×

News

Challenges, distractions stymie Weinstein jury selection

Entertainment

NEW YORK — The already contentious jury selection at the trial of Harvey Weinstein was stymied by more challenges and distractions Friday: denied defense requests to disqualify numerous prospective jurors and a noisy anti-Weinstein protest. Dozens of women danced in formation and sang on ...

Snow emergency declared for Marshalltown

Todays News

As late Friday afternoon rolled around, the snow started falling on Marshalltown and the city Public Works Department declared a snow emergency for the town. National Weather Service forecasts predicted 6-10 inches of snow and and ice accumulations and wind gusts as high as 35 miles per hour ...

Fogle Brothers eager to expand into cabinet business

Todays News

It is clear actions speak louder than words for Marshalltown natives Luke and Sam Fogle. The brothers believe so strongly in their home town’s future they made two major business investments in three years. The first was in February 2017, when they opened a flooring sales and ...

Planning and thinking ahead key to National Guard weekend drills

Todays News

National Guard weekend drill happens once a month, but according to Lt. Col. Chuck Connors of the Iowa National Guard, the planning process for these weekends starts up to half a year ahead. January’s weekend drill was scheduled for this weekend — and although the weather is poor, Col. ...

Iowa auditor slams state Medicaid program for ‘flawed’ data

Todays News

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Human Services provided data for an audit of its Medicaid Home Health Program that was so flawed that it was unusable, the state auditor said Thursday. Auditor Rob Sand’s report said his staff tried for months to get usable data on the number of ...

Man assaults fellow inmate at local jail

Todays News

Guyan Michael Garrett-Lucas, 23, of Marshalltown and an inmate at the Marshall County jail was arrested by a deputy Thursday and charged with assault causing bodily injury after he punched another inmate multiple times in the head. Sheriff Steve Hoffman said it was not known why ...

Mother throws child against furniture

Todays News

Stephanie Renee Price, 36, of New Providence, was arrested by a Marshall County Sheriff’s Office deputy Thursday and taken to jail on a child endangerment-bodily injury charge. Price allegedly threw her child against a couch, resulting in the child falling backwards. This caused injury to the ...

City council, library discuss expansion at work session

Todays News

The Marshalltown Public Library proposed expansion project was discussed by the Marshalltown City Council and Library Board of Trustees members Thursday evening. The project comes with a $1.6 million price tag tentatively placed by building architect Denny Sharp. The proposed expansion ...

Daily Record, Jan. 10, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Harold Andrew Lathrop Jr. made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge. Jeffrey Hazen is appointed as counsel. The parole revocation hearing will be scheduled by the Administrative Law Judge. Lathrop is being held without bond. ...

US courts rule for border walls both public and private

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming days following a federal judge’s ruling Thursday that lifted a restraining order against the project. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane’s order was the second federal ruling in two days in favor ...

Meskwaki jurisdiction: Resolve still elusive?

Todays News

Prosecution of some cases filed by Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police which land in Iowa courts has a new look. Since 1948, cases handled in Tama County courts were prosecuted by the Tama County Attorney’s Office at the county expense. In late 2018 the U.S. Congress passed and President Donald ...

Steyer is 6th candidate to qualify for Iowa debate

Todays News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Billionaire Tom Steyer qualified Thursday for next week’s Democratic presidential debate, putting him on stage in Iowa alongside five other candidates. “This campaign has a fair bit of momentum right now,” he said while campaigning in New Hampshire after learning ...

Marshalltown Police ask help identifying burglary suspect

Todays News

*This story is developing. The Marshalltown Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. Shown is the suspect in Hy-Vee Dec. 25, 2019. while the store was closed. If anyone has any information on the below subject, please contact the MPD at ...

Daily Record, Jan. 9, 2020

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Wednesday • Harold Andrew Lathrop made an initial appearance on an eluding charge, a operating while under the influence-second offense charge, a theft-third degree charge, two counts of reckless driving charge, a criminal mischief-fifth degree charge, ...

‘Obamacare’ mandate, ho-hum to consumers

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The repeal of an unpopular fine for people without health insurance has had little impact on “Obamacare” sign-ups or premiums, a gap between the real world and legal arguments from conservatives again challenging the Affordable Care Act. The 10-year-old law has proved more ...

Man attempts to elude in high-speed chase

Todays News

An attempt to steal gasoline from a rural Rhodes residence on Tuesday turned into a high-speed chase across Marshall County and into Tama County and resulted in the apprehension and arrest of Harold Andrew Lathrop, 45, of Marshalltown. According to Marshall County Chief Sheriff Steve ...

Four arrested in Le Grand on warrant sweep

Todays News

Four Le Grand residents were arrested Wednesday on warrants at a residence in the 500 block of East Dawn Street, according to Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman. The arrests stemmed from a sheriff’s office search warrant executed Dec. 24 concerning an ongoing fraud and theft ...