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People gather for Marshalltown Strong CommUnity event

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On Saturday, many community members gathered in the parking lot of the Marshalltown Softball Complex as part of the Marshalltown Strong CommUnity event. The event, organized by Aly Wenner, Taylor Bear and Joa LaVille and Maria Gonzalez from Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown, sought to start a ...

Daily Record, June 7, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Friday • Jamine Shonele Kincade made an initial appearance on a leaving the scene of an accident charge. Kincade pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days. • Jacinda ...

Clean energy gives boost to Iowa economy

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Wind energy is Iowa’s largest source of electricity.  With almost 30 wind farms all around the state it’s no wonder that wind has become a major influencer of Iowa’s economy.  “Iowa receives 42 percent of their energy from the wind which is the highest in the nation,” said Mak ...

King appointed as new UnityPoint adminstrator

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UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown will get a new hospital administrator on Sunday. Shari King, 50, of Cedar Rapids, regional director of operations for UnityPoint, took the job a couple weeks ago and is looking forward to her new position. “I accepted because it is a great opportunity,” ...

Marshall County has almost 920 COVID-19 cases

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As of Saturday, Marshall County has 919 positive cases, an increase of four since Friday. Of the total, 549 people in the county have recovered. Marshall County continues to have one of the highest number of cases in the state. Other counties with higher case counts are Polk with 4,166 cases, ...

Childcare centers face new regulations

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Childcare has been especially challenging during the pandemic, as there is a real danger of the virus spreading between children at a center. While many have chosen to stay open as nonessential businesses closed, others are just now reopening after months. Bobcat Academy will reopen on Monday ...

Mask distribution to end next week

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Raymon Company, Albion, has been making and distributing free non-medical fabric masks since early April. Distribution locations end June 12, so, if masks are needed, pick them up. The pick-up locations and times are: • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, United Bank and Trust, 2101 S. Center ...

Top 10 things to do in Central Iowa this summer

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Feel stuck inside because of COVID-19? No problem. Central Iowa is full of unique experiences and attractions that the whole family can enjoy throughout the summer months across all of central Iowa. From the world’s largest garden gnome, to a 21-foot tall ice cream cone, Central Iowa still ...

Restaurants to check out in Central Iowa

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As Iowa and the rest of the country slowly begins to reopen businesses, Iowans need some direction when it comes to finding the best places to eat across central Iowa. With that in mind, the T-R intern, Matt Belinson, picked some options based on social media response to get some good grub in ...

Marshalltown couple loves to try new foods

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Ken and Cathy Vergauwen are known for being adventurous cooks. While they love working together in the kitchen, different experiences inspired their passion for cooking. “I got into cooking early on,” Ken said. Growing up he watched his grandmother cook in her own restaurant. As an ...

MPD officer Kessler retires after 31 years

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Officer Randy Kessler said goodbye to the Marshalltown Police Department on Thursday. After more than 31 years on the job, Kessler, 55, decided it was time to retire. “It is time to go,” he said. “Maybe I will get a part-time job. I will get weekends and holidays off and I won’t have ...

Daily Record, June 5, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Rochelle Marie Hernandez made an initial appearance on a driving under suspension charge. Hernandez pleaded guilty and the fine is $250 with a $87.50 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $397.50, due within 30 days. • Jacinda ...

JCPenney will close permanently in Marshalltown

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Following a review of its business, leaders of JCPenney decided on Thursday to close 154 stores this summer, which includes the location in Marshalltown. The company is also closing the location in Carroll. The closings will occur this summer and sales will begin June 12. “While ...

Marshall County has 915 confirmed cases

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As of Friday, there are 915 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, a rise of six cases since Thursday. Of the total, 546 Marshall County residents have recovered. Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk with 4,610; Woodbury, ...

King appointed as new UnityPoint adminstrator

Todays News

UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown will get a new hospital administrator on Sunday. Shari King, 50, of Cedar Rapids, regional director of operations for UnityPoint, accepted the job a couple weeks ago and is looking forward to her new position. “I accepted because it is a great ...

Police seeking missing man

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Marvin Sylvester Glover, 60, has been missing since Wednesday. The Marshalltown Police Department is asking for help in locating him. He was last in the Des Moines area. Glover was supposed to be on a bus to Chicago and then Milwaukee. He boarded the bus on Tuesday but did not arrive. ...

School meal program continues

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No student needs to go hungry this summer.  The Marshalltown Community School District will continue to offer breakfast and lunch to students during the summer months. Since the school district closed its doors in March students have been able to pick up meals at designated times at schools ...

St. Francis ends the year on a high note

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While many summer traditions have been canceled this year, St. Francis Catholic School has found a way to uphold a meaningful event. On Thursday afternoon, St. Francis staff, teachers and students met for the Irish Blessing. The blessing has been a tradition for nearly ten years at the ...

Community conversation event set for Saturday

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A Saturday event — Marshalltown Strong CommUnity #BlackLivesMatter — will place a spotlight the Black Lives Matter movement and engage community members in necessary conversation. At 1 p.m. at the Marshalltown Softball Complex parking lot on Sixth Street, people will gather to talk to ...