Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
Vote no on library levy

October 10, 2015 If current funding for the library is no longer adequate, why then did they hire a coordinator to recruit volunteers? The library should live within the budget it has. more »»

Glass-Steagall now!

October 10, 2015 I can’t believe the total blind recognition of what is happening in Washington, D.C. with the world powers still shaping our demise or OUR REBIRTH to surpass even our original Founding Fathers. more »»

Quilts of Valor event a success

October 7, 2015 The Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety hosted its first Quilts of Valor Ceremony for 18 recipients on Sept. 26. more »»

Simple solution for immigration

October 1, 2015 Complex problems sometimes have rather simple solutions. So, let’s try that approach to solve the illegal immigration problem. Let’s start with my own experienc. more »»

A study of the end times

September 30, 2015 I have always been attracted to certain Biblical studies, especially those that relate to the ending of humans on earth. more »»

Make this country great again ... with Trump

September 23, 2015 I want to write a letter why I am supporting Donald Trump for President. I have role modeled this man for 18 years. He works hard and knows what he is doing. more »»

Light it up blue

September 20, 2015 Recently I became aware of some cities starting a “Project Blue Light — Iowa” drive to give local residents a way to let our Law Enforcement people know that we support the most difficult and... more »»

Sew-ciety thanks our armed forces

September 18, 2015 I have had the honor of getting to know the 18 recipients that will receive Quilts of Valor at the upcoming ceremony that will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Marshalltown Mall. more »»

Media ignoring Sanders

September 17, 2015 What is the role of the media in an election? Is it to “mediate” or “manipulate”? In a perfect world, I would suggest it would be to MEDIATE by covering all candidates and reporting how a... more »»

Celebrate veterans during Oktemberfest

September 13, 2015 We would like to remind area veterans to participate in the veterans entry in the Oktemberfest parade. This is open to all veterans. more »»

WW II memorial: Let’s do it right!

September 13, 2015 Finally word has come that our World War II veterans will be honored with their own monument at the Iowa Veterans Home. more »»

Thank you, John Johnson

September 13, 2015 There are many things I can’t remember from my high school days. Sadly, it’s only been three years since I graduated Marshalltown High School. more »»

Pass Glass-Steagall now

September 12, 2015 What I’m about to write won’t be pleasing for all — those that make money on the Dow. It does affect a few of us that depend on past income. more »»

New CAFO, new roadway worries

September 9, 2015 I’m writing regarding the soon to open CAFO just southeast of Melbourne. Local elected officials have been contacted with the same information and request. On Sept. more »»

Ain’t this a wonderful world?

September 9, 2015 I am disgusted with the Marshalltown School System. Is it because they spend excessive tax dollars? No. Is it because they are part of a sanctuary city system? No. more »»

Vote for Janelle Carter

September 5, 2015 As the Marshalltown school board election quickly approaches, we urge all residents to get out and vote. more »»

Let’s ‘be the change’ we wish to see

September 3, 2015 Soon our U.S. Congress will be going to work. Let’s think seriously about supporting President Obama’s Iran’s nuclear deal. more »»

Marshalltown is a friendly town

September 3, 2015 After spending last weekend knocking on doors in your fair city of Marshalltown, I felt it necessary to let you know what a great town you have. more »»

Vote for Heitmann

September 2, 2015 Sean Heitmann would be an excellent addition to the Marshalltown School Board. I have known Sean for about 12 years, and he offers the qualities we need in our school board members. more »»

Thank you Jerry McCann

September 2, 2015 Sometimes in life you meet people with extraordinary passions. more »»


Farmers Market-Cartwright Pavilion October 10, 2015

100 block of North Second Avenue south of Binford House, will open for the season until 11 a.m. more »

Local Events



I am looking for:

Top Jobs