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Local man threatened to kill family

Todays News

A Marshalltown man threatened to kill his wife and children with a gun Friday, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Ta Toe, 45, was charged with four criminal counts by Marshalltown police including three counts of harassment in first ...

Des Moines to get $15.6M railroad facility

Todays News

DES MOINES — A long-awaited $15.6 million railroad facility is set to be built soon in Des Moines and will aid central Iowa’s economy, according to local officials. The facility, also known as a railport, will enable materials to be transferred from semitrailers to trains, which ship ...

Report says Iowa congressman likely violated ethics rules

Todays News

IOWA CITY — An Iowa congressman likely violated a host of ethics rules in his private business dealings, including his ownership in a company that used false claims and House resources to promote itself, according to an independent report released Monday. The Office of Congressional Ethics ...

Local man charged with domestic assault and child endangerment

Todays News

A dispute which took place in a residence in the 800 block of Arlington Drive last week escalated into violence, resulting in several charges being filed against a local man. Kevin Dean Boehmer, 36, of Marshalltown, was charged with two counts of child endangerment, substantial risks and ...

Man arrested for being armed with dangerous weapon

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was transported to the Marshall County Jail earlier this week after Marshalltown police found him to be in possession of semi-automatic 9mm handgun without a weapons permit, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Luis ...

Woman arrested for domestic assault

Todays News

A local woman was arrested by Marshalltown police earlier this week and taken to Marshall County Jail for domestic abuse assault, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Theresa Ann McCombs, 50, allegedly caused minor lacerations to the ...

Family heirloom worn over 60 years apart

Todays News

Some styles are timeless. Like many women, long-time Marshalltownian Jane Lynch Bauer held onto her senior portrait and the dress she wore in it — a frock of shades of peach done in taffeta with a ruffled, net skirt. But she hadn’t thought about these relics of her past in several decades ...

Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn’t that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the ...

‘Spider-Verse’ swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines’ tanks

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel’s marquee superheroes. The film led a host of newcomers that ...

Hoglan kindergartner excels in math, reading

Todays News

The chromebook emitted small “blips” and “blops” as Hoglan kindergartner Run Mang played one of his favorite math games on the digital ST Math program. That’s where Run is at his happiest: learning about math and having fun while doing it. He is also an excellent reader and writer. ...

Dubuque student-supported program rehabbing 35th house

Todays News

DUBUQUE — On a recent Tuesday afternoon, a muffled racket escaped the closed windows of a Dubuque house that had been silent for years. Students in the Four Mounds Housing Education and Rehabilitation Training program were hanging drywall inside the gutted home, built in 1880, in the 2200 ...

Wounded horses, Iowa veterans work together to heal

Todays News

ST. CHARLES — Cody Miller often forgot to breathe. A hundred firefights in Afghanistan will do that. You hold your breath a lot, his wife said. Miller, 33, got on a horse bareback a year ago. Nothing to keep him on. He held his breath. The horse lowered his head, and Miller could feel ...

Courthouse repairs likely to exceed $15.5M original estimate

Todays News

The estimated time of completion for repairs to the Marshall County Courthouse is on track with initial goals to have the work done in a year after the July 19 tornado caused damage to the building. “In my mind, if we don’t have substantial completion and at least employees back in and ...

Daily Record, December 16, 2018

Daily Record

Marshalltown Fire Department Dec. 9 • The Marshalltown Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide detector activation due to malfunction at 105 N. 11th St., an extrication rescue at 905 S. First Ave. and four medical assists with the EMS crew to: 1212 W. Main St., 1708 S. Third Ave., ...

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby may change stand-up game

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Hannah Gadsby says she knows it’s meant as a compliment to be chosen as one of the year’s Breakthrough Entertainers by The Associated Press. But, as with many things, the Australian stand-up comic and actress sees the honor from a variety of perspectives. “Like, what ...

Long-time nurse retires after 60 years

Todays News

For Registered Nurse Jan Faber, it’s all about the eyes. After 60 years of service to the Marshalltown hospital, primarily assisting with eye surgeries, she has retired at age 82. In her six decades on the job, Faber witnessed a variety of medical advancements that restored people’s ...

‘Wreaths Across America’ feted at IVH

Todays News

The joyful season of Christmas was at times tempered by somber memories of lost comrades during the annual “Wreaths Across America” ceremony held Saturday in the Malloy Leisure Resource Center at the historic Iowa Veterans Home. The Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) of Iowa conducted the program ...