Todays News

Man charged with second domestic abuse

A domestic dispute between a father and son at their home led to charges filed against the son for domestic abuse-second offense and child endangerment. Ramon Jesus Mora, 20, allegedly struck his father causing injury to his right eye and lip, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit ...

Files removed that exposed governor’s personal info

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s court system has blocked public access to online records detailing Gov. Kim Reynolds’ 2000 drunk driving arrest, saying they inadvertently exposed her sensitive personal information for nine months. The records contained the governor’s Social Security number, ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — Finance attorney

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. Navigating the legal system and its myriad of specialities is what gets some lawyers ...

Gallery Garden artwork honors late husband

In September of 2017, a new attraction opened in Marshalltown, the Gallery Garden. What was once a pile of rubble, turned into an enviro-friendly setting where one can read a book, visit with friends, or have a cup of coffee, while listening to a nearby fountain. The Gallery Garden just isn’t ...

Kicking off summer

With the close of last week came the end of the school year for Marshalltown students, and some Woodbury Elementary students reflected on what they learned and looked forward to summer. “My favorite was probably my teachers teaching me and helping me,” said Jezell Ruiz, who officially ...

Candidates take veiled swipes at Biden on Sunday

CEDAR RAPIDS — Joe Biden was not in the banquet hall for the Iowa Democratic Party’s blockbuster fundraiser on Sunday where 19 of his party’s presidential candidates spoke. But he was present in the veiled criticism from several of his rivals. In five-minute chunks of speaking time, the ...

Bernie Sanders holds fast to health care message

U.S Sen. Bernie Sanders brought his populist messages of challenging insurance companies, the pharmaceutical industry and billionaires during a Saturday campaign stop in Marshalltown. The ebullient Sanders, who lost Iowa by a whisker to Secretary Hilary Clinton on caucus night 2016, but won ...

Child Abuse Prevention Services works to end sex abuse against children

While sex crimes against children sometimes dominate news cycles, victims can be found in every community at any time. At Child Abuse Prevention Services, 811 E. Main St., Sexual Abuse Prevention Educator Lori Frederick works to educate children on how to identify sexual abuse and know how ...

Trump’s Mexico deal: A political win, even if it falls short

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s deal to avert his threatened tariffs on Mexico includes few new solutions to swiftly stem the surge of Central American migrants flowing over America’s southern border. But it delivers enough for Trump to claim a political win. The decision — ...

Harris’ husband takes on growing public role in 2020 race

BALTIMORE — Doug Emhoff was on the stage seconds after an activist rushed his wife, Kamala Harris, and snatched the microphone from her hands. Shortly after he helped remove the activist, Emhoff tweeted that he and Harris were “good” and that he would “do anything for her.” The ...

White House hopefuls target Trump for anti-LGBTQ policies

DES MOINES — Democratic White House hopefuls on Saturday attacked President Donald Trump as harmful to LGBTQ Americans and promised if elected they would not just restore gay rights but expand them. Speaking to a crowd gathered in front of the Iowa State Capitol as part of the Des Moines gay ...

MPD: Help needed in identifying suspects

The Marshalltown Police Department is attempting to identify the two subjects pictured regarding a burglary at a local business. Anyone having information about the subjects is asked to contact the MPD at 641-754-5725, or Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 641-753-1234, via text by texting the ...

Marshalltown City Council

WHAT: Marshalltown City Council meeting WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Monday WHERE: Council Chambers, second floor of the Carnegie Building, 10 W. State St. AGENDA ITEM: Resolution allowing open containers on public ways for the Veterans Memorial Coliseum benefit concert by Jason Brown July 6. THE ...

Local woman overcomes adversity to operate ice cream truck

For Teresa Kline, finding a purpose in life is also the key to having a happy life. “I’ve been on disability for almost the last 30 years. I was (rear ended) by a semi,” she said. Now, she’s found joy in operating her own ice cream truck — Mom’s Ice Cream. Kline took over the ...

Gov. Kim Reynolds swears-in Greer to Iowa Court of Appeals

After nearly 37 years of making her case before judges, Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Sharon Soorholtz Greer of Marshalltown is now on the bench herself. Before family, colleagues and friends, Greer was sworn in by Gov. Kim Reynolds Friday as the newest judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals. The ...

School district, nonprofit partner to support migrant students, families

Students have a lot to concentrate on in a school year, from academics and sports to their social lives and family, and the strains of being a student can be even harsher for children in migrant families. Because some migrant students struggle with proficiency, Marshalltown Schools and Child ...

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of ...

Community honors late veteran

Friday afternoon, a US Navy veteran of Marshalltown was laid to rest in the cemetery of the Iowa Veterans Home, surrounded by the Marshalltown community and veterans from across the state. Paul R. Williams, 77, died May 24, 2019, and was eventually cremated while under the care of Anderson ...

Man arrested for burglary

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office recently took into custody an Ames man on four felony charges. Justin Carroll Deal, 39, was arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail for ongoing criminal conduct, a class B felony, theft in the first degree, a class C felony, theft in the second ...

Man arrested for pre-trial release violations

A Marshalltown man was arrested by Marshalltown police Thursday for possession of controlled substances, unlawful possession of prescription drugs and interference with official acts bodily injury, and five warrants for violations of pretrial release. Justin Scott Zitzow, 22, is being held in ...