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City council awards two facade grants totaling more than $11,000

Todays News

Two storefronts on East Main Street will soon be getting a major facelift. Councilors unanimously approved one Central Business District Facade Grant award of $8,500 for 14 E. Main St. occupied by Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and owned by CGA Properties, Marshalltown. Funds will ...

Look inside the Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Todays News

The city of Marshalltown announced a $1.35M Veterans Memorial Coliseum fundraising campaign on Thursday morning. The announcement comes the day before the 90th anniversary of the building's dedication in downtown Marshalltown on March 15, 1929. With a total project cost of $3.6 million, ...

State Center minor arrested on felony sex abuse charges

Todays News

A 17-year-old was arrested by State Center Police recently on a warrant charging him with two counts of sexual abuse-second degree, a forcible felony, court records show. Blake Patrick Nelson is in Marshall County Jail on the offenses stemming from incidents with two females, both age 6, in ...

KCCI weather cam installed in downtown Marshalltown

Todays News

Marshalltown will join the list of cities and locations to have a KCCI News Channel 8 weather camera watching its skies after equipment was installed along Main Street Wednesday. The camera, as well as several weather measurement instruments, was mounted on top of the Westown Apartments ...

Woman under the influence attempts to elude deputies

Todays News

A woman threw an empty bottle at an off-duty Des Moines policeman’s vehicle while she was driving and then attempted to elude law enforcement. The chase covering 10 miles was resolved safely, said Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman. Anissa Kayrie Irwin, 29, of Centerville, was arrested ...

Manafort gets 7 years, then faces fresh NY charges

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison on federal charges Wednesday, then was hit almost immediately with fresh state charges in New York that could put him outside the president’s power to pardon. In ...

$2M in state funding now available to Marshalltown recovery

Todays News

The Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority announced Wednesday a combined $2 million in additional funding to aid ongoing recovery efforts in Marshalltown. Both commercial and residential properties are eligible for the funding, which may be used for redevelopment, ...

Daily Record — March 13, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Dustin Reed Susie made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for sentencing hearing charge, a keeping of a premises or vehicle for the purpose of using or selling drugs charge, a possession of methamphetamine charge, a possession of ...

New Mexico bill would create first state-run pot shops in US

Money & Markets

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats, as a new wave of states weighs legislation that would legalize recreational ...

TV stars and coaches charged in college bribery scheme

Entertainment

BOSTON — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most elite schools. Federal authorities called ...

Yang, DeJear featured at local Dem fundraiser

Todays News

The Iowa caucuses are less than a year away, and the campaign blitz is getting into its stride. Local Democrats heard several ideas from some of their party’s presidential campaigns at a fundraiser Tuesday evening. Notably, candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang was among the speakers, as ...

Bill seeks improvements to children’s mental health

Todays News

A bill to expand the state’s mental health services for children being pushed by a local legislator is moving closer to becoming law. Senate study bill 1197 and its House of Representatives counterpart have moved through the committee process in both chambers and now await amendments and, ...

Council adjusts U-Haul plan to locate at K-Mart

Todays News

A majority of Marshalltown city councilors support U-Haul’s purchase of the vacant K-Mart building to construct numerous storage units inside. But they don’t want exterior units in the west parking lot. “Further information has come to light,” At-Large Councilor Bill Martin said. ...

Man arrested on several felony counts

Todays News

A Beaman man was arrested by Marshall County authorities recently on several felony counts, according to a warrant, criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Dustin Reed Susie, 32, was taken to Marshall County Jail after being charged with possession of ...

House of Compassion soup bowl luncheon slated for Sunday

Todays News

The House of Compassion’s annual soup bowl luncheon fundraiser will feature homemade soup served in bowls crafted by Marshalltown High School art students, breads, desserts and community spirit. It will take place 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Henry Catholic Church’s Fellowship Hall, ...

Food and fellowship

Todays News

Tuesday afternoon saw the official grand opening of the Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging’s (NEI3A) new congregate meal site — the VFW, 107 E. Meadow Lane. Hot and pre-packaged congregate meals for those age 60 and older are available there Monday through Friday from 11:20 a.m. to 11:45 ...

Woman charged with possession of methamphetamine

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A local woman was arrested by Marshalltown police recently for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine)-second offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and keeping premises or vehicle for controlled substance violation, according to a initial appearance order filed in Marshall ...