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Seuss books pulled from library over theft concerns

Todays News

Six Dr. Seuss books have been discontinued, and the same six books are no longer available to check out at Marshalltown Public Library. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the organization managing the work of Dr. Seuss, announced on Tuesday the books “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” ...

Daily Record, Mar. 6, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Arrests Friday • Phillip Davis, 30, was arrested for third offense domestic abuse assault. • Quinten Nelson, 30, was arrested on a warrant. • Juan Garcia Alcaraz, 28, was arrested on a warrant. • Shelby Miller, 32, was arrested for first ...

Deer Classic hosts exceptional displays

Outdoors Today

IOWA’S 2021 DEER CLASSIC is happening right now, this weekend at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines. Show organizers are comfortable with hosting the show and understand that vendors and the general public have adapted to and will exercise due diligence regarding personal health. ...

More will be eligible for vaccines starting Monday

Todays News

Beginning Monday, Iowa vaccine providers can officially start vaccinating additional priority populations. People 64 years of age and younger with medical conditions that are or may be an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 will be eligible. Those conditions, according to the ...

Lenihan staff help out Marshalltown eateries

Todays News

The desire Marshalltownians have to help each other out has lasted through the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest example comes from the Marshalltown Community School District Lenihan Intermediate School. Fifth grade teacher Laura Fricke and secretary Lisa Crouch were founders of ...

No change in number of district COVID cases

Todays News

The Marshalltown Community School District confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 among students and employees on Friday: • Total cases among students: two • Total cases among staff: one This week’s COVID number report from the district is identical to the last one issued on Feb. ...

Reporter faces trial in case seen as attack on press rights

Todays News

IOWA CITY — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international condemnation from free press advocates who say she was just doing her job. The case of Des Moines ...

School district addressing increased mental health concerns

Todays News

Historically a bleak time of the year, the freezing cold and grey skies of late winter months cause an uptick in mental health issues. “This time of the year is important really because of the environmental factors,” Marshalltown Community School District (MCSD) Director of Special ...

For the first time since COVID, profits are rising again

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — The freefall for corporate profits because of the pandemic is over, at least for now. The last few companies are letting their investors know how much profit they made during the last three months of 2020, and if the trend holds, they’ll likely blow past expectations. Earnings ...

Stolen car leads to pursuit, fugitive apprehension, drug seizure

Todays News

A Wednesday afternoon high-speed pursuit in Marshall County ended with the capture of a fugitive and 2 pounds of methamphetamine. A Marshall County Sheriff's deputy located a vehicle reported stolen from California while patrolling Highway 330. The vehicle was in the southwest portion of the ...

No change in number of district COVID cases

Todays News

The Marshalltown Community School District confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 among students and employees on Friday: • Total cases among students: two • Total cases among staff: one This week's COVID number report from the district is identical to the last one issued on Feb. ...

Vaccine quantities should increase in the coming month

Todays News

Marshall County Public Health Nurse Pat Thompson is hoping the number of COVID-19 doses will increase in the weekly shipments sometime in March. “They said we should receive the same amount we are now until mid-March,” she said. “The talk is it will increase after.” Since February, ...

Eclectic one-stop-shop opens up in Tama

Todays News

A new store with a vintage flair is open for business in downtown Tama. Big Yellow, owned and operated by Matt Roberts, is a one-stop-shop for antiques, fabrics, soaps, figurines, purses, crystals, candy and more. Inspired by his grandparents his love for antiquing began at a young age. ...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation. House Resolution 1, which touches on virtually every ...

MARSHALLTOWN adding manufacturing space

Todays News

MARSHALLTOWN Company is expanding once again — despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the August derecho. The manufacturing business purchased the Dunham-Busch building and two others east of the factory on Feb. 1. Demolition of two of those buildings began shortly after and has been completed. ...

IVCCD sets public hearing date for exterior renovation project

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) set a public hearing date for an exterior renovation project at Wednesday night’s board meeting. “This is the project that in the Marshalltown community is most visible for the public,” Chancellor Kristie Fisher said. “One of the ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives at JBS

Todays News

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced 25,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be distributed Wednesday and Thursday to 51 companies, and JBS in Marshalltown is included. In fact, after the 11 a.m. press conference the governor held. Marshall County Public Health Nurse Pat Thompson said ...

Gov. Reynolds gets vaccinated and encourages others to do so

Todays News

JOHNSTON — Gov. Kim Reynolds received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine during her weekly news conference Wednesday to encourage Iowans to get vaccinated as soon as they can. Reynolds, her husband Kevin Reynolds and Iowa Department of Public Health Administrator ...

Police: Live pipe bomb found at polling place in Ankeny

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ANKENY — The discovery of a live pipe bomb at a central Iowa polling place as voters were casting ballots in a special election forced an evacuation of the building, police said. Officers called to the Lakeside Center in Ankeny around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday found a device that looked like a pipe ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives at JBS

Todays News

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced 25,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be distributed Wednesday and Thursday to 51 companies, and JBS in Marshalltown is included. In fact, after the 11 a.m. press conference the governor held. Marshall County Public Health Nurse Pat Thompson said ...