Todays News

Veterans to be honored in Conrad

CONRAD — The Conrad American Legion Post 681 and Auxiliary Unit 681 are sponsoring a program and lunch to honor area veterans on Friday, Nov. 10. The program will begin at 10:45 a.m. at the BCLUW High School gym in Conrad. This year’s speaker is Gunnery Sgt. Jeff Frank, a 20-year veteran ...

Jean Seberg Festival now in progress

The Jean Seberg Festival of the Arts, held at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center, continued all day Saturday with a legacy tour, roundtable discussions, film screenings, and an appearance by Nicolas Gessner, a man who once directed Seberg in a film. “This has really been a more interactive ...

Marshalltown man killed in Highway 330 collision

Authorities are continuing their investigation into a weekend accident that claimed the life of a Marshalltown man. According to Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, and an Iowa State Patrol report, sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of car-semi crash at 3:56 a.m. Sunday in the ...

Late Jean Seberg honored during first night of festival

The seventh annual Jean Seberg Festival of the Arts encompasses a variety of aspects related to the late actress’ legacy — art, film, music, theater, social activism, and more, during this three-day event held at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event began at 5:30 p.m. on Friday ...

CERT Filling the gap

When an emergency happens and every second counts, responders can sometimes use a helping hand; that’s when the Marshall County Community Emergency Response Team comes into play. “The CERT fills in the gap between the responders and the citizens,” said CERT and Marshall County ...

StateRoundup

Marion • Patrons of The Freeze, located at 915 S. 11th St., in Marion, braved the cold temperatures in order to enjoy warm welcomes from nine Marion Independent and two Linn-Mar students and eat chocolate and vanilla ice cream cones for $1. Due to seasonably cold temperatures, this year’s ...

‘We’re sorry’

A picture showing five Central Iowa girls with black outfits and black face-paint was posted on social media earlier this week, and officials from the Marshalltown and East Marshall school districts said investigations are under way. “We were made aware of (the picture) the night it ...

Code enforcement inspector hire approved by council

The Marshalltown city council voted 6-0 at a special noon meeting Thursday allowing a new hire list for Code Enforcement Inspector. (Councilor At-Large Leon Lamer was absent). City Human Resources Director Jill Petermeier explained to council the candidate interview format, which had to be ...

Iowa River Brewing Company now bottling products

It’s been a long, yet rewarding journey for entrepreneur Roger Brown. As the owner and founder of Iowa River Brewing Company, located at 107 N. 1st Street, he has seen his company evolve, grow and became a popular hangout in town. The most recent manifestation of this success is the rolling ...

StateRoundup

Hubbard • Hubbard Golf and Recreation Club volunteers are gearing up for the eighth season of “Burger Monday” beginning from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 6 and continuing every Monday throughout the winter months. The menu includes four types of burgers, chicken sandwich, fish sandwich, popcorn ...

State agency: Private insurance company announces layoffs

DES MOINES, Iowa — A private insurance company that is exiting Iowa's privatized Medicaid program and has employees around the state will lay off 400 workers, an agency confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday. Iowa Workforce Development said AmeriHealth Caritas informed the ...

A place for butterflies to come

On Wednesday afternoon, the Community Butterfly Garden was officially dedicated, on the grounds of the Fisher Community Center, located south of the Martha-Ellen Tye Playhouse. CVB Executive Director Val Ruff, far right, spearheaded the efforts in revamping the land for this purpose. City ...

‘Good riddance’

Hundreds of thousands of Iowans will be moving to a different managed care organization (MCO) after AmeriHealth Caritas announced it’s exit from the state’s private Medicaid program on Tuesday. The two remaining MCOs in the Iowa Health Link program, Amerigroup Iowa Inc. and ...

Proud to have served in Reserves

Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. Every Thursday, a new profile will be published in the T-R. A faded Times-Republican newspaper photo from an edition many years ago ...

Woman arrested for domestic abuse offense

A call to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office earlier this week concerning a possible domestic abuse situation led to the arrest of an Albion woman. Chasity Sharona Schulmeister, 37, was taken into custody by Marshall County Sheriff’s Office deputies on two charges, according to an MCSO ...

LUNA secures national certification

Jodi Bowden-Fuentes doesn’t consider herself to be merely a social worker and advocate, but rather, a “social reform warrior.” As program director at LUNA’s (Latinas Unidas por un Nuevo Amanecer) Marshalltown branch, she routinely undergoes continuing education training and ...

Trivia night at American Legion

The American Legion Post 46 and UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Foundation are joining forces for a night of trivia and fellowship — all for a good cause — the foundation’s Heroes’ Fund. From 6-9 p.m. Nov. 9. teams of 6-8 people will gather to answer trivia questions, while also ...

Vandalism suspects sought

Local law enforcement is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating two people that they believe are responsible for numerous reports of vandalism in Marshalltown. According to Marshalltown Police Department Capt. Chris Jones, the latest reports occurred in the Lennox Industries ...

‘We’re sorry’

A picture showing five Central Iowa girls with black outfits and black face-paint was posted on social media earlier this week, and officials from the Marshalltown and East Marshall school districts said investigations are under way. “We were made aware of (the picture) the night it ...

‘Cowardly act of terror’

NEW YORK — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the ...