Northern-Sun Printhttp://www.northernsunprint.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 2 Apr 2015 00:21:18 EDTThu, 2 Apr 2015 00:21:18 EDT Funding in Iowa what does it mean for our rural schools?-Ben Petty, Superintendent, BCLUW and GMG Community School Districts occasion, I may encourage parents, staff, and other members of the public to please speak out for adequate funding and resources for our schools.Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTGuest Editorial-John Hughes, CEO Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center many of you may know, Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center (MMSC)will be building a 75,000-square-foot Outpatient Center as Phase 1 of a 3 phase hospital replacement.Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EDTState Senator Steve Sodders-Preparing All Kids To Succeed In School & Life think of education as the great equalizer, and we count on our schools to give every child a fair shot at success as an adult.Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EDTUnfinished Business by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley the tugs of war that crop up in Washington during political debates and policymaking, it's not surprising the act of legislating has often been compared to the art of sausage making.Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EDTTama County Community Foundation - Thanksgiving, A Time to Give By:Mary Fasse-Shaw I was a little girl, my father would take me to church on Thanksgiving Eve or maybe Thanksgiving morning. He would march me down the aisle and plop us two rows from the pulpit, right in front.Fri, 29 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDT