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Daily Record, May 18, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Phillip Samuel Head made an initial appearance on a probation violation charge and a pre-trial release violation. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District ...

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and ...

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

Entertainment

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of memes, national television commercials and even a movie, died at age 7. Her owners posted on social media that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection. ...

Montana Gov. Bullock tour Meskwaki Settlement

Todays News

“It’s kind of like what Mo Udall (Democrat U.S. Rep. Arizona 1961-91) said, ‘When the Democrats form a firing squad, we form a circle,’” was Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s response when asked how he would unite the Democrat Party upon his being nominated for president. “Of the ...

Retirees look back on careers in education

Todays News

While kids all over Central Iowa are gearing up for another summer break, a group of longtime educators is set to say goodbye to their classrooms. Not for summer, but for good. Each spring, education veterans call it a career and move on with the next step in their lives, and this year is ...

Tanker caught in ditch near Green Mountain

Todays News

GREEN MOUNTAIN — A tanker truck hauling liquid nitrogen got stuck on a roadside south of Green Mountain Friday, and sheriff’s deputies responded to provide traffic control. The incident occurred at the roadway entrance of the Koch Nitrogen facility near the intersection of Garwin Road ...

Daily Record, May 17, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Jillissa Sue Handorf made an initial appearance on a harassment-first degree charge, a criminal mischief-fifth degree charge and a violation of a no-contact order/contempt of court charge. Tyler Heeren is appointed as counsel. The ...

San Francisco area homeless count increases by double digits

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years as the region struggled to tackle the growing problem, including 17% in San Francisco and 43% in the county that includes ...

Local man gears up for Honor Flight

Todays News

Veteran Kenny Duncan, 87, has waited several years to be chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take an Honor Flight. He and approximately 250 other Iowa veterans will get their chance May 21 for the Fourth Annual Central Iowa Honor Flight. A native of Marshalltown, Duncan served in the ...

8-year-old student dies of injuries from crash

Todays News

A Franklin Elementary School student has died after being hit by a vehicle near the school building Wednesday, according to Marshalltown Police. The school identified the student as second grader Christian Maxon. “The 8-year-old child, who attended Franklin Elementary School, was on his ...

Call to artists underway for public safety facility

Todays News

Enthusiasm and support for public art has paved the way for another initiative — public art at the new joint Marshalltown Police Department/Fire Department facility. Long-time public art advocate Heidi Dalal of Marshalltown cited public art’s growing endorsements and momentum gained from ...

Memorial Day Weekend events planned in Beaman

Todays News

BEAMAN - Activities for the entire family and for all ages have been planned to take place in Beaman the weekend of May 25-27. May 25 is fun day with many activities taking place on the town’s Main Street. From 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. the annual Fireman’s Breakfast will be held at the Memorial ...

8-year-old Marshalltown student dies of injuries from crash

Todays News

A Franklin Elementary School student has died after being hit by a vehicle near the school building Wednesday, according to Marshalltown Police. The school identified the student as second grader Christian Maxon. “The 8-year-old child, who attended Franklin Elementary School, was on his ...

Daily Record, May 16, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Daryl L. Carter II made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-impeding the flow of air or blood causing injury charge. Christian Stickrod is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 24. Bond is ...

Judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market. The ruling handed down Wednesday in district court states that the agency shirked its legal duty when it postponed ...

‘Big Bang Theory’ stars reflect on show’s end

Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif. — With “The Big Bang Theory” ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and camaraderie. During the closing days of taping the hour-long finale that airs at 8 p.m ...

Central Iowa Art Association celebrates 75th anniversary

Todays News

Since 1944, Central Iowa Art Association (CIAA)-The Art Center has served as a purveyor for all things related to creativity and the arts locally. It is known for its art classes — for children and adults — plus its ceramics, sculptures and other art pieces. Housed in the Fisher Community ...