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A wonderful class of ‘67 reunion

The MHS Class of 1967 held their 55th reunion this weekend at Elmwood Country Club, where we enjoyed the lovely venue and delicious food. The events were well attended and enjoyed by all. We would like to thank the following people who donated items to be given away that night: Adland ...

Telling the story of Jesus

A long time ago, there was a man who was wrestling with how to do a required task. His struggle was against his conscience and how he could say no to God? His name was (Jerry-miah). In 1:4-19 Jeremiah received a call from God but he really didn’t want to do it. God told him that if he ...

Abortion devalues life

AARP in the September issue of their paper had an article called “Our teens are struggling with depression and anxiety.” Psychiatry put a lot of the blame on a pandemic fueled by disruptions. They also said suicide rates increased 53 percent since 2010. The article said the number one ...

Legalize MDMA for medical uses

Inspired by Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, I have asked Gov. Kim Reynolds to call an emergency special session of the Iowa legislature for the purpose of legalizing MDMA assisted therapy in Iowa. Although opioids, cocaine and methamphetamine are all legal for medical use, MDMA is not. This ...

Why ban golf carts?

Editor, 40 plus years ago there was about a 20 year wait to get a golf cart in one of the Legion golf cart sheds, but if you lived 8.8 miles away from the Legion entrance you could bring your golf cart on and pay a trail fee. After years of waiting many young golfers went to join nearby golf ...

Full story of taser incident hasn’t been told

Attorneys and our police chief can’t comment on the recent Taser incident by an MPD officer, but I certainly can and will. Perfect example here why the police force and the media get bad reputations. The Times-Republican prints a story smearing a senior officer’s name when all the facts ...