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Central Iowa youth prepare for state fair

Todays News

Summer is a busy time for young livestock showers in Central Iowa. Many just got done showing their pigs, sheep, cattle and other animals at the Central Iowa Fair last week. Now, their attention turns to getting ready for one of the biggest events of the year – the Iowa State Fair. ...

Sibling honored for reviving sister who stopped breathing

Todays News

Not every 911 call has a happy ending. But the quick-thinking by 11-year-old Lyla Morgan of Marshalltown earlier this month resulted in a happy outcome. While mother Amanda Paigly was at work, Morgan stayed home to babysit her then 7-week-old sister Lilya Castillo. However, when the ...

New Thompson True-Value store sign of owner resiliency

Todays News

A number of Marshalltown businesses can claim a rebound from the July 19, 2018, tornado. But only the local Thompson True-Value can boast rebuilding from a truss-breaking snowstorm and the tornado both in 2018. On July 8, owners Dave, Kathy and Paul Thompson opened their new, 14,000 ...

Staff members’ quick reaction keeps kids safe during tornado

Todays News

Editor's note: The Times-Republican Salute to Hometown Heroes award was presented to five recipients on the anniversary of the tornado. The nominating process was open to the public and a committee of local volunteers selected the awardees. The Summer Blast day camp staff practiced a tornado ...

Man injured while helping community

Todays News

Editor's note: The Times-Republican Salute to Hometown Heroes award was presented to five recipients on the anniversary of the tornado. The nominating process was open to the public and a committee of local volunteers selected the awardees. In the face of a disaster, heroes often work behind ...

Man finds fulfillment in leading disaster recovery team

Todays News

Editor's note: The Times-Republican Salute to Hometown Heroes award was presented to five recipients on the anniversary of the tornado. The nominating process was open to the public and a committee of local volunteers selected the awardees. Jake Rowley was one of thousands of Marshalltown ...

Art Festival brings creativity, entertainment to downtown

Todays News

The sun was shining brightly over Marshalltown Saturday and the heat index was high, but that didn’t stop people from attending the Marshalltown Art Festival. Hundreds of people filled Main Street despite the heat. People of all ages attended the art festival, from elders to babies still in ...

Flying egrets is grace in motion

Outdoors Today

GREAT EGRETS are today’s featured creature. This huge all-white water bird with long black legs, yellow bill and stealthy shallow water hunting tactics may be found in wetlands along the east coast, gulf coast and into a large swath of the Midwest north into Minnesota and Wisconsin. In flight ...

Trump’s bail offer for jailed rapper rings hollow in Sweden

Entertainment

BERLIN — U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn’t include bail. Trump tweeted that during “a very good ...

Banquet fosters Marshalltown pride

Todays News

Tears filled the eyes of those remembering July 19, 2018, but a renewed sense of pride was even more overwhelming. On the night of the one year anniversary of the tornado that swept through Marshalltown, the Times-Republican hosted a banquet to raise money for the Rebuild Marshalltown ...

Daily Record, July 20, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Jerry Lavelle Martin, III made an initial appearance on a trespass charge. Martin pleaded guilty and the fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $522.50, due by ...

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule

Money & Markets

BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. appeals court panel sided with the Trump administration Friday in a mining pollution dispute, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that companies take financial responsibility for future cleanups. The ruling came after the administration ...

Trump says he’s trying to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home

Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks. “I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister ...

City remembers tornado, celebrates a year of recovery

Todays News

Marshalltown residents had to show strength after the July 2018 EF-3 tornado damaged homes, businesses and other structures. The rallying cry of “Marshalltown Strong” was as strong as ever Friday as Marshalltown residents remembered the dreadful day a year ago and celebrated the immense ...

Church bells commemorate 2018 tornado

Todays News

On Marshalltown’s Main Street Friday, church bells were heard followed by the soft chimes produced by six hand bell ringers to commemorate the first anniversary of the July 19 tornado. The melodic church bells from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and others, combined with the hand bell ringing, ...

Local internships provide learning in the workplace

Todays News

High schoolers’ lives are busy, from academics and extracurriculars to family, social and work obligations, and some students are putting in extra effort to forward their careers at local businesses. Three Bobcats are increasing their knowledge of computer technology at Marshalltown ...