Todays News

Anson Park moves one step closer to renovations

The Marshalltown City Council ordered construction on improvements to Anson Park through a resolution Monday night. The construction order is required to put the project out to bid. A public hearing required by Iowa law is slated for the next regular council meeting at 5:30 p.m. on July ...

Montana Gov. Bullock set to campaign in Marshalltown Wednesday

Democratic presidential candidate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will make a campaign stop in downtown Marshalltown this week. Bullock is set to visit the Tremont on Main, 24 W. Main St., 9 a.m. Wednesday. The event is described as a meet-and-greet session. The Montana governor announced his ...

Organizing event being held for Sen. Bernie Sanders in Marshalltown Sunday

An organizing event for presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Marshalltown Public Library in an event called the “Marshalltown Barnstorm.” Sanders visited Marshalltown June 8. He formally announced his candidacy in February. He has ...

West End Park thrives after tornado damage

Editor’s note: This twice weekly series will spotlight some of Marshalltown’s 22 parks. Parks are a way for families to enjoy the outdoors without leaving the city and a way for the city to bring the outdoors to families. West End Park is 4.3 acres and provides a place to play in its ...

Man faces domestic abuse, obstruction of emergency communications charges

Marshalltown man Anthony Carty, 19, was arrested and charged with domestic abuse assault, willful injury, obstruction of emergency communications and more. Carty was arrested in the 300 block of South Third Street around 11:46 a.m. Friday, according to Marshalltown Police records. Police ...

Marshalltown woman arrested on domestic abuse charge

Marshalltown woman Hannah Garcia, 22, was arrested Friday morning and charged with domestic abuse assault – first offense and child endangerment, according to Marshalltown Police records. She was arrested in the 400 block of North 11th Avenue Friday. While the victim was holding her child, ...

Man charged with child endangerment, domestic abuse

Prosper Lutanda, 23, was arrested Sunday and faces child endangerment charges as well as a domestic abuse assault – first offense charge. No injury was reported in the alleged child endangerment incident, but the child witnessed the assault, according to a criminal complaint. He made ...

Woman faces domestic abuse charge

Kelly Miller was arrested Saturday evening and charged with domestic abuse assault – second offense, according to Marshalltown Police records. Miller, 34, was arrested around 8:10 p.m. Saturday at the 400 block of East Anson Street. A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. July 26 at the ...

Man faces drug paraphernalia, domestic abuse charges

Jeremy Roberts, 35, was arrested Sunday morning, according to Marshalltown Police records. Roberts was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia as well as domestic abuse assault – third or subsequent offense. He allegedly struck another person with a crutch. Roberts was arrested ...

Man faces third domestic abuse charge

Tanner Stanley was arrested early Friday morning and charged with domestic abuse assault – third or subsequent offense, according to Marshalltown Police reports. Stanley, 21, was arrested around 2:41 a.m. Friday at the 1700 block of Edgebrook Drive. According to a criminal complaint, ...

Local man charged with domestic abuse assault

Marshalltown man Hector Varela Jr., 30, was arrested Sunday and charged with domestic abuse assault – second offense as well as with operating a vehicle without owner’s consent. Varela made his initial court appearance Monday morning and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. ...

Video shows Iowa trooper striking motorcyclist during stop

TIPTON — An Iowa trooper pointed his gun at a motorcyclist and knocked him down for no apparent reason during a traffic stop, then falsely charged the man with eluding law enforcement, according to video and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. The sheriff in eastern Iowa’s Cedar ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — Water Works general manager

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com Most of us take for granted the miracle of engineering that allows water to flow through ...

Missing Marshalltown woman found dead

A Marshalltown woman who had been missing since Friday was found dead in the Iowa River Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said Jazmin Reyes Raya, 18, was found after days of searching and no foul play is suspected. This is still an active investigation and all possible ...

Adoption Spotlight: Brooks

The Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown currently has more than 40 animals who need loving homes and caring families. This includes dogs, cats and even some smaller critters like guinea pigs. Here is the adoption spotlight of the week: Brooks. Brooks was originally brought to the Animal ...

Marshalltown Police ask public to check properties for missing woman

Marshalltown Police ask the public to check their private properties for a woman that went missing Friday. Jazmin Reyes Raya, 18, is 5’0 and weighs 130 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt and light colored blue jeans at approximately 7:50 p.m. on ...

A new dawn for Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Saturday evening, hundreds of people came together along State Street in downtown Marshalltown to pay tribute to an aged, tornado-ravaged community building at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum Benefit Concert featuring Jason Brown. It all began several months ago when Marshalltown Mayor Joel ...

Marshalltown Police still looking for missing person

Jazmin REYES RAYA, age 18, is still missing. She is 5’0”, 130 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt, and light colored blue jeans. She was last seen at approximately 7:50 pm on Friday, July 5, in the area of N. 5th Street and Hughes. Anyone with ...

Downtown Wells Fargo to be demolished and rebuilt

Wells Fargo’s downtown bank branch, 102 S. Center St., is set for demolition in early September. It will be rebuilt to feature a more modern design intended to maximize efficiency. “We are going to maintain our presence in downtown Marshalltown and upgrade and show our commitment to our ...

Pete Buttigieg has money, but can he turn it into 2020 win?

CARROLL — Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul. Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and ...