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Support Marco Rubio

January 26, 2016 We Republicans should be proud to have such an incredibly strong and versatile group of candidates running for our presidential nomination. more »»

Support Ben Carson

January 26, 2016 Tired of politics as usual? Please consider supporting Dr. Ben Carson for President of these United States of America. more »»

First in wind power, not just with the Iowa caucuses

January 25, 2016 As a person of faith, I believe we are called to be stewards of creation. One issue which deeply concerns me is how we can be better stewards and protect our natural resources. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown

January 25, 2016 As the New Year begins we at the Marshalltown Area United Way have much to be thankful for. more »»

Keep Iowa first; go out and caucus

January 25, 2016 By now you are well aware that the Iowa: First in the Nation Caucuses are Monday, Feb. 1. more »»

Vote for Ted Cruz

January 25, 2016 The biggest joke that nobody’s laughing at is the governing that comes out of Washington, DC. Over promising and under delivering. more »»

Why you should consider Ben Carson

January 24, 2016 In his “Prescription for America” Dr. Carson says that he will lower the debt ceilin. more »»

Water woes should lead to criminal charges

January 24, 2016 In 2011, Republican Gov. more »»

Health care concerns

January 22, 2016 In 1958 there were two hospitals in Marshalltown. Both were having financial problems. The two hospitals were merged in a “community hospital” for the people in Marshall and surrounding counties. more »»

Branstad gets an F

January 20, 2016 I would like to compliment Mark Smith with his editorial, “Branstad is the Governor who thinks he is King,” and Dr. more »»

Rubio: A vote for growth, leadership, security and family values

January 19, 2016 I hope you will consider joining me in supporting Senator Marco Rubio as the best choice for President. more »»

Caucus for Bernie Sanders

January 19, 2016 I returned to the office for the Bernie Sanders campaign in Marshalltown the other day just in time to hear a young staffer’s reaction to the opinion of a woman who’d told him she could not support... more »»

An open letter to president Obama

January 12, 2016 Dear Mr. President, In your speech on Jan. 5, the tearful recall of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary moved me. You said, “Every time I think about those kids it makes me mad. more »»

Spirit of giving alive and well

January 12, 2016 Of all the things we do at Christmas, the giving of gifts to those less fortunate is one of the most rewarding. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown

January 1, 2016 The Emergency Food Box Board on behalf of the volunteers and clients says “Thank You” to Marshalltown and the surrounding communities for their generous support during 2015. more »»

Congress needs to act now

January 1, 2016 Congress has all left town, the job that we have given them have totally abandon “WE the PEOPLE”! People can’t pray our way out of this with out action on our part. more »»

Love and Compassion

December 29, 2015 I love history! If anything historical is being shown, I will watch it. more »»

Christmas traditions ... what is happening to them?

December 22, 2015 This year I thought it’d be fun to have mistletoe in the house as my 2-1/2-year-old grandson would be here and it was time to introduce him to “kissing under the mistletoe. more »»

Thank you to Upward Basketball parents and volunteers

December 19, 2015 Upward Basketball recently completed its 15th season in Marshalltown with 317 children participating. more »»

A term too far?

December 18, 2015 Today, Gov. Branstad entered the history books as the longest serving governor in American history. Mission accomplished! Congratulations, governor. You must feel very good about yourself tonight. more »»



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