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Uber shifts into lower gear, prices IPO at $45

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world’s leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing its initial public offering at $45 per share late ...

Conan O’Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial

Entertainment

SAN DIEGO — Conan O’Brien has made peace with a man who heckled him not from the crowd but the courts. O’Brien and several co-defendants, including his writing staff, agreed Thursday to settle a 2015 lawsuit with California writer Robert Kaseberg, who alleged the talk-show host stole ...

Two killed in Highway 30 crash by Le Grand

Todays News

LE GRAND — Two people were killed in a crash on Highway 30 by Le Grand Thursday. Delbert Eakins, 79, and Geneva Eakins, 77, of Le Grand died in the accident, according to the Iowa State Patrol. They were traveling northbound on East Main Street in Le Grand when they pulled out in front of a ...

Defendant’s spouse testifies in local sexual abuse case

Todays News

On Thursday, Holli Lillibridge told Judge John Haney and a jury in Marshall County District Court she would be the first to implicate her husband, Todd Lillibridge, for sexual abuse if she believed he was guilty of the crimes. Todd Lillibridge, 49, is on trial after being charged with one ...

Bids accepted on Ellsworth Community College building

Todays News

After months of planning, the Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved two bids for repair work at the Reg Johnson classroom building at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. The bid amounts totaled more than $300,000, and one of the projects came in ...

Lennox Foundation donates $150,000 to Rebuild Marshalltown Fund

Todays News

The Community Foundation of Marshall County announced they have received a $150,000 donation from the Lennox Foundation for their Rebuild Marshalltown Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts in Marshalltown due to the July 2018 tornado. “Last ...

North Korea fires two suspected missiles

Todays News

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs ...

Iowa Valley board OKs new degree program

Todays News

Marshalltown Community College students looking to get into the trades will have another option after board of directors action Wednesday evening. The board approved a new advanced manufacturing technology associates degree after committees on the college’s existing welding and machine ...

Lennox Foundation donates $150,000 to Rebuild Marshalltown Fund

Todays News

The Community Foundation of Marshall County announced they have received a $150,000 donation from the Lennox Foundation for their Rebuild Marshalltown Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts in Marshalltown due to the July 2018 tornado. "Last ...

Daily Record, May 9, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Nathan Alexander Buchanan made an initial appearance on a possession of a controlled substance-third or subsequent offense charge. Jeff Hazen is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 17. Bond is set at ...

Wool wrap for royal baby suggests tradition will win out

Entertainment

LONDON — Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor slept through his first press conference, but royal experts say the merino wool wrap in which he snuggled said a lot about how his parents, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will approach his future. Meghan, a former TV star, is ...

Building collapses on Third Avenue

Todays News

Police are asking residents to stay away from the 300 block of Third Avenue after a building collapse Wednesday. There are no known injuries and the building was not believed to be occupied, Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said. The police are helping control traffic while the fire ...

New Iowa Valley chancellor to be paid $225K annually

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors officially sealed in Kristie Fisher as the incoming district chancellor Wednesday by approving her contract for the 2019-20 year. The board chose Fisher to take over for Chancellor Chris Duree in April. “We have drafted a ...

Local defendant testifies in sexual abuse case

Todays News

Defendant Todd Phillip Lillibridge testified that he did not sexually abuse a juvenile on Wednesday in Marshall County District Court. Lillibridge answered “no” when asked if he had ever had sex with the juvenile, ever touched a juvenile inappropriately, ever used handcuffs or sex toys on ...

Our town, our people — Linda Moore

Todays News

“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Have a suggestion for someone we should talk to? Email T-R news editor Emily Barske at ebarske@timesrepublican.com.  Prior to her retirement, Linda Moore worked outside of Marshalltown as a ...

Swimming with a purpose

Todays News

Wednesday evening, a group of 45 fifth and sixth graders from Lenihan Intermediate School graduated from the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA’s Teach Them to Swim program. Held over the course of 12 weeks, twice weekly, youth learned about First Aid, water safety, basic CPR and how to swim. The ...

Blessing of the bikes slated for Saturday

Todays News

For the past 24 years, Jackie and Fred Ingraham of F&J Racing, 701 N. Third Ave., have organized the Blessing of the Bikes, a fundraiser that brings in money for the benefit of several local charities and organizations. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Softball ...

Building collapses on Third Avenue

Todays News

Police are asking residents to stay away from the 300 block of Third Avenue after a building collapse Wednesday. There are no known injuries and the building was not believed to be occupied, Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said. The police are helping control traffic while the fire ...