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An artistic scientist

Todays News

Science and music are the two great passions belonging to MHS junior Luke Wymore, 17. He has played the saxophone since fifth grade, including the alto, tenor and baritone varieties. A favorite element of the school day is spending time in science courses. “I mainly like all my classes, ...

Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for animated short

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for "Dear Basketball," a poem he wrote after ending his 20-year career on the court in 2016. He'll add it to an already jammed trophy collection that ...

Iowa Legislature revives bill limiting access to 911 calls

Todays News

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Legislature is reviving a bill that would limit the public's access to many 911 calls. The Republican-controlled Iowa Senate put the measure on hold last year after concerns were raised about its far-reaching implications for accessing records. More than eight ...

Annual Soup Bowl Luncheon slated for March 11

Todays News

Homemade soup, artisan-crafted bowls, desserts, and community spirit are all things to be found at the upcoming House of Compassion Soup Bowl Luncheon fundraiser, which will take place Sunday, March 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at St. Henry Catholic Church’s Fellowship Hall, located at ...

Public hearing on FY 19 budget to resolve issues?

Todays News

A busy agenda awaits the Marshalltown City Council at a special noon meeting Monday in council chambers. Included is a public hearing and resolution to amend the current FY 18 budget, which began July 1, 2017, and expires June 30. Also on the agenda is a public hearing and council ...

A session update

Todays News

With lawmakers several weeks into the 2018 state legislative session, State House Minority Leader Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, offered an update from Des Moines Saturday. “We’re now getting ready for the second (legislative) funnel, and that gives you a lot of indications of what ...

A Mighty Migration

Outdoors Today

SNOW GEESE were everywhere this past week. Any casual observer could hear them. And if you were in the right place with your car, you could see huge flocks plying the air along the Iowa River valley or just about anywhere else even over open farm country. The urge to migrate is so strong ...

Bob’s swan song

Todays News

Riverside Cemetery has not only been an icon of the community since 1863, but its lake’s waterfowl have become something of local celebrities. “It is with shocked and heavy hearts that we announce that Bob, our beautiful swan, is no longer with us,” Riverside Cemetery General Manager ...

Social media threat found not credible

Todays News

STATE CENTER — An investigation into a potentially threatening message by a West Marshall High School student on the social media app Snapchat has been found not credible. “He’s not in school today,” West Marshall Superintendent Jacy Large said on Friday of the student who posted the ...

Daily Record

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court • Salvador Marquez Andrade made an initial appearance through a Spanish interpreter on a theft-fifth degree charge. Ben Stansberry has been hired as counsel. A pre-trial conference is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on April 18 in Magistrate Court. Bond is set at ...

Daily Record, Mar. 2, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Salvador Marquez Andrade made an initial appearance on three counts of a forgery charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on March 9. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or ...

US companies taking stands, facing retribution over guns

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Kroger will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21 at the stores it owns, becoming the third major retailer this week to put restrictions in place that are stronger than federal laws. The move, following those by Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart — and retribution on Delta by ...

PBS ‘Weinstein’ studies why alleged sex misconduct persisted

Entertainment

NEW YORK— In making a documentary about disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, PBS' "Frontline" wanted to focus less on what he did than on how the alleged sexual misconduct went on for so long. "Weinstein" airs Friday on most PBS stations, two nights before the Academy Awards. Its ...

Sports Page closing May 1

Todays News

A well-know local sporting goods retailer and long-time tenant at the Marshalltown Mall is closing May 1. Sports Page owner Todd Thimesch announced the decision via a Facebook post earlier this week. “With a heavy heart, we will be closing the Marshalltown location,” said Thimesch. ...

Double the effort

Todays News

The State Center Police Department officially doubled in size Wednesday when Officer Kyle Howe joined Chief Jeff Bunn as the second full-time officer within the department. Bunn had been seeking additional manpower for his department since he began his duties back in 1998. But it wasn’t until ...

Seeking information

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver and/or owner of the vehicle pictured who may have information regarding a theft investigation. The person was last seen in the 1100 Block of North 3rd Avenue at 7 a.m. Feb. 11. Those ...

The ride of a lifetime

Todays News

IOWA CITY — Washington state to Washington, D.C. Traveling 3,500 miles, over the course of 48 days. Two friends, two bicycles. This is the plot of Marshalltown native Jim Cochran’s new memoir entitled “A Simpler Time: Transcontinental Bicycle Tour 1991.” Cochran, who now resides in ...

Blood drive scheduled for March 16

Todays News

We too often take it for granted. When a medical emergency happens and blood is needed in order to save a life, there’s plenty of blood supply on hand, right? But that’s not the case. Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood, and while 38 percent of the American ...