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Marshall County officials describe tornado response at conference

Todays News

Being adequately prepared, an ability to multi-task while managing volunteers and donations were key points provided at a Thursday conference. The points were given by Marshall County Emergency Management director Kim Elder who was joined by other county officials for a panel discussion on ...

UnityPoint ambulance team collecting toys

Todays News

Anyone who has a goal of filling an ambulance with toys for children will enjoy the upcoming Fill the Rig event. It is an annual UnityPoint Health Marshalltown event which collects toys for the Marshalltown Salvation Army, which then distributes them to children in the area. Robert ...

Marshalltown man sentenced for meth

Todays News

Jose Ordaz, 27, of Marshalltown was sentenced to 70 months in a federal prison for conspiracy to distribute large amount of methamphetamine. U.S. District Court Judge Linda R. Reade passed the sentence on Thursday in Cedar Falls. There is no parole in the federal system and he must serve a ...

Authorities charge Zearing man with killing wife

Todays News

ZEARING — Authorities have arrested and charged a Zearing man with killing his wife. Story County court records say 70-year-old Gary Pillman is charged with second-degree murder and is being held on $500,000 bail. The records don’t list an attorney for him. He’s accused in the slaying ...

Midwest Ag conference opens two-day run

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With a theme of Reframe, Refocus and Rebuild, the Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health conference opened for a two-day run hosted by Iowa Valley Continuing Education in Marshalltown on Wednesday. According to Brandi Janssen, director of the Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and ...

Daily Record, Nov. 14, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Angel Alvarado made an initial appearance on a public intoxication charge and an interference with official acts charge. Alvarado pleaded not guilty to both charges and a pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 11 in ...

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in October

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The federal government, which ended the 2019 budget year with its largest deficit in seven years, began the new budget year with a deficit in October that was 33.8% bigger than a year ago as spending hit a record. The Treasury Department said Wednesday that the deficit last ...

Tenants, city prepare for mall auction

Todays News

Store owners at the Marshalltown Mall were not notified of the upcoming auction of the property. Karen Snyder, owner of the Chop Shop, a mall salon, has been a resident there for more than three years and she learned of the Nov. 19 auction on social media. “I was stunned and a little ...

Attempted murder case to be tried in Marshalltown

Todays News

A Des Moines man being held in Marshall County Jail will face trial next month on two counts of attempted murder, possession of a controlled substance and other felony charges. Korki Ricoh Wilbourn, 32, is scheduled to be tried by a jury Dec. 3 and 4 in Marshall County District Court. On ...

Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh opens in Toledo

Todays News

A line of patrons eager to shop the new Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh and Hy-Vee Pharmacy stretched from the front doors to U.S. Highway 63 at the 7 a.m. opening time on Tuesday, store director Ryan Melton said. Tama-Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce members joined city and economic development ...

Gilman fire victim in serious condition

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A Gilman resident is in serious condition at University of Iowa hospitals in Iowa City suffering from burns sustained in a fire at the victim’s mobile home Tuesday. However, relatives told Gilman Fire Chief Randy Mommer a good outcome is expected. Gilman Fire and Ambulance was dispatched ...

BCLUW Elementary hosts ‘Leader in Me’ literacy night

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CONRAD – Approximately 250 parents, students and staff members gathered at the BCLUW Elementary School in Conrad for an evening of reading and other fun activities, plus a pork sandwich meal. The Tuesday occasion was a celebration of leadership and reading on Literacy Night. “There are ...

Man threatens to kill victim, dog

Todays News

Trenton R. Brekke, 33, Marshalltown, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant by local police and taken to jail on charges stemming from first-degree harassment and first offense simple domestic assault charges, according to court documents. Brekke threatened to kill the victim during an incident ...

Marshalltown Mall up for auction

Todays News

The Marshalltown Mall will join the online auction block on Nov. 19. Commercial real estate company Ten-X Commercial in California listed the property with a starting bid of $900,000. Ten-X sales executive Henry Buehrle said the auction will run for a full 48 hours. Whether or not the ...

Daily Record, Nov. 13, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Friday • Stephen C. Peters to Jose Ledezma Ledezma and Ana Rose Madrigal Lara, 314 N. Seventh St. • Betty L. Gant to IKW LLC 707 Fremont St. • Ann K. and Everett R. Harms to Everett and Ann Harms Revocable Trust, 1059 Oaks Ave. ...

Pact reached to avert government shutdown through Dec. 20

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings. Appropriations Committee Chairwoman ...

Katy Perry to perform at World T20 final on Women’s Day

Entertainment

MELBOURNE, Australia — Katy Perry will perform before and after the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup cricket final on International Women’s Day as organizers bid to set a world record for attendance. Perry will perform March 8 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in what is tipped to be the biggest ...

UnityPoint Health won’t merge with Sanford

Todays News

Officials from UnityPoint Health say a merger with Sanford Health will not come to fruition. UnityPoint issued a statement Tuesday evening about the potential partnership not moving forward. The health systems had been in discussions since June. “I’m tremendously proud of our ...

Corey’s Puppy Park opens at ARL

Todays News

Roughly 85 people turned out for the grand opening of Corey’s Puppy Park. Slowly making their way through hallways at the Animal Rescue League and braving the freezing Tuesday temperatures the crowd saw the new park which was built in memoriam of Corey Brown. Corey died in January at the ...

City’s old firehouse to be sold at auction

Todays News

The Marshalltown Fire Department’s home for more than 60 years will be sold to the highest bidder at an upcoming public auction. “We told residents while building the new joint police and fire facility we would try to get the old firehouse and police station back on the tax rolls,” ...