he is learning a lot, both ...

Iowa schools focus on mental health after high suicide rate

Todays News

itings, Cameron Carico said he wanted to “meet God.” The teen, who had an upbeat personality, wrote that he often cried in his room. And though Cameron’s family knew of his depression, they had no idea how severe it was. On Jan. 28, 2012, the 15-year-old Johnston High School freshman ...

More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire

Todays News

PARADISE, Calif. — As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise on Sunday, loading the remains of at least one victim into a hearse. Wildfires continued to rage on both ends of the state. The ...

Local World War II veterans celebrate birthdays and life

Todays News

The venerable and historic Iowa Veterans Home, nearly 131-years old, has been witness to hundreds of residents celebrating many a milestone. Anniversaries, birthdays and more. But last week a congressman, a state representative, IVH staff and family were present to observe one unique ...

Daily Record, November 11, 2018

Daily Record

Rumors are circulating that local residents’ insurance checks earmarked for tornado damage have been stolen from mailboxes. Capt. Brian Batterson of Marshalltown Police said MPD has not been made aware of any incidents. Regardless, he advised residents to use direct deposit. Marshalltown ...

One fatality from Highway 30 crash near Tama

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN One person is dead after a vehicle- semi-trailer truck collision about 10:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 30 east of Tama, Sgt. Nate Ludwig of the Iowa State Patrol said. Additionally the roadway was closed while the crash was under investigation. The ISP, Tama County ...

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

Todays News

PARIS — Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World War I. The leaders of ...

Jean Seberg would have turned 80 this week

Todays News

Several lifetimes worth of triumphs and tragedies were packed into Jean Seberg’s 40 years on this earth. Thirty-nine years ago, she died in Paris of an apparent suicide, months shy of her 41st birthday. The Marshalltown native, who became the darling of French cinema, is remembered as much ...

Local police ask for information on recent robberies

Todays News

There have been no new developments on an armed robbery earlier this month at the Git N Go convenience store in the 900 block of West Lincoln Way and another robbery Sept. 16, at the Express Mart convenience store, 229 N. 13th St. “We are reviewing surveillance video and evidence collected ...

Women lead the charge

Todays News

A record number of women candidates ran for elected office in 2018, and three high-profile Iowa seats got their first female election winners on Nov. 6. Gov. Kim Reynolds became the first woman elected as governor of Iowa. U.S. Representative-elects Cindy Axne in southeast Iowa and Abby ...

Daily Record, November 10, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Desiree Leah Carmer made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The District Associate Court will schedule the probation revocation hearing. Bond is set at $2,000 cash ...

How military service impacts student loan repayment options

Money & Markets

If you’re a veteran with student debt, you have repayment rights unique to military service members that can keep you on track and out of default. Federal student loan default occurs after nine months without a payment. Late notices turn into collection calls, and your creditor - the ...

Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn’t altered

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Before hopping on a plane to Paris on Friday, President Trump insulted some more reporters, threatened that others may have their White House credentials pulled like CNN’s Jim Acosta and disputed reports that his press secretary spread a doctored video of Acosta’s encounter ...

Iowa Valley resumes bond issue process for maintenance, additions

Todays News

Officials are again discussing a potential Iowa Valley Community College District bond issue to fund district maintenance after it was put on hold in August. During an Iowa Valley Board of Trustees retreat earlier this week, IVCCD Chancellor Chris Duree and Finance Director Kathy Pink ...

27th annual Holiday Stroll slated for Nov. 17

Todays News

For 27 years, the annual downtown Marshalltown Holiday Stroll has served as the official kickoff for the holiday season and as a way for people to gather for live entertainment, food and shopping. The event, sponsored by the Marshalltown Central Business District (MCBD), will take place from 4 ...