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Prairie life – at Grimes Farm

Todays News

Cool, afternoon rain didn't deter folks from attending the Marshall County Conservation Board's annual Prairie Heritage Day on Saturday, held in conjunction with Oktemberfest. Free and open to the public, people got the opportunity to sample freshly pressed cider, make rope, grind corn, watch a ...

An artful return

Todays News

First responders were still going house-to-house and a curfew had been set in Marshalltown when Tama father-son duo Dye and Darian Davenport created an inspiring spray paint mural on July 19 after the tornado. The pair returned to create another mural during Friday’s Oktemberfest ...

Daily Record, September 29, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Sept. 28 • Cierra Gaylynn Shivers made an initial appearance on a child endangerment-serious injury charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Oct. 17. Shivers is released with ...

Quarry experiencing labor shortage amid immigration debate

Money & Markets

DENVER — Josh Buster should be pretty excited that Denver is working to revamp all of its sidewalks. He's the general manager of Lyons Sandstone, operators of a quarry that's has sourced the city's flagstones since people began installing them a century ago. Denver Public Works' repair and ...

New Tom Petty set a form of therapy for his family and band

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Tom Petty's family and former band members say it was like therapy to compile a four-disc box set of his music so quickly after he died. "An American Treasure" went on sale Friday, four days short of a year after Petty died at age 66 of cardiac arrest. He and his band the ...

Friday night festival

Todays News

There was no shortage of things to check out during day two of Oktemberfest at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds Friday. Cars of all ages, colors, sizes and models greeted festival-goers early that evening. "This car belonged to Buddy Holly and the Crickets ... this was their tour car," said ...

Trump agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, bows to Flake, Dems

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats' demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly ...

Woman charged with child endangerment-serious injury

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman was arrested and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on a criminal complaint and affidavit of child endangerment-serious injury filed by Marshalltown police. According to Marshall County District Court records, Cierra Gaylynn Shivers, 31, allegedly left her ...

MHS selects Homecoming queen and king

Todays News

Homecoming week at Marshalltown Schools has already brought themed spirit days, a mini parade and carnival. Thursday evening the student body's picks for king and queen were crowned. This year's Homecoming royalty are King Derrick Garth Jr. and Queen Daisy Lopez. They were crowned after a ...

Gov. Reynolds appeals FEMA individual assistance denial

Todays News

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds has filed an appeal letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials, requesting they reconsider the denial of individual assistance funds for Marshalltown tornado victims. The letter comes about two weeks after FEMA officials announced no such ...

Lt. Gov. Gregg rallies Republicans in Marshalltown

Todays News

Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg touted his campaign’s record to local Pachyderm Herd Club members and others during a meeting Friday at Legends American Grill. After serving in office 16 months with fellow Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, Gregg said Reynolds’ record is one of achievement. He cited ...

Daily Record, Sept. 28, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Anita Nevarez Ramos made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 1. Nevarez Ramos is ...

SEC seeks to oust Tesla CEO Elon Musk over go-private tweet

Money & Markets

the associated press DETROIT — U.S. securities regulators are asking a federal court to oust Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk, alleging in a complaint that he committed securities fraud with false statements about plans to take the company private. The Securities and Exchange Commission says in ...

Barbra Streisand to Trump in new song: Don’t lie to me!

Entertainment

NEW YORK — When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political song, "Don't Lie to Me," she initially aimed for "very subtle" references to President Donald Trump. But she couldn't help herself. "I just went ballistic," she said. "Don't Lie to Me," released Thursday, finds ...

Students to begin group therapy for tornado-related stress

Todays News

The July 197 tornado tore through town over two months ago, but Marshalltown students are still reporting the negative impacts the storm caused in their day-to-day lives. To help, Center Associates and Marshalltown schools are forming groups of students to share trauma, strategies and stories ...

Local instructor embarks on teaching in United States

Todays News

Jade McCoy isn’t only a new instructor at Marshalltown Christian School — it’s also her first year teaching in the United States. A native of the Philippines, she spent time there working in a Montessori School and also led Bible study groups. At MCS, she teaches fifth grade reading and ...

Mamie Doud Eisenhower’s Iowa birthplace involved in lawsuit

Todays News

the associated press BOONE — A dispute over whether to sell the Iowa birthplace of former first lady Mamie Doud Eisenhower has led to a lawsuit and mismanagement allegations. Former members of the Boone County Historical Society filed a lawsuit last week against the nonprofit, The Des ...

Wisconsin artist donates swan painting to Riverside

Todays News

The waterfowl — geese, ducks and swans — which have called Riverside Cemetery home for over 100 years on Lake Woodmere, have become unofficial mascots of the grounds. Visitors often bring bird-related collectibles and artwork to the cemetery’s office, with the most recent gift — a ...

Daily Record, Sept. 27, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Brian Lacsina Demesa, of Des Moines, made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge, a theft-fourth degree charge and through counsel, Jennie Wilson-Moore on a burglary-third degree charge. Wilson-Moore withdrew from the case due ...