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National Hunting & Fishing Day this weekend

Outdoors Today

NATIONAL HUNTING & FISHING DAY is Sept. 26, the fourth Saturday of the month. As a grassroots effort to promote the outdoor sports and conservation, it had a small start that blossomed into a national recognition day. Across the country, federal, state and local organizations host ...

2 new cases of COVID confirmed in district

Todays News

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among Marshalltown Community School District students and employees on Friday: • Total cases among students: one • Total cases among staff: one The previous report, released on Sept. 18, confirmed seven cases - five among students and two ...

Primary Health Care concerned about discount drug program attacks

Todays News

Some patients at Primary Health Care in Marshalltown are facing the possibility of an increase in the cost of their prescription drugs. Pharmaceutical companies are fighting back against the federal 340B program, which requires drug manufacturers participating in Medicaid to offer discounts ...

Iowa legislative panel approves emergency election measures

Todays News

DES MOINES — An Iowa legislative panel approved Friday several proposals from the state’s top election official, including allowing county officials to prepare mail ballots for counting ahead of time to alleviate a last-minute crunch on Election Day. Secretary of State Paul Pate received ...

Taekwondo Club teaches more than martial arts

Todays News

Mike Wickham, Taekwondo Master, has been studying martial arts since the 80s. He has been Marshalltown’s Taekwondo instructor since Aug. 2014. “To be a master you need to be a minimum certification Kukkiwon international body,” Wickham said. “I got my black belt back in 1992.” ...

Candidate Forum — State Representative, Sue Cahill — Democrat

Todays News

What do you feel are the three most important issues Iowa will be facing during your term as a state representative? How do you plan to address those issues? Education is a broad topic. It includes quality early childhood through K-12 experiences. When a child leaves high school, they should ...

Candidate Forum — State Representative, Tony Reed — Republican

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What do you feel are the three most important issues Iowa will be facing during your term as a state representative? How do you plan to address those issues? We need to focus on job creation. By creating jobs, we will achieve economic growth. This can be realized by attracting new companies. ...

District seeks people for support staff positions

Todays News

The Marshalltown Community School District is in need of support staff — from substitute teachers to paraeducators, from bus drivers to food service workers. Nora Ryan, the human resources director for the district, said she is not sure why there is a lack of support staff. The district ...

Daily Record, Sept. 25, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Tanner Lamont Vandivier made an initial appearance on an escape charge. Jeff Hazen was appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. on oct. 2. Bond is set at $5,000 cash. • Hetal Parikh Thammasatit made an ...

No new COVID-19 deaths this week

Todays News

Western Iowa counties have seen a rise in COVID-19 cases while central Iowa has remained steady this past week. According to USAfacts.org, there have been 22 new cases of COVID-19 which contrasts with the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) COVID-19 website which reported 16 new ...

2 new cases of COVID confirmed in district

Todays News

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among Marshalltown Community School District students and employees on Friday: • Total cases among students: one • Total cases among staff: one The previous report, released on Sept. 18, confirmed seven cases - five among students and two ...

MPD seeking help in identifying, locating woman

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying and locating this woman who may have information regarding a theft and credit card fraud investigation. She is seen in the photo and may have information relating to a theft of a purse from Dollar Tree on ...

FEMA center to close Oct. 3

Todays News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will close its disaster recovery center Oct. 3. The center opened Sept. 15 with the goal of giving victims of the Aug. 10 derecho assistance. The closure of Marshalltown’s center comes as the Cedar Rapid’s center closes Saturday. Survivors ...

Dozens of students quarantine as virus cases in Iowa rise

Todays News

Dozens of students in Iowa schools were quarantined after both staff and students tested positive for the coronavirus, while a high school switched to online classes after some students were absent as cases surged Thursday by more than 1,300 across the state in the last 24 hours. An Iowa ...

Iowa fines beef plant $957 after huge outbreak

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IOWA CITY — Iowa regulators have issued their first citation to a meatpacking plant with a large coronavirus outbreak that sickened its workforce — a $957 fine for a minor record-keeping violation. The outbreak at the Iowa Premium Beef Plant in Tama in April resulted in 338 of the ...

Iowa fines beef plant $957 after huge coronavirus outbreak

Todays News

IOWA CITY — Iowa regulators have issued their first citation to a meatpacking plant with a large coronavirus outbreak that sickened its workforce — a $957 fine for a minor record-keeping violation. The outbreak at the Iowa Premium Beef Plant in Tama in April resulted in 338 of the plant's ...

Daily Record, Sept. 24, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Enrique Lemus Jr. made an initial appearance on a failure to appear charge and a failure to file a written arraignment charge. A pre-trial conference is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2. Bond is set at $1,000 cash only. The arraignment ...

Edler named ‘Friend of Ag’ By Iowa Farm Bureau PAC

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STATE CENTER — Jeff Edler received what he called a “great honor.” The state senator from State Center, who is running for re-election in Senate District 36, which includes Marshall County, was recognized by the Iowa Farm Bureau’s Political Action Committee as a “Friend of ...

MPD seeking help in identifying, locating woman

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department would like the public’s assistance in identifying and locating this woman who may have information regarding a theft and credit card fraud investigation. She is seen in the photo and may have information relating to a theft of a purse from Dollar Tree on ...

Police say race not factor in killing of Black man

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KELLOGG — The killing of a Black man whose body was found bound and burning in a rural central Iowa ditch last week prompted fears of a hate crime carried out in the midst of racial strife roiling the country, but authorities stressed when announcing arrests in his death that evidence ...