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January 29, 2015
School bond proposal, start dates

Living in Iowa: Bread bag-wearing Iowans sure get a kick out of these here politicians
by Dan Brawner · January 29, 2015
As a native Iowan, it never ceases to amaze me how some people still think of us as a bunch of ignorant, barefoot, straw-chewing, aw-shucks clodhoppers.

Musings: Your opinion wanted on what to do with KMVL
by Jake Krob · January 29, 2015
That's a question I'd like readers to ponder as the cities work on their budgets for the next fiscal year. At this point, it appears the channel has a good chance of going dark forever.

Sun editorial: Get involved now in school plan
January 29, 2015
Mount Vernon School District will likely be asked to approve a $16 million facility project. This is a big deal, folks. And now is the time to get involved.

Living in Iowa: The federal case against cow manure: Can there ever be too much of a good thing?
by Dan Brawner · January 21, 2015
There was a time when cow manure got more respect.

Guest column: Citizen recommends better way to understand city data
by Tom Simon · January 21, 2015
There just might be tools today that could turn these published listings into organized, readable charts, graphs and notes

Sun Editorial: State of Iowa: We want the best
January 21, 2015
We agree with our governor's assessment that life is darned good here, and like his ideas for further improvement. We're left wondering, though: Who's going to be the next leader - one who proposes a few bold ideas that might be a little controversial?

Sun editorial: Sound off now on budget plans
January 15, 2015
Between now and public hearing dates in March, the city councils and mayors hold workshops to start hashing out the budgets.

Hands over your head and back away from the cake: Proposal aims to ban school birthdays
by Dan Brawner · January 15, 2015
The food police are not just for New York City anymore.

Guest column: Curriculum provides positive life skills for children at risk
by Area Substance Abuse Council · January 15, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Resident thankful for Sun newspaper
January 15, 2015

Musings: Retiring firefighter provides lessons for volunteering
by Jake Krob · January 15, 2015
We can learn from people like Dan - lessons like the importance of volunteering, of sharing ourselves for the greater good.

Living in Iowa: Governor and a dead deer pose for photos in Centerville
by Dan Brawner · January 8, 2015
Thankfully, there was no corny caption like, "The Buck Stops Here."

Musings: Local control should trump state decision on school start
by Jake Krob · January 8, 2015
Local school board members, who know their communities better than the governor, should be given full power to make calendar decisions.

Sun editorial: The Sun's wishes for 2015
January 8, 2015
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