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Free meal to those in need

Todays News

Local businesses have teamed up to provide free lunch to tornado victims in Marshalltown. On Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. you can find Glenwood Place Retirement Community and Bickford Cottage Assisted Living in front of Pentz Appliance, 13 S. Center St., serving up free hot dogs, chips, cookies and ...

Lekin crowned 2018 Tama County Fair Queen

Todays News

BY MARGARET THOMSEN GLADBROOK — Taylor Lekin has been crowned the 2018 Tama County Fair Queen in ceremonies held on July 17 at the Tama County Fairgrounds. Judging took place earlier in July with interviews and the presentation of a prepared speech. Named 2018 Tama County Fair Princess was ...

President Trump will visit NICC in Peosta

Todays News

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PEOSTA – An Iowa lawmaker says in a social media post that President Donald Trump will discuss workforce issues at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta this week. “President Trump is coming to Peosta’s NICC Campus to talk workforce solutions,” Iowa Rep. ...

Farmers prefer Trump do trade deals than hand them cash

Todays News

DES MOINES — Many farmers remain critical of President Donald Trump's tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets but were appreciative Tuesday that he offered to provide some cash to help offset their losses. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $12 billion ...

Lennox to rebuild in Marshalltown

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Lennox will rebuild its Marshalltown facilities that were destroyed by the EF-3 tornado that tore through the city on Thursday. Marshalltown Mayor Joel Greer plans to make the official announcement at the city council meeting tonight. “I’m so excited, I could pee my ...

Daily Record, July 24, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Sunday, July 22, a theft from a building was reported in the 600 block of West Boone Street. • On Saturday, July 21, a theft was reported in the 700 block of East Main Street. • On Saturday, July 21, a theft was reported in the 400 ...

Marshalltown is resilient

Tornado Recovery

After meeting with business and community leaders in Marshalltown today, I continue to be heartened by the resilience of Iowans. There are so many stories of goodness. Each is unique, and yet at the same time, just one of many where neighbors, businesses, community organizations and even our ...

Historic Coliseum severely damaged

Todays News

No damage from the EF-3 tornado is apparent to Marshalltown’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum as one looks due south from State Street. But it is a cruel deception. Most of its roof is gone, which sheltered a lot of the facility. Only blue sky seen through white structural supports gives the ...

Be good neighbors to those in need

Tornado Recovery

It is devastating to see the spiral on the top of the iconic Marshall County Courthouse fall to the ground in a major tornado that swept through your town. More critical is the destruction of homes, businesses and other property. This community is very fortunate, given the intensity of the ...

#MarshalltownStrong

Tornado Recovery

We thank our Y members for their understanding and flexibility while we work together to help with recovery. We are proud to be part of this community!

Mayor to meet with Trump?

Todays News

The EF-3 tornado and announcement by Mayor Joel Greer Lennox Industries will rebuild dominated Monday night's regular city council meeting at a new location - Marshalltown Public Library. The tornado put a hole in city hall's roof, making it unusable in the foreseeable future. Consequently ...

Services from the school

Todays News

The tornado that tore apart a chunk of Marshalltown last week hasn’t stopped Marshalltown Schools from providing free meals to kids this summer — the district is also providing free counseling services for storm victims. Despite continuing to provide meals, district Food Service Director ...

Landfill, compost center see post-storm influx

Todays News

Playground equipment in streets. Trees rammed through houses. Debris everywhere. That was the scene immediately after an EF-3 tornado shook much of northern Marshalltown last week and residents are now taking charge of cleaning up their property. “The City of Marshalltown is picking up ...

Message of hope among devastation

Todays News

Driving by Marshalltown residents cleaning up debris and storm damage in the north part of town, Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper asked people how they were doing and if they needed anything. One pair of residents sitting in lawn chairs outside their home that was falling apart laughed ...

Community updates from Monday

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Here are community updates from Monday. CURFEW There was a curfew again Monday starting at 9 p.m. and going until 5 a.m. Tuesday. The curfew only applies to the downtown area and other storm impacted areas. The south side of town is not part of the storm zone. Check the ...

Man arrested for domestic assault, resisting arrest

Todays News

A Toledo man was arrested for Domestic Abuse/Assault Impeding Flow of Air/Blood Strangulation and a host of other charges by Marshalltown police earlier this week, according to an MPD report. Dean Wesley Picotte, 27, was arrested after officers responded to a call at a residence in the 200 ...

Marshall County Courthouse update

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Marshall County Courthouse will be closed beginning Monday until further notice due to last week’s tornado. Watch for future press releases and the courthouse website for updates at www.co.marshall.ia.us. Marshall County Courts: Civil Courts will be temporarily relocated ...

Taking in the destruction

Todays News

At a bird’s eye view, you can see where a regular Thursday afternoon turned into a disaster. As I flew over town with T-R correspondent Garry Bradenburg, you could see things you just can’t see on the ground. From the sky, it looks as though Godzilla came through, smashing things in a ...

Iowa nice

Todays News

Teresa Cowan greeted the Sanow family with tears and a hug Sunday morning. They aren’t old friends. They don’t even know each other. The Sanows — parents Tim and Traci, and their adult children Jake Sanow and Dema Giardino — drove hours from their homes in Ireton and Ankeny to pitch in ...

Lennox will rebuild in Marshalltown

Todays News

Lennox will rebuild its Marshalltown facilities that were destroyed by the EF-3 tornado that tore through the city on Thursday. Marshalltown Mayor Joel Greer plans to make the official announcement at the city council meeting tonight. "I'm so excited, I could pee my pants," Greer said. Gov. ...