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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 ...

Nikki Haley picks a worthy fight with anti-capitalist Republicans

Hyphenated capitalism is no capitalism at all. The better name for it is socialism lite. — Nikki Haley A sound heard recently on Pennsylvania Avenue was a gauntlet being thrown down by a woman spoiling for a fight. Nikki Haley went on offense in defense of America’s economic ...

The future of the Supreme Court is on the ballot in November

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is correctly under fire for threatening Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. But what did Schumer really mean when, on Wednesday, he warned the justices “you won’t know what hit you” if they vote the wrong way on an ...

Fisher III scores 21 to lead Salukis past Drake

NORMAL, Ill. — Keith Fisher III had a season-high 21 points as Illinois State narrowly defeated Drake 57-53 on Saturday. Antonio Reeves had 16 points and seven rebounds for Illinois State (9-19, 4-12 Missouri Valley Conference). DJ Horne added seven rebounds. Drake scored 21 second-half ...

Human reclamation through bricklaying

In the 1940s, Steve Shelton’s grandfather dressed up — white shirt, tie, fedora — to take the streetcar to the steel mill where he would change into work clothes, and would shower before dressing up to return home. “There was,” Shelton says, “such dignity in the trades back then.” ...

Republican senators are being set up by the House

Warning to GOP senators: You’re being set up. House Democrats planned this week’s standoff over witnesses from the very start of their impeachment inquiry. If you doubt that, just ask yourself a simple question: Why did House Democrats not only fail to litigate executive privilege issues ...

Catalan secessionists ladle a soup of fiction and paranoia

Beneath the sleek surface of this sparkling Mediterranean metropolis boil passions generated by Spain’s version of identity politics. The passions are aroused by demagogues who hope to shatter a nation. The turmoil in Catalonia — the northeastern of Spain’s 17 regions, which exercise ...

Viaduct accident

Four occupants involved in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning on the North Third Avenue viaduct were taken to UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Emergency Department said Capt. Brian Patterson of the Marshalltown Police Department. One of the four who suffered serious head injuries after ...

Trump wins his standoff with Iran

Democrats warned that President Trump’s decision to take out Iranian terrorist mastermind Qassem Soleimani had put the United States on the path toward a cataclysmic war with Iran. They were dead wrong. Trump won his standoff with Iran. When Trump drew his red line — warning Tehran that ...

Congress should be insulted but not surprised

There are 99 better, or at least less abject, senators. However, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is inadvertently useful by incessantly demonstrating the depths to which senators sink when they jettison institutional responsibilities to facilitate subservience to presidents of their party. Consider the ...

Drake wins 8th straight at home, tops Indiana State

DES MOINES — D.J. Wilkins and Roman Penn scored 16 points apiece as Drake extended its home winning streak to eight games, narrowly beating Indiana State 80-76 on Saturday at the Knapp Center. Liam Robbins added 15 points and Jonah Jackson added 12 while Penn had six assists and Robbins ...

In 2020, will Democrats embrace vanilla?

A barometer, said a wit, is an ingenious instrument that reveals the weather we are experiencing. Presidential campaigns often are political barometers. They can, however, change the social climate. The Democratic presidential aspirants, plucking at the electorate’s sleeve, are perhaps ...