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BCLUW fourth grade class helping turn markers into energy

Todays News

CONRAD — The students in Kristin Garber’s fourth grade class at BCLUW Elementary are helping the environment through a program turning dried up markers into energy. And they are looking for your help to complete the project. Through a special program in conjunction with the Crayola ...

Pete Buttigieg makes campaign stop in Marshalltown

Todays News

Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made a presidential campaign stop in Marshalltown Wednesday at the home of Kim and Allan Smith. Buttigieg formally announced his decision to run for president of the United States as a Democrat on Sunday, after having previously ...

Car careens into House of Compassion garden

Todays News

Recently-built garden boxes were scarred by car tires early Thursday morning as a driver failed to make a corner turn at the intersection of West Church Street and Third Street while trying to evade police, according to officials. Marshalltown Police Captain Brian Batterson said an officer ...

Daily Record, April 18, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Gustavo Adolfo Nava made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with three counts of failure to appear for trial. Marshon Dubbert will continue as counsel. The trials will be rescheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set ...

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Money & Markets

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries whose leaders national security adviser John Bolton dubbed ...

Berry Gordy fulfills dreams with Motown reaching 60 years

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Motown Records founder Berry Gordy looked out at the audience at a 60th anniversary tribute to his groundbreaking record label and saw his dream of making music for “all people” in the world fulfilled. Gordy told the packed Microsoft Theater at the “Motown 60: A Grammy ...

Marshalltown Police confirm identity in death investigation

Todays News

Marshalltown Police confirmed the identity of the woman found as part of a death investigation this week. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said an autopsy confirmed the deceased was Michelle Grommet, who had been missing since March. On Monday morning, she was found dead in the ...

Lt. Gov. Gregg recognizes Veterans Home volunteers

Todays News

They help with anything and everything that needs done around the Iowa Veterans Home, giving their personal time and energy to ensuring quality of life for residents. They have collectively logged thousands upon thousands of hours of work. They are the Iowa Veterans Home volunteers, and they ...

Our town, our people — Carrie Barr

Todays News

“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Have a suggestion for someone we should talk to? Email T-R news editor Emily Barske at ebarske@timesrepublican.com.  Carrie Barr is a retired teacher whose hometown is Marshalltown. She has ...

Pete Buttigieg makes campaign stop in Marshalltown

Todays News

Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made a presidential campaign stop in Marshalltown Wednesday at the home of Kim and Allan Smith. Buttigieg formally announced his decision to run for president of the United States as a Democrat on Sunday, after having previously ...

Marshalltown Police confirm identity in death investigation

Todays News

Marshalltown Police confirmed the identity of the woman found as part of a death investigation this week. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said an autopsy confirmed the deceased was Michelle Grommet, who had been missing since March. On Monday morning, she was found dead in the fields ...

New Iowa Valley chancellor named

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors named Kristie Fisher the district's new chancellor at a special meeting Wednesday. The current ACT Inc. executive and former Kirkwood Community College administrator said she wants to get back to working with students and ...

Daily Record, April 17, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Allen Lee Roy Schrader made an initial appearance on two counts of a probation violation charge, an interference with official acts charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel on ...

Netflix adds 9.6M subscribers in 1Q as competition heats up

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix kicked off the year with the biggest subscriber gains in the history of its video-streaming service, but it still managed to disappoint investors by forecasting a springtime slowdown. The strong first-quarter performance coincided with Netflix’s biggest U.S. price ...

Why Rachel Chavkin is a rarity on Broadway these days

Entertainment

the Associated Press NEW YORK — As another season on Broadway draws to a big finish, the opening of “Hadestown” marks a milestone of sorts — it’s the only new musical directed by a woman, Tony Award-nominee Rachel Chavkin. While the lack of women at the helm of projects remains a ...

52-unit affordable housing project may begin in October

Todays News

A nearly $9 million apartment building is set to be built in downtown Marshalltown. In October, construction begins on a 52-unit, four-story apartment building with 33-one bedroom units, eight-two bedroom units and 11-three bedroom units. The new building will have a community room, fitness ...

Controlled burn at Grimes Farm helps preserve prairie grasses

Todays News

Earlier this week, six acres of prairie grass at Grimes Farm blazed with fire at its annual, public controlled burn. The purpose of the burn is to manage and maintain the prairie area by killing any sapling trees that are encroaching on the land, said Marshall County Conservation Board ...

MCBD Executive Director to retire by end of year

Todays News

The executive director of the Marshalltown Central Business District is set to retire by the end of 2019. MCBD Board President Nate McCormick said Jenny Etter, who has served in the position since 2012, had discussed her plans with the board last year. Because of the complexities of the job, ...