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Flying Elbow to return downtown

Todays News

Thanks to the Marshalltown City Council and other supporters, Garrett Goodman and spouse Dani Goodman can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The July 2018 tornado created a tunnel of sorts for the Goodmans when it severely damaged 25 N. Center St., which housed their restaurant, The ...

Daily Record, Oct. 17, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Pah Lo Baw made an initial appearance through a Karen interpreter on a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate ...

Netflix heads into showdown with slowing subscriber growth

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix’s subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney Co. The latest sign of the challenges the company is facing emerged Wednesday with the release of its third-quarter ...

Supervisors set hearing for Green Mountain project

Todays News

After more than 10 years of work, the village of Green Mountain is one giant step closer to having a wastewater treatment facility. But one more hurdle remains. The Marshall County Board of Supervisors set 9:05 a.m., Oct. 29. in the Great Western Bank Conference Room as time, date and ...

Marshalltown High School sophomores tour local businesses

Todays News

Sophomores at Marshalltown High School were once again provided the chance this week to explore possible careers of their choosing in depth, through the annual Sophomore Tours. The week-long event is sponsored by the Student Partnership Committee (SPC) of the Marshalltown Business Education ...

Busy ballots to appear in Marshall, Tama counties

Todays News

Not only do local election ballots feature candidates for city councils and school boards in Marshall County, but also five ballot measures. Public Measure C for the Marshalltown School District and Public Measure E for the Gladbrook Reinbeck School District pose the question to voters on ...

Candidate Q&A: Niko Aguirre

Todays News

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a five-part question-and-answer series on the Marshalltown School Board candidates. Part one is dedicated to candidate incumbent Nicolas “Niko” Aguirre, 36, of Marshalltown. Aguirre is the human resources director at JBS Marshalltown and moved to town ...

Marshalltown transit awarded ‘most improved’

Todays News

Marshalltown Municipal Transit Services director Kevin Pigors and staff was awarded most improved transit system in Region VII from the Federal Transit Administration. Marshalltown Public Works Director Justin Nickel presented the award to Pigors at Monday night’s council meeting. “We ...

Daily Record, Oct. 16, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Oct. 11 • Tracy Lee Hatcher, Marshall County Sheriff to Carrington Service Mortgage Services LLC, 304 N. Seventh St. • Sherry K. Magee to Marcus D. Brandenburg, 124 S. Mill St., Gilman • Sandra and Terry L. Nicholson to Randy A. and Tara ...

Key takeaways from the Democratic debate

Money & Markets

the Associated Press A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate Tuesday over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Here are some key takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio. Warren’s rise attracts attacks Sen. Elizabeth Warren ...

Iowa voters can register at age 17

Todays News

A new twist to the election this year is that 17-year-olds in Iowa can register to vote. However, they need to be 18 by the time of the general election. As long as they are 18 by Nov. 3, 2020, registered 17-year-olds can also participate in primary elections and caucuses. The new rule ...

Felon arrested for possession of firearms

Todays News

Julio Cesar Garcia, 28, Marshalltown, was arrested by local police Sunday and taken to jail on charges of dominion/control of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony; reckless use of a firearm-property damage; interference with official acts; and child endangerment. Garcia was seen by ...

Organizers of RAGBRAI cut ties with newspaper

Todays News

IOWA CITY — Organizers of the popular summer bike ride across Iowa are cutting ties with its longtime sponsor, the Des Moines Register, amid backlash over the newspaper’s handling of a story. The four staff members who work full-time running the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride ...

Gov. Reynolds forms panel to study criminal justice bias

Todays News

ANKENY — Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday that she plans to push lawmakers to pass a constitutional amendment that would restore voting rights for felons next year and that she tasked a new working group with making recommendations for removing racial bias from the criminal justice system and ...

Submariners’ Memorial Highway Dedicated

Todays News

Three Marshalltown sailors who died on submarine duty in peace and war were remembered on Monday at the Iowa Veterans Home. During the ceremonies more than 3,500 Americans including 129 other Iowans who also perished on submarines were remembered. Charles Norman Langdon, John Joseph Marino ...

Daily Record, Oct. 15, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Juan Roy Lizarde made an initial appearance on two counts of a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge and an absence from custody charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is ...

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches Libra

Money & Markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook officially moved forward with its plans Monday to create a new digital currency called Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project and intense criticism from U.S. regulators and politicians. The Libra Association, the nonprofit that will govern ...

School district buckles down on safety laws

Todays News

Within the last week five drivers in Marshalltown have ran school bus stop signs, raising concerns for the safety of students getting on and off of the buses. Marshalltown School District transportation director Rex Kozak said bus drivers are reporting violators on a daily basis. “I ...