×

Your View

Stop the endless noise!

Lately, the sound of loud car and motorcycle engines has become constant everywhere in our town. In addition, fireworks are being set off all-day, every day. With almost 40 years of teaching experience, I see an increasing number of students and colleagues with anxiety and sensitivity to ...

Thank you for the support

The family of Sid Roseland would like to thank everyone who, over the years, has supported our annual event “Cowboys In The Sky” Sid Roseland Memorial Calf Roping and Steer Wrestling. This year we held our 19th annual and final events supporting the Iowa High School Rodeo Association, ...

Thank you for support

After 40 years, the Marshalltown Lioness Club, which has been serving the Marshalltown area and financially supporting Lions projects for the past four decades, has come to the end of an Projects underway will be continued by Lions Clubs. The Lioness Club would like to thank the ...

Go veggie for the Fourth

The scarcity of animal meat caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will keep our outdoor grills safer this Independence Day. Folks who grill hamburgers and hot dogs face a nasty choice. The U.S. Meat and Poultry Hotline advises grilling at high temperatures to avoid food poisoning by E. coli and ...

No more factory farms

In Iowa, the number of animals packed into factory farms produce as much waste as 168 million people, or 53 times that of our state’s population — that’s 53 times. Manure waste is housed in giant lagoons that sometimes flood, and that, along with the applied nitrate run-off from the ...

God wants us to speak to him

As I came into the church on my first Sunday back from recovery, I walked through the west door, through the office and there on the bulletin board, someone hung a letter from a woman in Missouri. In the pioneer-days of The Iowa River Church community, many of her relatives settled here and ...