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Holvik wrong on Reynolds

In reply to Linda Holvik’s July 3 article in the T-R on democracy, come on Linda. Do you really think Gov. Reynolds should listen or be concerned with Nancy Pelosi’s handpicked Trump haters to sit on a committee to render a fair verdict? If you do, you have eyes that can’t see or a ...

In name only

A friend told me the other day that he’s thinking he picked the wrong religion. He didn’t know if he wanted to be a Christian anymore. So many recent actions by purported Christians have disillusioned him. He’s got a point: a congresswoman stated at a recent rally that Jesus ...

Your view — Debbie Marcaccini

Over a decade ago, I donated to the Marshalltown Foundation for the Caregiver’s Statue in front of the hospital. I was informed recently the statue was being moved to the new hospital. However, they will not be moving the memorial bricks around the statue. I purchased two bricks in memory of ...

When God calls to us

As I was walking down Main Street, someone called to me. I know they wanted me immediately, because they used my full name. I turned toward the people but did not recognize who they were. I went into super-analyzing mode so I wouldn’t appear completely blank. In the past, I had known them ...

Follow the science on abortion

“Follow the science” has become a popular cultural mantra, especially since the beginning of the pandemic. Certainly, this is an important principle (among several) for helping us to understand, and to respond to, various issues facing us either in our personal lives or as a society. As ...

United Way golf event again a huge success

On behalf of Marshalltown Area United Way, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who made the Annual Golf Event a tremendous success! For the sixth year in a row, Gary Schaudt with SagePoint Financial has graciously sponsored this event. Thank you to Woodruff Construction ...