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Daily Record, Sept. 7, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Sept. 5 • Connie J. Croskey, Connie J. Warnell to Ernesto Magana Magana and Patricia Maria Meraz Minjares, 1505 S. Center St. • State of Iowa, City of Marshalltown, Lea E. Waseskuk to Protoss LLC, 702 Roberts Terrace • Patricia ...

North Korean charged in crippling Sony hack, WannaCry virus

Money & Markets

THE Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A computer programmer working for the North Korean government was charged with devastating cyberattacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment and for the WannaCry ransomware virus that infected computers in 150 countries and crippled parts of the British health ...

Burt Reynolds dead at 82

Entertainment

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age ...

How potential changes in school funding could affect your taxes

Todays News

The cost of the Marshalltown Schools Instructional Support Program is currently 100 percent funded by taxpayers through property tax dollars — that could change. The possibility of tax changes for the Instruction Support Program, a mechanism for schools to increase their general fund ...

Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics. The Academy ...

A fresh look and new menu for Ocean City Chinese Restaurant

Todays News

Taylor Cao, who assumed duties as general manager of Ocean City Chinese Restaurant in January when the establishment came under new ownership, was on the verge of unveiling a revamped “Asian fusion” menu before the July 19 tornado hit. While the interior sustained minor damage, the front ...

Quaker Oats Company donates pallets of food

Todays News

Pallets of food from Quaker Oats Company in Cedar Rapids towered over the UAW Local 893 parking lot, 411 Iowa Ave W., Thursday. Mike Ladehoff of Local 893 said Quaker Oats had originally planned to donate 10 pallets full of food and ended up delivering over 20. With the help of the neighboring ...

Vermeer to expand, rebuild in Iowa after tornado

Todays News

PELLA — An industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturer plans to expand its Iowa production site less than two months after a tornado tore through its factories, destroying two plants. The July 19 tornado reached speeds of 144 mph, ripping apart buildings and idling production lines ...

Emergency room outburst leads to arrest

Todays News

A Le Grand man was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week by Marshalltown police after an incident in the UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Emergency Room. Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD said Jakub Aaron Wright, 37, was belligerent toward emergency room staff after ...

Rising river

Todays News

Marshalltown area residents don’t have to look far back in history to see what can happen when the nearby Iowa River leaves its banks, and the National Weather Service predicts minor flooding to take place later this week. According to the NWS, the river was at 17.83 feet as of ...

Daily Record, Sept. 6, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Aug. 30 • Young Elm LTD to Marshall County, 2025 Stanley Mill Road, Albion • Frances and Melvin Hupfeld to Debra Roxann and Lamont Nyle Wolken, 3157 270th St. • Edward Kunch, Bonnie Wolken Kunch, Bonnie Wolken to Debra Roxann and ...

Subscription-free streaming for NFL games

Entertainment

the associated press NEW YORK — The good news for football fans: It's going to be much easier to watch NFL games online this year. The league is finally dropping a requirement that viewers sign in with a cable or satellite subscription, in hopes of expanding its online audience at a time ...

The Women’s Care Group to close Oct. 1

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Women’s Care Group, formerly Marshalltown Obstetrics-Gynecology P.C., recently notified UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown that effective Oct. 1, the practice will be closing. “Maternity services in the Marshalltown community are considered a core, fundamental ...

A fresh look and new menu for Ocean City Chinese Restaurant

Todays News

Taylor Cao, who assumed duties as general manager of Ocean City Chinese Restaurant in January when the establishment came under new ownership, was on the verge of unveiling a revamped “Asian fusion” menu before the July 19 tornado hit. While the interior sustained minor damage, the front ...

Flood impacts by river level

Todays News

Along with current river conditions data, the National Weather Service also provides an online list of Iowa River levels and the consequences for different stages of flooding for the Marshalltown area. That list goes as follows: 26 feet - Water reaches the top of the earthen levee along the ...

Old county documents shredded

Todays News

Marshall County employees hauled 150 boxes of documents out of the Annex Building and supervised their shredding on Wednesday. Over 6,000 pounds of materials were destroyed, ranging from time sheets, used and unused ballots, and court, accounting and engineering records — adhering to Iowa ...

‘Turn around, don’t drown’ Flood safety tips

Todays News

As floods threaten Central Iowa, drivers may be tempted to drive through standing or moving water on roadways. “Turn around, don’t drown,” is the advice given by the National Weather Service. And it is heartily endorsed by Marshalltown Chief of Police Mike Tupper and Sgt. Ben Veren ...

Pedestrian bridge collapses at Timber Creek

Todays News

The pedestrian bridge at Timber Creek recreation area collapsed Tuesday due to heavy rains. Brad Weuve, parks superintendent for Marshalltown Parks and Rec, said he received a call about 7 a.m. Tuesday notifying him of the collapse. No injuries were reported. The bridge connects a trail ...