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More information on police building needed

April 26, 2015 On May 5 the voters of Marshalltown will be asked to vote on a bond issue to fund a new building for the police department. more »»

Stop ‘kicking the can’ and vote yes

April 26, 2015 During my first term as mayor in 1992, one of the first items that came to my attention was the declining condition of the police department building. more »»

Vote YES for MPD facility

April 26, 2015 About three months ago, after a Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, I had an opportunity to take a comprehensive tour of the current Marshalltown Police Department facilities. more »»

Vote NO on police building

April 26, 2015 There have been several letters relating to the current police station and the fire department facilities and how effective they are in our communit. more »»

Support MPD bond issue

April 26, 2015 I have heard the arguments against building a new police department — location, design concerns and the expense. more »»

Vote NO for proposed police station

April 26, 2015 Someone forgot to tell the architects they weren't in Kansas anymore. more »»

Don’t bet against Israel

April 25, 2015 A couple of weeks ago there was an article in your paper about the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to the author, Benjamin is a scoundrel of the highest class. Mr. more »»

The only option

April 25, 2015 This is a letter to all of those 50 years and younger; to those that sort out the good from the bad and find positive solutions. I was born a Franklin D. Roosevelt Democrat. more »»

Perhaps a different option for public safety

April 25, 2015 I have had another thought/approach for the new police and fire department building needs during this tight bonding/funding crises in Marshalltown. more »»

A heartfelt thank you

April 24, 2015 As a relative newcomer to the community I now call home, there are always new people to meet and new things to discover. Saturday night was no exception. more »»

Boon or burden?

April 24, 2015 Is the offer of the golf course to State Center a boon or a burden? Golf courses all over the United States are closing. Going broke. Many were built in housings communities to attract buyers. more »»

No bullying here

April 24, 2015 How is a name on a list bullying? I am proud to have my name on the list of union members. more »»

A new police station needed for the community

April 24, 2015 There have been a lot of questions on the proposed new Police Station: Why does it have to have so many windows? Why don’t they just move into another building? Why are they paying so much for this... more »»

Do not reward police with new building

April 23, 2015 I’m finding it a little odd that a new donut shop is to open on the very same day the vote is on (May 5) for a new police station. It must be in the lining of the stars for a few. more »»

If I could talk to the president

April 23, 2015 I would ask him why as Americans we are letting the people in the Middle East suffer the way they do. We should be fighting mad. more »»

It’s not bullying

April 23, 2015 I wonder if Rep. Dean Fisher is trying to tell our local union what we can and can’t print in our local union paper. more »»

A blatant disrespect for life

April 23, 2015 I was appalled by the cartoon you published on the front page of the Matter of Opinion section of the Times-Republican on Sunday, April 12 depicting a death gurney to be used to killed the Boston... more »»

What about bullying in the unions?

April 22, 2015 Bullying in our schools and our community has been a hot topic for several years. more »»

Be safe and put your phone away

April 21, 2015 On Saturday I attended my grandson’s soccer game at the complex on 18th avenue and I have some observations to share. First and foremost people need to slow down in the parking lot. more »»

Funding needed for trails system

April 21, 2015 Spring has arrived and Iowans have taken to the many great recreational trails our state has to offer. more »»



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