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Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy. She is the 21st person the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has honored with the award. ...

Student in the spotlight – Trey Gardner

Todays News

Whether he’s thumping a snare drum or working through a math problem, Marshalltown High School sophomore Trey Gardner impresses in everything he does as a Bobcat. While Gardner enjoys school generally, he definitely has some favorite activities and classes — band is one of ...

Ragged, growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward US

Todays News

TAPACHULA, Mexico — A growing caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border. They received help at every turn from sympathetic Mexicans ...

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Todays News

SAN DIEGO — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday. As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. That would stop the streak of 25 rollovers, most ...

Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hope

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober. With wife Barbara Bach Starkey — herself a ...

‘Kids always know’

Todays News

Escape. That was the only way one central Iowa family was going to get out of a domestic abuse situation at home, but that process can be difficult and fraught with danger. “We worked with a family where the dad was the offender and mom was fleeing the situation and working on filing a ...

Local Honor Guard celebrates new bus

Todays News

The Marshalltown Combined VFW and American Legion Honor guard poses for a photo in front of their new 14 passenger bus. Front from left: John White, Richard Drummer, Larry Tuttle, Mel Pitzen, Pete Dumer, Roy Bradbury, Cecil Buschbom, Ken Breinig and Pat Petit. Back from left: Dan McCready, Rick ...

Incumbent congressman Blum pushes policy, experience

Todays News

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum wants to earn two more years representing Iowa’s First Congressional District in November. He faces fellow Dubuque native and state Rep. Abby Finkenauer in a heated race. Blum was first elected to Congress in 2014 and has a background as a businessman and software ...

Daily Record, October 20, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Oct. 19 • Christopher John Clark made an initial appearance on a parole violation charge, a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge and a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as ...

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections. The criminal complaint against ...

Ambassadors for Motown sound seek more of it in hometown

Entertainment

DETROIT — From the auditorium of Detroit's main library on a recent weeknight emerged the sound of Motown: Spirited takes of tunes that sprung from a studio just a few miles away and made their way around the world. Some of Detroit's best singers and musicians breathed new life into beloved ...

Finkenauer calls for bipartisanship, change in run for Congress

Todays News

The race for Iowa’s First Congressional District seat is considered one of the most competitive in the nation and state Rep. Abby Finkenauer said she has what it takes to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Rod Blum. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Finkenauer, ...

Students from across the world call Marshalltown home

Todays News

Many of the teens who attend Marshalltown High School are of Latino or European descent, but there are some who have traveled across oceans to come to central Iowa. “The school, the weather, the food, the people, the culture, the lifestyle, everything is so different,” said senior ...

Leona Klepinger, 97

Todays News

A Memorial service for Leona Klepinger, 97, of Marshalltown, was held on October 19, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church where Pastor Jeff Kodis officiated and special music performed by Jan Randall and Don Mitchem. Groups in attendance included Glenwood Place, The Willows, Elk Ladies ...

Man arrested on felony drug charges

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested by a Marshall County deputy Thursday on a warrant stemming from a raid earlier this year at a local residence. Christopher John Clark, 43, was charged with a controlled substance violation. Specifically, in possession of 135.13 grams methamphetamine with ...

Wolfe Clinic donates $50,000 for tornado relief

Todays News

Marshalltown’s renown Wolfe Clinic was fittingly, the site to demonstrate a spirit of giving Friday. With an emphasis on rebuilding and aiding families impacted by the July 19 tornado, Wolfe Clinic staff presented a donation of $30,000 to Community Foundation of Marshall County officials. ...

UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown VP of Operations steps down

Todays News

UnityPoint Health Marshalltown’s vice-president of operations resigned. Dustin Wright, Vice President of Operations with UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown has taken a position as Chief Executive Officer with Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, according to a Thursday afternoon statement issued ...

Daily Record, Oct. 19, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Raymond Joseph Willson made an initial appearance on three counts of a probation violation charge and two counts of a harassment-first degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing on the ...