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Daily Record, Aug. 5, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Fire Department July 21 • The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to HazMat release investigation with no HazMat at 909 Summit St., a building fire at 7 S. Sixth St., an EMS call, excluding vehicle accident with injury at 510 Woodbury St., a motor vehicle/pedestrian ...

Drug tests for gamers as soccer’s eWorld Cup jackpot climbs

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the associated press LONDON — The players finished their soccer matches and huddled waiting to discover who would have to undergo doping tests. The random draw completed, two men went off to provide urine samples. They just had to put their controllers down first. Less than three weeks ...

National Weather Service maps Marshalltown Tornado

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The National Weather Service analyzed data from the tornado that tore through Marshalltown on July 19. Here is what they found. The information is directly from the National Weather Service Des Moines administration. Key stats • Time — 4:25 p.m. to 4:48 p.m. • EF ...

WWII veteran remembered

Todays News

After a life spent serving in the military, working for local industry and advocating for veterans, Marshalltown resident and World War II Navy veteran Laurel Phipps died at the age of 97 on July 28. Phipps was known as an active member of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars organization and ...

Reynolds to visit Marshalltown Monday

Todays News

After visiting Marshalltown in the wake of the July 19 tornado, Gov. Kim Reynolds is set attend an ice cream social hosted by the Marshall County Republican Party at Riverview Park Monday. The event runs 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Reynolds-Gregg Campaign Manager Pat Garrett said there are several ...

Help from down Highway 30

Todays News

A collective effort of businesses and individuals in the town of Mount Vernon saw 200 pounds of pulled pork sent to Marshalltown for free meals Saturday. The effort began with Mount Vernon restaurant Big’s BBQ Brew Pub and quickly grew into a city-wide effort to help Marshalltown storm ...

Farming nostalgia

Todays News

The 34th annual Steam Threshing and Plowing Show demonstrates the time and labor that went into harvesting crops over 100 years ago. Sponsored by the Mid-Iowa Antique Power Association (MIAPA), the three-day long celebration, located at 2373 Jessup Ave, pools a variety of folks from all over ...

Daily Record, August 4, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Thursday, a burglary was reported in the 100 block of East Webster Street. • On Thursday, a theft was reported in the 900 block of South Third Avenue. • On Thursday, a burglary involving criminal mischief and a theft was reported to ...

Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

Money & Markets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S. SpaceX and Boeing are shooting for a test flight of their capsules by the end of this year or early next, with the first ...

Weinstein lawyers: Accuser’s emails show rapport, not rape

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NEW YORK — Before telling authorities that Harvey Weinstein had raped her, his accuser sent warm emails after the alleged attack welcoming plans to get together, seeking advice and telling him no one "understands me quite like you," according to court papers his lawyers filed Friday. The ...

JBS donates $1 million to tornado relief efforts

Todays News

JBS USA announced $1 million in donations to assist in tornado relief efforts, according to a press release. The money is set to “assist JBS USA team members, and to support long-term rebuilding efforts and community recovery needs” from the tornado that tore through the city on July 19, ...

Alliant: We connected every customer ready to take power

Todays News

The tornado that caused destruction in northern Marshalltown on July 19 not only left debris scattered around, but also knocked out power for thousands of residents — an Alliant Energy spokesperson said Friday much of that power has been restored. “We’ve got all of our ‘primary’ ...

Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman

Todays News

MONTEZUMA — Investigators are offering no new details in their search for a University of Iowa student who vanished more than two weeks ago. Kevin Winker, investigative operations director for the Iowa Department of Public Safety, said Friday he knows the tight-lipped approach is ...

Over the rainbow

Todays News

Budding thespians spent Friday afternoon rehearsing their lines for “The Wizard of Oz” young-performers edition through the Marshalltown Community Theatre’s fourth annual Kids Acting Academy. The public is invited to see the play today with showtimes at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets costs ...

Unions and businesses donate to tornado victims

Todays News

Behind a backdrop of chain-saws cutting through wood and roar of utility trucks there was excitement in the air at Marshalltown’s United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1149 headquarters Thursday. The reason: A semi full of food and supplies valued at $8,000 was donated by Minnesota unions ...

Phase II taking form

Todays News

After months of mostly unseen underground construction work, passersby can now see progress being made on the upper level of Phase II of the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse project. School district officials toured the formative gymnasium and wrestling room spaces Thursday morning and ...

JBS donates $1 million to tornado relief efforts

Todays News

JBS USA announced $1 million in donations to assist in tornado relief efforts, according to a press release. The money is set to "assist JBS USA team members, and to support long-term rebuilding efforts and community recovery needs" from the tornado that tore through the city on July 19, ...

Daily Record, August 3, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Nathan Priske made an initial appearance on an absence from custody charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Aug. 10. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only. • Desirae ...

Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Citing safety, the Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back car-mileage standards, backing away from years of government efforts to cut Americans' trips to the gas station and reduce unhealthy, climate-changing tailpipe emissions. If the proposed rule becomes ...

CBS’ 2Q net income up as CEO faces sexual-misconduct probe

Entertainment

NEW YORK — CBS on Thursday reported a boost in second-quarter net income from the tax overhaul and higher fees from affiliates and subscribers, as turmoil swirls around the media company ahead of the important fall TV season. CEO Les Moonves is facing an investigation after the New Yorker ...