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‘The Walking Dead’ has worst showing in years

Entertainment

NEW YORK — It wasn't so long ago that zombies, and "The Walking Dead," were all the rage. This week's ratings show how that's faded. The latest episode of the AMC series was seen by 6.82 million viewers on Sunday, the drama's smallest audience since 2012. For the youthful 18-to-49-year-old ...

All in place for 2nd ward recount

Todays News

The top two vote-getters in the Feb. 27 City of Marshalltown Second Ward Special Election will face-off in a recount. Candidates Gabe Isom and Bob Untiedt are ready, as are their designees. Two votes currently separate the candidates. Isom’s designee — spouse Christine Hunt — and ...

‘Brothers Storm’

Todays News

In his 2016 debut novel “Marshals Storm,” local author Glen W. Christen introduced readers to the spunky teenaged Sue Mason (later known as Sue Storm) as she navigates the world of 1890s Colorado, with the help of U.S. Marshal Ted Storm, later becoming a U.S. Marshal herself. Fast forward ...

Lease awarded for part of prairie preserve

Todays News

A portion of county land was awarded in a lease agreement at Tuesday’s Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting, and some of that land will be part of a soil conservation program. “The Klauenberg Prairie Preserve came to us a handful of years ago; we’ve been slowly converting ...

State Center police called to West Marshall

Todays News

STATE CENTER — State Center Police responded to a call from West Marshall High School Tuesday after a student reportedly cut into a propane tank, causing a flash. “We responded to the school for a report of an incident that occurred in the shop area, where a student had been cutting on a ...

New FY ‘19 city budget approved

Todays News

The Marshalltown City Council met in a special noon session Monday and approved by resolution an amendment to the current FY 18 budget which expires June 30 and also approved by resolution FY 2019 budget which begins July 1, and expires June 30, 2019. After discussion and comments by ...

Daily Record, March 6, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Codey Ryan Briley made an initial appearance on a vehicular homicide charge, a no valid driver’s license charge and a failure to obey a traffic control device charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary ...

Plan to open drilling off Pacific Northwest draws opposition

Money & Markets

SEATTLE — The Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore drilling off the Pacific Northwest coast is drawing vocal opposition in a region where multimillion-dollar fossil fuel projects have been blocked in recent years. The governors of Washington and Oregon, many in the state's ...

Founder of Tower Records chain dies at 92

Entertainment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Russell Solomon, founder of the Tower Records chain that became a global phenomenon and changed the way people consumed music, has died. He was 92. Solomon died Sunday night of an apparent heart attack while drinking whiskey and watching the Oscars, said his son, ...

Supervisors canvass votes

Todays News

On Monday, Marshall County Board of Supervisors and three staff from the Marshall County Auditor/Recorder’s office canvassed the Feb. 27 City of Marshalltown Second Ward Special Election results. There was no change in the unofficial results reported by the Auditor/Recorder’s office ...

Marshalltown school levy stays steady

Todays News

Next year’s estimated Marshalltown Schools budget was discussed at Monday’s school board meeting, and the overall tax rate is set to see a slight increase over last year. “It is that time of year again for the certified enrollment to be approved,” said district Director of Business ...

VFW fish fry on Friday

Todays News

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 849 will host its first fish fry of the season from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 at Post headquarters, 107 E. Meadow Lane. Fish, baked or cheesy potatoes, cole slaw, baked beans, rolls, homemade desserts, lemonade, tea and coffee will be served. Eat in or ...

‘Your voice has power’

Todays News

For the third year in a row, LUNA (Latinas Unidas por un Nuevo Amanecer) in Marshalltown is collecting shoes to be displayed publicly in a downtown storefront, as a visual representation of the number of men, women and children who have been impacted by sexual assault. This year’s theme is ...

A new ‘holistic approach’

Todays News

“We don’t turn anybody down. If you want help, you’ll get help.” These are the words of Terry Sallis, who along with his wife Karen Sallis, own and operate Integrated Treatment Services in Newton. Both are MSW, LMSW, and certified substance abuse counselors. They recently opened a ...

State Center man charged in daughter’s death

Todays News

A State Center man has been charged in the death of his 3-year-old daughter. According to court records and the Iowa State Patrol, authorities arrested Codey Ryan Briley, 28, over the weekend, charging him with vehicular homicide (operating while under the influence), in the death of his ...

Officer injured in scuffle with suspect

Todays News

A Marshalltown Police officer received minor injuries during a scuffle with a domestic abuse suspect late last week. MPD Capt. Brian Batterson reported that on Friday afternoon, authorities received a call about a woman being assaulted by a man in the 200 block of East Linn Street. When an ...

Marshalltown man sentenced in child sex crime

Todays News

DES MOINES — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa recently obtained several convictions against defendants committing offenses against minor children, as part of the U.S. Department of Justice Project Safe Childhood Initiative. Among those sentenced — a man from ...

‘Tourism is economic development’

Todays News

A recent study of Iowa travelers shows Marshall County’s tourism numbers are increasing. “Marshall County in 2016 ... was at $89 million; that’s a pretty significant figure,” said Marshalltown Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) Executive Director Val Ruff of the amount of money ...

White House: No exemptions from steel, aluminum tariffs

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's administration appears unbowed by broad domestic and international criticism of his planned import tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Sunday that the president is not planning on exempting any countries from the stiff duties. Speaking on CNN's "State ...