Christmas spirit of giving abounds at Adopt A Vet

Todays News

If Santa Claus ever wanted to take a Christmas off no doubt the Marshalltown Central Business District volunteers and Iowa Veterans Home staff who coordinate the annual Adopt A Vet program could substitute. On Sunday night volunteers, staff and more were in action in Malloy Hall on the IVH ...

Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging off President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts. Employers added a sizzling 266,000 jobs in November, and unemployment matched a 50-year low of 3.5% — all while the Trump administration is waging a bruising ...

The music of the ‘Messiah’

Todays News

The Central Iowa Choral Society and the Brass Quintet drew a crowd of at least 150 people to the First United Methodist Church in Marshalltown on Sunday. The groups performed a variety of songs in the 67th presentation of George Friderik Handel’s “Messiah.”

Country Christmas in Conrad captivates large crowd

Todays News

Conrad Chamber-Main Street held its annual Christmas in Conrad celebration on Dec. 7 with a large crowd in attendance. Activities included a pancake breakfast, soup supper, business open houses, cookie decorating, trolley rides and the snowball drop.

World War I photo links two prominent Marshalltown families

Todays News

A vintage 1918 photo chronicling the largest contingent of Marshall County men drafted into World War I has reinforced a bond between two families. “This picture is neat,” Vic Hellberg said at his Main Street business recently. “It is something we can show our grandchildren.” The ...

Daily Record, December 8, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Sheriff Arrests • On Thursday, Dillon Knight, 29, was arrested for eluding, three counts of failure to use turn signal, failure to maintain reasonable speed, failure to obey a stop sign, failure to maintain control, no insurance-accident, driving under suspension and ...

Trees: Valuable in many ways

Outdoors Today

TREES are valuable in many ways. They cover large portions of earth’s surface and by their very existence, create life, sustain life, hold and filter water and air and provide products for people to use. Trees grow and die just like any other living thing. But their seeds, fruits and even ...

Weinstein accused of misusing ankle monitor; $5M bail sought


NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein violated his bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, which left his whereabouts unrecorded for hours at a time, a New York prosecutor argued Friday. Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi made the claim at a pretrial hearing for Weinstein after he hobbled ...

Council to consider authorizing final design to West End Park

Todays News

Approval for final design and construction services — a prelude to making major improvements to West End Park — is waiting in the wings. The design may be approved at Monday night’s regular Marshalltown City Council meeting. Bolton & Menk, Inc. (BMI) of Des Moines proposed to ...

House impeachment report looks at abuse, bribery, corruption

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument over the case against President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. The findings from the House ...

Klobuchar gaining traction in Iowa with Midwest sensibility

Todays News

INDIANOLA — Quick with a joke and unsparing in her mockery of President Donald Trump, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her Midwest sensibility show signs of gaining traction in Iowa, her neighboring state and where her presidential ambitions rise and fall. She regularly ignites laughter ...

Marshalltown City Council

Todays News

WHAT: Marshalltown City Council meeting WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Monday WHERE: City Hall Council Chambers, second floor, 10 W. State St. AGENDA ITEM: Resolution to approve the facade grant application for Doo Dah’s Cafe, 128 E. Main St. THE ISSUE: Owners have applied for funds from locally ...

Addition to STC High recommended to replace present Middle School

Todays News

An addition to the present South Tama High School in Tama is the recommendation of Brad Leeper and Laura Peterson, members of the Invision Architect firm of Waterloo. They told the South Tama School Board it was “most cost effective” to meet needs of the school district. “All options ...

Bring on the smoked mac and cheese

Todays News

With the help of his mother, Kandy Fisher, rural Marshalltown resident Blaine Fisher has finally made his dream of owning a restaurant a reality. He bought a food truck in November and will call it Blaine’s on Main. The food truck will debut in the spring of 2020 and will serve primarily ...

Challenging to Rewarding: All in one day

Todays News

It is no secret that children face challenges every day, and it is comforting to know that the elementary school counselor may be just who they needed in their life to be able to cope. Marshalltown’s Rogers Elementary Counselor Mark Church said his job can be very challenging, but can go to ...

Teacher Spotlight: Erica Sanchez

Todays News

Meet a veteran teacher of the Marshalltown School District — Erica Sanchez. Sanchez is originally from Cedar Falls. She and her husband, Elias, have two children — a 6-year-old daughter named Arlet and a son, Ezra, 3. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls ...

Gallery Garden to receive Best Development Award

Todays News

The comprehensive rainwater harvesting system and the storm water management of the Gallery Garden will be honored by the 1000 Friends of Iowa. The non-profit organization is giving the Marshalltown Main Street landmark a Best Development Award on Jan. 21 in the Capitol Rotunda in Des Moines. ...

Daily Record, December 7, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Deonta Junior Brown made an initial appearance 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 Court. Brown is being held ...

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in ‘pedo guy’ tweet trial

Money & Markets

LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk defeated defamation allegations Friday from a British cave explorer who claimed he was branded a pedophile when the Tesla CEO called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet. Vernon Unsworth, who participated in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for ...