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Realizing a brighter future

August 2, 2014 I recently had the privilege to attend the opening of the new Democratic headquarters at 127 E. Main in Marshalltown. more »»

Protect Medicaid this election

August 2, 2014 I am a resident at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook. I get excellent care here. Excellent care, though, is expensive. more »»

Pray for peace in the Middle East

August 1, 2014 The people of Gaza are now without power, water and sewage treatment. Their only power plant was destroyed. more »»

Family deserves apology from school district

August 1, 2014 Recently the T-R and WHO radio reported about a family from my church and their son being accused by the school administration of being racist. more »»

Don’t miss out on community theatre

July 29, 2014 In the Sunday T-R, the new editor gives kudos to Marshalltown. One treasure chest he did not mention is the Marshalltown Community Theatre. more »»

Marshalltown should be proud of arts festival

July 26, 2014 I heard a comment last weekend at the Linn Creek Arts Festival that community support of the arts in Marshalltown is decreasing. more »»

LaRouche is right

July 26, 2014 The July 7 edition of the T.R. brought sad news and good news in that Abigail Pelzer was moving away. I wish to thank her for being open to free speec. more »»

Let’s support the Boy Scouts

July 25, 2014 My husband and I enjoy the Marshalltown fireworks and we have parked at the MICA parking lot for the last three years to view them. The Boy Scouts have been there for the last three years as well. more »»

Support cancer center in Marshalltown

July 25, 2014 I am a 37+ year member of the medical staff at MMSC and a cancer survivor. more »»

Youngster a good samaritan

July 22, 2014 I received a good samaritan hand from a young Marshalltown lad last week. I was returning a collapsible wheelchair for a friend who lives in the 400 block of West Main in Marshalltown. more »»

Wording was flawed; intent sincere

July 19, 2014 In response to the editorial “Ghetto comment way off base” (T-R 6/29/14) I would like to say that I regret the use of the word ghetto, because it inadvertently hurt the feelings of some in the... more »»

A fond farewell to Marshalltown

July 19, 2014 As our 93-year-old mother, Verla MacCanon, moved from Embers Retirement Community in Marshalltown to Wesley Acres in Des Moines on July 15, it marked the end of the presence of the MacCanon family i... more »»

A thank you from the fair

July 19, 2014 Showcasing the area’s talented people is a large part of the Central Iowa Fair. We would like to thank everyone that exhibited items in the open class department at the fair. more »»

Ernst right choice for Senate

July 16, 2014 Well, election time is upon us once again and as usual the half-truths and out and out fabrications of facts is starting with vengeanc. more »»

Support cancer center

July 16, 2014 Iowa River Hospice is pleased to support the MMSC in their effort to secure the Certificate of Need for a cancer center in Marshalltown. more »»

MMSC needs support for cancer center

July 14, 2014 We need your help. more »»

Farewell to Marshalltown

July 5, 2014 Marshalltown has been my home for the last nine years. I came as the result of my being appointed pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church. more »»

Impeach Obama, save America

July 1, 2014 Forget party politics. The only goal in the country, “Save our Constitution.” Impeach Obama. Save our county. Wipe out national debt. Activate Glass Steagall Now Thank God for our blessings. more »»

Bobcat Athletics fundraiser a success

July 1, 2014 I am writing this letter in appreciation for all of the people who participated in the 2014 Bobcat Athletics golf fundraiser June 17. more »»

Ryan budget cuts hurt seniors

June 28, 2014 Paul Ryan’s 2015 budget cuts Medicaid by more than a quarter and shifts costs onto already cash-strapped states by forcing them to provide funding or cut benefits. more »»



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