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After Tikrit victory, Iraq’s new challenge: Win over Sunnis

April 6, 2015 BAGHDAD — Iraq won the battle to retake the city of Tikrit from the Islamic State group, backed by a coalition of the unlikely in Iranian advisers, Shiite militias, and U.S. more »»

Vote no on police building

April 5, 2015 There is no rational argument against building a new police station. However, rational arguments exist against the proposed location at the former Crosby Pool site. more »»

Ignorance is costly

April 5, 2015 In response to the lobbyist who criticized my letter regarding the fuel tax, I stand by the information I submitted. more »»

Easter gives mankind free choice of hope

April 5, 2015 The human spirit in our body is created to live forever by the breath of Life that returns to the Father. Each person has a recorded life. A birth certificate records both parent. more »»

Support new MPD facility

April 4, 2015 Let me admit for the record, I never wanted to be a police officer when I was a kid; I’ve never watched an episode of “CSI,”much less “COPS”; and I never spent the night at a Holiday Inn Express. more »»

Give MPD a new home

April 4, 2015 I arrived in Marshalltown in 1979.The Hawkeye Bank Corporation had purchased The City National Bank in Marshalltown and I was transferred from Boone to become chairman of the board and CEO. more »»

Vote yes for new police facility

April 4, 2015 We support the need for a new police station. As members of the business community, we feel a new police station is something that impacts all of us. more »»

Vote yes for MPD building

April 2, 2015 It is with great pleasure that I write this letter of support for the Marshalltown Police Department headquarters project bond referendum on May 5. more »»

Support a strong patent system

April 2, 2015 As a patent attorney and son of an inventor, I am passionate about providing legal guidance and service to private inventors and small businesses to try to demystify the whole process so they may... more »»

Vote yes for new police building

March 31, 2015 The decision to support the police department bond issue was easy after an informative and eyeopening tour of the current police facility. more »»

Angle parking downtown needed

March 30, 2015 The last couple of years medium to large cities are spending thousands of dollars for consultants to advise them to get rid of one-way streets that lead people away from downtown, get as much parkin... more »»

There is a way out

March 28, 2015 The least observant person can see that the whole world is under chaos. North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia and Syria; now the whole Middle East, are countries with violent ambitions. more »»

Some true facts please

March 26, 2015 The recent letter to the editor on the Keystone pipeline was full of factual error. more »»

Support Glass-Steagall and BRICS

March 26, 2015 Has the national news with its capability of knowledge told you of the major breakthrough for the good of all people? If not, here is the latest from Lyndon LaRouche by me. more »»

Say no to Bakken pipeline

March 24, 2015 The proposed Bakken Crude Oil pipeline to cross Iowa should be of concern to everyone. more »»

Say no to new police station

March 21, 2015 I mean no disrespect to anyone but this is my honest opinion. I remember way back when Marshalltown had the national drug-capital label just a few years ago on TV by Peter Jennings, now deceased. more »»

Splitting from Marshalltown

March 20, 2015 My wife and I are both lifelong residents of this area with most of our ancestors and two of our children buried here. We have strong ties to both Marshalltown and my ancestral village namesake. more »»

Extending health care to veterans

March 20, 2015 The Veterans Affairs Administration has issued a new ruling that total assets will not be used in determining eligibility for VA Health Care. more »»

Don’t follow Graham or Ernst

March 18, 2015 “What different military powers do the president and Congress have? “Only Congress has the right to declare war, but the president is the supreme commander of all of the U.S. more »»

Vote ‘Yes’ for police building

March 18, 2015 I took the tour of the Marshalltown Police station (which I encourage everyone to do). I was dismayed at the facilities we provide such an essential government function. more »»



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