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FedEx to end ground delivery business with Amazon

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — FedEx says it will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies. The announcement Wednesday comes two months after FedEx terminated its air delivery contract with Amazon. FedEx ...

New Michael Moore-backed doc tackles alternative energy

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — What if alternative energy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? That’s the provocative question explored in the documentary “Planet of the Humans,” which is backed and promoted by filmmaker Michael Moore and directed by one of his longtime collaborators. It premiered last ...

Our town, our people — Roger Brown

Todays News

“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Roger Brown lives in Conrad but is the owner of the Marshalltown-based Iowa River Brewing Company, which he has owned for six years. Q: What are you passionate about? “I’m passionate ...

Primary Health Care staff cites continued funding issues

Todays News

There was children’s laughter outside mixed with tons of fun Wednesday in the Primary Health Care Clinic parking lot as youngsters played and celebrated its open house. Inside the health clinic, staff and U.S. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer were seriously discussing local health care needs of ...

Cornflake Cloggers practice for Iowa State Fair

Todays News

Pictured is but a few of Marshalltown’s own Cornflake Cloggers practicing Wednesday to the spirited “Rocky Top” in a local garage. The popular local group is getting ready for a 2 p.m. Thursday performance on the Susan Knapp Stage at the Iowa State Fair. The performance is open to the ...

UnityPoint planning relocation of downtown hospital

Todays News

Marshalltown’s longtime downtown hospital and services are expected to be relocated to its southside medical park with planning efforts underway, hospital officials said. “We are continuing to go through approval process with our system to consolidate and relocate to the south campus,” ...

World mourns the death of Toni Morrison

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ‘’Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age ...

School dedicates benches to Corey Brown

Todays News

Marshalltown youth Corey Brown died tragically earlier this year but Miller Middle School students worked on a unique project to keep his memory alive. Family members, Miller Middle School staff and others gathered Tuesday to honor the memory of former Miller student Brown, who died at age ...

County Supervisors talk pay increases, hear detour concerns

Todays News

Marshall County Supervisors on Tuesday discussed hiring of new employees and pay raises of several county employees. Change of status and rate of pay for Deann Tomlinson, treasurer’s office, brought about discussion and amendment of the proposed change. Her job with the county has changed ...

Delaney touts public service, leadership in Marshalltown

Todays News

Presidential hopeful John Delaney said he’s the best choice among Democrats because he doesn’t make impossible promises and has a diverse background during a stop Tuesday in Marshalltown. “I have a very different background. I’ve been a leader in the private sector and a leader in ...

105th annual Powwow kicks off Thursday

Todays News

TAMA — The 105th annual Meskwaki Powwow draws hundreds of people not only from Central Iowa, but from around the United States. The four-day long festivities beginning Thursday celebrates the people of the Meskwaki Settlement. While it began as a religious celebration, it has evolved into a ...

Man arrested for assault

Todays News

A local man was arrested by Marshalltown Police Monday on a new charge of assault use/display of a weapon interference with official acts. Justin Patton, 37, also faces warrant-related charges of interference with official acts, inflicting bodily injury, possession of drug paraphernalia and ...

UnityPoint to close OB unit, women’s health clinic

Todays News

The obstetrics unit and Women’s Health Clinic will close Sept. 30 because of a decrease in births, UnityPoint Health — Marshalltown officials announced Monday. “There simply aren’t enough women choosing to deliver locally,” said Jennifer Friedly, President of UnityPoint Health - ...

Daily Record, Aug. 6, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Dustin Eugene Veld, of Union, made an initial appearance on an assault while displaying a dangerous weapon charge, a child endangerment charge, a criminal mischief-fourth degree charge, a criminal mischief-fifth degree charge and a reckless ...

GateHouse, Gannett to merge for $1.4B, build newspaper giant

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies have agreed to combine for roughly $1.4 billion, creating a new industry giant that hopes to manage the crisis of print’s decline through sheer size. GateHouse Media, a fast-growing chain backed by an investment firm, is buying USA ...

UnityPoint Health — Marshalltown Timeline

Todays News

May 1, 2017 • UnityPoint Health-Waterloo officially becomes owners of the former Central Iowa Healthcare assets as a result of a nearly $12-million dollar asset purchase agreement approved by the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Des Moines. CIH becomes UnityPoint Health — ...

Tiffany Haddish gets kids to say darndest things on new show

Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — As a comedian, Tiffany Haddish sometimes says the darndest things. Now, she’s getting kids to do it, too. Haddish is host and executive producer of ABC’s “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” the latest revival of Art Linkletter’s comical interactions with ...

Victim robbed at gunpoint downtown, arrest made

Todays News

A 30-year-old Marshalltown man faces charges after robbing a man at gunpoint and stealing his car early Monday morning in Marshalltown. Samuel P. Williams allegedly forced the victim, an employee of Zamora Fresh Market, 4 E. Main St., into the victim’s vehicle at gunpoint at approximately 4 ...

Marshalltown district considers stronger security for schools

Todays News

How to most effectively protect students, staff and public while they are using school district facilities was a key topic of discussion at Monday night’s regular school board meeting. Marshalltown Community School District board members and staff will hear a presentation on the subject at ...