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Marshall County confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases

Todays News

Marshall County recorded its highest number of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 21 new cases reported, for a total of 65 positive tests. The numbers reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday show 49 cases, but are not up-to-date. The Marshall County Public Health staff is ...

Schools closed through the end of the year

Todays News

DES MOINES— On Friday, Gov. Kim Reynolds closed all schools in Iowa through the rest of the school year. “I regret to say that Iowa schools will not reopen this school year,” Reynolds said. The Marshalltown School Board will discuss details about the extended closure at the regular ...

Marshall County has 75 cases of COVID-19

Todays News

DES MOINES - Ten more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Friday, bringing the county total to 75. The age group with the highest number of cases in Marshall County is 41-60 with 37; then 19-40 with 29; and 61-80 with nine. Marshall County is in Regional Medical ...

Community theatre play canceled

Todays News

With nonessential workers asked to stay home and gatherings unadvisable, many events have been canceled for the coming months. Among these is the Marshalltown Community Theatre production of “Pure as the Driven Snow” set to premiere April 25. The theatre hopes to reschedule but is unable to ...

American Legion has fund for vets in need

Todays News

Veterans in need of financial help right now can look to the American Legion. The Marshalltown American Legion Post has a veterans assistance fund available for former service members in need. Randy Kessler, American Legion Post 46 commander, wants veterans who are struggling to get a hold of ...

Local businesses awarded state grants

Todays News

Iowa’s local businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic with a large number of closures and uncertainty about when places will be able to open again. However in the past week, 10 businesses in Marshall County were awarded Small Business Grants by the Iowa Economic Development ...

Daily Record, April 16, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Sher Ni made an initial appearance on an assault charge and a criminal mischief-third degree charge. Taylor Reichardt was appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 24. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only. A ...

Banks brace for big loan defaults by US, global customers

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — The major banks in the U.S. are anticipating a flood of loan defaults as households and business customers take a big financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic. JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs raised the funds set aside for bad loans ...

Rachael Ray tapes show from home, makes $4M virus donation

Entertainment

Rachael Ray had big plans for the quarantine break at her home in upstate New York. She envisioned “a Renaissance time,” rereading the classics, resuming her Danish lessons and studying Italian. “I was going to get more serious about my painting. I had all these lofty goals ... and ...

Marshall County confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases

Todays News

Marshall County recorded its highest number of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 21 new cases reported, for a total of 65 positive tests. The numbers reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday show 49 cases, but are not up-to-date. The Marshall County Public Health staff ...

Marshalltown prom rescheduled for May

Todays News

Prom has always been an event eagerly looked forward to by high school students. It is when they can dress in formal attire, listen to music, eat food with friends and dance until the late hours of the night. Prom at Marshalltown High School was scheduled for April 25 but the COVID-19 ...

1,000 free face masks distributed Wednesday

Todays News

T-R PHOTOS BY ANNA SHEARER On Wednesday, 1,000 face masks were given away at the Marshalltown Police and Fire facility as part of an organized effort to supply people of Marshall County with masks. Made by employees of the Raymon-Donco company in Albion, people were able to get the masks from ...

Local photographer offering porch portraits to families

Todays News

Photographers are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic in creative ways. One photographer, Cristina Castellanos, is making plans to go house to house and take pictures of families on their porches for free. “It gets people out of their home, gives them a family picture and shows how ...

Gov. Reynolds vows steps to prevent outbreaks at food plants

Todays News

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that she’s asking federal agencies and business leaders for help preventing coronavirus outbreaks at Iowa food processing plants and responding to two where scores of workers are already infected. Reynolds said that she was calling the leaders ...

Marshall County has 44 cases of COVID-19

Todays News

DES MOINES — Marshall County has 44 cases of COVID-19 as two more were confirmed on Wednesday. The age group of 18-40 have the highest number of 20 cases in Marshall County; followed by 41-60 with 18; and six cases in the 61-80 age group. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) ...

Supervisors pressed on communication system proposal

Todays News

The Marshall County public safety communication project took center stage during an open dialogue at the regular Tuesday Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting. Brad Pfantz, the fire chief of the State Center Fire Department, was involved in the dialogue explaining why the county needs ...

Daily Record, April 15, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Jose Aguilar Jr. made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault charge and a criminal mischief-fourth degree charge. Aguilar will hire his own counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 27. Aguilar is released on ...

Major airlines line up to split $25 billion in payroll aid

Money & Markets

The nation’s biggest airlines have tentatively agreed to terms for $25 billion in government aid to pay workers and avoid massive layoffs in an industry that has been slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The assistance will include a mix of cash and loans, with the government getting ...

Mask give away scheduled for Wednesday, Friday

Todays News

A local businessman said Tuesday he hopes to continue mask giveaways as long as needed in the Marshalltown community. Larry Raymon, CEO of the Raymon-Donco company in Albion, repurposed his plant operations to produce non-medical fabric task masks for the community. On Saturday, 700 free masks ...