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‘Hello, Universe’ wins Newbery for best children’s book

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Erin Entrada Kelly's "Hello, Universe," a nuanced account of a diverse group of middle school students and their unexpected encounters, has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017. The Randolph Caldecott Medal for best illustration went to Matthew ...

Getting an academic ‘boost’

Todays News

Mid-February isn’t a time when many parents are thinking about next school year, but preschool registration is fast approaching, and Marshalltown Schools officials encourage registration. “The benefits are that the children are getting used to a school routine, they’re building their ...

Chamber to host candidate and legislative forums

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce will host a forum for candidates seeking election to the Second Ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Malloy Hall at the Iowa Veterans Home. The forum is open to the public. The five candidates running ...

Suspect attempted to elude police on foot

Todays News

A Marshalltown man remains in Marshall County Jail after being arrested by Marshalltown Police late last week. Eric James Dozier, 28, was charged with Interference with Official Acts; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Attempted Burglary Third Degree; Attempted Burglary Third Degree ...

Assault in parking lot leads to arrest

Todays News

A local man was arrested by Marshalltown Police late last week for assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. David Allen Horton, 30, and another subject exchanged words concerning a previous disagreement in the parking lot of a Marshalltown retailer when Horton allegedly attacked the ...

Heroes to be honored

Todays News

For most law enforcement officers, the call to serve, the desire to help those in need – that’s their only motivation in serving the public at large. Awards and accolades are nice, but it’s the work and a desire to serve the greater good for which the men and women in blue are called ...

Untiedt: Creating a common vision

Todays News

Bob Untiedt did not take it personally. The “it” was being one of four residents who applied, and were interviewed last month by the city council for a appointment to the vacant second-ward seat. But no one received a necessary four-vote majority. Regardless, Untiedt, along with ...

Student in the spotlight

Todays News

Mung Cing, 5, is a hardworking, student attending Rogers Elementary School. As a kindergartner, Mung Cing is constantly being exposed to new sights, sounds and concepts. The child has worked hard to become bilingual and participates in her school’s English Language Learning (ELL) ...

Firefighters extinguish fire in Marshalltown house basement

Todays News

A space heater was the source of a small fire over the weekend. According to the Marshalltown Fire Chief David Rierson, at 8:44 p.m. Saturday, the Marshalltown Fire Department responded to 408 S. 2nd St. on a reported basement fire. On arrival, firefighters observed no smoke or fire from the ...

Remembering Joseph Williams

Todays News

For all intents and purposes, Joseph Williams (1855-1900) lived a typical working-class life at the start of 20th century Marshalltown. When he confronted a group of men whom he thought had harmed two young girls, his advocacy on their behalf cost him his life. Nearly 118 years after his death, ...

O’Shea: Offering a different perspective

Todays News

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. Earning the Marshalltown youth vote, and then convincing them to vote, is part of one young candidate’s strategy to winning ...

Wildlife shines in the snow

Outdoors Today

RING-NECKED PHEASANTS were the subject of a recent wildlife foray this author took this week. With a lot of help from recent snows, I knew the photo blind would be active. So over the course of a two hour sit, I was able to see at least eight pheasants, all males this time, and a host of ...

‘To the Moon and Back’

Todays News

Friday evening at the YMCA-YWCA’s Cultural Center Gymnasium, little girls age preschool-third grade, got the chance to dress up and attend the 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance with the special male role model in their lives. Dads, uncles, grandpas and brothers were welcome to accompany these ...

Daily Record, Feb. 10, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Jason Michael Howell made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Howell is being held w ...

A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen

Money & Markets

the Associated Press WASHINGTON — It's the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That's far more in defense spending than America's two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can foot the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ...

YouTube suspends ads from video star Logan Paul

Entertainment

NEW YORK — YouTube has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul's channels after what it calls a pattern of behavior unsuitable for advertisers. In an emailed statement, YouTube said that the videos on Paul's channels are also "broadly damaging to the broader creator ...

‘We’re not celebrating’

Todays News

While many state programs are facing millions in cuts, the state legislature is looking to increase the K-12 budget in 2018-19; however, local superintendents are concerned about low growth. “It’s going to be very difficult to sustain our current programming as it is today, if at all,” ...

Isom: Committed to the city’s progress

Todays News

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. Timing is everything. And that is one of several reasons why Gabriel “Gabe” Isom, 28, is running to represent the second ward on the ...

First to the finish

Todays News

Lenihan Intermediate School sixth-graders had a ball Friday morning during the Gravity Cruiser Challenge. The kids released their cruisers, made of wood, rubber bands, plastic and other materials, to see how far down the gym floor each could go. The vehicles were made from materials like wood, ...

DailyRecord

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers • Donald D. and Jeanne K. Wiley to Donald D. Wiley Revocable Trust Donald D. Wiley Trustee and Jeanne K. Wiley Revocable Trust, Jeanne K. Wiley Trustee, 2429 Knapp Ave. • Donald Wiley to Donald D. Wiley Revocable Trust Donald D. Wiley and ...