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Cahalan finds peace through his art

Todays News

By ADAM SODDERS TIMES-REPUBLICAN Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. Every Thursday, a new profile will be published in the T-R. LAUREL — “I wanted to do something for ...

CIAA no school art camp on Monday

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With youngsters soon to be out of school on Monday, in observance of Labor Day, the Central Iowa Art Association-Art Center (CIAA) is hosting a no school art camp, running from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The theme of the camp will be learning the artistic style of American painter and printmaker ...

Unique design

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An interesting pattern is expressed in the color of soybean leaves in this Iowa River floodplain field. The multi-colored pattern results primarily from a mixture of soil types that have been deposited over past centuries. Each sweeping arc shape tells of a geologic past river channel, sand bar ...

Daily Record, Aug. 30, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Hayli Marie Stier made an initial appearance on a operating while intoxicated-first offense charge, a possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance-hydrocodone-first offense charge, unlawful possession of prescription drug charge, two counts ...

Viewership down for MTV’s Video Music Awards

Entertainment

By DAVID BAUDER the associated press NEW YORK— No longer the event it was when Eminem ruled the charts, the MTV Video Music Awards tallied 5.68 million viewers across 10 different networks on Sunday for a show dominated by Kendrick Lamar's coronation and the debut of Taylor Swift's new ...

Taking a dip

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Monday and Tuesday evenings, local canines got to go for a dogs-only dip in the pool at the Marshalltown Family Aquatic Center, as part of the annual Doggie Dip, sponsored by the Marshalltown Parks and Rec. Small breed dogs went first, followed by the large breed dogs (pictured).

‘A Time to Honor’

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In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War (a special commemoration being observed from 2012-25), various veteran groups and organizations have been on a mission to honor the men and women who served in that conflict. Tuesday morning at the Iowa Veterans Home, Dan Gannon, ...

Special ‘pinning’ for firefighter

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Firefighter Reece Hall is pictured receiving his Marshalltown Fire Department pin from his mother at the city council meeting earlier this week. Fire Chief David Rierson said Hall, who recently earned an Associates Arts degree in Fire Science from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, ...

Seeking elective office

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By ADAM SODDERS TIMES-REPUBLICAN While Marshalltown residents focus on the five school board candidates running in their district, voters in surrounding communities are also set to choose who leads their school districts in the Sept. 12 election. At West Marshall Community School ...

SATUCI’s 10th annual ‘Pathways to Recovery’

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Those struggling with substance abuse are not alone. There are support agencies in the Marshalltown area who will provide confidential and professional help. One is Marshalltown-based Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa, with 37 years experience tackling all forms of substance ...

Service awards presented

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Marshalltown Mayor Jim Lowrance presented service awards to three members of the Marshalltown Police Department earlier this week. From left, Lowrance presents certificates to Officers Paul Heitman, Justin Allen and Det. Sadie Weekley for their years of service to the city. Weekley was cited ...

Back to School bus safety tips

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As we all get back into the groove of back to school schedules with morning and afternoon school commutes, it is the responsibility of all of us to be mindful of our surroundings and always practice school bus safety. Always practice caution around school buses. Officials with the Marshalltown ...

In harm’s way

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Hurricane Harvey, now classified as a tropical storm, touched down on land near Corpus Christi, Texas this past Friday, classified then as a Category 4 hurricane. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) expects more than 450,000 people will file for some type of assistance from this storm, ...

Daily Record, Aug. 29, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Marriages • Santiago Zambrano to Yesenia Sanchez Rodriguez • David Watson to Hannah Guipre • Heather Ridenour to Russell Umbarger • Kimi Banderas to Marvyn Torres Hernandez • Cole Jansen to Kenzie Madison • Jesse Jans to Crystle Sukdol • ...

Harvey slams region’s economy, with damages in the billions

Money & Markets

By DAVID KOENIG THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS — Flood damage from Harvey is likely to reach into the tens of billions and the storm is expected to cause the region's economy to shrink, at least in the near term. Harvey is soaking refineries along the Gulf Coast, leading to higher prices ...

‘Game of Thrones’ breaks audience record

Entertainment

NEW YORK — HBO's "Game of Thrones" set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen says an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in to the wildly popular fantasy drama. An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. The ...

Chief of Police: ‘Marshalltown a safe community’

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From Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper’s annual report to a vote on amending Oktemberfest’s liquor license to a public hearing on plans and specifications for the new joint police-fire headquarters, council took care of an agenda packed full of action items Monday night. Helping the ...

Arpaio pardon stirs controversy

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Almost a month after former Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of criminal contempt by a U.S. district judge, President Donald Trump late Friday used the office’s pardon power on the case; that move was unpopular with some in Marshalltown. “It has been very ...

Woman sentenced to 25 years for SATUCI embezzlement

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The former finance director of the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa headquartered in Marshalltown was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday for embezzling nearly $83,000 from the not-for-profit organization. Amy Lee Howell, 37, of Des Moines received the sentence from Marshall ...

Drive sober or get pulled over

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The Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the end of summer with last-minute trips and family celebrations. More traffic leads to the likelihood of more crashes but that doesn’t mean there should be more impaired drivers. The Labor Day weekend has become one of the deadliest times of the ...