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Democratic candidate for Senate Eddie Mauro visits Marshalltown

Todays News

Democratic candidate Eddie Mauro is a business owner, community volunteer, coach, father, and former educator who is campaigning to represent Iowa in the U.S. Senate. But before planning a swearing-in ceremony in January 2021, he has two major hurdles to overcome. First, he must defeat fellow ...

Bullock brings campaign message to Marshalltown

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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, one of more than 20 Democratic candidates for president, returned to Marshalltown Wednesday with a message centered on reaching rural voters. Bullock was joined by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller at the Tremont on Main. The pair were in Marshalltown in April 2018 ...

Our town, our people — Dennis Drager

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“Our town, our people” is a weekly Q&A with a local resident who is active in the community. Have a suggestion for someone we should talk to? Email T-R news editor Emily Barske at ebarske@timesrepublican.com.  This month marks Dr. Dennis Drager’s 31 years in Marshalltown. He is the ...

While small, Optimist Park still serves

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Editor’s note: This twice weekly series will spotlight some of Marshalltown’s 22 parks. Parks are a way for families to enjoy the outdoors without leaving the city and a way for the city to bring the outdoors to families. Optimist Park is very small and is only 1.2 acres, yet it can still ...

Fourth of July parade in Gifford

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What began more than 50 years ago as a kiddies parade in the small Hardin County community of Gifford has today became a favorite of hundreds. Visitors annually swell the tiny village for the annual July 4 parade - this year 22 minutes in length. Here are some of the 2019 highlights.

Marshall County 2018-19 salaries approved

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The Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved the 2018-19 listing of county official and employee salaries at Tuesday’s meeting. The action takes place each year. This year, the total of all the salaries came to about $8.9 million out of the county’s normal operating budget of about ...

Daily Record, July 10, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Tanner Clarence Stanley made an initial appearance on four counts of a probation violation charge. Jennie Wilson-Moore is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing will be scheduled by the District Associate Court. Stanley is ...

Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

Money & Markets

NEW ORLEANS — With health insurance availability for millions of Americans on the line, supporters of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to conclude that the law is still valid even though Congress eliminated a tax it imposed on people ...

Cosplayer’s delight: Marvel TV show props to be auctioned

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Here’s a chance to bring cosplay to a new level. Costumes and props from Marvel comics-based TV shows including “Daredevil” and “Luke Cage” are going on the auction block. The Prop Store, a film and TV memorabilia company, said Tuesday that the sale is set for next ...

Memorial dedicated to postal worker killed in car accident

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A memorial was erected at the Marshalltown Post Office on Tuesday in memory of a postal worker who died while on the job. Amy Sanders, of Grinnell, was struck and killed while driving a postal truck through the intersection of Church and South Center Street in 2017. According to the initial ...

Bullock brings campaign message to Marshalltown

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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, one of more than 20 Democratic candidates for president, returned to Marshalltown Wednesday with a message centered on reaching rural voters. Bullock was joined by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller at the Tremont on Main. The pair were in Marshalltown in April 2018 ...

Summertime increases risk of foodborne illness

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Summertime means spending more time outdoors, attending parties, picnics and cookouts. But this time of year also increases the risk of foodborne illnesses, such as food poisoning and dangerous bacterial infections. Local experts share tips on how to properly prepare meat for the grill, serve ...

Missing Marshalltown woman found dead

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A Marshalltown woman who had been missing since Friday was found dead in the Iowa River Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said Jazmin Reyes Raya, 18, was found after days of searching and no foul play is suspected. This is still an active investigation and all possible ...

Daily Record, July 9, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Jeremy Ian Roberts made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault-third or subsequent offense charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is ...

Activists worry about potential abuse of face scans for ICE

Money & Markets

BOSTON — Civil rights activists complained Monday of the potential for widespread abuse following confirmation that at least three states have scanned millions of driver’s license photos on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without the drivers’ knowledge or consent. Public ...

Actor Cameron Boyce dies at age 20

Entertainment

Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise “Descendants,” has died. He was 20 years old. Boyce, who played Carlos de Vil in the “Descendants” movies, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, according to his ...

How to cope with tragedy

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A variety of sudden and unspeakable tragedies have happened in Marshalltown in the past year. These situations sometimes cause trauma and stress for those directly and indirectly involved. The National Empowerment Center says a variety of symptoms from trouble sleeping to depression can occur. ...

Anson Park moves one step closer to renovations

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The Marshalltown City Council ordered construction on improvements to Anson Park through a resolution Monday night. The construction order is required to put the project out to bid. A public hearing required by Iowa law is slated for the next regular council meeting at 5:30 p.m. on July ...

Montana Gov. Bullock set to campaign in Marshalltown Wednesday

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Democratic presidential candidate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will make a campaign stop in downtown Marshalltown this week. Bullock is set to visit the Tremont on Main, 24 W. Main St., 9 a.m. Wednesday. The event is described as a meet-and-greet session. The Montana governor announced his ...