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Ernst is an extremist; vote for Braley

November 2, 2014 I got a big kick out of the Oct. 1 letter “Nothing but hot air” defending the billionaire Koch Brothers who are bankrolling Joni Ernst’s campaign. more »»

Before you vote ...

November 2, 2014 We have been hearing all kinds of promises from our political candidate. more »»

Stop the Tea Party

November 2, 2014 Over the years, the Republican Party has given us politicians who made important contributions. Teddy Roosevelt gave us our national parks. more »»

Support Mark Smith

November 1, 2014 I would like to address the ad endorsed by Jane Jech and running on local radio. more »»

Vote for Jane Jech

November 1, 2014 Jane Jech is running for Iowa House, but I know her as someone else, too. She’s my mom, and she’s one of the hardest working individuals I know. more »»

Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa was right

November 1, 2014 I am very proud of Pope Francis. He is the one person that is on the line of defense for Justic. more »»

Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon a success

October 31, 2014 On Oct. 16, 96 guests were present for the Third Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at Elmwood Country Club, sponsored by the MMSC Foundation. more »»

Not pooped out at the parade

October 29, 2014 I agree that streets should be clean for the Oktemberfest parade and all participants. No question. more »»

National Day of Remembrance is Sunday

October 28, 2014 The first Sunday in November is the National Day of Remembrance. This day is set aside to remember those American victims who were killed by illegal immigrants. This year’s event will be on No. more »»

Vote for those who can fix Democrats’ mistakes

October 27, 2014 The reason you should vote should be self evident. However, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Bruce Braley, Mark Smith are perfect examples as to why you shouldn’t vote for Democrat. more »»

Who’s badmouthing who?

October 27, 2014 Republicans don’t like what Bruce Braley said about Grassley. Let’s see — Braley said it once. The Republicans, meanwhile, have repeated it in ads a thousand times. more »»

Thanks for aiding VFW fundraiser

October 26, 2014 Our Veterans of Foreign Wars recently held a rummage sale at our Post 839 headquarters at 107 E. Meadow Lane. I am happy to report that our sale was a huge success. There are so many people to than. more »»

Koch Brothers have an interest in Iowa

October 26, 2014 Regarding the Koch Brothers support for candidate Joni Ernst, city folk may not realize that the Koch Brothers utilize a pipeline to supply anhydrous terminals in Iowa including one in Marshall... more »»

Vote for Mark Smith

October 26, 2014 I am concerned about the lack of fact checking occurring on the Iowa House race between Mark Smith and Jane Jech. Here are some statements that Ms. Jech has made: 1. more »»

Support Jane Jech

October 26, 2014 This letter is to inform everyone interested in Second Amendment rights to vote for Jane Jech in the upcoming election. Jane has received the endorsement of the NRA with an "A" rating. more »»

Lying to ourselves

October 26, 2014 I bought a health insurance policy in 2005. It is a $4,000 deductible, $2,000 per individual, four-person policy. In late 2009 when Obamacare passed the House, I was paying $436.50/month. more »»

A sign of the sale

October 24, 2014 Dear Heloise: I always feel sorry for the people who put up garage- or estate-sale SIGNS that are unreadable from passing cars. Here are some hints: * Never use a yellow marker on white poster boar. more »»

In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

October 24, 2014 LOUISVILLE, Ky. more »»

Ben Bradlee, nonpareil editor

October 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — The death at 93 of the Washington Post’s incomparable editor Benjamin C. more »»

Light-duty vs. full-duty

October 22, 2014 This letter is to describe my experiences with our postal service. If this is typical, then postal managers need to take a serious look at home it is functioning. more »»



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