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Feel good

December 16, 2013 I have found myself feeling bad lately because my health care premiums have gone up by 47 percent. more »»

New hospital is vital to Marshalltown’s future

December 7, 2013 Wednesday evening I attended the town meeting sponsored by the Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. more »»

American Cancer Society grateful for support

December 7, 2013 With the holiday season quickly approaching, the American Cancer Society would like to say thank you for the support over the past year. more »»

Positive steps forward a juvenile home

December 3, 2013 In my previous column I talked about a meeting between a delegation from Toledo and the governor’s office regarding the Iowa Juvenile Home (IJH). That meeting occurred the afternoon of No. more »»

Refusing to be rescued

December 2, 2013 This month, we celebrate the birth of Christ, the son of God who came to “rescue us” from the mess we have made of our lives. more »»

Let your voice be heard at MMSC town hall meeting

November 29, 2013 We are writing an open letter to Marshalltown citizens in support of the "Save Our Hospital" grassroots effort which is rapidly growing in our community. more »»

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1

November 29, 2013 Youth & Shelter Services will commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1, by covering the Icarus statue in front of its Jacobson Center YSS Headquarters at 420 Kellogg Avenu. more »»

Turn farmland into green space

November 29, 2013 The Marshall County farm is not the property of the Road Fund. It belongs to the whole county. Another cornfield is not an attraction for the county. more »»

Help those in Marshall County with critical needs

November 28, 2013 The United Way campaign for 2014 is quickly drawing to a close and at this writing they have raised 63 percent of their goal of $770,000. more »»

Politics requires thick skin

November 27, 2013 So Mr. Schiebel quits the UAW because he didn’t like the words used by the local union president on the national shutdown in Washington D.C. more »»

Someone needs to watch city purse strings

November 27, 2013 Now that voters have elected a mayor and a few council members, I would hope the newly elected perform due diligence when it comes to spending. more »»

Senior Center fundraiser a success

November 27, 2013 The Marshalltown Senior Citizens Center would like to thank the people of Marshalltown for their support of our soup supper, craft sale and bake sale in conjunction with the Tiny Tim Tree Festival. more »»

Thankful for a magical place called Iowa

November 26, 2013 OK, here’s the deal: I like Iowa. I’m completely unashamed to say it. I travel a bit for work — East Coast, West Coast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, Southwest and the South all in the last yea. more »»

Obamacare a modest solution

November 26, 2013 The U.S. healthcare system had been designed to avoid sick people. For-profit insurers spent billions finding and marketing their policies to healthy peopl. more »»

Bill Graham made lasting impact

November 20, 2013 This week as the nation is celebrating the 95th birthday of Billy Graham, I am reminded of a time in 1948 when as a 14-year-old girl my pastor and his wife from the Carlton Brethren Church took me... more »»

Think before you jump

November 20, 2013 I have two things to say. more »»

Lessons in liberty

November 18, 2013 Back in the mid-70s, I was on the Gladbrook junior high track team. Recent events caused me to reflect back on a track meet at Dysart. I was cheering on a friend in the pole vault competition. more »»

Impeach Obama now

November 12, 2013 We in the LaRouche movement have been wrongly accused of putting a mustache on Obama when in fact his health plan is a carbon copy of Tony Blair’s British T4 Health Care from the years of 1997-2007. more »»

Grassley should retire

November 12, 2013 I heard Chuck Grassley say the trouble with government is they spend too much money. The same Chuck Grassley was for taxpayers spending hundreds of millions for a rainforest in Iowa. more »»

US needs problem solving leadership for 2016

November 12, 2013 Once upon a time, conservative Democrats (Blue Dogs) and moderate Republicans ruled the House and Senate, espousing fiscal conservative values. more »»

 
 
 

 

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