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Vision Marshalltown promotes growth in IVCCD

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors learned more about Vision Marshalltown during the regular Wednesday meeting. Vision Marshalltown Co-Chair Terry Buzbee and Executive Director Kyley Leger told the IVCCD board about its recently developed strategic plan. Leger ...

Murder-suicide being investigated in Colo

Todays News

COLO — Officers are investigating the deaths of two people in what Story County officials said was a murder-suicide. A relative called 911 after discovering the bodies around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a residence in Colo. The Story County Sheriff’s Office didn’t immediately release the ...

DirecTV, Hearst end local channel transmission dispute

Todays News

For fans of the National Football League’s New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans in Marshall County — and football fans in general — it will be of little solace, but the brief battle between DirecTV/AT&T and Hearst Broadcasting Company has come to a conclusion. The companies ...

Man assaults woman

Todays News

Austin Allen McDanniel, 21, of Marshalltown was arrested by local police and taken to jail Monday on a charge of assault causing bodily injury. A witness observed McDanniel assaulting a female victim at a residence in the 300 block of South Second Avenue Monday and reported to authorities ...

County leadership eyes summer courthouse move-in date

Todays News

The Marshall County Courthouse may reopen in August depending on action by the county’s insurer, weather and when contractors are able to start work inside the historic structure. Those were key points addressed by county auditor and recorder Nan Benson at Tuesday’s regular board of ...

Daily Record, Jan. 8, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Tuesday • Austin Allen McDanniel made an initial appearance on an assault causing bodily injury or mental illness charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Jan. 17. Bond is set at ...

Sex tech from women-led startups pops up at CES gadget show

Money & Markets

LAS VEGAS — Sex tech is gracing the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week, a year after organizers took fire for revoking an innovation award to a sex device company led by a female founder. CES is allowing space for sex tech companies as a one-year trial. At the show, such companies were ...

Party county chairs present at Rotary

Todays News

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucus is less than one month away on Feb. 3 when the country’s eyes will be fixated on Iowa’s Democratic caucus. On Tuesday, the Marshalltown Rotary Club’s weekly meeting was accompanied by a presentation and discussion of the history of the caucus, and the ...

Vintage games and future intersecting at Marshalltown GameStop

Todays News

GameStop has undergone a change in direction amid recent struggles across the country and store closures, but in Iowa the gaming and merchandise franchise has experienced consistency. However with the new direction and with new gaming consoles on the rise, Marshalltown store manager Aimes ...

Warren to have town hall on Sunday

Todays News

Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, along with special guest Julian Castro, will be in Marshalltown for a town hall on Sunday at Fisher Elementary School, 2001 S. Fourth St. While the doors open at 9:45 a.m., the event will begin at 10:45 a.m. The town ...

Kerry makes stop for Biden in Marshalltown

Todays News

Former U.S. Secretary of State, Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate John Kerry will be in Marshalltown at 2:30 p.m. on Monday at the UAW Hall, 411 Iowa Ave. W. He is a surrogate in the week-long Joe Biden “We Know Joe” bus tour which will visit 20 counties in Iowa. Kerry ...

School district moving forward with tennis courts

Todays News

The Marshalltown School Board voted unanimously in favor of moving forward with plans to renovate the community’s tennis courts. A special meeting was held at 5 p.m on Monday in order to discuss the design and cost of the school district’s plans to upgrade its tennis facilities. The ...

Daily Record, Jan. 7, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • April Leah Jefferson made an initial appearance on a driving while barred charge, a driving under suspension charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and an open container charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as ...

The other fake meat: Impossible Foods unveils pork, sausage

Money & Markets

ant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate. The California-based company unveiled Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage on Monday evening at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. It’s Impossible Food’s first foray beyond fake beef. The Impossible Burger, which went on ...

Weinstein charged with sex crimes in LA on eve of NY trial

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors charged Harvey Weinstein on Monday with sexually assaulting two women on successive nights during Oscars week in 2013, bringing the new case against the disgraced Hollywood mogul on the eve of jury selection for his New York trial. The case, brought by ...

Veterans Memorial Coliseum receives grant money

Todays News

The Veterans Memorial Coliseum has received the promised $100,000 grant from the Iowa Native Fund. It was announced in early December that the Coliseum’s fundraising committee was set to be awarded the grant, but the fund’s suspension of operations in late December caused initial ...

La Carreta burrito named one of best in U.S.

Todays News

Marshalltown restaurant La Carreta, located on East Iowa Avenue, prides itself on Mexican cuisine and having both quality ingredients and a family atmosphere. Known for its burritos, the restaurant — run by owner Alfonso Medina — found itself in the national cooking news at the end of ...

United Way meets $780,000 campaign goal

Todays News

Success never gets old for the United Way. Just ask Executive Director Nancy Steveson on meeting its $780,000 2019-20 campaign goal last week. “We are excited and grateful for what we are able to do,” she said. Steveson, now in her 38th year with the organization said each campaign is ...