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Call to local collectors

Todays News

The Times-Republican is continuing its “It Started as a Hobby...” series, profiling area collectors. From Pepsi memorabilia, to guitar picks, belt buckles, phonographs, Russian stacking dolls, movie posters, historical pharmaceutical bottles and more, we’re interested in anything readers ...

Living history

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After hours of filming, interviewing and editing, four Miller Middle School eighth-graders stood in front of an audience of veterans at the Iowa Veterans Home Friday, ready to show the product of their hard work. That product was a documentary film featuring seven residents from the IVH. ...

Former Marshalltown teacher charged with possession of child porn

Todays News

A former Marshalltown Schools music instructor is charged with possession, receipt and distribution of child pornography. Marshalltown resident Glen Sedlacek, 67, was arrested by federal agents in December of 2017, according to KCCI News. He was an instructor at the district for 31 years ...

A report from the capitol

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The 100th day of the 2018 state legislative session came and went last week, and two local lawmakers shared updates from the ongoing work at the Iowa State Capitol Saturday. “I think that probably, when this (forum) was scheduled, the hope was we would be done,” said state House Minority ...

Spring to arrive to stay

Outdoors Today

SPRING has been in short supply during April. For those few nice warm days we did experience, which were more noticeable for their absence than dominance, we all will welcome warmer weather to arrive and stay. If the old saying "April showers bring May flowers" is to be believed, it got all ...

Lending a helping hand

Todays News

Having access to fresh, healthy, and filling food can be a challenge for some folks who live in poverty. But the Emergency Food Box, located in a house at 109 S. 3rd St., has been on a 35-year-long mission to provide sustenance for those in need. A group of 94 people volunteer their time ...

Man arrested for domestic assault

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested by Marshalltown police earlier this week for domestic abuse/assault impeding air/blood flow causing bodily injury. Michael Lee Bryan, 35, was arrested after the victim reported the incident at MPD headquarters, said Capt. Michael Hanken. Officers went to a ...

Man arrested for assaulting step-father

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was taken to the Marshall County Jail after allegedly assaulting his step-father earlier this week. Officers were called to the 2700 block of West Main Street by the mother of the suspect, who claimed he was assaulting his step-father, said Capt. Michael Hanken of the ...

Felon arrested for gun possession

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A local man was taken to the Marshall County Jail after Marshalltown police observed he was driving his vehicle in reverse in the 1400 block of Woodbury Street earlier this week. After an investigation, Luis Gerardo Ramirez, 36, was taken into custody after officers found a firearm in the ...

County candidates ready for primary

Todays News

Running unchallenged in the upcoming June 5 primary isn’t stopping three Marshall County elective office holders from engaging voters. Those three officials are Marshall County Auditor and Recorder Nan Benson, Treasurer Jarret Heil and Attorney Jennifer Miller. All three are Republicans ...

Synchronized pelicans?

Todays News

On Thursday, a group of pelicans were seen gliding effortlessly across Lake Windmere, commonly known as Riverside Cemetery pond. They were joined by dozens more scattered all over the pond, seen feeding on its many fish. This spring, Riverside staff have noticed an inordinate number of pelicans ...

Daily Record, Apr. 20, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Lance Walker made an initial appearance on a enhanced public intoxication-third or subsequent offense charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is set at 1 p.m. on April 27. Bond is set at $2,000 ...

Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed source-s. The potential $1 billion fine would be largest ever ...

Co-defendant in Hawaii concert scam gets 2 months in jail

Entertainment

HONOLULU — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to two months in jail and four months home confinement for his role in scamming the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened. The university paid a $200,000 deposit in 2012 and began selling tickets ...

Woman gave life to save her son

Todays News

In its prime, a cozy little house at 712 E. Boone St. Marshalltown, was the home of a boilermaker and one time city boiler inspector. John Feld of Marshalltown had earned the prestigious titles of boiler maker and city boiler inspector. The 1915 U.S. Census reported he had attended school ...

Gubernatorial candidate McGuire tours IVH

Todays News

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Andy McGuire toured the Iowa Veterans Home Thursday afternoon, meeting with staff and residents, and sharing insights into her progressive campaign and long term goals for the State of Iowa. Commandant Timon Oujiri led the tour, stopping to introduce the ...

A focus on service

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“My background is not in politics, my background is in service.” Democratic candidate for Iowa’s First United States Congressional District George Ramsey III said his background in the U.S. Army and his dedication to community make him the best candidate for the seat. The Marion ...

Celebrating the difference makers

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In recognition of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, the staff at CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services) in Marshalltown has spent the month highlighting this issue through a series of public displays (Blue Kids around town), forums and events. Friday afternoon on the Marshall County ...

A community focus

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“Now is the time to pick a secretary of agriculture that’s going to get up and talk about the problems that we’re facing, not only as farmers, but as communities.” Iowa Secretary of Agriculture candidate Craig Lang said change is needed at the position, and that he is the person for ...