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A DAY IN THE LIFE — Court reporter

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 We’ve all seen the quiet, unassuming person seated near the judge at the front of a ...

Adoption Spotlight: Flaca

Todays News

The Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown currently has more than 40 animals who need loving homes and caring families. This includes dogs, cats and even some smaller critters like guinea pigs. Here is the adoption spotlight of the week: Flaca. The Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown currently ...

Growing Hope Globally holds national Summer Celebration in Conrad

Todays News

CONRAD — Iowa farmers who are part of Growing Hope Globally celebrated the group’s 20th anniversary with volunteers from across the U.S. at its National Summer Celebration held July 26-27 at BCLUW High School in Conrad. Max Finberg, current CEO of Growing Hope Globally described the event ...

Daily Record, July 28, 2019

Daily Record

Marshalltown Fire Department July 21 • The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a dispatched/cancelled en route to 3302 S. Center St. and five medical assists with the EMS crew to: 1115 S. First St., 1 W. Grant St., 700 E. Olive St., 2613 S. Center St. and 209 S. Seventh St. July ...

Marlin has Marshalltown connection

Outdoors Today

BLUE MARLIN (Makaira nigricans) are big fish, part of a family of billfishes that includes sailfish. However it is the Marlins that have received the bulk of attention for some sport fisherfolks when they are in the correct Atlantic or Pacific tropical waters. Today’s photo of Roger Brown was ...

Quad-City musician plays bagpipes at Mississippi riverfront

Entertainment

DAVENPORT — A sound reminiscent of the Scottish highlands began filling the Mississippi riverfront when floodwaters subsided in June. Early on, when River Drive was still closed and the riverfront was otherwise quiet, the sound of bagpipes could often be heard drifting down the Mississippi. ...

UnityPoint Health volunteer warns residents of Medicare fraud

Todays News

From “free” genetic testing to cancer screenings to knee braces, Bobbi Brandenburg of Albion winces every time she learns about another Medicare scam. Brandenburg and other UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown volunteers are Senior Health Insurance Information Specialists. Their job is to ...

Despite calls to start over, US health system covers 90%

Todays News

WASHINGTON — America’s much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn’t stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders’ call for replacing private insurance with a government plan to ...

Restore Church expands downtown footprint

Todays News

Expanding floor space without having to relocate isn’t an opportunity everyone gets. But Restore Church, 134 E. Main St., has recently had the chance to take over the entire ground floor of the Tallcorn. The church is going from having 7,200 square feet of space to 8,750 square feet, ...

Marshalltown residents remember the moon landing

Todays News

The world recently celebrated a milestone for science, the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Not only was this event monumental and the first of its kind, but it has stuck in the minds of people across the globe to this day. On July 20, 1969, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ...

Daily Record, July 27, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Trisha Lynn Wilson failed to appear for an initial appearance on a criminal mischief-fifth degree charge and the court found her guilty. The fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and $60 in court costs ...

Warren warns of economic trouble ahead. Is she right?

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren became a household name thanks to her prescient warning of what became a global financial crisis. Now she’s staking her credentials on another forecast of fiscal trauma ahead. But even economists who like her prescription are skeptical about her ...

Cosby appeal to focus on other women’s testimony, quaaludes

Entertainment

Prosecutors set to defend Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction in appeals court next month call the accusations from other women no coincidence, but “the culmination of a decades-long pattern of behavior.” Cosby, a long-beloved actor and comedian, was convicted in the first celebrity ...

Art restoration, Fisher Community Center work continues

Todays News

The Fisher Governor Foundation publicly announced a major arts and cultural initiative just four days before the EF-3 tornado swept through Marshalltown last year. With much bigger concerns to worry about in the city, the leaders paused the public-facing portion of the project but have ...

Events lined up in back-to-school preparation

Todays News

Late July is a time many local students are enjoying time with friends, working a summer job and enjoying the last few weeks before another school year begins. The key date this year is Aug. 26, when the 2019-20 school year begins for Marshalltown students. Before they head back, parents and ...

Herbs add natural flavor to food

Todays News

Making food flavorful doesn’t have to come at a dietary or financial cost. Locals share tips on how to grow herbs and how spices can transform the simplest of dishes. Gail Thomas, owner of the Bunny Farm, specializes in sweet corn, fresh produce, jams and jellies. An award-winner, she ...