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‘Tornado Savers’

Tornado Recovery

In times of darkness, flickers of light emerge from the cracks. A group of six children, who reside along Jerome Street, decided their corner of the world could be a friendlier, more supportive space than the chaos around them. The Dolfies: Lincoln, 7 , Leona, 8, and Ella, 4, and their ...

Residents urged to avoid scams as recovery begins

Todays News

The Marshalltown City Council will hold a special meeting to require out-of-town contractors to be licensed. Mayor Joel Greer said the ordinance to require contractors to carry a license will serve as the only agenda item for a meeting that officials are scheduling as soon as ...

What you need to know Saturday night

Todays News

City and county officials held a final press conference at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Marshalltown Fire Department updating citizens on progress in the city following the tornado Thursday. Marshalltown's mayor, fire chief, public works director along with the county auditor, emergency management ...

Daily Record, July 21, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers July 18 •Linda E. and William R. Casady to Cheryl Goos, 1812 Edgebrook Drive • 1016 S. Tenth Ave. LLC to Jeffrey D. Dunham, 1016 S. 10th Ave. • Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Association to Ma Guadalupe Alonso De Garcia and ...

A lifelong friendship fuels the chemistry of ‘Blindspotting’

Entertainment

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Daveed Diggs was busy. Too busy. The actor was doing eight shows a week as Jefferson/ Lafayette in the Broadway sensation "Hamilton," and wasn't answering his emails. So there was only one thing his writing partner and creative soulmate, Rafael Casal, could ...

Cyclones clean up after tornado

Tornado Recovery

The Iowa State University football team found a new way to garner applause from its fans, and maybe even make some new ones along the way. The Cyclones’ players, coaches and staff showed up in Marshalltown on Saturday morning to do what they could to help the community rebound from a ...

Marshalltown tornado updates from Saturday

Todays News

A tornado that tore through Marshalltown late Thursday afternoon left many parts of Marshalltown destroyed. Here is a list of updates we are compiling on Saturday. JBS is providing a hot meal to those in need at the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meal will be ...

Marshalltown’s largest employers hit hard by tornado

Todays News

The tornado, which devastated hundreds of homes and Main Street businesses, also destructed some of Marshalltown’s largest employers. JBS The meatpacking plant JBS, Marshalltown's largest employer, was hit hard and closed on Friday. Winds tore out insulation and panels on the east and ...

5,000 remain without power

Todays News

City and county officials held a final press conference at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Marshalltown Fire Department updating citizens on progress in the city following the tornado Thursday. Marshalltown’s mayor, fire chief, public works director along with the county auditor, emergency management ...

Where to donate to aid Marshalltown tornado victims

Todays News

Here is where you can donate resources to those affected by the Marshalltown tornado. MARSHALLTOWN CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT The Marshalltown Central Business District is collecting donations for the recovery of buildings, businesses and homes in the downtown district. Fund allocation will be ...

Where to donate to aid victims of tornado

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Here is how you can donate money to help those affected by the Marshalltown tornado. The Marshalltown Central Business District is collecting donations for the recovery of buildings, businesses and homes in the downtown district. Fund allocation will be decided once things ...

Displaced by the tornado

Todays News

They’re not turning anyone away. Ashley Ladehoff, a veterinarian at the Animal Clinic-The Vet, 507 W. High Street, said the effort to shelter animals is ongoing. Since Friday morning, folks impacted by the tornado have been bringing their cats and dogs into the clinic for temporary, ...

Residents urged to avoid scams as recovery begins

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Marshalltown City Council will hold a special meeting to require out-of-town contractors to be licensed. Mayor Joel Greer said the ordinance to require contractors to carry a license will serve as the only agenda item for a city council meeting officials scheduled for ...

Tama father and son paint Marshalltown Strong mural after tornado

Todays News

A father and son from Tama came to see the destruction left behind by the Marshalltown tornado a few hours after it came through the city. They didn’t have any materials to start helping, so they used their creative talents. Dye Davenport and his 13-year-old son Darian Davenport used their ...

Tremont closed for repairs

Todays News

Like most businesses in the heart of the downtown, The Tremont, a sprawling 60,000-square-foot business located at 20-30 W. Main St., didn’t come out of the tornado unscathed. JP Howard, who owns the place with his wife Jennifer, literally had a bird’s-eye view of the storm. “A lot of ...

A change in plans

Todays News

For the first time in its history, the Marshalltown Art Festival, formerly known as the Linn Creek Arts Festival, was to take place in downtown Marshalltown today. For years, it had been held on the grounds of the Fisher Community Center. Vendors, artists, musicians and food trucks were going ...

‘Bring them all here’

Todays News

After a tornado ripped through the heart of Marshalltown Thursday afternoon, many citizens were forced to evacuate their homes, including the residents of The Embers Retirement Community. Embers, which was partially damaged by the tornado, required that all residents evacuate for safety ...

Gov. Reynolds tours Marshalltown tornado damage

Todays News

Gov. Kim Reynolds visited with community leaders at the Marshalltown Fire Department Headquarters Friday afternoon. Later she toured the city to see the tornado damage firsthand. On the efforts of the Marshalltown community, Reynolds said, "Unbelievable, amazing and inspiring how people come ...