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Daily Record, Jan. 5, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Tanner Jo Halverson Weese, of Waterloo, made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge, a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge, possession of a firearm charge, a carrying weapons charge and an ...

Seventeen swans rest at Sand Lake

Outdoors Today

TRUMPETER SWANS (Cygnus buccinator) are big, beautiful and in a class by themselves in terms of holding title to being North America’s heaviest flying bird. Iowa has participated for many past decades in a program to reintroduce these swans back to a landscape they once called home prior to ...

McGowan and Arquette reflect as Weinstein trial approaches

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Rose McGowan doesn’t plan be in the courtroom when Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial starts next week: One of Weinstein’s most prominent accusers, McGowan says the trauma the fallen Hollywood mogul caused her is so great she couldn’t bear the pain of it. But Rosanna ...

Survey highlights mental health care concerns

Todays News

The UnityPoint Health — Marshalltown Community Health Needs Assessment has highlighted a concern residents have about the lack of mental health care. Jim Waterbury, who takes care of community relations for the UnityPoint region, was also the person who was responsible for the survey when ...

Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates

Todays News

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic “very fast and very hard” if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force. The series of tweets came ...

Iowa men will fly around world to bring vaccines to children

Todays News

CEDAR RAPIDS — While Peter Teahen and John Ockenfels aren’t Santa, they are flying around the world to give the gift of crucial vaccines to the most vulnerable children. Their goal is to fly eastward this spring from Cedar Rapids, raising money and awareness around the globe to eradicate ...

Supervisors putting pencil to paper for budget

Todays News

As New Year's Day celebrations faded into the month of January, Marshall County Supervisors and staff have resumed meetings with department heads formulating the county's 2020-21 budget. Board Chairman Steve Salasek of rural Ferguson is pleased so far. "We are off to a good start," he said ...

Passion for cooking brings lifetime of growth

Todays News

Some people get interested in food because of family or out of necessity. For Amber Snyder, food simply became a passion out of chance. “It’s something that I care about and I’m passionate about,” Snyder said. “I love it and I just want to learn as much as I can.” She started ...

Bethel hopes for kindness and experience in 2020

Todays News

The new year and new decade has begun and Marshalltown resident Mary Jane Bethel is hoping for kindness and experiences. Bethel has been on a mission the past few years to spread happiness and encounter new things. She is always trying to make people happy, whether she is at home with her ...

Teacher Spotlight: Zac Eash

Todays News

Meet Zac Eash, social studies teacher at West Marshall Middle School in State Center. Eash, 29, who lives in Ames, grew up in Kalona and graduated from Mid-Prairie High School. He graduated from Central College in Pella in 2013. Eash began teaching at West Marshall Middle School ...

Facebook groups created to celebrate community

Todays News

What is up in Marshalltown? Well, if it’s on Facebook, Deb Hazen Fiser likely has the answer. Facebook is a massive media conglomerate, and it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle of millions of people on the website — but that isn’t an option for one Marshalltown couple. Deb and ...

Daily Record, Jan. 4, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Thursday, Todd Goecke, 59, was arrested for no insurance, operating a non-registered vehicle, driving while license is denied or revoked, operating while under the influence-first offense, speeding and open container. • On Thursday, Gordon ...

Federal Reserve last month saw a declining risk of recession

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s policymaking committee saw much less risk of recession at its meeting last month, when it kept interest rates steady after three straight cuts and signaled that it expected to keep low rates unchanged through this year. Minutes of the December meeting, ...

Survivor of boat disaster: ‘Sleeping to swimming’ in minutes

Entertainment

JUNEAU, Alaska — A survivor of a Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming” in minutes as rough seas and ice threatened to sink their vessel on New Year’s Eve. “On the 31st, we just started listing really hard on ...

Former Marshalltown doctors face charges

Todays News

Two former Marshalltown physicians have been investigated and cited by the Iowa Board of Medicine in Des Moines. Dr. Richard Lane Dowell Dowell had charges filed against him Dec. 20 by the Iowa Board of Medicine in Des Moines according to a Dec. 30 press release. The IBM determined ...

Sanders stumps at Meskwaki settlement near Tama

Todays News

Although running a bit behind schedule on his “Not Me, Us” bus tour of Iowa on Thursday U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) picked up three endorsements from Meskwaki Tribe representatives during a rally at the Settlement High School Gym west of Tama. On the trail for the Democratic ...

Trump stirs Mideast tensions despite talk of ‘endless wars’

Todays News

WASHINGTON — With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have also upended a central element of his foreign policy. The Friday strike that killed the most prominent Iranian general may have ended any chance ...

Iowa risk pool, under fire for travel, seeks to block audit

Todays News

IOWA CITY — A group that insures local governments across Iowa is going to court to try to block the state auditor from reviewing its spending, including on board members’ travel to out-of-state vacation destinations. The Iowa Communities Assurance Pool, which is owned and funded by ...

Man arrested for intent to deliver methamphetamine

Todays News

Tanner Jo Halverson-Weese, 35, of Waterloo was arrested by local police and taken to jail Wednesday on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a Class B felony; failure to affix drug tax stamp, a Class D felony; possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony; ...

Man arrested for stealing assault weapon

Todays News

Gordon Michael Riendeau, 30, Clarinda, was arrested by a Marshall County Sheriff’s Office Thursday on a warrant and taken to jail charged with one count of burglary second degree, a Class C felony. Riendeau had entered a Morton building without the owner’s permission and stole a AK-47 ...