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Current work, future goals

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This year’s Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the Schools” event focused not only on what’s currently going on at Marshalltown Schools, but on what is coming in the next few years. “A big part of our focus, I would say, in the last year and a half has been on the ...

Daily Record, April 11, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Monday, Blayn Donald Clabaugh, 24, was arrested for improper use of lanes, driving under suspension and operating while under the influence-second offense. Accidents • On Sunday, April 1, a car driven by Megan Ann Rucker, 24, of Urbandale, was ...

Xi vs Trump: Who has the better hand in potential trade war?

Money & Markets

BEIJING — The brewing China-U.S. trade conflict features two leaders who've expressed friendship but are equally determined to pursue their nation's interests and their own political agendas. But while President Donald Trump faces continuing churn in his administration and a tough challenge ...

Bill Cosby lawyer attacks accuser

Entertainment

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby's retrial took a far more combative turn Tuesday than the first go-round, as his lawyers launched a scathing attack on his accuser and prosecutors put the first in a parade of women on the stand to portray the comedian as a sexual predator. Heidi Thomas, who was ...

Governor Reynolds signs into law ban on ‘sanctuary cities’

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law an immigration enforcement bill that bans so-called sanctuary cities. The Republican governor signed the bill privately Tuesday. The news was tucked into a press release about 16 other bill signings. The legislation will ...

Locals react to SF 481 passage

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Senate file 481, which requires local law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration agencies, passed into law Tuesday with Gov. Kim Reynolds’ signature. The passage comes after several weeks of debate on the bill. Proponents argue the legislation is needed to ensure that so-called ...

Hardly ‘friends’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company's history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning Tuesday from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on ...

‘Hand in Hand’

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A celebration of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) immigration and refugee legal clinic is coming this weekend, and the public is invited. “Our first JFON Clinic was March of 2017,” said Joa LaVille of Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown. “It’s an event for building awareness, and just ...

The end is near?

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Repair on the Linn Creek Bridge south abutment may be coming to end. Marshalltown Public Works Director Justin Nickel announced at this week’s city council meeting that, weather permitting, “work might be completed by the end of the work week.” In his report, Nickel cited unseasonably ...

FBI raids office of Trump’s attorney

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Federal agents on Monday raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels. A furious Trump, who in the last month has escalated his attacks on Robert ...

Daily Record, Apr. 10, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Michelle Marie Grommet made an initial appearance on a false report of information charge. Grommet pleaded not guilty. She will represent herself before the court. A pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on May 15 in Magistrate Court. ...

US and China both omit key products from tariff threats

Money & Markets

DETROIT (AP) — Americans spent nearly $96 billion last year on cellphones and computers imported from China, far more than on any other items. But you won't find them on the list of Chinese-made products the Trump administration is threatening with tariffs. And China spends about $1 billion ...

Volunteers needed to clean bike trail

Todays News

Warmer temperatures mean spring cleaning. And taking advantage of predicted warmer weather will be Iowa River Trail supporters, who are calling for volunteers to help them remove brush, litter, tree limbs and more this Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at the ...

‘Catalyst’ resolution OK’d by council

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Citing the need to significantly enhance a new “executive level” housing development while developing the town’s recreational trail system, the Marshalltown City Council approved by 4-3 vote a key resolution designating an amount not to exceed $65,000 for the design and engineering of a ...

Hard work rewarded

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The community meeting room in the Marshalltown Public Library was packed with Lenihan Intermediate School and St. Francis Catholic School students who participated in this year’s Battle of the Books competition. Each of the 20 teams at the Monday event read 28 books and were then tested on ...

‘One child at a time’

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and many advocacy groups are highlighting the importance of support for victims; one program looking for volunteers is court-appointed special advocates (CASA). “We are here to celebrate our 10th anniversary of the court-appointed special advocates ...

‘A busy time’

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“I want us to be seen as a community resource for culture.” These are the words of Bob Untiedt, who serves as director of the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. In addition to screening movies, holding free summer concerts and hosting the annual Jean Seberg Festival, Untiedt said he wants ...

Helping animals in need

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The Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown’s Whiskers, Wine and Something Divine is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Now in its seventh year, the event will take place Thursday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Midnight Ballroom. The ARL of Marshalltown does not receive ...

Gutekunst Public Library to be closed from April 21-May 4

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN STATE CENTER — Phase II of construction at Gutekunst Public Library in State Center is nearing completion. In order to finish moving materials into the new portion of the building, the library will be closed from April 21 through May 4. Its grand opening will take place on ...

Woman charged with assault and burglary

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A disagreement between two sisters over a man led to one of the sisters being arrested by Marshalltown police earlier this week. Ashley Renee Spencer, 28, of Marshalltown was charged with assault, criminal mischief-second degree, and harassment-first and second degree. She was also charged with ...