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Youth Art Show highlights student talent

Todays News

Visitors to the Fisher Community Center auditorium Saturday afternoon were greeted with a rainbow of colors and a variety of artwork to appreciate. The day marked the opening of the Youth Art Show, which showcases Marshalltown Schools students’ pieces for a month. An estimated 400 pieces ...

Daily Record, Feb. 24, 2019

Daily Record

Marshalltown Fire Department Feb. 17 • The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a gas leak at 505 N. Third Ave., a carbon monoxide incident at 534 N. First St., two passenger vehicle fires at Old Timers and Fifth Avenue and Linn Street and six medical assists with the EMS crew to: ...

Downtown master plan comes into focus

Todays News

Bike trails, new downtown living spaces, greenery and parks were just a few of the ideas that sprang up this week as design and engineering experts worked on the Marshalltown Downtown Master Plan. Several of the ideas uncovered during the city’s planning charrette, which began Wednesday, ...

Lawmakers consider changing cosmetology requirements

Todays News

DUBUQUE — Cosmetology schools in Iowa have been in the crosshairs in recent years, as some state lawmakers question their education requirements. Two bills in the Legislature would have reduced the minimum number of hours of education required to become a certified cosmetologist. Both ...

Biden’s 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign policy hand

Todays News

WASHINGTON — In town halls, television interviews and social media posts, Democratic presidential candidates are touting their support for “Medicare-for-all,” higher taxes on the wealthy and a war on climate change. But foreign policy, one of the chief responsibilities of a president, is ...

Marshalltown City Council

Todays News

What: Regular City Council Meeting Where: Council Chambers, 10 W. State Street When: 5:30 p.m. Monday Item: Recognize city employees L. Greazel and R. Rasmussen for employments services. Issue: Greazel has 25 years of service and Rasmussen five years. Action: Mayor, council and ...

Iowa pharmacies implement prescription fill policies

Todays News

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series reporting on opioid abuse. Part one, published Friday, featured the strict new rules issued by the Iowa Medical Board on prescribing the drugs. In an effort to fight back against the national opioid crisis, two nationally-known companies ...

Daily Record, Feb. 23, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Christopher Wayne Haller made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Bond is set at ...

US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President Donald Trump said he hoped to meet next month at his Florida resort with President Xi Jinping to try to finalize an agreement. The news followed two days of ...

Chicago prosecutors charge R. Kelly with abusing 4 victims

Entertainment

CHICAGO — R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17. In ...

Marshall County rural schools: 21st century

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is the third part in a Times-Republican Education Corner series on some of the area’s rural schools. The series looks at the history and formation of the schools, as well as what challenges they face in modern times. A lot has changed since European settlers arrived in ...

Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump’s first ...

Daily Record, Feb. 22, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • John Paul Hulin, of Green Mountain, made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-impeding the flow of air or blood charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on ...

Trump-Kim summit host Vietnam is model for economic growth

Money & Markets

BANGKOK — Vietnam, the location of President Donald Trump’s next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has come a long way since America abandoned its war against communist North Vietnam in the 1970s. North and South united into a youthful nation that now has 95 million people, ...

Snowman pops up in Vegas as city sees rare winter weather

Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought rare snowfall Thursday to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. The National Weather Service reported the first significant ...

Marshalltown McDonald’s to see complete remodel

Todays News

McDonald’s announced Wednesday afternoon its Marshalltown location would be receiving a complete remodel. Construction will begin on Monday with an estimated completion time in May. The restaurant will stay open during construction, with the dining room and/or drive-thru remaining open to ...