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Unions and businesses donate to tornado victims

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Behind a backdrop of chain-saws cutting through wood and roar of utility trucks there was excitement in the air at Marshalltown’s United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1149 headquarters Thursday. The reason: A semi full of food and supplies valued at $8,000 was donated by Minnesota unions ...

Woman charged with theft of antiques

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A Marshalltown woman was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on charges of theft in the first degree and dependent adult abuse — exploitation of more than $100, according to Marshall County Sheriff Office and Marshall County District Court records. Desirae Corona, 19, ...

Some downtown roads closed for foreseeable future

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Marshalltown residents trying to travel around the downtown area may have to deal with some road blockages for the foreseeable future. That’s the message from Marshalltown Public Works Director Justin Nickel. He said crews are cleaning up Main Street and the downtown area of debris and ...

Thieves steal Swedish royal jewels, escape by speedboat

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the Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Thieves carrying out a daring daytime robbery smashed a security case at a cathedral in Sweden and stole gold and jewel-encrusted crowns from the early 1600s before hopping on bicycles and escaping via a nearby lake, police said. The two men ...

Daily Record, Aug. 2, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court • Sifredo Ernesto Gomez made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for an arraignment hearing charge. Jeffrey Hazen will continue as counsel. The arraignment hearing will be rescheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at $5,000 cash ...

Tesla burns $739.5 million in cash on way to record 2Q loss

Money & Markets

the associated press Electric car maker Tesla Inc. burned through $739.5 million in cash last quarter, paving the way to a company record $717.5 million net loss as it cranked out more electric cars. But CEO Elon Musk pledged to post net profits in future quarters, and on a conference call, ...

Marshalltown patients affected by UnityPoint computer breach

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A computer breach which may have exposed personal and financial information of 1.4 million current and former UnityPoint Health patients in all regions may have also impacted Central Iowa patients served by UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown. UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown press releases have ...

Team Rubicon helping to clean-up Marshalltown

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Earlier this week, a sagging porch roof on a North 4th Street house was getting double the help with volunteers from Team Rubicon and Habitat for Humanity. The crew of men and women, older and younger, worked to remove the sagging roof which made entry into the modest house impossible. The ...

Completely in ruins

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Viewing the shell that remains of Goldenland Asian Food Market, it’s amazing that the people inside the building at the time of the tornado not only survived, but were able to exit through the front of the store. Owner/operated Win Kyaw and his staff took shelter in the basement of the ...

Area families host Japanese students for exchange program

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Bowling, shopping, exploring cities and helping with tornado relief are just a few of the activities a group of American and Japanese students are experiencing this week. For the next week, five middle school-aged students from Minami Alps City in Japan will explore the culture of Iowa and ...

UnityPoint Health- Marshalltown Multi-Specialty to re-open today

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN The UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Multi-Specialty department will transition back to the North campus today, local officials said. Multi-Specialty services include Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology, Pulmonology, Pain Management, Hematology/Oncology and Nephrology at 405 ...

Woman promoted to Iowa Supreme Court

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the Associated Press DES MOINES — Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday promoted a female district judge to the Supreme Court in Iowa, the only state where all of its current justices are men. Susan Christensen will be the first woman on Iowa's high court in roughly eight years. The ...

Emergency Repair Business applications

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN The City Council has made a requirement for businesses offering repairs to homes and businesses due to damage caused by the July 19 tornado, to complete an application and register as an “Emergency Repair Business.” There is no fee. The recently passed Ordinance ...

Catholic Radio of Marshalltown expects return to airwaves

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN The sound of silence. Yes, that’s the sound coming from Marshalltown Catholic Radio since the July 19 tornado ravaged their buildings and destroyed much of their equipment. “The roof fell in, literally, in our KCRM studio,” said Deacon Roger Polt, general ...

Credit unions’ members qualify for disaster grants

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN Lennox Employees Credit Union and Members 1st Community Credit Union, together are announcing the availability of disaster grants from the Iowa Credit Union Foundation to members of both credit unions who have been displaced from their homes due to the recent tornado and have ...

A walk in the ruins of Marshalltown

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Twelve days ago, an EF3 tornado cut a path through the heart of Marshalltown. It took about five minutes to pass through town. In its wake it left ruble from buildings that have been standing for well over a century. Almost 800 buildings were destroyed, damaged or otherwise affected. This ...

Daily Record, Aug. 1, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Gage Sunkle made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with violation of pre-trial release concerning the charges of criminal mischief-fourth degree and assault with intent to inflict serious injury. The public defender’s office is ...

Auditors: 30M taxpayers will owe more due to low withholding

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Congressional auditors say about 30 million people — 21 percent of U.S. taxpayers — will have to come up with more money to pay their 2018 taxes next year because their employers withheld too little from their paychecks under government tables keyed to the new tax law. New ...

Huge sea-life sculptures made from ocean’s plastic trash

Entertainment

the Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — Huge sculptures of sea life are dotted about New Orleans' aquarium and zoo , all of them made from plastic trash that washed ashore. There's a great white shark made partly of bottle caps and beach toys and a jellyfish made mostly of cut-up water ...

House of Compassion remains open despite damage to the building

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When people rely on you to help them obtain their basic, daily needs, failure is not an option. The House of Compassion has continued to provide its clients - and those impacted by the tornado - with all the same services it offered before the storm hit. “We never closed any single day,” ...