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Victim robbed at gunpoint in downtown Marshalltown, arrest made

A 30-year-old Marshalltown man faces charges after robbing a man at gunpoint and stealing his car early Monday morning in Marshalltown. Samuel P. Williams allegedly forced the victim, an employee of Zamora Fresh Market, 4 E. Main St., into the victim’s vehicle at gunpoint at approximately 4 ...

Daily Record, July 19, 2019

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Kevin Kyle Kroeger made an initial appearance on a pre-trial release violation charge and a theft-fifth degree charge. Pre-trial release was revoked an a bond of $300 cash or surety was instated. Marshon Dubbert will continue as counsel. On ...

NYC pride parade is one of largest in movement’s history

NEW YORK — Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled New York City streets Sunday for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement, a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn. Marchers and onlookers ...

Backup QBs take center stage at 49ers’ minicamp

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — While Jimmy Garoppolo recovered from a torn left ACL, his backups took center stage during the 49ers’ minicamp. The 49ers coaching staff allowed Garoppolo to participate in seven-on-seven passing drills but not 11-on-11 team drills. So backup quarterbacks C.J. ...

Biden’s problem with Democrats is that he doesn’t hate Republicans

Let’s get this straight: Joe Biden is leading in the polls for the Democratic presidential nomination because he’s the most “electable” candidate in the Democratic field? A guy who doesn’t realize that I worked with segregationists isn’t a winning message with Democrats in ...

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 ...

1916 newspapers revealed in housing repair

Larry Atcher of Habitat for Humanity points to a 1916 newspaper which was found underneath siding of a Marshalltown residence being repaired in the 600 block of East State Street Tuesday. Habitat volunteers speculated the newspaper, among others found, was being used as insulation. Despite ...

Marshalltown girls tennis beats Ottumwa for fifth-straight win

It’s been a whirlwind of a season so far for the Marshalltown girls tennis team, but no matter what is thrown at them the Bobcat girls seem to return it in stride. MHS improved to 5-1 on the season with a 7-4 victory over Ottumwa, the fifth-straight win for the Bobcats and second in as many ...

$2M in state funding now available to Marshalltown recovery

The Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority announced Wednesday a combined $2 million in additional funding to aid ongoing recovery efforts in Marshalltown. Both commercial and residential properties are eligible for the funding, which may be used for redevelopment, ...

Marshall County rural schools: A history

Editor’s note: This is the second part in a Times-Republican Education Corner series on some of the area’s rural schools. The series will look at the history and formation of the schools, as well as what challenges they face in modern times. When one thinks of rural schools in Marshall ...

Panthers topple Valpo behind balanced effort

VALPARAISO, Ind. — The Northern Iowa women’s basketball team overcame 19 turnovers and a rough shooting day to take down Valparaiso 64-56 in Sunday’s Missouri Valley Conference clash. Karli Rucker scored a team-leading 14 points and Bre Gunnels had a double-double to pace the Panthers ...

Corey’s locker: Miller students honor classmate’s memory

In between classes at Miller Middle School Monday, students stopped by locker 147, the one that used to be Corey Brown’s. Corey was found dead Sunday after he had been missing for several days last week. Students at Miller Middle School began decorating their late classmate’s locker ...

Daily Record, Jan. 25, 2019

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Thursday • Lindsay Jo Richerodt made an initial appearance on a disorderly conduct charge. Richerodt pleaded guilty and the fine is $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 in court costs for a total of $147.75, due within 30 days. • Jamell Goodman made ...

Mums the word on Lennox rebuild progress

Six months after an EF-3 tornado nearly leveled the Lennox plant in Marshalltown, corporate officials are still quiet about its rebuilding efforts. On July 24, the company announced through Marshalltown Mayor Joel Greer it would rebuild its facilities destroyed by the tornado that tore ...

Panthers peg alum as offensive coordinator

CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa head football coach Mark Farley has announced the hiring of Grinnell native and former Panther Ryan Mahaffey as the offensive coordinator. Mahaffey previously served as the co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the Panthers. He returns to Cedar ...

State Center man sentenced to 14 years in prison for stabbing father

A State Center man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday after being found guilty by a jury last year for an incident where he stabbed his father several times. Brian Wayne Wengert, 46, received the sentence with multiple fines and surcharges stemming from an Oct. 20, 2017 incident where ...

’Cats go flat vs. Fort Dodge

A long first half of the season wrapped up for the Marshalltown girls bowling team on Tuesday night when it hosted Fort Dodge at Wayward Social. The Bobcats seemed a bit down throughout the contest, lacking their usual peppy attitude, and though they showed some glimpses of great bowling ...