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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 »»

MPD building, location a win-win

March 16, 2015 In response to a recent letter to the editor, I think we need re-examine, through the letter writer’s mind’s eye picture, traffic action from the MPD structure. more »»

Reconsider location of new MPD facility

March 13, 2015 It is exciting to have new construction in our community, and the proposed building of a new police station promises the opportunity for overall improvement to Marshalltown. more »»

All talk and no action

March 11, 2015 Congressman Rod Blum says he believes in term limits. Will he run against Chuck Grassley in the Republican primary for U.S. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ for MPD facility

March 11, 2015 “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothin. more »»

Police station need; change location

March 9, 2015 Chief of Police Mike Tupper and the entire Marshalltown Police Department do an excellent job. The police station is small and outdated. more »»

Keep dollars local

March 9, 2015 As spring grows closer, construction projects pick up. The city has proposed a new police station — which from my understanding will have a price tag around $15 million ... more »»

Branstad is out of control

March 7, 2015 It seems to me that when somebody doesn’t agree with Mr. Branstad or he doesn’t like them, their salary gets cut, they get laid off or fired. more »»

Adequately fund our schools

March 4, 2015 The older I get the more thoughtful I am about taking on responsibilities. It is not that I loathe to being responsible; it is just that I count the cost. more »»



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