×

News

MHS senior connects with community through chalk art

Todays News

The Marshalltown community has proven its creativity in response to COVID-19. Residents are continuing to connect and help out others despite the added challenge of social distancing. MHS senior Mackenzy Scales decided to reach out to children during this difficult time with a little bit of ...

Rhodes Fire Station almost a reality

Todays News

Rhodes will soon have a new fire station and with it a safer community. The Community Foundation of Marshall County awarded the city a grant of $5,000 to put toward a new fire station, which has been in the works since 2018. "The old fire station was running out of space," said Michael ...

Reynolds: Close schools through April

Todays News

JOHNSTON — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday she would order schools to remain on recess through April 30 as part of her efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus. Keeping schools closed at least through April was needed as Iowa sees more cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the ...

Digital studio allows student artwork to stay modern

Todays News

Sending pieces of art will soon be easier for students at West Marshall High School. The Community Foundation of Marshall County awarded the school a grant of $600 to create a digital portfolio studio. The studio will allow students to take photos of their artwork with the proper lighting and ...

9 cases confirmed in Marshall County

Todays News

DES MOINES — One more case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Marshall County on Thursday, bringing the total county case number to nine. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 65 other positive cases on Thursday throughout the state. The total number positive COVID-19 cases ...

Tama National Beef employee tests positive

Todays News

An employee at the National Beef facility in Tama tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The employee is in self-quarantine at home for the required amount of time needed for a full recovery. The company is in contact with the Iowa Department of Public Health to ensure appropriate ...

Daily Record, April 2, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Debbie Lynn Draper made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault charge. Raymond Starks is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on April 20. An order to be photographed and fingerprinted in ...

A guide to surviving financially as the bills come due

Money & Markets

The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April’s bills are coming due. The good news is there is help available. Reach out immediately to your mortgage lender, student loan servicer or utility provider to see what’s available. Other assistance, such as ...

Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

Entertainment

Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus. Schlesinger died at a hospital in upstate New York, his longtime lawyer Josh ...

Dome is up, now stay inside

Todays News

The Marshall County Courthouse’s dome going up brought many residents out of their home, but now it’s time to go back. The COVID-19 global pandemic has left eight members of the Marshall County community infected and on Tuesday three Marshalltown employees had confirmed cases. Also on ...

Another COVID-19 case brings county total to 9

Todays News

DES MOINES - One more case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Marshall County on Thursday, bringing the total county case number to nine. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 65 other positive cases on Thursday throughout the state. The total number positive COVID-19 cases ...

A threatened economy in a hopeful community

Todays News

The COVID-19 pandemic may be leading the United States into a recession. This is the first worldwide pandemic to hit Marshalltown in a century, and it brings along a series of economic challenges. “The uncertainty of these times is tough on employees and employers,” said Lynn Olberding, ...

State has 52 more cases

Todays News

DES MOINES — No additional cases of COVID-19 were identified in Marshall County on Wednesday However, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 52 additional cases of COVID-19 throughout the state, bringing the total Iowa cases to 549. Two additional deaths were reported ...

Extension gardening provide education and produce

Todays News

With paychecks becoming uncertain in the COVID-19 reality, knowing there are programs still in place to provide fresh produce through education or donation is a comfort. Some of those programs do so through gardening which is certainly getting some focus from the Marshall County Iowa State ...

Marshalltown XLP teachers encourage students to keep learning

Todays News

As the break from school reaches its fourth week, many parents and students are struggling to find educational opportunities. This may be even more of a challenge for older students or students who require more advanced material. The Marshalltown Community School District Extended Learning ...

Iowa to allow some abortions

Todays News

DES MOINES — Iowa abortion providers and the state reached an agreement Wednesday whereby a recent order by Gov. Kim Reynolds to temporarily halt elective medical procedures as part of her coronavirus response will not apply to all abortions. When Reynolds was asked last week if her order ...

Iconic dome returns to Marshall County Courthouse

Todays News

More than 100 people gathered downtown on Tuesday to watch the iconic dome placed on top of the Marshall County Courthouse. A parade-like atmosphere was present, complete with folding chairs people brought to comfortably watch the construction crews work. People lined the streets shoulder to ...

Daily Record, April 1, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Marriages • Jasmin Ramirez to Juan Banderas Gonzalez • Jeffery Hardman to Debra Beloungy • Samantha Exline to Kenny Selvog Property Transfers Monday • Marlene and Wayne Paige to Orton Homes LLC, 2505 S. Eighth St. • OHP 59 LC to Jeremy ...

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Money & Markets

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks. The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump aimed at combating the economic ravages of the coronavirus ...

State has 52 more cases, 2 more deaths

Todays News

DES MOINES — No additional cases of COVID-19 were identified in Marshall County on Wednesday However, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 52 additional cases of COVID-19 throughout the state, bringing the total Iowa cases to 549. Two additional deaths were ...