Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:23:08 EDTWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:23:08 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssVolunteer firefighters deserve our respecthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2235/Volunteer-firefighters-deserve-our-respect.html<p>Take some time to thank the volunteer, and non-volunteer, firefighters in our area when you have a chance to. Last Friday, the volunteers from smaller area towns were on the go from one fire to another during dry and windy conditions.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:17:51 EDTDining with kindergartnershttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2229/Dining-with-kindergartners.html<p>I had the awesome opportunity to have lunch with my 5-year-old daughter at her school on Tuesday. It was fun to learn about her world during the day when I don't see her.Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:26:29 EDTTrivia night set for Saturdayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2224/Trivia-night-set-for-Saturday.html<p>Do you feel a need to show your wit, or put to use all that useless information in your head? St. Francis Catholic School is hosting a trivia night Saturday night (April 5) at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Marshalltown to benefit the sch.Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:33:00 EDTBenefit for Newton man's family is Fridayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2219/Benefit-for-Newton-man's-family-is-Friday.html<p>Those looking for something to do on Friday night can help out a family who has lost someone they loved. A benefit for the family of Pete Hussmann, the former editor of the Newton Daily News, will be held from 5 to 11 p.m.Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:59:17 EDTMHS planning out-of-state tripshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2213/MHS-planning-out-of-state-trips.htmlTwo groups of Marshalltown High School students will be on the move in the next few weeks as they take out-of-state trips. The new student group known as the Delegation of the Advancement of History will visit Chicago this weekend (March 21-22.Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:14:47 EDT