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Icy speeder

Recipe for disaster

Todays News

A Marshall County Sheriff’s deputy stopped this vehicle going 95 mph along Highway 30 Tuesday morning. The roadway was roughly 75 percent snow and ice covered as of result of Monday’s wintry weather. The sheriff’s office told the T-R that this is an example of dangerous behavior that ...

Keeping the ‘status quo’

Todays News

Much discussion and few action items were held at the Marshall County Communications Commission meeting Tuesday evening. The commission, formed in a recent 28E agreement to oversee 911 operator salaries and benefits totaling $992,412, passed a motion that, for the time being "everything stays ...

A E-911 review and timeline

Todays News

Editor’s Note: This is a Emergency-911 review and timeline identifying key dates, decisions, and commentary on the Marshall County Communications Commission. It details its funding, and specifically, how it impacts the city of Marshalltown’s current budget process. Earlier this year, a new ...

Setting the date

Todays News

For local government entities, February means setting the budget for the next fiscal year. It also means giving the public a chance to comment and ask about budget proposals. The Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved 9 a.m. Feb. 20 in the board meeting room at the Marshall County ...

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Council: Local option sales tax for city services

Todays News

Editor’s note: Because of technical difficulties, the full article was not published in Tuesday’s edition. This is the full article. The Marshalltown city council, minus one councilor due to the second ward seat vacancy, met Monday at noon in council chambers to work on the FY 19 ...

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Starting the week with snow

Todays News

Marshalltown was no exception to Monday’s large weather system that moved through the state. Cars, streets and pedestrians were covered in white, and a snow ordinance went into effect Monday morning.

Daily Record, Feb. 6, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Shane Dean Rose made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation violation charge and a pre-trial release violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The pre-trial release is revoked. The probation ...

Markets waited a while for a pullback. Then, pow!

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. The stock market pullback that experts had been saying was long overdue has finally come. Investor fears about higher interest rates escalated into rapid, computer-generated selling Monday that wiped out all the ...

FILE - In this July 26, 2010 file photo, actor John Mahoney arrives at the premiere of "Flipped" in Los Angeles. Mahoney’s longtime manager, Paul Martino, said Mahoney died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Chicago after a brief hospitalization. The cause of death was not immediately announced. He was 77. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

John Mahoney, who played dad on ‘Frasier,’ dies at 77

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in "Frasier" played counterpoint to pompous sons Frasier and Niles, has died. Mahoney was 77. The actor died Sunday in Chicago after a brief hospitalization, Paul Martino, his manager for more than 30 years, said Monday. The ...

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Council: Local option sales tax for city services

Todays News

The Marshalltown city council, minus one councilor due to the second ward seat vacancy, met Monday at noon in council chambers to work on the FY 19 budget. It takes effect July 1, 2018, and expires June 30, 2019. City Administrator Jessica Kinser led off. “There have been changes over ...

Looking ahead to the future

Todays News

The coming school year will bring a few changes to Marshalltown Schools. The Marshalltown School Board voted Monday to approve the 2018-19 school calendar after discussion in recent board meetings. Spring break will be retained next school year, but early-out Wednesdays will be no more. "We ...

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Man charged with third degree sexual abuse

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested by Marshalltown Police earlier this week on third-degree sexual abuse charges, according to a MPD press release. Jose Luis Ramirez-Sanchez, 62, was taken into custody at MPD headquarters and later transported to Marshall County Jail. Ramirez-Sanchez ...

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The third annual Art From the Heart Craft Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fisher Community Center. Bath bombs, quilts, blankets, pillows, painted sweatshirts, crocheted items and more will be available, including wood art (pictured).

Art From the Heart Craft Show slated for Saturday

Todays News

Shop local. This the the mindset of Heather Sanders, who will be hosting her third annual Art From the Heart Craft Show on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fisher Community Center. Sanders, who resides in Ankeny, noted that the Marshalltown-based show is one of the most ...

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Woman arrested for domestic assault

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman was arrested by Marshalltown Police last week for Domestic Assault — Second Offense — according to a police report. Rebecca Joan Reeder, 41, was taken into custody after officers responded to a disturbance in the 10 block of 7th Avenue South. “The victim, who ...

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A ‘Super” Brunch

Todays News

A good crowd gathered Sunday for a pre-Super Bowl brunch at the American Legion in Marshalltown. Omelets, pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy and more was served to hungry patrons. Proceeds from the free will brunch went to the American Legion’s building fund. The next meal at the Legion is ...

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie shake hands after giving joint news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Tillerson is on a weeklong trip to Latin America. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)

Tillerson says US considers Venezuela oil sale restrictions

Money & Markets

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the U.S. is still considering restricting the sale of oil from crisis-torn Venezuela. Tillerson said in Argentina's capital that the U.S. wants "free, fair, and verifiable elections" in Venezuela, and wants to apply ...

Timberlake halftime show fails to dazzle

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Justin Timberlake ended his Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday with no unintentionally exposed body parts. Still, the singer made reference to the infamous 2004 Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction," the incident where he raised a ruckus by yanking off part of Janet Jackson's ...

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Cale Hungerford, 12, a sixth grader at St. Francis Catholic School, always puts his best foot forward. He does well in all his classes and is a friend to all. He sees a future designing skyscrapers.

Always on task

Todays News

Cale Hungerford, 12, a sixth grader at St. Francis Catholic School, always puts his best foot forward. “He’s very self-motivated and listens carefully to directions,” said teacher Jill Simons. “He does his best work and does a very good job in all his classes. He’s very studious and ...

Protesters shout slogans during a rally in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Protesters gather in the Greek capital for a massive rally to protest a potential Greek compromise in a dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's official name. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Greeks rally in Athens

Todays News

ATHENS, Greece — Well over 100,000 protesters from across Greece converged Sunday on Athens' main square to protest a potential Greek compromise in a dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's official name. Hundreds of chartered buses brought protesters in from ...

Five declare for second-ward seat

Todays News

Five second ward residents have filed required Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petition with the Marshall County Auditor/Recorder/Commissioner of Elections for the vacant second ward seat. F. Leigh Bauder, Jay Carollo, Gabe Isom, Brittany O’Shea, and Bob Untiedt met the 5 p.m Friday ...