/usr/web/www.timesrepublican.com/wp-content/themes/coreV2/category-news.php

News

US, Japan agree to negotiate a free trade agreement

Money & Markets

the Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — The United States and Japan announced Wednesday they will open negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement between the world's first- and third-largest economies. It's a significant shift by Tokyo which has been a strong advocate of a multi-nation ...

Elizabeth Olsen plays grieving widow in new Facebook series

Entertainment

the Associated Press NEW YORK — Elizabeth Olsen is not a user of social media, has never been married, and has never experienced profound loss, but the actress has spent her 2018 surrounded by grief as a young widow in the new Facebook Watch series "Sorry For Your Loss." The 10-episode, ...

Nearly 3 miles of Iowa River Trail paved

Todays News

Construction crews have been busy making forms and laying concrete on the Iowa River Trail. Under an Indian-summer sun Wednesday, Manatts Concrete trucks were seen coming and going along Summit Street Road, as crews worked to make a concrete path. They are working along the former Iowa ...

Little Miss and Mr. Oktemberfest crowned

Todays News

Royal smiles are not reserved only for Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle. That is because the smiles from Marshalltown’s Genevieve Caryl, 6, and Roman Medhaug, 6, lit up the Activity Building on the Central Iowa Fairgrounds Thursday night as the two were crowned Little Miss and Mr. ...

MHS holds mini parade, carnival as community helps celebrate

Todays News

After months of brainstorming and setup, the big night for community-wide Homecoming celebration finally came to the Marshalltown High School campus Wednesday evening. With the traditional parade put on hold until 2019, the school had a big task on its hands: figure out what to do to give ...

Iowa taking ‘steps’ on 2 officials who kept misconduct quiet

Todays News

IOWA CITY — Iowa's executive branch is taking "appropriate steps" after an investigation found that two high-ranking officials witnessed sexual misconduct by an agency director but failed to report it, the governor's spokeswoman said Wednesday. An investigation report released last week ...

MPD forced to use taser on noncompliant man

Todays News

Marshalltown police were forced to use a taser to subdue a suspect early Wednesday morning in the 300 block of Melody Lane after he was noncompliant with officers following a chase that began late Tuesday night, Capt. Brian Batterson said. Matthew Ray Allen Thompson, 46, of Marshalltown was ...

New leadership for ambulance dispatch

Todays News

Beginning July 2, Marshall County E-911 Emergency Operators added a new task — dispatching UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown ambulances. For approximately 50 years previously, that job had been the responsibility of UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown medical dispatchers. E-911 callers requesting ...

Daily Record, Sept. 26, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Jagger Cain Purk, of Tama, made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-second offense charge, a false imprisonment charge, a criminal mischief-fifth degree charge and an obstruction of emergency communications charge. Purk will hire ...

Push to end bullet train in 2020 could signal GOP strategy

Money & Markets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Worried they would lack big-name candidates at the top of the ticket this November, California Republicans turned to a ballot measure that would eliminate a recent gas tax increase in hopes of exciting conservatives and ensuring they show up to support lower-profile ...

‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

Entertainment

the associated press MADISON, Wis. — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series about a Wisconsin murder case is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first "Making a Murderer" recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in ...

Supervisors vote to increase county insurance coverage

Todays News

The July 19 tornado — and its devastation — have made the Marshall County Supervisors and others involved in the recovery process re-evaluate the county’s insurance coverage. Because insurance renewal comes due Oct. 1, 2018, the supervisors met Tuesday morning in a special session to vote ...

UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown implements new ER system

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Patient charts at UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown have transitioned to a new, electronic medical record system the middle of September. Epic is a system that advances patient safety and quality of care by providing a single, shared and secure electronic health record. Epic ...

Car seat safety check slated Sunday at local Fareway parking lot

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Marshall County Sheriffs Office and the Marshalltown Police Department will join forces from noon to 4 p.m Sunday conducting a Child Car Seat Safety Check in the parking lot of Fareway Grocery Store, 102 W. Anson St. The purpose is to ensure seats are properly installed ...

Going back in time

Todays News

Top: Iowa Veterans Home residents were treated to two museum displays Tuesday, both provided by the State Historical Society of Iowa. One was the History on the Move: Iowa History 101 mobile museum — the display bus was parked on the IVH campus and welcomed visitors. Among the artifacts on ...

Officer Andrew Cole receives 10-year service award

Todays News

Marshalltown Chief of Police Mike Tupper, left, is pictured with Officer Andrew Cole at a city council meeting in council chambers held earlier this week. Tupper presented Cole with a 10-year employment service award before the city council. Tupper said Cole was passionate about his work in law ...

Celebrating the season

Todays News

T-R PHOTOS BY ADAM SODDERS Small groups of "Pioneer kids" offer bags of popcorn to Watson's Grocery Fall Festival visitors Tuesday afternoon. The annual State Center autumn tradition brought live music, desserts, pork sandwiches from the State Center Lions Club and more.

Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

Todays News

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a ...

What is the future of the Senior Center?

Todays News

Marshalltown city councilors, staff and residents discussed numerous options for the Senior Citizen Center at Monday night's meeting. After 70 minutes of debate, the council voted 7-0 to place a resolution on the Oct. 8 meeting agenda to demolish the 98-year-old structure. They followed a ...

Daily Record, Sept. 25, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Tyrone Lamont Eatmon made an initial appearance on a warrant for pre-trial violation. Pre-trial release was revoked and a bond of $1,000 cash or surety was instated. Tyler Heeren will continue as counsel. The next court date is Eatmon’s ...