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Albion Memorial Day tradition continues

Todays News

ALBION - Ever since she was little and her grandma brought her to the annual Albion Memorial Day service, Sarah Dooley Rothman said the ceremony has held a special place in her heart. Rothman carried on the tradition held so sacred in her family and others in the Albion area Sunday to honor ...

See Africa safari photos June 10

Outdoors Today

AFRICAN WILDLIFE and adventures from numerous safaris will be the theme of slide show by Ty Smedes at lunch time 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 10. This will be an adventure review for Ty, and maybe an inspiration for you, to put an African Safari on you bucket list. Extensive travels by Ty ...

Orpheum Theater construction to wrap up in June

Todays News

Construction crews are expected to complete repairs on the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center by June 10. After the tornado ripped through Marshalltown in July last year, business and property owners immediately surveyed the damages, formulating plans for repairs. The Orpheum, 220 E. Main St., ...

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

Todays News

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood ...

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Todays News

TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been ...

Beyond the neighborhood

Todays News

CHICAGO - Keri Johnsrud’s musical career goes far beyond the neighborhoods of Conrad, Iowa where she and her family lived as she was growing up. Today, Johnsrud is known by her critics as being, “a fresh and appealing jazz singer with a quietly expressive voice and a deep understanding ...

Soon-to-be Bobcat graduates excited for next steps

Todays News

Graduation season is going strong in Central Iowa, and one of the largest events of the year is coming up fast — the Marshalltown High School commencement ceremony. Members of the Class of 2019 are wrapping up their high school days and said they are ready for life’s next steps. ...

Local woman shares journey with rare disease

Todays News

If you know Aimee Deimerly-Snyder from her role as volunteer coordinator at the Iowa Veterans Home, owner of Lillie Mae Chocolates and consultant with Lularoe, you might not know she has a rare, degenerative disease. That’s because it’s invisible. She lives with a connective tissue ...

Daily Record, May 25, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Dean Allen Oziah Jr. made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for an initial appearance on a theft-fifth degree charge, a failure to appear for a pre-trial conference on a public intoxication charge and a possession of drug ...

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and ...

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR

Entertainment

WASHINGTON — The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting. 42 West, a firm mostly known for its work with celebrities ...

Memorial Day celebrations planned in several area communities

Todays News

Central Iowans will have many opportunities to respect and remember the thousands of men and women who died so the living may enjoy the fruits of democracy. On Sunday, Albion and officials with the Maple Grove Cemetery near Tama kick-off the first of many events. On Monday, other ...

Farmers: Pork tariff situation improving, but still making impact

Todays News

Even as the United States begins repairing trade relations with neighboring Mexico and Canada, its trade war with China continues. One of the long list of products to see tariffs is pork and Iowa is the country’s top pork producer. “It’s difficult to regain some of the market share ...

City picks up $75K tab for Casey’s rebuild

Todays News

Ahead of the Third Avenue Casey’s grand opening the city made a deal to pay for the majority of storm water detention usually required of the property owner. On Friday, Casey’s is set to have a grand reopening of its store which was destroyed in the 2018 tornado and will also make a ...

Driver in accident killing 8-year-old charged

Todays News

The driver in the car accident which killed a Franklin student last week has been charged with failure to yield to right of way of pedestrian, according to Marshalltown Police. Marilyn Diggins, 71, hit 8-year-old Christian Maxon last week when he was walking home from school. He later died of ...

Daily Record, May 24, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Elizabeth Marie Bell made an initial appearance on an arson-second degree charge and an interference with official acts charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 31. ...

FAA chief upbeat about Boeing 737 Max’s return

Money & Markets

FORT WORTH, Texas — After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again. Aviation officials from more 30 countries met with the FAA to ...