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Vote for Vernon

August 16, 2016 I recognize the hard choices we’ll have to make to keep our national spending in check. But cuts to vital benefits, like Social Security, that so many Iowans rely on shouldn’t be on the table. more »»

Vote for Trump

August 15, 2016 Donald Trump appeals to a broad patriotic swath: voters who are actually proud to be American. more »»

Back the Blue embraced!

August 13, 2016 Thank you to the community for purchasing T-shirts to support our local police department and thanks to those who made donations. more »»

Some things never change

August 12, 2016 Our youngest son cleans empty houses in Minnesota, and in one house he found needles, pins, hook and eyes and thread. Some thread was wrapped around folded pieces of newspape. more »»

‘Let your conscience be your guide’

August 9, 2016 I got my paper out of the mailbox and read the AP story that Amy Pollpeter got fired from her job. more »»

Open mouth, insert foot

August 9, 2016 Donald Trump’s worse enemy is his mouth. Trump keeps putting his foot in his mouth. Trump, there is a saying: “Silence is golden. more »»

Thank you

August 9, 2016 The Eldora Welcome Center has had a busy month. Thank you to all for the hard work and effort to make the events successful. more »»

Vote for change Nov. 8

August 2, 2016 We need change in Iowa Senate district 36. I have worked alongside Jeff Edler on the board of directors for our rural electric coop, Consumers Energy. more »»

Vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 Two wrongs don’t make a right. We are being asked to approve a bond issue for a joint police and fire structur. more »»

Vote yes on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I write to urge citizens to vote YES in the Public Safety bond issue election on Aug. 2. more »»

Vote yes for safety!

August 1, 2016 I am voting YES for the joint police/fire station bond issue. This is a building which meets our needs now and for the future. It meets our needs now and for the future for safety. more »»

Building a future for Marshalltown

August 1, 2016 As a young citizen in Marshalltown, I think of my future and the future of my hometown. more »»

Four reasons to vote YES on Aug. 2

August 1, 2016 Voting “YES” for a new joint police and fire facility is a powerful and timely way to say “YES”: “YES” to support our public servants and let them know that we value their sacrifices in making our... more »»

Let’s find a different route; vote no on Tuesday

August 1, 2016 I am concerned with the casual attitude regarding adding over $7 per month in taxes to Marshalltown families. I do not doubt Mr. more »»

Demand the truth; back Glass-Steagall

July 31, 2016 I've been silent too long! In these dangerous and frightening times, I want to report two stunning developments: 1. more »»

Cemetery in need of maintenance

July 31, 2016 I am going to open up a can of worms, but July 23, I drove by the Riverside Cemetery, and was so upset at what I saw and ashamed of where I have my lots. I had to drive in to look around. more »»

Move forward and vote yes on Aug. 2

July 29, 2016 Once again we find a referendum coming before us that is of vital importance to the future and safety of our community. more »»

Thank you Marshalltown!

July 29, 2016 On behalf of the Linn Creek Arts Festival Committee, we would like to thank everyone who had a hand in the success of the festival on July 16. more »»

Tie a blue ribbon

July 29, 2016 You may have noticed the blue ribbons adorning the downtown light posts. more »»

Thanks for nothing Branstad

July 29, 2016 I just want to express my thanks to Gov. Branstad and his MCOs. more »»



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