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Supervisors approve courthouse brick work

Todays News

The Marshall County Courthouse is getting closer to completion. Tuck pointing and brick replacement work on six gable ends on the courthouse by Ciro Delorio Masonry of Marshalltown was approved by the supervisors at its regular Tuesday meeting. Delorio submitted a bid of $16,800. Buildings ...

Standing room only crowd for IVH Veterans Day ceremony

Todays News

On Monday, Veterans Day, a Marshalltown tradition carried on with distinction in the Malloy Leisure Resource Center at the Iowa Veterans Home. A standing-room only crowd of residents, staff, volunteers and guests heard stirring patriotic music such as the “National Anthem,” “Eternal ...

UnityPoint won’t merge with Sanford

Todays News

Officials from UnityPoint Health say a merger with Sanford Health will not come to fruition. UnityPoint issued a statement Tuesday evening about the potential partnership not moving forward. The health systems had been in discussions since June. "I'm tremendously proud of our organization ...

Daily Record, Nov. 12, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Saturday, Devante Vashonne Stewart, 26, was arrested for striking fixtures on a highway, failure to maintain control, no insurance-accident and driving while barred. • On Saturday, Mitchell Graw O’Hare, 22, was arrested for speeding and operating ...

A Whole New World: Disney streaming debuts with hit brands

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, as its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises including Marvel and Star Wars, original series with a built-in fan base and a cheap price to boot. The $7-a-month commercial-free service ...

Winter weather arrives early in Marshalltown

Todays News

Marshalltown residents woke up to plenty of fluffy white stuff, cold temperatures and winds on Monday. The first significant snowfall of the winter struck Marshalltown in the early morning hours, dumping an estimated 2 to 4 inches and causing a two-hour delayed start for the Marshalltown ...

Grant requests for downtown top $1 million

Todays News

Four downtown projects with the potential to provide significant economic development impact to Marshalltown passed a crucial first test at Monday’s city council meeting. Three are well known properties on Main Street and a fourth is a proposed new grocery store and ...

Hy-Vee’s Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast

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Local Hy-Vee employee Jordan Banes dishes-up a plate for Sharon Sletten of Marshalltown Monday at the local Hy-Vee Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast. Sletten was getting a plate for her husband, a United States Marine Corps veteran, who had already taken a place at the table. From 6 a.m. to ...

‘America’s White Table’ presented at Veterans Day observance

Todays News

CONRAD — Attendees at the 2019 Veteran’s Day Observance at BCLUW High School were treated to a solemn remainder that “veterans are not forgotten so long as there is one left in whom his or her memory remains.” Conrad American Legion Post 681 Commander Dan Shine was assisted by Dillon ...

Hats and Mittens drive starts Tuesday

Todays News

The annual Hats and Mittens drive by the three Edward Jones offices could not have better timing. After the first significant snowfall of the winter, Edward Jones kicked off the annual collection of winter hats, mittens, scarves and all other winter gear accessories on Tuesday. The ...

Swingin 60s FUNdraiser benefits Jean Seberg fund

Todays News

Another event disrupted by last year’s tornado was back on the books. The “Swingin’ 60s FUNdraiser” planned for last fall was held Saturday night at the Orpheum Black Box Theater. Proceeds will be used to benefit the Jean Seberg Endowment Fund. According to committee spokesperson ...

Iran discovers new oil field with over 50 billion barrels

Money & Markets

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country’s south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.S. sanctions. The announcement by ...

Vanna White hosts ‘Wheel of Fortune’ after Sajak has surgery

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak had to have emergency surgery, and his longtime co-host Vanna White will fill in for him while he recovers. The show said in a statement that Thursday’s taping was canceled as the 73-year-old Sajak underwent successful surgery to correct ...

Veteran walking to Florida to raise money for Wounded Warrior

Todays News

Nothing can keep this veteran from honoring his brothers and sisters. Jerry Meadows, 61, might be older and he might have to deal with an oxygen tank, but that is not stopping him from walking from Marshalltown to Jacksonville, Fla. - a 1,245-mile trek. Meadows is not a native of ...

Expanded dog park to open on Tuesday

Todays News

The grand opening of “Corey’s Puppy Park” will be Tuesday at the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown. With a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m., an open house will follow until 6 p.m. at the 1921 Taylor Ave. location. The park is in memoriam of Corey Brown, who died in January at the age of ...

Franken makes case for Senate in Marshalltown

Todays News

Old-school manners and modern political views are what Iowa senator candidate and retired U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Franken carries with him on the campaign trail. He is one of four Democratic candidates running against U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and he made a stop for coffee in ...

Iowa law enforcement warns residents of scam

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DES MOINES — Iowa law enforcement officials are warning of a phone scam by people posing as Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation staff. The division says it has received reports from the public that scammers are trying to extort money from Iowa residents and are misrepresenting ...

Sky high careers

Todays News

Nearly 100 students from six area high schools gathered in Marshalltown Saturday to explore the career paths found in health fields. In its fourth year, the Introduction to Health care event is a collaboration between Iowa Valley Community College District, UnityPoint Health, McFarland Clinic, ...

Daily Record, November 10, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • David Lavern Wagner made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver or manufacture charge, a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge and a keeping a premises of vehicle for the purpose of selling or ...

Bale and Damon go into overdrive for ‘Ford v Ferrari’

Entertainment

NEW YORK — France’s legendary Le Mans race, the central contest depicted in James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari,” runs more than 3,000 miles over the course of 24 hours. But that’s nothing compared to the distance Christian Bale had to cover coming off playing Dick Cheney in ...