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Claire Underwood takes charge in ‘House of Cards’

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The spirit of Francis Underwood and misdeeds past haunt the sixth season of “House of Cards” and its new U.S. president, the widowed Claire Underwood. Francis is very much dead when the Netflix series opens its final, eight-episode run Friday, as an image of Claire bending ...

Marshalltown Senior Residences clean-up starts next week

Todays News

Not long after the July 19 tornado broke-up near the Marshalltown Generating Station, forward-thinking residents said Marshalltown would overcome its devastation and become stronger and better. They may have been thinking about Cohen-Esrey Affordable Partners — among other developers — who ...

Harvest yields mixed results

Todays News

It’s go time for most central Iowa farmers as they take advantage of a recent dry spell to get corn and soybeans harvested from the fields. Both United States Department of Agriculture stats and local information show farmers have prioritized getting soybeans out first and are now turning ...

Yoga for kids, ag program debuting at State Center library

Todays News

 STATE CENTER - Gutekunst Public Library Director Mara Elder said her goal is to make people feel at home at the library. This means offering a variety of programming that encompasses the myriad of interests of its patrons. Yoga with Gutekunst, a program for adults, meets every Sunday night ...

Church covered up priest’s abuse of 50 boys

Todays News

FORT DODGE — A Roman Catholic diocese acknowledged Wednesday that it concealed for decades a priest’s admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys — a silence that may have put other children in danger. The Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the ...

Williams remembered as having ‘soul of a king’

Todays News

Lori Williams said her son Derek Williams had the ‘soul of a king’ and was a special person. Derek, who was from Marshalltown, died Monday in a rollover accident on his way to work. Derek was a 2008 MHS graduate. He was a football and track star, breaking numerous school records in his ...

Daily Record, Oct. 31, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Dillon Cherokee Eagle Cook made an initial appearance on a criminal mischief-second degree charge, a possession of burglar tools charge, a burglary-third degree charge, a theft-second degree charge, a lottery theft of lottery tickets charge and ...

Facebook 3Q revenue slightly below expectations

Money & Markets

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Facebook is reporting a slight revenue miss but stronger than expected profit in its third-quarter earnings report. Coming three months after the company’s stock suffered its worst one-day drop in history, wiping out $119 billion of its market value, the ...

Guitarist Jimmy Page looks back at 50 years of Led Zeppelin

Entertainment

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CORONA, Calif. — Jimmy Page once painted a dragon, and used it to slay. The guitar guru was so bursting with creative inspiration 50 years ago that he felt compelled to pick up a brush and use his skills from art school to take poster paints to his favorite ...

One dead after single-vehicle accident

Todays News

One man died following a crash Monday morning near Ackley in Hardin County. Derek Williams, 28, died as a result of the accident. Sheriff Dave McDaniel said the single-vehicle crash was reported about 6:30 a.m. near 181 mile-marker on Highway 20. It was determined Williams was driving a ...

Youth & Shelter Services looks to the future

Todays News

Youth & Shelter Services of Marshall County has placed a bid to purchase the building currently housing the Marshalltown Police Department. YSS of Marshall County was displaced following the July 19 tornado. Since Aug. 10 it has been headquartered in the basement of the Marshalltown ...

Courthouse Holiday Stroll light display approved

Todays News

Tuesday morning, the Marshall County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a limited light display on the courthouse lawn for use during the annual Holiday Stroll slated for Nov. 17. Again this year, the Holiday Stroll will be co-chaired by mother/daughter designers Debra Hippler ...

Dan Gable to spend afternoon in Conrad for book signing and talk

Todays News

CONRAD – Legendary wrestler and coach Dan Gable will visit Conrad on Nov. 4 as a part of Museums on Main Street. Conrad Chamber - Main Street Executive Director Krista Grant said Gable will be appearing from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the BCLUW High School for a talk and book signing event. ...

State Center trick-or-treat

Todays News

All kinds of monsters, creatures and more make their way down Main Street in State Center Tuesday night to pick up candy and celebrate Halloween.

Man arrested on theft of lottery tickets

Todays News

Two convenience store videos were key evidence giving authorities cause to arrest a Grinnell man earlier this week on charges ranging from theft to burglary to possession of burglar’s tools. Dillon Cherokee Eagle Cook, 21, was arrested and taken to jail by a Marshall County Sheriff’s ...

July 19 tornado claims another tree

Todays News

A workman with Marshall County Tree Service attaches a cable around the base of a giant red oak tree in the backyard of the Florenz Kapuan property in the 700 block of West Main Street earlier this week. Kapuan said authorities determined the tree is the largest red oak in the state. ...

Young restaurant entrepreneur has eyes on future

Todays News

The July 19 tornado knocked Garrett Goodman’s business down, but not out. Post demolition, only basement walls remain of The Flying Elbow, 25 N. Center St. (formerly The Corner Tap location). During The Flying Elbow’s two-month tenure, it was known for its wrestling-themed gourmet hot ...

Daily Record, Oct. 30, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthose Court Monday • Justin John Sabus made an initial appearance on a disorderly conduct charge. Sabus pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75 due within 30 days. • Robert Dana Johnson Jr. made an ...

US election integrity depends on security-challenged firms

Money & Markets

the associated press It was the kind of security lapse that gives election officials nightmares. In 2017, a private contractor left data on Chicago’s 1.8 million registered voters — including addresses, birth dates and partial Social Security numbers — publicly exposed for months on an ...