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County case numbers increase by 26 since Friday

Todays News

Marshall County has 1,096 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 26 cases since Friday. The number of recovered cases in the county is 946. On Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website indicated 951 people had recovered, a decrease of two as reported by the state website on ...

Police investigate fatal shooting in Cedar Rapids

Todays News

CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids Police say gunshots were reported around 4 a.m. Sunday in southwest Cedar Rapids. Officers found a person with a gunshot wound who later died at the scene. Police did not immediately release the ...

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

Todays News

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and ...

Daily Record, July 11, 2020

Daily Record

Court • Angel Lynn Ascher made an initial appearance on a sex abuse-second degree charge and a dissemination obscene materials to a minor charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on July 17. Bond is set at $25,000 cash ...

Staying cool at the bird bath

Outdoors Today

RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS are one of the most common avian critters that call this area home for late spring, summer and into early fall. They prefer to nest in moist or wetland areas. However even a casual hike at the Marietta Sand Prairie Preserve will allow a protective Red-wing to find you, ...

Reward increased to help locate missing woman

Todays News

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — A reward has been increased from $50,000 to $75,000 for information leading to the whereabouts of Rita Janelle Papakee. The Meskwaki Tribal Council increased the reward on Wednesday. “We are troubled that Papakee has not been located but we have faith that someone ...

Salute to the Fallen will honor Mason Webber

Todays News

Around 300 to 400 bikers will arrive in Marshalltown on July 18 for a special tribute to fallen soldier Mason Webber. Webber died in September while conducting maintenance on a Bradley Fighting Vehicle at Fort Hood in Texas. He lived in Marshalltown for two years prior to enlisting in the ...

Never giving up

Todays News

A positive attitude can make a huge difference in someone’s life. LeRoy Morford, Marshalltown’s Concrete King, found his livelihood up in flames last August. “I lost nearly everything,” he said. A truck caught fire in his building and destroyed nearly everything inside on Aug. ...

‘Simply Homemade’ is simply the best

Todays News

Ellen Hotger Hill has been cooking and baking all her life. She now owns a home bakery called Simply Homemade by Ellen, which has reached its 21st year. Hotger Hill attributes her success in the kitchen partially to her time in 4-H. “ I was enrolled into 4-H as a child. I was an active ...

COVID-19 not slowing down animal rescue efforts

Todays News

The pandemic has had a great effect on the Marshalltown Animal Rescue League (ARL) and Marshalltown Strong TNR (trap, neuter and return), but both are still caring for animals in the area. Beginning July 9, the ARL will close to the public due to a staff member testing positive. Staff will ...

Caring after crisis

Todays News

When the tornado hit Marshalltown in 2018, residents of The Embers Retirement Community were displaced due to damage. This included broken windows, shattered glass and debris strewn through units, plus a power outage. In this time of crisis, Ben and Mira Daniels, owners of The Willows of ...

Racial discrimination lawsuit filed against JBS

Todays News

An organization named Forward Latino and other groups from across the country filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against JBS and Tyson alleging racial discrimination during the COVID-19 response. The organizations filed an administrative civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

Daily Record, July 10, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Tonya Lynn Weber made an initial appearance on a child endangerment charge, an assault charge, a domestic abuse assault charge and a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge. Christian Stickrod is appointed as counsel. The ...

Appeals court pauses lawsuit over Trump hotel profits

Money & Markets

RICHMOND, Va. — Financial records related to President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel can be kept on hold, a federal appeals court said Thursday, while Trump asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a lawsuit that accuses him of illegally profiting off the presidency. The ruling ...

8 Accura residents die of COVID-19

Todays News

Accura Healthcare in Marshalltown has had eight deaths and 59 cases of COVID-19. The information comes after the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare services, a federal government department released information about the number of positive cases and deaths in retirement facilities throughout ...

Marshall has 1,070 cases of COVID-19

Todays News

Marshall County has 1,070 cases of COVID-19, an increase of five cases since Thursday. The number of recovered cases in the county is 946. On Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health COVID-19 website indicated 953 people had recovered. Marshall County is in the top eight counties in ...

North Tama baseball season lost to COVID-19

COVID-19

Three days after the North Tama softball team saw its season end prematurely, the Redhawk baseball team suffered the same fate. Neither squad got to play its last game. North Tama head baseball coach Dan Kopriva confirmed to the Times-Republican on Thursday that his team’s campaign was ...

Curtain rises on court at the Orpheum

Todays News

IVCCD Chancellor Kristie Fisher announced at Wednesday’s Iowa Valley Community College District board meeting that the district has agreed to allow Marshall County to hold court in the Orpheum. Fisher said the partnership will be beneficial for everyone. “We were not planning cultural ...