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We should all want Constitutional Carry

October 14, 2014 Those of us that live west of the Mississippi River Should be thankful for our guns, and thankful that we’re not speaking Japanes. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown!

October 9, 2014 I am writing about the recent entry in the Oktemberfest parade. It was a “Thank you and Welcome Home” for Vietnam veteran. more »»

Making a difference for kids

October 9, 2014 Most of us care about giving to charities that make a difference locally, and we’ll have many opportunities before the end of the year. more »»

Vote for Democrats in November

October 7, 2014 what we had before. more »»

Do the Koch Brothers need money?

October 7, 2014 The multi-billionaire Koch brothers’ warm and fuzzy commercials require some truth. more »»

Support Ernst for Senate

October 2, 2014 To the Sept. 29 letter endorsing Rep. Bruce Braley, I’d like to respond that one does not necessarily need only to be a dedicated Republican to support Joni Ernst. more »»

Pass Glass-Steagall; cancel our debt

October 1, 2014 Please refer to Matthew 18:15-20 If your brother (Country) sins against you, Go tell it its faults. If it refuses to listen, tell the Church. more »»

Nothing but hot air

October 1, 2014 This is in response to the letter regarding “The Koch brothers. more »»

Transparency? Are you kidding?

September 29, 2014 Senate Democrats recently attempted to overturn Citizen’s United but were blocked when all Senate Republicans voted in favor of Citizen’s United. I called Se. more »»

You cannot trust Ernst

September 29, 2014 I wish to reply to a recent letter endorsing the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, Ms. Joni Ernst. Just like the candidate and the letter writer, I also grew up on a far. more »»

Stop acting like cattle

September 26, 2014 Currently as drones fly overhead in America’s skies and the FBI has just launched the first-ever face recognition program in history that includes finger and palm prints along with retinal scans and... more »»

‘Making the Connection’ a rousing success

September 26, 2014 Recently the Marshall County Farm Bureau sponsored the farm and agriculture business-related tours “Making the Connection. more »»

Where was Joni?

September 25, 2014 On C-SPAN during the Iowa Republican U.S. Senate primary they showed the Joni Ernst castrating hog advertisement. People on C-SPAN made fun of that ad. more »»

Support Jech this election

September 25, 2014 Early voting is under way and an opportunity to better our community, our county, our state and our country is before us. more »»

Go green, forget meat and dairy

September 25, 2014 Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change. more »»

Ernst has the skills for Senate

September 23, 2014 I am writing in support of Joni Ernst, candidate for U.S. Senate. Joni Ernst has served our nation overseas, at one point commanding the largest battalion in the Iowa National Guard. more »»

Mendacity on display this election season

September 23, 2014 With election time rapidly approaching, this very old long -ime retired educator believes it is time for one more English lesson. more »»

Airport, manager important assets to Marshalltown

September 23, 2014 Just wanted the citizens of Marshalltown to know what a great airport they have. more »»

Work on park appreciated

September 19, 2014 A million thanks to the Parks and Rec crew for all the restoration work they did at Jaycees Park. It looks wonderful and is a safer place for the children who visit the park. more »»

I trust Joni

September 19, 2014 Seldom does a politician come along that truly reflects my values and beliefs. Joni Ernst was born on a farm, just like I was. more »»



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