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Roseland family says thank you

June 25, 2013 On May 18 and 19, we held the 11th annual “Cowboys In The Sky” Sid Roseland Memorial Calf Roping and Steer Wrestling event at the Marshall County Fairgrounds, Marshalltown. more »»

IVCCD should commit to Orpheum’s success

June 24, 2013 One of the added attractions and selling points of Marshalltown has become the renovated and lively Orpheum Theate. more »»

Congress must act on student loan interest

June 23, 2013 For most college students, loans are a fact of life. Skyrocketing tuition costs have made borrowing money a necessity for many to afford their education. more »»

Commentary on the Iowa Veterans Home

June 23, 2013 We have read and heard many stories regarding the IVH commandant and the conditions he’s created in our home — stories of bullying, harassment, intimidation, retaliation, high stress, etc. more »»

Marshalltown’s jewel on Main Street

June 23, 2013 I am proud to say I am from Marshalltown. I was born and raised here, attended St. Henry’s and St. Mary’s schools and graduated from MHS Class of 1975. more »»

Appreciates T-R sports coverage

June 23, 2013 In response to a previous letter of issues with sports coverage — I love the sports coverage from the small towns. I live in Marshalltown but graduated from AGWS. more »»

Takes issue with sports coverage

June 17, 2013 I admit I do not comprehend the T-R’s coverage policy for local sport. more »»

Iowa Care Package needs support

June 17, 2013 Ron Fisher Marshalltown So far this year Iowa Care Package has shipped 280 care packages to deployed soldiers in combat zones. We need the resources to send more care packages. more »»

Thank you to volunteer blood donors

June 13, 2013 Thanks to all the wonderful blood donors who volunteered their time to make a life-saving blood donation at the recent Walgreens Drug Store blood drive. more »»

A near collision on the bike path

June 13, 2013 Monday, I headed out with my bike taking advantage of a warm, dry day. Heading down the Campbell Street trailhead, I crossed the bridge and immediately saw two people on the path heading toward m. more »»

Injustice at the Iowa Veterans Home

June 12, 2013 Our son, Brock Severson, who has special needs, has worked at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown for more than 10 years. more »»

Walk for Immigration Reform is Saturday

June 12, 2013 I would like to ask your readers to consider themselves as Latinos for just one day on Saturday, June 15. more »»

Reach Out and Read is a success

June 11, 2013 Reach Out and Read is a national early literacy program that partners with health care providers who perform well child exams for children 0-5 years old. more »»

Community support for Kiwanis garage sale appreciated

June 11, 2013 The P.M. Kiwanis members would like to express their gratitude to the community for its ongoing support of our semiannual garage sale. more »»

Appeal on behalf of the Iowa Veterans Home

June 9, 2013 The stubbornness and double standard shown by Governor Branstad in supporting the bullying and inappropriate behavior of the IVH commandant is unbelievable! With the tributes of Memorial Day behind... more »»

EPA is a threat to farmers

June 9, 2013 In the May 22 issue of the Times-Republican in a letter to the editor, John Halverson criticized my comments regarding keeping the Environmental Protection Agency off of farmers’ backs. M. more »»

An open letter to Gov. Branstad regarding IVH

June 9, 2013 Dear Governor Branstad, My name is Michael Croskey, and I am the current president of the IVH Resident Council. I have written you privately about problems with our commandant. more »»

Honor Flight was a wonderful privilege

June 9, 2013 After a long time of coming back to reality, I would like to express my most sincere thanks and gratitude to Rockwell Collins, Hy-Vee Food Stores, Pepsico/Quaker Oats, Roger P. more »»

Appreciates article on Glick

June 9, 2013 I have just read the account of Frank Lewis Glick in the June 2 edition of Past Times. It is an interesting tribute to a local hero. more »»

Lack of support for Glass-Steagall frustrating

June 5, 2013 I have been excessively mild in my letters. In a Republic citizens have to take part. That is what is meant by “self governing. more »»



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