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Fireworks display

T-R PHOTOS BY LANA BRADSTREAM The fireworks display by the City of Marshalltown at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds brought hundreds of onlookers to the area. Everyone respected social distancing and either inside or on top of their cars as the 45-minute show lit the sky.

Hy-Vee expands bagged salad recall to 13 products

WEST DES MOINES - Hy-Vee announced Saturday the expansion of a recall of its salad products due to possible Cyclospora parasite contamination. The recall now covers a total of 13 varieties of store-brand salad sold in the grocery chain's eight-state trade region of Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, ...

Fourth of July celebrations in Marshall County

Even with COVID-19, Marshalltown residents will still be able to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks and a fun community get-together. This Fourth of July, Marshalltown residents can watch fireworks from the Central Iowa Fairgrounds in their cars in the parking lot of the fairgrounds. ...

IVH is free of COVID-19

The Iowa Veterans Home became COVID-19 free on Tuesday. Resident Roger Broz, 72, had his second negative COVID-19 test Tuesday morning after being afflicted with the virus for 45 days. To celebrate, there was an impromptu parade of sorts. Broz was wheeled out of the designated COVID-19 unit ...

Seattle is a young city with a long history of protests

SEATTLE — Large protests in Seattle over police brutality and racial injustice have again caught the nation’s eye, but big, unruly demonstrations have been part of the city since shortly after it was founded in 1851 by settlers in a log cabin on a lonely strip of land along the Puget ...

White Coats for Black Lives

Healthcare professionals at UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown participate in White Coats for Black Lives on Friday. They joined other people across the country who knelt to signal commitment to improving the health and safety of people of color.

Annie Glenn, American hero

In 2012, Annie Glenn and I were doing what we so often did, which was to sit side-by-side in a quiet place offstage, waiting for our extroverted husbands to finish speaking to a crowd. We had been close friends for six years by then. My husband, Sherrod Brown, was running for reelection to ...

Marshalltown resident performs virtual theater show

While the Marshalltown Community Theatre will not be present any productions in the near future, theatre enthusiasts should note a virtual show being released this weekend. "Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant," a show written and performed by Pete Grady of Marshalltown, ...

Marshall County has more than 600 cases

DES MOINES - On Sunday, 58 additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed for Marshall County, bringing the county total to 603. Of those, 193 have recovered. There have been 1,977 tests conducted in the county. The Iowa Department of Public Health also reported 470 other cases throughout the ...

45 more cases confirmed in Marshall County

DES MOINES — On Saturday, 45 additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed for Marshall County, bringing the county total to 545. The Iowa Department of Public Health also reported 712 other cases throughout the state. There are 8,641 cases. Of those, 3,156 have recovered. There were five ...

Mask distribution set for Friday

Free non-medical face masks will be available for pick up at Marshalltown Community College, 3702 S. Center St. from 1 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday. Masks will also be given 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 and May 7; and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on May 6. When picking up a mask, drivers are asked to enter ...

Marshall County confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases

Marshall County recorded its highest number of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 21 new cases reported, for a total of 65 positive tests. The numbers reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health on Thursday show 49 cases, but are not up-to-date. The Marshall County Public Health staff ...

18 cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County

DES MOINES - Three more cases of COVID-19 in Marshall County were confirmed on Thursday. That brings the county total to 18. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed 122 other positive cases on Thursday, bringing the state total to 1,270. Of those, 122 are hospitalized. The ...

Marshall County has another COVID-19 case

DES MOINES - On Wednesday another case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Marshall County, bringing the county total to 15. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed 96 other cases throughout the state for a total of 1,145 positive cases. One additional death in Iowa was also reported ...

Marshalltown parks to be closed on Monday

The majority of Marshalltown parks are closed to the public effective Monday. Signs will be posted around Marshalltown on Monday morning informing the public of the closing. The COVID-19 pandemic has closed down several retail stores, schools and other organizations around Marshalltown, and ...

Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Marshall County

Marshall County Public Health and the Iowa Department of Public Health have identified one additional case of COVID-19 in the county, which brings the cases of the virus to two. “We continue to remind residents to take preventive measures to slow the spread of this virus,” said Marshall ...

Daily Record, March 26, 2020

Marshalltown Police Department Incidents • On Tuesday, a theft was reported in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Arrests • On Tuesday, Anthony Shearer, 34, was arrested for controlled substance violation. • On Tuesday, Larry Crawford, 50, was arrested for violation for ...

Work progressing on North Center Street bridge

T-R PHOTO BY GARRY BRANDENBURG North Center Street’s Iowa River Bridge beams have been placed. Construction now will focus on preparations for deck forms to eventually lead to pouring of the deck later this spring. Each beam across the span is 96 feet 4 inches long, 2 feet 10 inches wide and ...

Hy-Vee will repurpose fulfillment centers, leaving current jobs in limbo

Hy-Vee will permanently end filling online grocery orders at its four fulfillment centers this month — raising questions about the future for those employees. The West Des Moines-based grocery company has fulfillment centers in Urbandale, Kansas City, Omaha and Eagan, Minn. It will move ...