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Iowa school reopening plan doesn’t require masks, distancing

Todays News

GRIMES — Iowa education officials released guidelines Thursday that will allow schools to reopen to normal activities as of July 1 without requirements that students and teachers undergo health checks, wear face coverings or observe social distancing in schools. The plan is in line with ...

COVID-19 cases edge closer to 1,000 in Marshall County

Todays News

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Friday, bringing the total to 998. The number of recovered cases in the county increased to 616, a rise of one since Thursday. Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk ...

Marshalltown residents burglarize Newton business

Todays News

Early Friday morning, the Newton Police Department was called to S&L Auto in Newton because people were breaking in. Upon arrival, officers found Hunter Clark, 18, Drew Quick, 30 and a 15-year-old boy, all of Marshalltown. One subject fled on foot and was apprehended a short distance ...

Investigation into Lewis death ongoing

Todays News

The investigation into the death of Johnqwez Deanthony Lewis continues. Marshalltown Police Department Chief Mike Tupper said this has been one of the toughest cases he has been involved in. “It is rare to have cases where we run into a lot of people who have information, but for reasons ...

Marshalltown’s City Hall reopens to public

Todays News

Marshalltown’s City Hall is open to the public again after being closed for three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In March, all city buildings were closed to the public along with restrictions to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus.  “With the Governor beginning to lift ...

COVID-19 cases increase to 994 in Marshall County

Todays News

Marshall County saw its highest increase of COVID-19 cases this week since May, and the first rise in cases since April.  There were 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 website. This week’s totals bring the county to ...

VBS goes online

Todays News

While some churches have reopened their doors to congregations, many in Marshalltown are still getting creative to connect safely. New Hope Christian Church anticipates the start of their online Vacation Bible School on June 28. According to directors Nicki Ahrens and Jennie Beare, the Rocky ...

Daily Record, June 25, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Willis Christopher Davis made an initial appearance on a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge. The contempt hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. on July 6. A new no-contact order has been issued for the protected party. • ...

Notice sent to JBS workers on ‘excessive absenteeism’

Todays News

The League of United Latin American Citizens is criticizing a letter from JBS to workers who have “excessive absenteeism” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two weeks ago JBS allegedly sent a letter to various employees advising them of their absences saying they are “not in good standing ...

Give blood, give life

Todays News

The pandemic has caused a decline in blood donations, but Marshalltown residents have an opportunity to help out. Claire DeRoin, community relations coordinator for LifeServe, said blood donations are always needed in order to ensure people’s needs are met. “Our blood type inventory ...

East Ferner Street fire badly damages home

Todays News

A Wednesday morning house fire caused extensive damage. The fire was accidental and the Marshalltown Fire Department responded with Marshalltown Police Department and Unity Point EMS. The call came in around 8 a.m. Smoke was visible from several blocks away and on MPD arrival, the house ...

Test Iowa to remain open

Todays News

The Test Iowa site will remain open after Friday. Marshall County Emergency Management Coordinator said Gov. Kim Reynolds made the announcement on Tuesday of keeping it open after Elder said the site would be closing. The date, times and location might be subject to change.

Marshalltown freezer supply runs cold

Todays News

Freezers are hard to come by these days. There is a shortage. New freezers are difficult to find in stores and when one does arrive, they do not last long. Matt Ellison, manager of the Appliance Doctor, said they have been in short supply since March - when the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Marshall County has 991 cases of COVID-19

Todays News

Three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Thursday, bringing the total to 991. The number of recovered cases in the county increased to 615, a rise of one since Wednesday. Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk ...

Daily Record, June 24, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Aaron Patrick Gould made an initial appearance on a striking an unattended vehicle charge. Gould pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days. • Michelle ...

Judge orders GM, Fiat Chrysler CEOs to meet, settle lawsuit

Money & Markets

THE Associated Press DETROIT — A federal judge took a remarkable step Tuesday by ordering the CEOs of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to meet and settle a lawsuit over whether one company got a competitive edge over the other when union leaders were showered with cash and other perks. GM ...

10 more cases confirmed in Marshall County

Todays News

Ten new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marshall County on Wednesday, bringing the total to 988. The number of recovered cases in the county increased to 614, a rise of six since Tuesday. Marshall County is in the top seven counties with the highest COVID-19 cases. The others are Polk ...

Iowa inmate charged with murder of another inmate

Todays News

FORT DODGE — An inmate at an Iowa prison in Fort Dodge has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of another inmate at the prison last week. Eric Hall, 44, was charged in the June 14 death of 59-year-old Thomas Andrew Daleske, who was found dead in his Fort Dodge Correctional ...