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Focus placed on major issues in state legislature

Todays News

Two subjects very prominent on the national level are also being focused on in the Iowa Legislature — health care and gun rights. On Tuesday, Senate File 116 was pushed forward. The bill would allow a person to go onto school property with a firearm in a locked vehicle. However, the law ...

A visit to Loess Bluffs NWR

Outdoors Today

LOESS BLUFFS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE is a good place to visit at any time of the year. It can be become spectacular with several hundred thousand geese each spring around mid March. However, even in mid January, the refuge is far from a sterile environment. On the day my wife and I visited ...

Tallcorn Towers guards Marshalltown’s Main Street

Todays News

Marshalltown’s tallest commercial building at 2 N. Second Ave. stands as a silent sentry watching over Main Street.  As the Tallcorn Towers’ eight stories of concrete and steel overlooks downtown, it has steadfastly provided 48 units of badly needed housing for a community which lost ...

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

Todays News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine have not been a fact-finding mission but a politically motivated ...

Trump defends Sanders, stoking Democratic divisions

Todays News

WASHINGTON — As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rose earlier this month, Sanders found himself with an unusual ally: President Donald Trump. During a raucous campaign rally in which Trump critiqued some of his Democratic challengers, ...

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Todays News

DES MOINES — Freed momentarily from the Senate’s impeachment trial, several presidential candidates high-tailed it to Iowa on Saturday for a last-minute blitz of campaigning before the state’s caucuses kick off the battle for the Democratic nomination. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of ...

Williams restores pottery as hobby and second occupation

Todays News

Most people in the Grundy County area know the name Kevin Williams as their conservation director and before that as park ranger and park ranger naturalist. He has held that position for more than 40 years. However on the national scene, Williams is known for his restoration business in the ...

Soups for every occasion

Todays News

Cool fall days and cold winter nights demand a hot meal on the table, and your family will not be disappointed with the sight of a stockpot or slow cooker full of savory soup, a loaf of homemade bread, a simple side salad, and a freshly baked apple pie for dessert. You’ll be the talk of the ...

Teacher Spotlight: Cherilyn Eveleth

Todays News

Meet Cherilyn Eveleth, fourth grade teacher at St. Francis School in Marshalltown. She instructs her students in all subjects except for social studies and religion. Eveleth, 44, is originally from Conrad and resides outside of Union with her husband, Daniel. She graduated from BCLUW in 1994. ...

Rock Steady Boxing coming to YMCA

Todays News

By MIKE DONAHEY and LANA BRADSTREAM TIMES-REPUBLICAN People with Parkinson’s disease, a nervous system disorder which affects movement, asked the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA to help and the Y responded in kind. Beginning Feb. 10, the Y will offer the clinically proven Rock Steady Boxing ...

Daily Record Jan. 25, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Regina Alyssa Pappas made an initial appearance through counsel, Doug Beals, on a child endangerment charge and an operating while under the influence-first offense charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Feb. 10. Pappas was ...

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

Money & Markets

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — You may not think you’re in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target. Probably not, but you — and just about anyone else, potentially including senior U.S. government figures — could still be vulnerable to an attack similar to one the ...

MCC student jailed as Indiana murder suspect

Todays News

Hannah Knapke, 18, a Marshalltown Community College student, was arrested Thursday as a murder suspect. She was taken by Indiana authorities to jail in Portland, Ind. for charges stemming from the January slaying of Indiana man Shea Briar. “Indiana authorities were here a couple of weeks ...

Iowa Farmers Union takes aim at climate change

Todays News

The Iowa Farmers Union has launched a farm by farm attack on climate change, hoping to persuade its members to plant crops that can help sweep heat-trapping carbon from the air. IFU President Aaron Heley Lehman said the federal government’s failure to set up a system that would allow ...

Poll: Most Iowa women age 50-plus plan to caucus

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Women age 50 and over are saying they plan to vote in large numbers in Iowa and nationally and there’s no issue they care about more than health care, according to a Harris Poll conducted for AARP and released first to Iowa Capital Dispatch. This group of women may be a key demographic in ...

Woman charged with identity theft

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Margarita Bollas Morales, 53, of Marshalltown was arrested by Marshalltown police Thursday on a charge of identity theft of more than $1,000 but less than $1,500. She allegedly used the social security number of another individual to access services at a health care provider. Morales ...

Feds propose changes to school meals

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The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) wants to give school districts in the country more flexibility when it comes to serving nutritious meals to students. In January, the department unveiled proposals that could reduce the guidelines school districts had ...