Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 23 Aug 2014 13:19:00 EDTSat, 23 Aug 2014 13:19:00 EDT foggy day in Marshalltown! I made it into work this morning unscathed. That was the worst fog that I can remember driving in in a long time. On Highway 23, I could barely see where to turn off to get into Marshall. I saw one lady in an SUV driving with the lights off.Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:45:56 EDT"Hotel Hell" comes to Pipestone"Hotel-Hell"-comes-to-Pipestone.htmlTears, yelling, mold. That's what Gordon Ramsay encounters at the Calumet Inn in Pipestone.Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:39:06 EDTRobin Williams: The Importance of Sadness and Goofiness Robin Williams died on Monday of an apparent suicide at the age of 63. Watching his movies like Mrs. Doubtfire and Hook on Friday nights with my brother was a highlight of my childhood.Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:48:42 EDTAnother big loss for my hometown Strootman, who runs the radio station in Marshall, referred to the time when my dad and his buddies were in their prime as a golden age. Not THE Golden Age, just a golden ag.Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:03:24 EDTNFL: Not For Long means football. I'm very excited to ensconce myself in the press box at Mattke field and prowl the sidelines for some Tigers games these next few months. <P> However, my Sundays won't be spent devoted to the National Football League.Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:35:02 EDT