Northern-Sun Printhttp://www.northernsunprint.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 25 Apr 2015 00:14:41 EDTSat, 25 Apr 2015 00:14:41 EDT's Corner Pastor Bruce Zimmerman, pastor, Christ Lutheran Church Gladbrook, Iowa story from long ago tells of a man in India named Gautama. People called him "the enlightened one" because they believed he knew the secrets of their gods. One day a woman came to see Gautama.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By: Jill Pertler-Generator appreciation day in the fall of 2012, my husband developed a genuine need for a generator. He claimed his motivation was based out of love for our family. From a desire to keep us safe, warm and with readily available access to microwave popcorn and video games.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Senate Side-State Senator Steve Sodders-School Funding Fits Into State Budget Plans Democrats continue to get public support for our compromise proposal to increase basic school funding next school year by 2.625 percent. That's exactly halfway between the original Senate and House proposals.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTDistrict 72 Update-Rep. Dean Fisher-Week 14 Tuesday was marked by another tradition, the induction of new members to the Pioneer Lawmakers.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTQ&A on Civil Asset Forfeiture with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley What is civil asset forfeiture? A: Asset forfeiture is a crime-fighting tool that enables law enforcement to seize cash or property that's considered linked to illicit activity.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT