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Daily Record, Jan. 4, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Thursday, Todd Goecke, 59, was arrested for no insurance, operating a non-registered vehicle, driving while license is denied or revoked, operating while under the influence-first offense, speeding and open container. • On Thursday, Gordon ...

Federal Reserve last month saw a declining risk of recession

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s policymaking committee saw much less risk of recession at its meeting last month, when it kept interest rates steady after three straight cuts and signaled that it expected to keep low rates unchanged through this year. Minutes of the December meeting, ...

Survivor of boat disaster: ‘Sleeping to swimming’ in minutes

Entertainment

JUNEAU, Alaska — A survivor of a Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming” in minutes as rough seas and ice threatened to sink their vessel on New Year’s Eve. “On the 31st, we just started listing really hard on ...

Former Marshalltown doctors face charges

Todays News

Two former Marshalltown physicians have been investigated and cited by the Iowa Board of Medicine in Des Moines. Dr. Richard Lane Dowell Dowell had charges filed against him Dec. 20 by the Iowa Board of Medicine in Des Moines according to a Dec. 30 press release. The IBM determined ...

Sanders stumps at Meskwaki settlement near Tama

Todays News

Although running a bit behind schedule on his “Not Me, Us” bus tour of Iowa on Thursday U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) picked up three endorsements from Meskwaki Tribe representatives during a rally at the Settlement High School Gym west of Tama. On the trail for the Democratic ...

Trump stirs Mideast tensions despite talk of ‘endless wars’

Todays News

WASHINGTON — With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have also upended a central element of his foreign policy. The Friday strike that killed the most prominent Iranian general may have ended any chance ...

Iowa risk pool, under fire for travel, seeks to block audit

Todays News

IOWA CITY — A group that insures local governments across Iowa is going to court to try to block the state auditor from reviewing its spending, including on board members’ travel to out-of-state vacation destinations. The Iowa Communities Assurance Pool, which is owned and funded by ...

Man arrested for intent to deliver methamphetamine

Todays News

Tanner Jo Halverson-Weese, 35, of Waterloo was arrested by local police and taken to jail Wednesday on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a Class B felony; failure to affix drug tax stamp, a Class D felony; possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony; ...

Man arrested for stealing assault weapon

Todays News

Gordon Michael Riendeau, 30, Clarinda, was arrested by a Marshall County Sheriff’s Office Thursday on a warrant and taken to jail charged with one count of burglary second degree, a Class C felony. Riendeau had entered a Morton building without the owner’s permission and stole a AK-47 ...

UnityPoint to bring midwife services to Marshalltown

Todays News

UnityPoint - Marshalltown will implement a solution to the absence of women’s health at the facility. On Jan. 13 the Women’s Health Outreach Clinic will begin operation inside the Multi-Specialty Clinic on Main Street. To start, the new service will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

Daily Record, Jan. 3, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Angel Marie White made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge and a driving while barred charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing for the driving ...

Investors could be partying like it’s 1997, but many sat out

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Break out the Spice Girls CDs. That was one of the best years in decades for funds. Funds of all types made money through 2019, from risky ones full of stocks from developing economies to stodgy funds holding only super-safe Treasury bonds. Someone who came into 2019 with their ...

Local library trustees proposing expansion

Todays News

Marshalltown Public Library staff and its board of trustees are looking into the possibility of adding a multi-purpose room to the building’s north side. Head Librarian Sarah Rosenblum said Thursday it was needed to better meet youth programming needs and increased demands for meeting room ...

Supervisors select chairman and vice-chairman

Todays News

Steve Salasek was elected chairman of the Marshall County Board of Supervisors for 2020 while David Thompson of Marshalltown was elected as vice-chairman in regular session Thursday. In other action, the board made 16 one-year appointments to various county or regional boards. The ...

Rep. Finkenauer endorses Joe Biden’s presidential bid

Todays News

Joe Biden has landed a high-profile endorsement for his presidential bid as Rep. Abby Finkenauer becomes the first member of the Iowa congressional delegation to take sides in the Democratic nominating contest. Finkenauer, a first-term House member from a district Donald Trump won in 2016, ...

Family Video needs to find a new location

Todays News

Some changes are on the horizon for Family Video in Marshalltown. General manager Shane Nehlsen said the video rental business has until Jan. 18 to be out of its State Street location. That means Nehlsen has to find a new home for Family Video. The business needs 2,000 square feet. ...

Daily Record, Jan. 2, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Fred Ray Fehrmann Jr. made an initial appearance on a failure to file a written arraignment charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The arraignment hearing will be rescheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set ...

Trump says he’ll sign first-step China trade deal on Jan. 15

Money & Markets

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The first phase of a U.S.-China trade agreement will be inked at the White House in mid-January, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday, adding that he will visit Beijing at a later date to open another round of talks aimed at resolving other sticking points in the ...

T.S. Eliot letters to muse to be unveiled after 60 years

Entertainment

After more than 60 years spent sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet T.S. Eliot to confidante Emily Hale will be unveiled this week, and scholars hope they will reveal the extent of a relationship that’s been speculated about for decades. Many consider ...

MPD investigating use of force arrest

Todays News

A video of a Marshalltown Police Department arrest on the evening of Christmas is making rounds on social media and has sparked an investigation by the department. The video shows six officers engaged in restraining Marshalltown resident Nick Glenn on top of a pool table at J.B. Bar. Also ...