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Robert “Bob” Michels

Todays News

Funeral services were held for Robert “Bob” Michels, of Green Mountain, IA, Saturday, August 26, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church, Marshalltown, IA. Father Don Czapla was officiant. Denise Determan was pianist and Karon Mroz was vocalist. Casket bearers were Patrick Cornwell, Joseph ...

Decision on dissolution

Todays News

REINBECK — While many Central Iowans will be deciding who to vote for in school board elections on Sept. 12, voters in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District will have a different choice: whether the district will remain or dissolve. “Voters will be asked to vote ‘yes’ or ...

Couple opens new eatery

Todays News

LAUREL — Pitchfork Primitives & Fodder, located at 203 S. Main St. in Laurel, is soon to become the only restaurant in the small town. Over two years in the works, the eatery is owned and operated by husband/wife team John Pieters and Melissa Sharer-Pieters. The couple purchased the ...

Burglary suspect arrested

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times-republican On Saturday at approximately 4:10 p.m., officers from the Marshalltown Police Department received a report of a burglary to a residence where numerous items of jewelry were taken from the home. During the process of their investigation, an attentive neighbor had reported to ...

‘That’s a lot of pot pies!’

Todays News

Susan Eberhart, president of the UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown Auxiliary, was heard referencing their popular fall fundraiser recently. Meanwhile, a check for $50,000 was presented to the UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Foundation at the “Lights and Sirens - Keep them Rolling” event at ...

A tail-waggin’ good time

Todays News

Saturday morning and afternoon, dozens of dogs and their owners congregated in Riverview Park to participate in a 5K walk/run, listen to guest speakers, mingle, and get some expert tips and advice to maximize a dog’s health and happiness. “This is our first ever Bark in the Park, and ...

Mighty migrators on beautiful wings

Outdoors Today

MIGRATION is not something just for birds. As today's image suggests, a Monarch butterfly could be compared to "Flowers of the Wind." Monarchs are easy to see and a delight to watch. Since the last generation of Monarchs is nearly completing its chysalis stage, it will be programmed with all ...

Roadway investigation

Todays News

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged assault of a woman by a Boone County truck driver followed by his reported suicide, said Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman. “At 9:04 a.m. today (Friday) our office received a call from a trucking company owner who ...

Harvey’s punch lands hard

Todays News

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. The fiercest hurricane to hit the ...

‘Nothing Compares’ to annual Century, Heritage Farm awards

Todays News

In groups large and small, and ages young and old, Iowa farmers made their way to the Iowa State Fair to be honored in a special way and on a special day. From Avoca, to Diagonal to Clinton they came on Aug. 17 for the 11th Annual Century and Heritage Farm Awards held at the Pioneer Livestock ...

Candidate conversation

Todays News

For the second time this week, candidates running for open Marshalltown School Board seats gathered for a forum Saturday morning, this time hosted by the Marshalltown Education Association. The forum at the Fisher Community Center auditorium was attended by about two dozen people, and many ...

Vision Marshalltown releases areas of focus

Todays News

“These were the four areas that we felt everyone could help accomplish.” Vision Marshalltown Executive Director Kyley Leger said the organization has put together a list of focus areas aiming to increase pride in Marshalltown. Those areas include increasing community aesthetics of ...

Daily Record

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Patrick Allen Chamberlin made an initial appearance on a willful injury charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Sept. 5. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only. A no-contact ...

Car theft suspect accused of assaulting inmate

Daily Record

The Marshalltown man accused in the theft of a rare sports car last month has now been charged in connection with another inmate’s injuries at the Marshall County Jail. Patrick Allen Chamberlin, 49, was formerly charged Friday with willful injury, a Class C felony, in Marshall County ...

Man charged with drug possession, hate crime

Daily Record

A Garwin man is in the Marshall County Jail after being arrested on multiple charges by the Marshalltown Police Department Friday, according to Marshall County District Court records. Rean Allen Webb, 22, was charged with Burglary in the 3rd Degree, a Class D felony; Carrying Weapons — ...

The first forum

Todays News

The first of two Marshalltown School Board candidate forums ahead of the Sept. 12 election was held in a sparsely-crowded Fisher Community Center auditorium Thursday, with roughly 20 people in attendance. The candidates — Laura Eilers, Ben Fletcher, Karina Hernández, Mike Miller and Bea ...

Daily Record, Aug. 25, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Nakia Aujeanae Daily made an initial appearance on a robbery-second degree charge, a possession of marijuana-first offense charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and a providing false identification information charge. Jeffrey Hazen ...

Amazon to cut prices on Whole Foods staples

Money & Markets

NEW YORK) — Amazon plans to use its deep pockets to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying it will cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more when it completes its $13.7 billion takeover next week. Helping Whole Foods win back customers who found "good enough" organic and natural ...

Dutch police detain suspect in concert terror threat

Entertainment

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Alerted by a detailed tip from Spanish colleagues, Dutch police arrested a man Thursday and questioned him on suspicion of preparing an attack on a concert in Rotterdam by an American rock band. But the Dutch justice minister suggested later in the day that the ...

School election approaching

Todays News

The Sept. 12 school election is fast approaching for voters in the Marshalltown, West Marshall, East Marshall and Green Mountain-Garwin community school districts, and there are some dates and deadlines to keep in mind ahead of the election. Voter pre-registration is open for another week, ...