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Impressed with community theater

June 11, 2014 Marshalltown Community Theater has produced an excellent and enjoyable 2014 Gala. Great applause for the singers/dancers and production crew of the show. more »»

Impressed with local youth

June 7, 2014 I am writing this letter because many people feel our teens are discourteous and unhelpfu. more »»

Bobcat Ball raises $53,000

June 2, 2014 “Success is sweetest when it’s shared.....” The success of the Bobcat Ball, a fundraising event held on May 4 for the renovation of the MHS Roundhouse, was due to the power of teamwork. more »»

You have a choice

June 2, 2014 For 35 years, Cedar Valley Hospice has been honored to serve your families, friends and neighbor. more »»

Stamping out cronyism

June 2, 2014 A new report by Progress Iowa found that one out of six of Governor Branstad’s appointees were campaign donors. more »»

Kajtazovic is right for Marshall County, Congress

May 30, 2014 I am a proud, progressive Democrat. I believe that all Iowans should have access to quality and affordable health care. more »»

Cannabis oil law a slap in the face

May 30, 2014 Congratulations to Governor Branstad for allowing a few Iowans access to cannabis oil. more »»

You get what you vote for

May 29, 2014 As we move into the mid-term elections we will hear all kinds of stories and promises from the candidates. You will have to decide what you think is best for you. more »»

Ernst serves Iowa and our USA

May 29, 2014 I am supporting Joni Ernst as I value her ability to represent Iowans in Washington, D.C. more »»

Supporting Dandekar on June 3

May 29, 2014 Swati Dandekar believes in the importance of education, and hers has served her well as a member of the Linn-Mar school board, the Iowa legislature, state Senate, the Iowa Utilities Board and as... more »»

Letter Carriers Food Drive a success

May 29, 2014 The Emergency Food Box and Salvation Army would like to thank everyone who generously donated to the successful Letter Carriers Food Drive that was held May 10. more »»

Immigration laws are not written in stone

May 28, 2014 Without wading into the social and economic arguments regarding immigration, I want to address a theme in several recent letters. more »»

Dave Thompson for county supervisor

May 25, 2014 Four years ago I wrote an editorial in support of Dave Thompson and his campaign to serve as our Marshall County Supervisor. more »»

Government should close the borders

May 25, 2014 It appears to me the only winners in the immigration quandary are the employers, including a local plant. The workers must be grossly underemployed. more »»

MCS appreciates community support

May 25, 2014 Marshalltown is growing and thriving, with many new and exciting projects. One of those new projects is the building plan of the Marshalltown Christian School. more »»

Armored vehicle is ‘Tupper’s Folly’

May 25, 2014 Because of USFS connections, Iowa DNR Forestry administers an Excess Federal Property Program. more »»

Remember the sacrifices of our veterans

May 25, 2014 Thanks Marshalltown community for pitching in to help make our recent Poppy Days a huge success. more »»

Caiman MTV is designed for war

May 18, 2014 Want to see what Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper thinks is necessary for police officers to be safe? Here’s an address to a Youtube blurb. more »»

America is addicted to cheap labor

May 18, 2014 Although my family and I have lived in Brownsville, Texas on the US-Mexico border for more than 20 years I have read with interest the numerous recent letters in your newspaper concerning Hispanics... more »»

Why wait? Participate now

May 13, 2014 Election time is once again here and many of you find the excuse that you didn’t have time, or forgot or even didn’t know who to vote for. Well, folks those are awful excuses for a variety of reasons. more »»



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