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Food drive drawing near

April 26, 2016 Just a reminder to our area that the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive will be taking place on Saturday, May 14. more »»

Re-elect Sodders

April 26, 2016 You might be asking yourself why should I vote for Steve Sodders for Iowa Senate. more »»

Where’s the outrage?

April 22, 2016 The feeling of deep respect and reverence on that hill in the Iowa Veterans Home (IVH) cemetery recently united many strangers. more »»

A lesson in compassion

April 22, 2016 We at House of Compassion want to publicly thank the middle and high school students and staff of GMG School for their wonderful gift of more than 4,600 supply closet items. more »»

A forward-thinking view

April 21, 2016 Working at IVH for 34 years I would like to share some information from that experience. more »»

Vote for Sodders

April 18, 2016 What drives Steve Sodders? Is it the passion he has for the issues that affect everyday Iowans? Is it his willingness to speak for those who have no voice? Is it his desire to make Iowa a better... more »»

Thank you Congressman Blum

April 18, 2016 As a volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), please let me thank publicly Congressman Blum for co-sponsoring legislation that protects cancer patients’ quality of... more »»

Providing the foundation for our children

April 17, 2016 Did you know that small actions – like listening to someone’s story or bringing a meal to a parent – actually make a big difference? Research overwhelmingly proves that experiencing tough times, at... more »»

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 »»



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