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Daily Record, Jan. 21, 2020

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Department Arrests • On Friday, Mauricio Ibarra Rodriguez, 29, was arrested for domestic abuse assault-first offense. • On Friday, Antonio Guzman, 48, was arrested for domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury or mental illness. • On Friday, Kevin Madison ...

France’s Macron tells global CEOs: we’re open for business

Money & Markets

PARIS — France’s president is taking on the role of salesman in chief for his strike-battered country. Emmanuel Macron used the splendor of the Palace of Versailles to woo international business leaders on Monday, insisting that his reforms are attracting investors despite six weeks of ...

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career. Dean’s planned appearance in the Vietnam War movie “Finding Jack,” and the possibility of future parts, comes as digital ...

Resident helping plant seeds to make a difference

Todays News

Gail Thomas is on a mission to provide healthy foods to people who might not be able to afford them. In October, she started soliciting seed donations from companies and individuals. This is the second year Thomas has taken on the task. “I do the Cartwright Farmers Market and I see a ...

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Todays News

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring January as “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month.” Reynolds has been actively involved in this issue for four years and serves as an honorary board member for the Network Against Trafficking and ...

Impeachment then and now: One Iowan’s view

Todays News

When former U.S. Rep. Ed Mezvinsky was making his first run for Congress during the Watergate scandal in 1972, the question of whether President Richard Nixon should be impeached was not on voters’ minds. “As far as when we campaigned, the issue was what were the right hours for the ...

Controversy over the condition of the Raccoon River

Todays News

A fight over the condition of the Raccoon River has spilled into the Iowa Supreme Court. On one side are Des Moines-based Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and the national nonprofit Food & Water Watch. In a lawsuit filed in March 2019, they contend the state has failed to protect ...

Inmate at halfway house arrested for possession of meth

Todays News

Caleb Benjamin Fredrickson, 30, of Marshalltown was arrested by local police and taken to jail Saturday on possession of a controlled substance-third or subsequent offense, a Class D felony, and possession of contraband in a correctional institution. Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD said ...

‘Beers Around the World’

Todays News

Traveling the world is difficult and expensive — it’s out of reach for most Americans. However a Marshalltown craft brewery is embarking on a trip around the world that doesn’t even involve leaving the city. Iowa River Brewing Co. is starting a Beers Around The World promotion in 2020, ...

Daily Record, Jan. 20, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Property Transfers Thursday • Daleen Brink Michel and Brent S. Michel to Tanisha Dutcher, 4 Marion St. Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Thursday, a hit and run accident was reported in the 1600 block of South Second ...

Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties

Entertainment

LONDON — Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. The comments were Harry’s first public remarks since his split from the royal ...

Acoustic band Bon Jecci enjoys performing genre-hopping music

Todays News

They’re back on stage Jan. 25th at Wayward Social — and as their first gig of 2020 closes in, Marshalltown band Bon Jecci is happier than ever to be performing music. The duo consists of John Jacobson and Becci West, who then found a creative way to spin their names into a moniker. West ...

What does future hold for Green Mountain?

Todays News

The community of Green Mountain was platted in 1855, but it is the community's future that has Marshall County residents talking. The future may hinge on the construction of an estimated $4 million dollar sewage treatment facility to replace Green Mountain's existing network of septic tanks, ...

Wintering populations of Trumpeter Swans increasing

Outdoors Today

BY MIKE STEGMANN Wintering populations of Trumpeter Swans are increasing annually all across Iowa thanks to restoration efforts of the species by wildlife management personnel across the continent. Throughout this fall and up until recently as many as 20 Trumpeter Swans have been residing ...

Winter weather causes legislative breakfast cancelation

Todays News

The winter weather which rolled through Marshall County Friday afternoon put the Marshalltown Education Association in a bind. It led to the cancelation of the monthly legislative breakfast offered at the Marshalltown Public Library, which had been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday. Brad ...

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles

Entertainment

LONDON — Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians. Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds for their work under a deal that lets the couple step aside as working royals, Buckingham Palace ...

Orpheum to host rock ‘n’ roll-themed Winterfest Jan. 25

Todays News

Winter blues may have set in, but Orpheum Theater director Bob Untiedt has a remedy — a progressive rock ‘n’ roll Winterfest at the iconic venue 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 25. The Sires and The Halfloves — two bands familiar to Iowa rock aficionados are fired up and ready to go. “Both ...

Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

Todays News

CHICAGO — A winter storm that brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains created travel headaches Saturday after airlines canceled flights and officials shut down major roads. The storm system began moving through the Plains and Midwest on Friday, leading to trouble at airports in ...

Sports card collectors enjoy trip down memory lane

Todays News

They are a small group with members in the upper single-digits to the low double-digits depending on the meeting. Sport card collectors are not a dime a dozen. They are an increasingly rare sight. But they are as passionate as any big convention about their common hobby. Saturday afternoon, ...