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Onward in Green Mountain

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions

Money & Markets

the Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii — People nixing vacations to Hawaii's Big island has cost the tourism industry millions of dollars as the top attraction, Kilauea volcano, keeps spewing lava. Cancellations from May through July have hit at least $5 million, said Ross Birch, executive ...

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the ‘Superman’ franchise, dies

Entertainment

the associated press LOS ANGELES — Margot Kidder, the Canadian actress who starred as a salty and cynical Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" film franchise of the 1970s and 1980s, has died. Kidder died Sunday at her home in Livingston, Montana, according to a notice on ...

$60K awarded to Marshalltown man

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In other action at Monday night’s city council meeting, councilors approved a $60,000 payment to resident Ron Iole for damages inflicted on his property during a tactical operation by Marshalltown Police in January, 2015. “Resolution 2018-078 Approving Settlement Agreement.” read the ...

Getting ready for RAGBRAI

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STATE CENTER -- Late July may still seem far off, but a committee of State Center natives has been preparing for thousands of bike riders to come through the town of about 1,500 this summer. "RAGBRAI will be through on Wednesday, (July) 25; they've told us to start expecting riders as early ...

Preparing for the primary

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“We don’t want people to be confused; we want them to be prepared when they come to vote.” With the June 5 primary election three weeks away, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate visited the Marshall County Courthouse Monday to share information about preparing government officials and ...

Gannon: ‘We can’t let Iowa rural areas fall behind’

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Tim Gannon lived through the farm crisis era and saw his dad struggle as a John Deere farm store owner when farmers were forced out of business. Through that experience, Gannon saw that as families were forced off farms, and businesses closed up and layoffs hit, many young Iowa families were ...

Annual St. Francis Fun Fest slated for this Friday

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St. Francis Catholic School’s annual Fun Fest will take place on Friday from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Henry Church/St. Francis School parking lot. “We’ll have face painting, balloon creations, a kickball tournament — which is new this year — inflatables, carnival games, and ...

Lincoln Highway Bridge Festival set

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TAMA — Plans for the 34th annual Lincoln Highway Bridge Festival are under way with the celebration taking place this Friday and Saturday, May 18-19. A bonus event, “Pizza with Police” is taking place on Thursday, May 17, from 5-7 p.m. at the Tama Civic Center. This event is a chance to ...

Experience history in motion

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HAVERHILL — The Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop in Haverhill is one of eight historical sites throughout Iowa that is owned and operated by the State Historical Society, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the site will be open to the ...

Stabbing results in assault charge

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man was arrested recently by the Marshalltown police on a warrant for assault-while displaying a dangerous weapon. According to MPD and Marshall County District Court records, Sifredo Ernesto Gomez, 26, allegedly assaulted a female victim on March 16 by ...

Argument leads to child endangerment charge

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man was arrested for domestic abuse assault-first offense and child endangerment - substantial risk after the Marshalltown Police Department were called to a residence in the 600 block of North Third Avenue late last week. According to Capt. Brian Batterson ...