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More vaccines available at NuCara

Todays News

NuCara will host a Moderna vaccine clinic on Friday for people still wanting to get inoculated against COVID-19. It will take place at the McFarland Southside Clinic, 303 Nicholas Drive. To make an appointment, please visit https://www.nucara.com/coronavirus. Patients 65 and older will ...

Public hearing set for Glenwood development

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The Marshalltown City Council set an April 26 public hearing on a development agreement with Glenwood Marshalltown LLC. during a special meeting on Wednesday. The development will be north of West Merle Hibbs Boulevard and west of South Sixth Street. According to the agreement, Glenwood ...

Trial begins for man accused of killing mother, 2 children

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DES MOINES — Trial has begun for a man accused of shooting to death a woman and her two young children inside a Des Moines home in 2019. The first day of 33-year-old Marvin Esquivel Lopez’s trial included testimony from his wife in which she said she saw him shoot 29-year-old Rossibeth ...

Twenty-one Iowa counties turn down COVID-19 vaccines

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Twenty-one county health departments turned down their state COVID-19 vaccine allocations this week, the state health director said. Kelly Garcia, director of the Iowa Department of Public Health, said it is unclear if those counties have a lack of demand for the vaccine. It’s possible ...

UnityPoint Marshalltown seeking arms for surplus of shots

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UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown received 1,200 doses of Moderna vaccine this week and appointments are still available. • You can schedule using the link uph.link/wat0ir • If you prefer to call, you can reach the Call Center at 319-226-2601 during daytime business hours. • ...

Daily Record, April 14, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Arrests — Tuesday • Kayla Royce, 31, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. • Brianna Zeka, 19, was arrested for fifth-degree theft. Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • Annika Lyssa Shabaiash Aaenson, 21, of Marshalltown, was arrested ...

Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030. The ...

Supervisors appoint new sheriff, attorney

Todays News

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors was busy at the regular Tuesday meeting, even though the meeting was relatively short. First, they appointed Joel Phillips as the new Marshall County Sheriff, which took effect immediately. He will serve in the role until November 2022 and then will be ...

Marshalltown VA sees low demand for vaccinations

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The Marshalltown Veteran Administration Clinic has been vaccinating all veterans, their spouses and caregivers, but low demand and the pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccines has halted plans for vaccinations in the foreseeable future. While demand for the vaccine was high when the ...

Public funeral planned Friday for slain Iowa trooper

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INDEPENDENCE — The funeral will be held Friday morning for Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith, who was killed while trying to arrest a man barricaded in his Grundy Center home. The patrol and Smith’s family announced a visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Reiff Family ...

IRS chief expects new child payments to start this summer

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WASHINGTON — It’s a strain, but the head of the IRS said Tuesday he expects to meet the July 1 deadline in the new pandemic relief law for starting a groundbreaking tax program aimed at reducing child poverty. That means new advance monthly payments of as much as $300 per child could begin ...

Supervisors choose Phillips for sheriff

Todays News

There is a new sheriff in town and it is Joel Phillips. During a regular meeting on Tuesday, the Marshall County Board of Supervisors chose Phillips. The decision was made after Steve Hoffman resigned from the position on March 15, and accepted a job as a chief for the Polk County Sheriff's ...

Daily Record, April 13, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Arrests — Monday • Dominick Osborne, 27, was arrested for operating while under the influence. • Derek Hutchinson, 32, was arrested for operating while under the influence. • Raul Rodriguez Gonzalez, 36, was arrested for domestic abuse ...

Microsoft buying speech recognition firm in $16B deal

Money & Markets

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion. The acquisition will get Microsoft deeper into hospitals and the health care industry through Nuance’s widely used medical dictation and transcription tools. Microsoft ...

Jordan Gaffney is new county attorney

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The Marshall County Board of Supervisors have chosen Jordan Gaffney as the new county attorney - a decision made during the regular Tuesday meeting. The previous county attorney, Jennifer Miller, resigned April 1 after she was named district judge for District 2B by Gov. Kim ...

Riverside kicks off letter-writing campaign

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There might be a chance Riverside Cemetery could get some help from FEMA for paying for derecho-related damages. Riverside Cemetery General Manager Dorie Tammen received a letter at the end of March from FEMA, informing her there would be no funds coming. After the Times-Republican covered ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccinations on pause

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DES MOINES - With the announcement from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Tuesday morning, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has advised all Iowa vaccine providers pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine until more details are confirmed. ASSOCIATED ...