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Vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 Two wrongs don’t make a right. We are being asked to approve a bond issue for a joint police and fire structur. more »»

Vote yes on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I write to urge citizens to vote YES in the Public Safety bond issue election on Aug. 2. more »»

Vote yes for safety!

August 1, 2016 I am voting YES for the joint police/fire station bond issue. This is a building which meets our needs now and for the future. It meets our needs now and for the future for safety. more »»

Building a future for Marshalltown

August 1, 2016 As a young citizen in Marshalltown, I think of my future and the future of my hometown. more »»

Four reasons to vote YES on Aug. 2

August 1, 2016 Voting “YES” for a new joint police and fire facility is a powerful and timely way to say “YES”: “YES” to support our public servants and let them know that we value their sacrifices in making our... more »»

Let’s find a different route; vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I am concerned with the casual attitude regarding adding over $7 per month in taxes to Marshalltown families. I do not doubt Mr. more »»

Demand the truth; back Glass-Steagall

July 31, 2016 I've been silent too long! In these dangerous and frightening times, I want to report two stunning developments: 1. more »»

Cemetery in need of maintenance

July 31, 2016 I am going to open up a can of worms, but July 23, I drove by the Riverside Cemetery, and was so upset at what I saw and ashamed of where I have my lots. I had to drive in to look around. more »»

Move forward and vote yes on Aug. 2

July 29, 2016 Once again we find a referendum coming before us that is of vital importance to the future and safety of our community. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown!

July 29, 2016 On behalf of the Linn Creek Arts Festival Committee, we would like to thank everyone who had a hand in the success of the festival on July 16. more »»

Tie a blue ribbon

July 29, 2016 You may have noticed the blue ribbons adorning the downtown light posts. more »»

Thanks for nothing Branstad

July 29, 2016 I just want to express my thanks to Gov. Branstad and his MCOs. more »»

Support police and fire ... vote yes this Tuesday!

July 29, 2016 I am writing to express my strong support for the proposed joint police and fire facility and will vote “yes” on Aug. . more »»

Make no assumptions ... vote YES!

July 28, 2016 By all outward appearances it seems that there isn’t any significant organized opposition this time to the proposed joint Marshalltown Police and Fire public safety building and the bond referendum... more »»

Vote yes Aug. 2 and save tax money

July 27, 2016 Thank you, Jon Thomas, for the letter of July 19. Let us save our taxes by building NOW. Why? 1) Construction costs will rise in the next 10 years. 2) Bond interest will go u. more »»

Support our public servants

July 27, 2016 As the Marshall County Attorney, I am extremely proud of the men and women of the Marshalltown Police and Fire departments for the professionalism and dedication they demonstrate on a daily basis. more »»

Cannot support Aug. 2 bond vote

July 27, 2016 First, as much as they want it, I believe we cannot afford a huge 38-stall garage for our police. more »»

Unwilling to hear

July 27, 2016 My wife and I are great people/watchers. They are the source of so many good stories. One Sunday while in Church, children were called to the front for a Bible message. more »»

Thank you Marshall County

July 27, 2016 There were many quality entries in the 2016 Central Iowa Fair Open Class Department. We would like to thank everyone that participated. more »»

Public safety facility a necessary priority

July 26, 2016 Among the priorities stated by community members before the 2013 municipal elections were the needs to secure replacement of both our police and fire facilities and major improvements to our city... more »»



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