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Hog station, Uhaul proposal on P&Z agenda

Todays News

The Marshalltown Planning & Zoning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in city council chambers, 10 W. State St., to discuss two applications. The meeting is open to the public. An Ellsworth-based hog-buying business has requested the Marshalltown Planning & Zoning Commission to ...

Suspected car thief arrested at Story County Med Center

Todays News

A local man is in the Marshall County Jail after being charged with stealing a vehicle, eluding law enforcement, and a host of traffic charges, according to court records. Andrew D. Huntrods, 22, was taken into custody by Marshall County Sheriff’s Office deputies after he was found at the ...

Corey Brown Memorial 5K slated for Saturday

Todays News

The community is welcome to come out and honor the memory of the late teen Corey Brown at a 5K walk/run Saturday at the Marshalltown High School track. Money raised will purchase new uniforms for the MHS cross country and track teams. “Corey had a passion for running, so (his mother) ...

Daily Record, Aug. 13, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Sondra Ragen Alas made an initial appearance on a driving while barred charge and a driving under suspension charge. The public defender’s office was appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on Aug. 30. Alas was ...

US government weakens application of Endangered Species Act

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record global extinctions . The action, which expands the administration’s ...

No chaos this time as Woodstock concert site preps for 50th

Entertainment

BETHEL, N.Y. — Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won’t be your hippie uncle’s trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long ...

City OK’s demos on nine dilapidated homes

Todays News

Nine residential properties on Marshalltown’s eastside will face the wrecking ball. Councilors voted unanimously at Monday night’s regular council meeting in awarding a demolition contract to Lansing Brothers Construction of Luxemburg. That company submitted the lowest and most ...

Iowa Valley board to vote on bond question

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors is set to vote on a $32 million bond question which, if approved, would go to district voters in November. The item is on the board’s Wednesday meeting agenda and comes more than four months after the bond issue failed narrowly. ...

Julián Castro to campaign in Marshalltown today

Todays News

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro will make a campaign stop today at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center, 220 E Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the speaking program starting at 6:30 p.m. Castro officially announced his bid for the Democratic nomination for president in January ...

Local man charged with domestic abuse assault

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested Saturday for domestic abuse assault, according to a Marshalltown Police Department report. Jerry Dean Snook, 55, assaulted the victim by pushing her and taking a dog away causing injury to her hand and arm, according to a criminal complaint. Domestic abuse ...

Panel delays collecting debt from sports gambling winnings

Todays News

DES MOINES — A legislative panel voted Monday to delay a portion of the new Iowa sports gambling rules that would allow the state to collect some the winnings of gamblers who owe child support, back taxes or criminal debt. ++tIowa is one of just three states planning to scoop up a sports ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — Assisted living director

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com For Pamela Wells, most of the clients she serves are in the final years of their life. Old ...

Fiat Chrysler deal gives Detroit residents 1st crack at jobs

Money & Markets

DETROIT — Marie Davis wants better medical insurance coverage. Jimmie Pleasant has been out of work for six months. Both are among the thousands of people who are looking for jobs with Fiat Chrysler under a city program that gives Detroit’s residents first crack at the application ...

Epstein suicide sparks fresh round of conspiracy theories

Entertainment

Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein’s ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people. Online theorists Saturday quickly ...

Taco Johns… Making delicious memories since 1969

Todays News

Food brings people together, and long-standing community restaurants are the places where memories are made and shared. This year, Taco John’s corporate marks its 50th year in business. Marshalltown’s Taco John’s, opened 43 years ago, has served thousands of loyal patrons — doing more ...

Bench dedicated to Christian Maxon

Todays News

A large group of family, friends and Franklin Elementary School staff honored the memory of Christian Maxon during a bench dedication in his honor on August 10 at the school. Maxon was the 8-year-old who passed away after an accident after school in May. The Marshall County Landfill donated ...

State Fair royalty

Todays News

Des Moines -- The 2019 Hardin County Fair Queen, Jakota Maakestad, daughter of Jim and Wendy Maakestad of Hubbard, was named Personality Plus winner during the Iowa State fair Queen contest Saturday in Des Moines. She was among 102 girls participating. Maakestad received a $500 scholarship ...

Warren wows in Iowa

Todays News

DES MOINES — The chant — “2 cents, 2 cents, 2 cents” — started in the back of a crowd that packed sidewalks at the Iowa State Fair. Elizabeth Warren, basking in the spontaneous adulation of her proposed wealth tax, prompted roars with her call for the ultra-wealthy to “pitch in 2 ...

A cultural celebration

Todays News

TAMA- Traditional song and dance, food and friendship marked the 105th annual Meskwaki Settlement Powwow. Native peoples from all over the United States came to show solidarity with the Meskwaki tribe, including participating in the Friendship Dance. Saturday afternoon and evening, attendees ...

Bobbi wins walleye derby

Outdoors Today

IOWA CONNECTIONS WALLEYE FISHING DERBY put another chapter in the book. This book is getting large because of more than three decades of entries by Iowans who take the time to make the journey into northwestern Ontario, Canada to enjoy good company, great food, great facilities and excellent ...