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Learning through local experiences

Todays News

For nine months of the year, most school students learn by reading textbooks, taking notes from teachers’ lectures and doing other classroom curriculum activities. But learning doesn’t stop when a student leaves the classroom, and the Bobcat University summer program offers its hundreds ...

Corey Brown memorial bench unveiled at Animal Rescue League

Todays News

It has been several months since the tragic news of Corey Brown’s death reverberated through the community, but the 13-year-old boy’s memory will not be forgotten. A new memorial bench set up at the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown will help ensure his memory lives on. The bench, ...

Daily Record, July 12, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Donald Ray Martin made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-third or subsequent offense charge and a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed on the new charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled ...

One reason for a Fed cut: Powell now fears too-low inflation

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — In a shift from just a few months ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is worried that too-low inflation could persist for a while — and undercut the U.S. economy. Powell’s concern is a key reason why the Fed will likely cut short-term interest rates late this month ...

World Cup win inspires local soccer players

Todays News

Earlier this week, the USA defeated the Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. It was the fourth World Cup championship for Team USA. Women all over the world, including Marshalltown Area Soccer Club players, excitedly watched the competition. “It was a big deal because they ...

Several events slated for tornado anniversary

Todays News

In little more than a week, it will have been a year to the day that an EF-3 tornado swept through northern Marshalltown and left a path of destruction in its wake. Immediately after the storm and continuing to the present, Marshalltown residents and several out-of-town efforts have paved ...

Farmers Savings Bank is a finalist in Strong Communities Award

Todays News

Farmers Savings Bank President/CEO Jerrod Leffler announced that FSB was recently notified that they have been selected as one of three finalists throughout the U.S. for a Federal Home Loan Bank Strong Communities Award. Marshalltown Strong! was the rallying cry following the July 19, 2018, ...

Central Iowa Fair standout

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY Rylee Damman of the Laurel Lassies & Livewires 4H Club with She’s Suddenly Tough await judge’s remarks Thursday at the Central Iowa Fair 4H/FFA Horse Halter Performance Show at the local fairgrounds. The fair continues through Saturday.

Central Iowa Fair Sheep Show

Todays News

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY 4H/FFA sheep exhibitors throughout Marshall County were busy Thursday displaying their animals before judges and spectators at the fairgrounds. The show featured 48 exhibitors in 15 classes, with several youngsters exhibiting more than once. The fair continues ...

Man charged with domestic abuse assault third offense

Todays News

A Tama man was arrested by a Marshall County Sheriff’s Office deputy and taken to Marshall County Jail as a result of a domestic abuse third or subsequent offense, a Class D felony. Donald Ray Martin, 51, was taken into custody after authorities determined he struck the victim in the face ...

Ottumwa man charged with domestic abuse assault third offense

Todays News

Marshalltown police took an Ottumwa man into custody Wednesday as a result of a domestic abuse third or subsequent offense charge, a Class D felony. Joseph Dean Ashby, 37, was taken to Marshall County Jail after authorities determined he struck the victim several times in the head causing ...

Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation

Todays News

CHICAGO — The Trump administration is moving forward with a nationwide immigration enforcement operation this weekend targeting migrant families, despite loud opposition from Democrats and questions over whether it’s the best use of resources given the crisis at the border. The operation ...

Central Iowa Fair Queen crowned

Todays News

Three young ladies waited with bated breath to see which among the trio would be named this year’s Central Iowa Fair Queen. Nineteen-year-old Ally Lamer was crowned fair queen, with Malorie Blink as First Runner-up. Blink was also awarded Miss Photogenic. Miss Congeniality went to Emily ...

Daily Record, July 11, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Jinub D. Reath made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with two counts of pre-trial release violation, on a warrant for failure to appear for a hearing on a driving while revoked charge and on a warrant for failure to appear ...

Report: PG&E ignored repairs on aging power lines

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric, which is blamed for some of California’s deadliest recent fires, knew for years that dozens of its aging power lines posed a wildfire threat but avoided replacing or repairing them, it was reported Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal, using ...

Governor Reynolds to commemorate tornado anniversary

Todays News

Gov. Kim Reynolds will return to Marshalltown to speak at the Times-Republican’s Progress and Pride banquet on the one-year anniversary of the EF-3 tornado that ripped through Marshalltown. Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg will also be in attendance at the event, a community fundraiser for Rebuild ...