Northern-Sun Print Columnsen-usSun, 21 Jul 2019 11:53:41 EDTSun, 21 Jul 2019 11:53:41 EDT Back Years Ago July 7, 1989 The 1989 Grand Marshal of the Gladbrook Corn Carnival Parade is Louise Giles. The Gladbrook Jaycees' "Potties in the Park" is well underway. The Jaycees hope to have the project done by Corn Carnival.Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life by Jill Pertler-Summer vacation aren't many weeks of the year that can rival a summer vacation. Except maybe a winter vacation, but hey, it's summer so let's stay in the here and now. Vacations, no matter what time of year are preferable to a regular old non-vacation week.Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTLooking Back Years Ago June 30, 1989 At the Tama County Legion and Auxiliary joint meeting last Tuesday, June 27, the Legion performed a flag burning ceremony to properly destroy tattered and worn flags.Wed, 3 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By Jill Pertler-Summer picnic on the beach, or boot camp? happens every year. After months of anticipation, the last day of school finally arrives. The kids are overjoyed. Summer stretches out before us like a vast and inviting beach scen.Wed, 3 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTQ&A: Price Transparency in Health Care With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Does secrecy contribute to health care costs? A: Sticker shock for health care in America has been a growing concern for decades in the United States.Wed, 3 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT