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Another successful year for ‘Stuff the Bus’

August 23, 2016 The House of Compassion “Stuff the Bus” school supply distribution was held Aug. 6 and 8 and was a huge success thanks to the community. more »»

Support the cemetery

August 22, 2016 I read with interest the July 31 Times-Republican letter to the editor by Max Graves in regard to care at our Riverside Cemetery. His article was enlightening; only thing he never went far enoug. more »»

Governor’s priorities out of order

August 20, 2016 Recently, in a special meeting of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, $11.5 million in incentives was approved for the construction of a meat packing plant in Wright County. more »»

Only hope

August 18, 2016 Our founding fathers knew what would happen to America if she turned her back on the God that set them free. more »»

Vote for Vernon

August 16, 2016 I recognize the hard choices we’ll have to make to keep our national spending in check. But cuts to vital benefits, like Social Security, that so many Iowans rely on shouldn’t be on the table. more »»

Vote for Trump

August 15, 2016 Donald Trump appeals to a broad patriotic swath: voters who are actually proud to be American. more »»

Back the Blue embraced!

August 13, 2016 Thank you to the community for purchasing T-shirts to support our local police department and thanks to those who made donations. more »»

Some things never change

August 12, 2016 Our youngest son cleans empty houses in Minnesota, and in one house he found needles, pins, hook and eyes and thread. Some thread was wrapped around folded pieces of newspape. more »»

‘Let your conscience be your guide’

August 9, 2016 I got my paper out of the mailbox and read the AP story that Amy Pollpeter got fired from her job. more »»

Open mouth, insert foot

August 9, 2016 Donald Trump’s worse enemy is his mouth. Trump keeps putting his foot in his mouth. Trump, there is a saying: “Silence is golden. more »»

Thank you

August 9, 2016 The Eldora Welcome Center has had a busy month. Thank you to all for the hard work and effort to make the events successful. more »»

Vote for change Nov. 8

August 2, 2016 We need change in Iowa Senate district 36. I have worked alongside Jeff Edler on the board of directors for our rural electric coop, Consumers Energy. more »»

Vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 Two wrongs don’t make a right. We are being asked to approve a bond issue for a joint police and fire structur. more »»

Vote yes on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I write to urge citizens to vote YES in the Public Safety bond issue election on Aug. 2. more »»

Vote yes for safety!

August 1, 2016 I am voting YES for the joint police/fire station bond issue. This is a building which meets our needs now and for the future. It meets our needs now and for the future for safety. more »»

Building a future for Marshalltown

August 1, 2016 As a young citizen in Marshalltown, I think of my future and the future of my hometown. more »»

Four reasons to vote YES on Aug. 2

August 1, 2016 Voting “YES” for a new joint police and fire facility is a powerful and timely way to say “YES”: “YES” to support our public servants and let them know that we value their sacrifices in making our... more »»

Let’s find a different route; vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I am concerned with the casual attitude regarding adding over $7 per month in taxes to Marshalltown families. I do not doubt Mr. more »»

Demand the truth; back Glass-Steagall

July 31, 2016 I've been silent too long! In these dangerous and frightening times, I want to report two stunning developments: 1. more »»

Cemetery in need of maintenance

July 31, 2016 I am going to open up a can of worms, but July 23, I drove by the Riverside Cemetery, and was so upset at what I saw and ashamed of where I have my lots. I had to drive in to look around. more »»



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