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Five charged in drug bust

Todays News

Five people were arrested on various drug charges after authorities executed search warrants at three Marshalltown locations earlier this week. Following a two-month investigation, the Mid Iowa Drug Task Force served warrants at 509 W. South St., 308 N. 5th Ave., and 408 Melody Lane Apt. #1 ...

Figuring out all the little details

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The annual Times-Republican Bridal Expo has become a staple event for brides-to-be and their entourages. Now in its 11th year, the expo will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12-3 p.m. at the Best Western Regency Inn. Around 20 area vendors will be on hand to offer samples, planning tips ...

MCT performance of ‘Deathtrap’ rescheduled

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The Marshalltown Community Theatre’s production of “Deathtrap” which was set to open on Friday, Feb. 16, will now open on the 23rd. Showtimes will be Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 at 2 p.m., and March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and March 4 at 2 p.m. The box office will open Monday, Feb. ...

Woman charged with assaulting local hospital employee

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A Marshalltown woman was arrested by the Marshalltown Police Department earlier this week for allegedly assaulting a UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown employee. Cheryl Bolen, 45, was being discharged and became upset, according to Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD. She then assaulted an employee ...

Sex offender arrested on outstanding warrants

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A local man was arrested by the Marshalltown Police Department earlier this week on two warrants for failure to notify authorities of a change in address, according to a police report. Daniel Wilford Garr, 37, was charged with Sex Offender-Registration Violation Second or ...

Finding the housing ‘sweet spot’

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It has been three years since a housing study was complete in Marshalltown and Marshall County, and new data is flowing in after a Wednesday meeting summarizing the results of a 2017 study update. “The purpose of today’s presentation is really just to roll out the results, get the data ...

Daily Record, Feb. 8, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Tori Lynee Sprague, of Cedar Rapids, made an initial appearance on two counts of a failure to appear for a trial charge, a failure to appear for a sentencing hearing charge, a ongoing criminal conduct charge and on a theft-second degree ...

Wynn case raises questions about responsibility to investors

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — The scandal that forced the resignation of Steve Wynn as chairman and CEO of the casino and resorts company bearing his name is raising questions about the obligation of corporations to disclose sexual misconduct allegations to their investors — an issue complicated by a web of ...

The doctor’s in, but jury is out on new LA Times owner

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The struggling Los Angeles Times found a local savior in a biotech billionaire willing to buy the storied newspaper from a corporation half a continent away, but the change of ownership brings its own set of questions and uncertainty. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed to pay ...

Bauder: ‘Working to make a difference’

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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of five articles about the five candidates vying for the second-ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council. As F. Leigh Bauder campaigns in the second ward for the vacant city council seat created when then ward councilor Joel Greer was elected ...

New name, same concept

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It’s one of the most popular annual, family-friendly art events in Marshalltown. The Marshalltown Art Festival, formerly known for many years as the Linn Creek Arts Festival, will be moved from the grounds of the Fisher Community Center to downtown Marshalltown this year. “The festival ...

Man charged with meth possession

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Earlier this week, the Marshalltown Police Department arrested Robert Steven Sanders, 34, on a warrant issued as a result of an incident in September of last year, according to Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD. Sanders was charged with with possession with the intent to deliver ...

‘This is our story’

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Tuesday evening at the Marshalltown Public Library, 170 years-worth of Iowa immigrant history was discussed by a group of Central Iowa-based panelists, whose mission was to draw parallels between Iowa’s early immigrant history and the state’s modern-day wave of immigration. Sponsored by ...

Daily Record, Feb. 7, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Lorrie Ann Bartlett, of Laurel, made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge. Jeff Hazen is appointed as counsel. The contempt hearing is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 19 in Magistrate Court. ...

Shutdown less likely as Senate closes in on budget agreement

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Buoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on track avoid a repeat of last month's government shutdown — though President Donald Trump unexpectedly raised the possibility of closing things down again if he can't have his way on immigration. "I'd love to ...

‘This is Us’ gets big boost from Super Bowl slot

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Super Bowl ratings may have been slightly down for NBC, but the network's entertainment division was buoyed by the showing of "This is Us" after the game. The second-year drama scored with an episode that explains how the character of Jack Pearson, played by Milo Ventimiglia, ...

Recipe for disaster

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A Marshall County Sheriff’s deputy stopped this vehicle going 95 mph along Highway 30 Tuesday morning. The roadway was roughly 75 percent snow and ice covered as of result of Monday’s wintry weather. The sheriff’s office told the T-R that this is an example of dangerous behavior that ...

Keeping the ‘status quo’

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Much discussion and few action items were held at the Marshall County Communications Commission meeting Tuesday evening. The commission, formed in a recent 28E agreement to oversee 911 operator salaries and benefits totaling $992,412, passed a motion that, for the time being "everything stays ...

A E-911 review and timeline

Todays News

Editor’s Note: This is a Emergency-911 review and timeline identifying key dates, decisions, and commentary on the Marshall County Communications Commission. It details its funding, and specifically, how it impacts the city of Marshalltown’s current budget process. Earlier this year, a new ...

Setting the date

Todays News

For local government entities, February means setting the budget for the next fiscal year. It also means giving the public a chance to comment and ask about budget proposals. The Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved 9 a.m. Feb. 20 in the board meeting room at the Marshall County ...