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Dr. Milt VanGundy retires from UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown

Tuesday was the end of an era at UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown. Dr. Milt VanGundy is hanging up his stethoscope to enjoy life or perhaps read. VanGundy has been a part of Marshalltown’s medical landscape for the last 45 years. In that time, he’s served in family practice, the emergency ...

Johnson announces sale of Conrad Hometown Foods location

REGIONAL – As of Monday Dec. 2, the Hometown Foods grocery store is under new management and ownership. Lyndon Johnson, who has owned and operated the store in Conrad since Jan. 1, 1996, said a group of Conrad residents purchased the store to make sure it remained in the community. This is ...

Man breaks windows causing $2,500 damage

Robert Joseph Thomas, 35, of Marshalltown, was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to jail Friday on charges of first degree-harassment, domestic abuse assault and second-degree criminal mischief according to court documents. Police were dispatched to a residence in the 10 block of ...

Deer gun seasons begin Dec. 7

Deer season for sportsmen and women who prefer to hunt with long guns, primarily shotguns, will begin this coming Saturday. Across the state available deer habitat varies tremendously from open intensive agricultural areas to heavily forested regions along the border rivers and the hilly ...

Miller to retire from Jensen Ford-Lincoln

Jensen Ford-Lincoln announces the retirement of Allen Miller. Miller’s last working day will be Dec. 6. Miller has been an integral part of Jensen Ford-Lincoln team for the last 33 years. He was hired by Bob Jensen in 1986. His hard work, commitment and dedication are worthy of admiration. ...

Democrats’ impeachment obsession is backfiring

This Thanksgiving, Trump supporters should give thanks that Democrats’ impeachment obsession is backfiring. Indeed, it could prove to be the biggest political blunder in modern times. After two weeks of hearings, Democrats have utterly failed to make their case to the American people. When ...

City revises employee residency requirements

With the exception of the city of Marshalltown fire and police chief, fire and police department personnel no longer have residency requirements. The new policy is the result of city council discussion at the Nov. 11 meeting directing staff to prepare a resolution to remove the residency ...

Central rallies to win playoff opener

PELLA — Central College pulled off a dizzying comeback Saturday in first-round NCAA Division III football playoff action as the Dutch scored a 38-37 overtime triumph over Wisconsin-Oshkosh. No. 23 Central (10-1) advances to face third-ranked Wheaton College (Ill.) next Saturday. Quarterback ...

Incompetence is not an impeachable offense

The problem with most conspiracy theories is that they presume too much competence on the part of the conspirators. The same may be true when it comes to President Trump’s alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine. As Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., put it, “What I can tell you about the Trump policy ...

Auschwitz exhibit is a powerful reminder of the unimaginable

From the mountains of shoes that were worn by Jews when they were packed into railroad freight cars bound for Auschwitz, the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust displays one: a woman’s red dress pump with a three-inch heel. It prompts viewers to wonder: Where did she ...

Leonard Joseph Dvorak, 83

Leonard Joseph Dvorak, 83, of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital-UnityPoint in Des Moines. A Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, November 22, 2019, from 5-7 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Private Interment will be held at Stayskal ...

Marshalltown Mall sells for $2.3 million

The Marshalltown Mall was sold on Wednesday for $2.3 million in an online auction which lasted two days on the Ten-X Commercial website. The final bid met the reserve price of $2.2 million. The identity of the winning bidder will not be revealed until it is publicly released - sometime in the ...

Daily Record, October 26, 2019

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Robert Steven Sanders made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge, a possession of drug paraphernalia charge and a voluntary absence from custody charge. The public defender’s office is ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Tigers toppled by Iowa Western in 2OT

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Marshalltown Community College soccer team lost to in double overtime to No. 2 Iowa Western in an Iowa Community College Athletic Conference match on Saturday, 1-0. “I thought we played a fantastic match controlling both possession and scoring chances” MCC head ...

Jack’s back: Nunge returns after unique redshirt season

IOWA CITY — In an era when many college players want to speed up their careers in hopes of going pro, Iowa’s Jack Nunge took an unusual step back last season. The sophomore redshirted for the Hawkeyes, and they hope that will help him blossom into an impact post player this winter. The ...

Fire at Hogeland Auto Plaza

T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY A fire erupted on the grounds of the local Hogeland Auto Plaza, 1408 E. Main St. behind the company’s New and Used sign at approximately 3:25 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Here, a MFD aerial truck shoots a powerful stream of water down at the fire. It was unclear what ...

Homecoming festivities lined up

Bobcat football season is well underway and the 2019 Homecoming celebration kicks off this week. The Bobcats will host the big game 7:30 p.m. Friday against rivals Ames High School. Marshalltown will be looking to celebrate Homecoming by going 4-0 on the season. Along with the game, high ...

Heat brings early dismissal at Marshalltown High School

Monday brings a 1 p.m. dismissal for Marshalltown High School students due to heat. The early out follows a pattern of issues related to high heat at the high school, which is not fully air-conditioned. This is the first heat-related delay of the 2019-20 school year. Similar delays took ...

Tornado watch issued for Marshall County

A tornado watch for Marshall County as issued by the National Weather Service at 3:30 p.m. The watch lasts until 10 p.m. A watch means that the potential exists for tornado development. Following the July 2018 tornado that hit Marshalltown the watch has raised some alarms among ...

78 years later, Pearl Harbor victim’s remains back in Iowa

DES MOINES — An Iowa sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 will finally be laid to rest in his home state. The Des Moines Register reports that William James Shanahan Jr. of Cedar Rapids was killed in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack that pushed the U.S. into World War II, but his ...