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Amping up the nature experience

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When Leonard and Mildred Grimes donated their land, which later became Grimes Farm and Conservation Center, they had envisioned there being an outdoor amphitheater that would help facilitate the outdoor classroom experience. Now, nearly 30 years later, that dream has become a reality. The ...

Bidding farewell

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Every year, a group of teachers, administrators, paraeducators and others bid farewell to Marshalltown Schools and to their careers in education; on Wednesday, they were recognized for their service. “It’s surreal that I’m the one standing here, now, doing this speech,” said retiring ...

Armed men rob homeowners

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Officials are asking for the public’s help following two home break-ins involving masked men with firearms within the past week. According to Marshalltown Police Capt. Brian Batterson, officers were first called to a residence in the 400 block of North 14th Avenue at 3:30 ...

Collision with injuries

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The Marshalltown Police Department responded to a collision with injuries involving two vehicles at the intersection of South Center Street and East Southridge Road Wednesday afternoon. Southbound traffic on South Center was re-routed from the intersection to East Southridge Road. Westbound ...

Promoting our freedom, honoring those who serve

Todays News

It’s not simply a piece of red crepe paper fashioned into a flower — it’s a message of sacrifice, honor and respect. Once again, members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 46 will be distributing these memorial poppies throughout the community, raising money and awareness at the same ...

Child car seat safety event returns

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Marshalltown Police Department will again join forces from 12-4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 to inspect and install car seats during the Central Iowa Safe Kids Coalition child car seat safety event in the parking lot of Fareway, 102 W. Anson St. The MCSO ...

Unity in the community

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN Food has the power to bring people together, and that’s the plan for the CommUNITY Potluck and information session this weekend. The event returns Sunday beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Midnight Ballroom, 1700 S. Center St. Joa LaVille of Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown ...

Daily Record, May 16, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Jonathan Kay Davis made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 25. Bond is set at $2,000 cash or surety. • ...

Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact

Money & Markets

BANGKOK — Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation. The announcement Wednesday, triggered by an Associated Press ...

Thoreau’s ‘Walden’ gets new life as a video game

Entertainment

the Associated Press Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth — err, game. Henry David Thoreau wrote those words — most of them — in his seminal book, "Walden." They make up the objective of ...

For a prince’s wedding, even the greenery has royal roots

Entertainment

WINDSOR, England — Even the foliage in the flower arrangements will have royal roots. Philippa Craddock, the London florist selected by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to design the blooms for their wedding ceremony, said Wednesday that ferns and branches of silver birch, English oak and ...

Onward in Green Mountain

Todays News

16.53 acres. That’s how much private land the Marshall County Board of Supervisors wants to acquire for the planned Green Mountain Wastewater Treatment Facility project, which would provide sewage service to the unincorporated eastern Marshall County community. “I’m the attorney for ...

Town security cameras catching on

Todays News

An effort to promote the installation of security cameras in Marshall County towns has seen success. Marshalltown installed security cameras last year, and Albion installed two this year. Fittingly, Marshall County Crime Stoppers (MCCS) has lead the charge on the initiative. Formed ...

Norris: Get ‘back on a trajectory in being the best’

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Experience, a return to excellence in education, strengthening mental health care, and honoring Iowa’s rural communities are some of the reasons John Norris wants to be Iowa’s next governor. Norris, one of six Democrats vying for their party’s nomination, said in a recent interview with ...

Flames engulf garage

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A plume of black smoke was visible to many on Marshalltown’s north side early Tuesday afternoon, and the Marshalltown Fire Department was quick to respond. “We were under control within the first five minutes,” said MFD Deputy Chief Christopher Cross of the fire that engulfed detached ...

Revitalizing the mind, body and spirit

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Yoga in the Park, held in the 13th Street District, returns for the fourth season from 8-9 a.m. this Saturday. Sponsored by the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA and the 13th Street District committee, these summer yoga classes are offered with two goals in mind: provide free fitness activities for the ...

Organization wants to serve veterans, community

Todays News

It’s simply a chance to give back to veterans and to say thank you. Walt Lang and his cohorts with the Marshalltown chapter of the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) say that’s the goal for what they’re trying to do in the community as they work to reignite interest in their ...

Gutekunst Public Library joins statewide fundraising effort

Todays News

STATE CENTER — The people of Puerto Rico are still recovering from the damages sustained during hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The Fransisco Oller Library, located in the Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño in San Juan, sustained considerable damage. Now, the Iowa Library Association ...

Council approves sidewalk reimbursement

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Marshalltown property owners may be step closer to have sidewalk repair work partially reimbursed by the city. A resolution adopted by the council at Monday night’s council meeting would provide $30,000 from city funds beginning July 1 to help pay for city-ordered repairs, said City ...

Daily Record, May 15, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Madyson Nevaeh Bastidas made an initial appearance on a failure to stop in the assured, clear distance charge. Bastidas pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75. • Michael Henry ...