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Bruin Manufacturing machine catches fire

Todays News

No injuries were reported from a fire at Bruin Manufacturing. At 5:16 a.m. on Jan. 8, the Marshalltown Fire Department was dispatched to Bruin Manufacturing, 607 N. Fourth Ave., for an automatic fire alarm. Upon arrival, fire crews found nothing visible from the exterior and water flowing ...

Miller Middle School teacher to tour WWI sites in France

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It’s been a century since the last shots of World War I were fired. A Marshalltown teacher has been chosen to tour memorial sites in France to help ensure students do not forget the Great War. Miller Middle School Extended Learning Program teacher Ann Jackson will be one of a group of ...

Daily Record — Jan. 8, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Miguel Angel Miranda Lopez made an initial appearance on a possession of marijuana charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. ...

Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

Money & Markets

NORFOLK, Va. — What are said to be the largest cranes to operate at a U.S. commercial port arrived Monday in Virginia, marking the latest effort to accommodate the increasingly mammoth container ships that underpin international trade. Standing 170 feet (52 meters) tall, the Chinese-made ...

Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to groping young man at bar

Entertainment

NANTUCKET, Mass. — Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty Monday to groping an 18-year-old busboy in 2016 in the first criminal case brought against the disgraced actor following a string of sexual misconduct allegations that crippled his career. Spacey’s court appearance came more than a year ...

One city councilor will not run for re-election

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One yes, one seriously considering and one no. That is the tally from Times-Republican interviews Monday with three Marshalltown city councilors whose terms expire Dec. 31, 2019 and would be up for re-election this November. Fourth ward councilor Al Hoop said yes in a quick and strong ...

Nissan’s ex-chair appears in court

Money & Markets

TOKYO — The former chairman of Japan’s Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, appeared in court on Tuesday and asserted his innocence while demanding the reason for his prolonged detention. The hearing was Ghosn’s first public appearance since his Nov. 19 arrest. Ghosn, appearing in a dark suit ...

Local man co-founds new wrestling company

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Local wrestler Austin Fouts, who has found success traveling the Midwest participating in wrestling shows, has recently co-founded his own promotion company — RUGGEDpro Wrestling. Since 2015, he has been wrestling for Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW), but decided he also wanted to branch out and ...

House fire quickly extinguished

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No injuries were reported in a house fire that caused $30,000 in damage. At 12:41 a.m. on Jan. 7, the Marshalltown Fire Department responded with Marshalltown Police Department and UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown EMS to 1001 S. Seventh Ave. on a reported house fire. Upon arrival, MFD ...

Felon arrested for weapon possession

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A local man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail in relation to his possession of a firearm, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Daniel Edward Coston, 28, was arrested on a warrant, charged with control of ...

New Year brings mental health opportunities, challenges

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New Year’s resolutions often center on getting in better physical shape, from losing weight to gaining muscle and strength, but experts say mental health is equally important for overall wellness. That can be especially true for those who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), ...

CES 2019: People will buy more smart stuff, fewer TVs

Money & Markets

LAS VEGAS — The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from Associated Press reporters on the ground as technology’s biggest trade event gets underway. More smart devices, fewer TVs What gadgets will Americans buy this year? Lots of ...

Stars returned to looks in color on the Golden Globes carpet

Entertainment

Fashion, albeit a tad underwhelming, returned to the Golden Globes on Sunday in shades of green, red, yellow and sparkly gold after last year’s show of #MeToo solidarity that turned the carpet black. And then there was Lady Gaga, a work of voluminous periwinkle from head to toe. Gaga, ...

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

Money & Markets

BEIJING — China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their economic relationship. Both sides have expressed an interest in settling their tariff fight over ...

Gun maker’s move to eastern Iowa brings big contract

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ELDRIDGE — A gun-making group moving to eastern Iowa is bringing with it a $25 million contract to make rifles for a European nation’s military. Lewis Machine & Tool is relocating from Milan, Illinois, to its new and much larger plant in Eldridge, Iowa, where it will supply the ...

No break in shutdown talks

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the ...

Hundreds of federal scientists miss conferences in shutdown

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The world’s largest airborne observatory was supposed to be parked in Seattle this week, so thousands of scientists attending the “Super Bowl of Astronomy” could behold this marvel: a Boeing 747 with a massive telescope protruding from the back used to study the fundamental mysteries of ...

Defenders of potential

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It just takes one person to make a difference in a child’s life. The Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters, 31 S. First St., which serves Marshall County, is encouraging people to sign up to be mentors or “bigs” in honor of National Mentoring Month. “This is a great time to set a ...

Netflix and chill no more

Entertainment

Streaming TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix’s dominance. Netflix viewers will no longer be able to watch hit movies such as “Black Panther” or ...