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Quilts of Valor dedicated to those who served

April 14, 2016 Committee members: Leslie Renaud, Rosanne Anderson, Gloria Debower, Dorothy Sleege, Linda Cooper, Deb Kerr, Shayla Ludley and Sue Smith The Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety Quilts of Valor project is i... more »»

Sad day for Marshalltown

April 13, 2016 Today I received a letter from two officers from the Knights of Columbus. It noted the process of closing and selling of the Columbus Hall. more »»

Iowans — Did you know?

April 12, 2016 Did you know how the Branstad Administration has systematically, coldly and quietly changed your Iowa Veterans Home (IVH) over the last five years? Did you know how they took the model veterans home... more »»

Don’t miss ‘Escanaba in da Moonlight’

April 12, 2016 I have had the pleasure of working backstage with the great cast of “Escanaba in da Moonlight” at the Marshalltown Community Theatre and I highly recommend it. more »»

Replace Grassley and King

April 11, 2016 Four of Iowa’s six federally elected legislators have agreed to put partisan ideologies aside and cooperatively work on five high priority policy issues: Sen. Ernst, Rep. Blum, Rep. Young and Rep. more »»

lowans deserve better

April 5, 2016 What Sen. Grassley has done in Washington, D.C., for the people of Iowa, the last few years has been embarrassing. He seems to have made no decision of his own for more than a decade. more »»

Words from God

March 31, 2016 Humans have many ways to communicate with others; we have developed ways to even speak with animals, and train them to say human word. more »»

Okay education funding

March 29, 2016 The Iowa Legislature will set allowable growth this year at 2.25 percent meaning an additional $138 million dollars for education. This amount seems oka. more »»

Don’t send our people away

March 27, 2016 Dishonorable are those individuals that choose to rob others of quality of life and pursuit of happines. more »»

What do you think?

March 27, 2016 In the past I have called for the impeachment of Obama. This information that I'm about to present should move people to action. more »»

Thank you for the support

March 27, 2016 The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #46 Marshalltown thanks the businesses and merchants listed below for providing merchandise and certificates for prizes and the public for their attendance and... more »»

Not Trump!

March 26, 2016 The media quotes Trump saying if he doesn’t receive the GOP nomination, “my supporters will riot.” History studies recall similar remarks from the 1930s Germany and Italy. more »»

The Good News

March 26, 2016 We have Good News to share at Easter time. Christ has defeated death. Death came when Adam and Eve accepted the lie of Lucifer (Isa.14:12). more »»

Nothing to do with sport hunting

March 23, 2016 The Iowa Legislature legalized “silencers on guns. more »»

Shop locally?

March 23, 2016 We are told or asked to shop locally. I was told three times that if the items that were advertised I would have to go to their larger stores in large towns to get them. more »»

Don’t leave behind our veterans

March 19, 2016 I would like to ask your readers to publicize and participate in the “Vets Black Arm Band Day for PTSD” event on March 23. more »»

GIA singers reunion slated

March 19, 2016 I grew up in Marshalltown and graduated from MHS in 1982. I am now a special education high school teacher in Van Meter. I am also proud to say that I am a mother of two successful daughters. more »»

Celebrate National Ag Week

March 17, 2016 Where does your food come from? If you’re like many Americans, your answer is the grocery store. And frankly, that disturbs me. more »»

Time to retire Grassley

March 17, 2016 If we can get along for a year without a Supreme Court justice, why do we need a ninth one anyway? Sooner or later there will be seven and the balance will be restore. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown!

March 12, 2016 There are many old sayings about opportunity knocking at your door. Recently, I thought an opportunity was knocking at my door. It was. It just wasn’t the opportunity I thought it was. more »»



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