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Love of country

October 9, 2013 We all say we love America — the U. S. in particular. We ask God to bless our country. But really what would you do to save it and ourselves? As of Oc. more »»

God’s message to his people

October 9, 2013 On a recent trip to Pennsylvania we visited the First Church of the Brethren in Harrisburg. The text for the message was taken from the little-used book of the Prophet Habakku. more »»

Vietnam veterans ‘Welcome Home’ helped heal old wounds

October 8, 2013 I want to thank everyone who helped “Welcome Home” the group of Vietnam veterans in the Oktemberfest parade Sept. 2. more »»

Grateful for friends of the Iowa Veterans Home

October 8, 2013 Speaking for numerous residents and staff of the Iowa Veterans Home, I wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to the friends and advocates who stood up and stood by us through the three years of... more »»

IVH appreciates donations for residents

October 6, 2013 Thank you so much to those who graciously donate to the residents at the Iowa Veterans Home. We currently have more than 600 residents with a variety of needs. more »»

Let’s stand together to end all forms of bullying

October 6, 2013 As the product of Marshalltown High School, I have held my tongue far too long; recent events have motivated me to finally share my concerns. more »»

Supper with Santa event needs support

October 6, 2013 It is time once again to start planning for the second annual Supper With Santa event in Clemons for area children and families. more »»

Elections have consequences

October 6, 2013 To Republicans who don’t like Obamacare — why don’t you try winning a election? Obama ran on it and Republicans ran against it. Breaking news: Obama won. more »»

Appreciative of ‘welcome home’

October 2, 2013 I personally was very humbled and appreciative of the Vietnam veterans’ portion of the Oktemberfest parade. more »»

Thanks for remembering Vietnam veterans

October 2, 2013 My name is Joseph Murray and I live near Jefferson, Iowa. I enlisted in the United States Air Force at the age of 17 in 1962 with my parents permission. more »»

Thank you Pip Gordon

October 2, 2013 First let me say the letter in Sunday’s Times-Republican by Jinita Boyd expresses my sentiments as to the lack of leadership and integrity shown by Chancellor Chris Duree and the IVCCD board and its... more »»

New affordable health care options

October 1, 2013 Iowa is a national leader when it comes to health insurance coverage for our citizens. We worked successfully in recent years to ensure all Iowa kids can see a doctor when they need to. more »»

Lack of integrity at IVCCD

September 29, 2013 I was invited to attend the community meeting hosted by IVCCD regarding the future of the Orpheu. more »»

‘Run for the House’ a success

September 29, 2013 The House of Compassion hosted its inaugural “Run for the House” Sept. 7. With the help of numerous volunteers, 149 race participants started their trek at our front doors. more »»

Concerned about graffiti, weeds

September 29, 2013 Is the city above the law? A few years ago the city council passed an ordinance that said if somebody reported that you had graffiti on your property you had to remove it within 24 hours. more »»

Food drive event a success

September 25, 2013 I wanted to thank you personally the Times-Republican for assisting Iowa Hospice by Harden Healthcare in spreading the word about the Sept. 13 statewide food drive in Marshalltown. more »»

Awake, America!

September 25, 2013 Why all the floods in different places in our country, the terrible storms, the escalating drought conditions? The violence in our nation, abortions, children killing children, molestation of our... more »»

Medicare open enrollment is approaching

September 24, 2013 With all the interest and activity around the Health Insurance Marketplace this fall, I want to remind residents of Marshall and Tama counties not to miss the Medicare open enrollment period for Par... more »»

2013 Emmys live up to its very unpredictable reputation

September 24, 2013 The Emmys lived up to its reputation as the least predictable entertainment awards show. more »»

Running up the fiscal cliff

September 24, 2013 Well folks here we go again, another run up to the fiscal cliff. To fully understand the true wonders of this impending disaster one must be aware of the cause of this annual event. more »»



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