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Trivia rewards

Todays News

Marshalltown Police Lt. Kiel Stevenson, left, and Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Sodders were having a bit of fun this weekend during the Advocates for Marshall County Rescue Personnel’s Trivia Night at the American Legion. A solid group of participants gathered for the event, which ...

Finding his voice

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For Ryan Levis, 18, a senior at Marshalltown High School, expressing himself through oration has proved both therapeutic and empowering. At the encouragement of instructor Jocelyn Frohwein, he joined speech class his freshman year at MHS. Being active in speech all four years of his high ...

Omelet and Pancake Breakfast

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NEW PROVIDENCE — An omelet and pancake breakfast will be served at the New Providence Roundhouse from 7-10 a.m. on May 28. An omelet will be made for you with your choice of ingredients. Fruit, pancakes, pastries, juice and coffee will also be served. Bring your friends and family for ...

A Parent and a Protector

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For Casee Veren, her role as a mother to two young sons is akin to her duties as patrol officer at the Marshalltown Police Department. “You never know what to expect day to day as a parent; it’s a lot like being an officer,” she said. Casee, a native of Creston, has been on the force ...

Orpheum ready to deliver quality entertainment in 2018

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As Marshalltown moves into the summer season, Orpheum Theater Director Bob Untiedt believes the downtown facility has something to offer that encompasses all interests. At the top of the list is the third edition of “Live After 5,” a 10-week series of different musical groups who perform ...

Thurston: ‘We need younger leadership’

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“We need people from my generation to take the reigns and step up, and be part of what is going on here.” That statement by Marshall County Board of Supervisor Democratic Candidate Thomas Thurston, 31, is just one of several reasons why he is running for political office There is more. ...

Unusual birds stop by for a visit

Outdoors Today

Every so often, an unusual sighting of a bird is made by ardent ornithologists. The word gets out out to fellow birders and soon the byways may be getting more attention than usual as other folks try to add these wayward birds to a life list. This could be the case now but it was a very brief ...

82 women walk the red carpet in Cannes film fest protest

Entertainment

CANNES, France — Eighty-two women climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry. The number of stars, filmmakers and film industry professionals ascending the steps ...

A ‘selfless’ profession

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Teachers have a lot of responsibilities, from instructing classes to overseeing the welfare of students and guiding future generations, and Teacher Appreciation Week is about celebrating their work. “I had a science teacher that would always help me with my math homework, even though he ...

Daily Record, Saturday, May 12, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Scott Elliott Peppel made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-first offense charge. Jeffrey Hazen is appointed as counsel. A pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on June 13 in Magistrate Court. Peppel was released on his ...

Trump open to negotiations with Calif. on auto gas mileage

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives Friday. The president met with top ...

R. Kelly set to perform in N.C. despite protests

Entertainment

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— R. Kelly is going on with his concert in North Carolina Friday, rejecting calls from protesters to cancel his appearance over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct. The Greensboro concert is among the R&B singer's first performances since the #MuteRKelly ...

Mount Pleasant raid raises concerns in Marshalltown

Todays News

This week, federal and enforcement officials raided Midwest Precast Concrete in Mount Pleasant, arresting and detaining 32 workers. This event brings back memories of the raid that took place at the Swift plant (now JBS) in Marshalltown on Dec. 12, 2006, in which 90 people were arrested and ...

McGuire says she’s ready to tackle the issues

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Like many other races in the upcoming June 5 primary election, the gubernatorial race on the Democratic side is competitive; former Iowa Democratic Party chairwoman Dr. Andy McGuire believes she is the best choice to face Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds in November. “When I grew up, we ...

Marshalltown man faces drug charges

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A man is behind bars after authorities raided a Marshalltown residence, locating drugs, a stolen gun and more. This week, agents with the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at 609 N. 5th Ave., where they seized methamphetmine, marijuana, a stolen firearm and drug ...

Woman arrested for domestic assault

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown woman was arrested by Marshalltown police earlier this week when she allegedly hit and pushed a male victim. Bonnie Lou Barton, 30, was arrested for domestic abuse assault-first offense and taken to Marshall County Jail. “The victim contacted the MPD and ...

‘Growing Le Grand’

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LE GRAND — Pat and Mike Wright of Wrights Jasper Development III, LLC have a passion for seeing their adopted hometown of Le Grand grow in population. “We added 29 new lots over the last 10-15 years, and now we’re going to add 33 lots on 14 acres of land,” Mike said. After securing ...

Daily Record, Friday, May 11, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Skoky Gene Strohm made an initial appearance on two counts of a parole violation charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge, a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge, ...

In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Before taking office, President Donald Trump railed against the pharmaceutical industry and accused it of "getting away with murder." The populist rhetoric appears to be giving way to a more nuanced strategy focused on making the pharmaceutical market more open and competitive, ...

Stevie Wonder plans shows to promote love, stop hate

Entertainment

the associated press WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Stevie Wonder discussed politics, talked pop culture and poked fun at his eyesight — sometimes all at once — between playing his hits at a tiny West Hollywood club in preparation for a series of shows. "So Donald!" Wonder yelled at one ...