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Youngster a good samaritan

July 22, 2014 I received a good samaritan hand from a young Marshalltown lad last week. I was returning a collapsible wheelchair for a friend who lives in the 400 block of West Main in Marshalltown. more »»

Wording was flawed; intent sincere

July 19, 2014 In response to the editorial “Ghetto comment way off base” (T-R 6/29/14) I would like to say that I regret the use of the word ghetto, because it inadvertently hurt the feelings of some in the... more »»

A fond farewell to Marshalltown

July 19, 2014 As our 93-year-old mother, Verla MacCanon, moved from Embers Retirement Community in Marshalltown to Wesley Acres in Des Moines on July 15, it marked the end of the presence of the MacCanon family i... more »»

A thank you from the fair

July 19, 2014 Showcasing the area’s talented people is a large part of the Central Iowa Fair. We would like to thank everyone that exhibited items in the open class department at the fair. more »»

Ernst right choice for Senate

July 16, 2014 Well, election time is upon us once again and as usual the half-truths and out and out fabrications of facts is starting with vengeanc. more »»

Support cancer center

July 16, 2014 Iowa River Hospice is pleased to support the MMSC in their effort to secure the Certificate of Need for a cancer center in Marshalltown. more »»

MMSC needs support for cancer center

July 14, 2014 We need your help. more »»

Farewell to Marshalltown

July 5, 2014 Marshalltown has been my home for the last nine years. I came as the result of my being appointed pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church. more »»

Impeach Obama, save America

July 1, 2014 Forget party politics. The only goal in the country, “Save our Constitution.” Impeach Obama. Save our county. Wipe out national debt. Activate Glass Steagall Now Thank God for our blessings. more »»

Bobcat Athletics fundraiser a success

July 1, 2014 I am writing this letter in appreciation for all of the people who participated in the 2014 Bobcat Athletics golf fundraiser June 17. more »»

Ryan budget cuts hurt seniors

June 28, 2014 Paul Ryan’s 2015 budget cuts Medicaid by more than a quarter and shifts costs onto already cash-strapped states by forcing them to provide funding or cut benefits. more »»

Budget breaks America’s promise to seniors

June 28, 2014 The latest Paul Ryan budget repeals affordable care act leaving 24 million people without health insurance and forcing senior to pay more for preventive health services and prescription drug. more »»

Reform should start with politicians

June 25, 2014 Evelyn Jenness Marshalltown I was shocked when I saw the heading June 18 “State to reform Eldora schooling.” I worked at the State Training School, Eldora twice, and they had a good school. more »»

Senior Center grateful for recent fundraising effort

June 25, 2014 The Marshalltown Senior Citizens Center would like to thank community members, businesses and organizations who have contributed to our 2014 Friends of the Senior Citizens Center fundraising campaign. more »»

Ryan budget shifts costs to seniors

June 25, 2014 The newest incarnation of the Paul Ryan budget once again proposes privatizing Medicare and turning it into a voucher system while lowering tax rates on the wealthy and corporations. more »»

Iowa should strengthen efforts for clean water

June 15, 2014 In 2013 there were 51 manure spills in Iowa. Des Moines Water Works recently spent nearly $1,000,000 in a three month period to remove nitrates from the city’s drinking water. more »»

Businesses are data mining, soliciting

June 15, 2014 Is anyone else annoyed by the underhanded data mining and soliciting that local businesses are doing? Earlier I had an experience with two local banks selling my phone number to telemarketers,... more »»

Appreciates effort to keep park clean

June 15, 2014 Myself and many others would like to thank a man whose name we do not know. There were many dead fish at the Glenwood Park Pond. Nobody wanted to do anything about it. more »»

Roseland family says thank you

June 15, 2014 On May 17 and 18 at the 12th annual “Cowboys In the Sky” Sid Roseland Memorial Calf Roping and Steer Wrestling event was held at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Marshalltown. more »»

57 million and counting

June 15, 2014 Fifty-seven million is a large number whether you are talking about money, miles or minute. more »»

 
 
 

 

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