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Iowa Funeral Home Museum open house slated for Sun.

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN An open house celebrating the grand opening of the Iowa Funeral Home Museum and Education Center will be held Sunday, Sept. 24 from 2-4 p.m. at the museum, located at 1201 Iowa Avenue West in Marshalltown. The museum is owned and operated by Marty Mitchell, and is the only ...

Ten file for mayor, council seats

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Ten Marshalltown residents have filed the necessary paperwork to seek elective office as either the city's next mayor or as a future member of the Marshalltown City Council. Mayor: • Joel Greer • Gary Thompson First Ward: • Sue Cahill • Dan Kester (Inc.) Third Ward: • Mike ...

Placemaking on the path

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One of the prominent projects happening in the Marshalltown area is the Iowa River Trail bike path, and Marshalltown City Administrator Jessica Kinser asked for the written support of the Marshall County Board of Supervisors to pursue a grant Tuesday morning. “What we’re trying to show ...

Daily Record, Sept. 20, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Ryan Lee Stubbs, homeless, made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. Breanna Nelson is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at $2,000 cash or ...

Emmys steady in ratings but no Colbert bump; football rules

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Hard-working Emmy Awards host Stephen Colbert and a Sean Spicer cameo helped the ceremony avoid a ratings slide but failed to significantly boost viewership. Sunday's Emmys on CBS drew 11.38 million viewers to rank as the week's No. 6 program, according to Nielsen figures ...

United Way agency profile

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Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of informational profiles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. Profiles will be published every Wednesday and Saturday now through Dec. 13. Iowa Legal Aid • Years of service: 40 • Years affiliated ...

Gutekunst Public Library gears up for fall season

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STATE CENTER — The leaves are starting to turn orange and gold, and with the change in the season comes changes to the Gutekunst Public Library’s line-up of programming. “One thing we’re really excited about is offering our LEGO Club every Monday now, instead of every other,” said ...

K9 Unit member Raji places first in certification trials

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN Recently, the Marshalltown Police Department K9 Unit attended the United States Police Canine Associations annual Iowa Patrol Dog Certification. The certification was held in Ida Grove. This certification tests the police dog in several skills to include: • ...

Two arrested on drug charges

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN Two Marshalltown residents are behind bars on several drug charges. On Saturday, the Marshalltown Police Department served two search warrants at a residence in the 500 block of West State Street, said Capt. Brian Batterson. As a result, two occupants were arrested on various ...

Taking the oath

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Less than a week after being elected, four members of the Marshalltown School Board were officially sworn in at Tuesday evening’s regular session. The one new face on the board, Karina Hernández, took the oath of office with returning board members Ben Fletcher and Bea Niblock. Mike ...

Daily Record, Sept. 19, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Hassan Hussein Wright Jr. made an initial appearance on a burglary-third degree charge, a possession of a controlled substance-first offense charge, an unlawful possession of prescription drugs charge and a spitting in a police vehicle charge. ...

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Stephen Colbert, there's also a risk that a ...

Saving lives

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The American Legion Post 46 co-sponsored a blood drive with LifeServe on Monday afternoon. Among those donating were from far left, going clockwise: Janine Miller, Jeff Miller, Herschel Edwards and Mike Hanken

Debris removed from ‘The Villager’

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN ‘The Villager’ site has been getting a makeover. What was once an eyesore — a giant pile of bricks, sand and weeds sitting behind a chain-linked fence in the 100 block of North Center Street — has been transformed into a clean, level site with fresh dirt. A crew ...

Historical Society of Marshall County open house slated for Thurs.

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Historical Society of Marshall County will hold a special open house for its History on Third Thursday program, held Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at its Museum, located at 202 E. Church Street. The open house will be in honor of Marshalltown High School Homecoming events ...

Free vision screenings for kids

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Early detection of vision problems and eye diseases in young children is the key in helping prevent devastating, and sometimes permanent, vision loss. That’s why local groups within the Iowa Lions Foundation are on a mission to help — one child at a time. On Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 ...

35 years and counting

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A decades-long partnership between Marshalltown Community College and Buena Vista University was celebrated Monday afternoon; the two institutions have worked together for 35 years. Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree, left, was joined by BVU President Dr. Joshua ...

‘Blazing New Trails’ for Oktemberfest

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Weddings do not have exclusivity on “something old, something new.” The 2017 Oktemberfest all-volunteer committee has taken the old adage to heart in planning this year’s festival. Fittingly, “Blazing New Trails” is the theme, with a bigger and robust version debuting Thursday and ...

Daily Record, Sept. 18, 2017

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Douglas Barger Ainsley made an initial appearance on a child stealing charge and a enhanced public intoxication charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Sept. 22. Bond is ...

Putting public safety first

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It’s been over a week since the President Donald Trump administration announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy would be rescinded; since then, there has been growing concern among those who have benefited from the program. “Public safety in our community is ...