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Thank you for shoebox donations

I am writing to thank Marshalltown​​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project ...

Tax dollars should stay with public schools

I am writing in opposition to the proposed Voucher/Education Savings Account (ESA) bill Governor Reynolds and her out-of-state big money contributors are attempting to push through the Iowa Legislature. Why do I oppose this bill? Separation of church and state. Where have you heard this? ...

Say yes to Governor’s Education Savings Accounts plan

I would encourage you to contact your legislator and ask they vote YES for the Education Savings Account (ESA) bill. If parents or students feel they will have better results and success in private schools than public, then the Education Savings Accounts will allow the funds to follow the ...

Thank you Marshall County community

A New Year is always a good time to stop and count our blessings. 2022 was a busy year for the Marshalltown Emergency Food Box. The EFB moved into its new location at 107 N. First St. With the support of many volunteers, the move went smoothly. The Emergency Food Box Board on behalf of the ...

Thank you Marshalltown Fire and EMS

I have lived in a nursing home for 10 years. Due to arthritis and old age, I have fallen more than once. I owe my life to the Marshalltown Fire Department and EMS people for taking me to the hospital for treatment. I wish I could do more than say a big thanks in the newspaper.

Thank you Marshalltown

Merry Christmas Marshalltown! You have welcomed me to your churches, Hy-Vee, clubs and events plus ran newspaper articles in the T-R and hosted radio interviews on KFJB, etc., as I try to raise money for the villages of Ghana, Africa. So far this year, Ghana has bored 13 wells and you are part ...