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Sadly, crime does pay

August 13, 2014 I read the Aug. 6 T-R article concerning the promotion of driver’s license cards for unauthorized illegal aliens in Iow. more »»

Issuing licenses will not make us safer

August 9, 2014 In a recent T-R article “Tupper discusses immigration issues in Des Moines” Police Chief Tupper asked people to write letters to the editor. After reading the article, I took his advice. more »»

Care needs to be accessible locally

August 8, 2014 As one who made the 80-mile round trip to Ames for radiation therapy 37 times in 2013, I was happy to write a letter of support for the efforts of MMSC to bring the service to Marshalltow. more »»

City needs to clean up its messes

August 5, 2014 Recently the city complained about so-called junked cars. Some of those are just cars waiting to be restored. Maybe the city should clean up their own messes. more »»

Thank you from a veteran

August 5, 2014 I accepted the invitation and attended the July 25 “In Honor of Korean War Armistice Day” free lunch at Glenwood Place Retirement Community. more »»

Realizing a brighter future

August 2, 2014 I recently had the privilege to attend the opening of the new Democratic headquarters at 127 E. Main in Marshalltown. more »»

Protect Medicaid this election

August 2, 2014 I am a resident at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook. I get excellent care here. Excellent care, though, is expensive. more »»

Pray for peace in the Middle East

August 1, 2014 The people of Gaza are now without power, water and sewage treatment. Their only power plant was destroyed. more »»

Family deserves apology from school district

August 1, 2014 Recently the T-R and WHO radio reported about a family from my church and their son being accused by the school administration of being racist. more »»

Don’t miss out on community theatre

July 29, 2014 In the Sunday T-R, the new editor gives kudos to Marshalltown. One treasure chest he did not mention is the Marshalltown Community Theatre. more »»

Marshalltown should be proud of arts festival

July 26, 2014 I heard a comment last weekend at the Linn Creek Arts Festival that community support of the arts in Marshalltown is decreasing. more »»

LaRouche is right

July 26, 2014 The July 7 edition of the T.R. brought sad news and good news in that Abigail Pelzer was moving away. I wish to thank her for being open to free speec. more »»

Let’s support the Boy Scouts

July 25, 2014 My husband and I enjoy the Marshalltown fireworks and we have parked at the MICA parking lot for the last three years to view them. The Boy Scouts have been there for the last three years as well. more »»

Support cancer center in Marshalltown

July 25, 2014 I am a 37+ year member of the medical staff at MMSC and a cancer survivor. more »»

Youngster a good samaritan

July 22, 2014 I received a good samaritan hand from a young Marshalltown lad last week. I was returning a collapsible wheelchair for a friend who lives in the 400 block of West Main in Marshalltown. more »»

Wording was flawed; intent sincere

July 19, 2014 In response to the editorial “Ghetto comment way off base” (T-R 6/29/14) I would like to say that I regret the use of the word ghetto, because it inadvertently hurt the feelings of some in the... more »»

A fond farewell to Marshalltown

July 19, 2014 As our 93-year-old mother, Verla MacCanon, moved from Embers Retirement Community in Marshalltown to Wesley Acres in Des Moines on July 15, it marked the end of the presence of the MacCanon family i... more »»

A thank you from the fair

July 19, 2014 Showcasing the area’s talented people is a large part of the Central Iowa Fair. We would like to thank everyone that exhibited items in the open class department at the fair. more »»

Ernst right choice for Senate

July 16, 2014 Well, election time is upon us once again and as usual the half-truths and out and out fabrications of facts is starting with vengeanc. more »»

Support cancer center

July 16, 2014 Iowa River Hospice is pleased to support the MMSC in their effort to secure the Certificate of Need for a cancer center in Marshalltown. more »»



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