Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 22 Oct 2014 01:04:24 EDTWed, 22 Oct 2014 01:04:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLight-duty vs. full-dutyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578233.htmlThis 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. On several occasions lately, my place of business has received its mail close to 5 p.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAg tour series a successhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578172.htmlMarshall County Farm Bureau's "Making the Connection" ag tours provided a unique opportunity for adults unfamiliar with agriculture to learn about life on today's family-owned farms and in ag-related businesses by meeting and talking with the peopl...Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTDon't vote for Ernsthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577997.htmlOur son spent most of last year in Shanghai, China. The pollution there was awful, with the polluted air sometimes looking like dense fog. After seven months he was forced to leave due to chronic respiratory issues caused by the air pollution.Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTPooped out at the paradehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577998.htmlI attended the Oktemberfest parade a while back. Was a nice parade except there being horses before the bands. Being a parent and grandparent of band students, I know you DON'T LOOK DOWN while marching. I felt sorry for the tumblers, too.Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMFD does an excellent jobhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577999.htmlI was one of eight citizens who were privileged to participate in the Marshalltown Fire Department Citizen's Academy sponsored by the Marshalltown Fire Department and organized by then-Acting Fire Chief Scott Johnson.Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT