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Sun Editorial: Ways to honor Independence Day
July 3, 2015
We get that fireworks symbolize the big moments (heck, we "see fireworks" when we fall in love). But there are countless other ways to celebrate Independence Day.

Wait a second ... what in the world do we need an extra second for?
July 3, 2015
What luck for me that I am writing this on Tuesday, because that just happens to be the longest day of the year - by one second. And I need that extra time to meet my deadline.

Musings: Devouring nursery rhymes and desiring new ones
by Jake Krob · July 3, 2015
Books are big in our house. We all like to read. Or, in the case of the youngest ones, be read to.

Guest column: The importance of giving a simple 'thank-you'
by Mike Dick · July 3, 2015

Sun editorial: Two views on wellness center provide homework for city
June 26, 2015
It's our hope that the ideas of the likes of Taylor and Niemi, city council members on opposing sides of this issue, are taken into account before voters decide this matter.

Living in Iowa: Don't touch that dirty money - you don't know where it's been!
by Dan Brawner · June 26, 2015

Guest column: Take time to appreciate the roses - flowers and volunteers
by Gerald F. Schnepf · June 26, 2015

Musings: Non-natives, newcomers feel welcome in MVL
by Jake Krob · June 26, 2015
I'm here to contend that one thing that makes Mount Vernon-Lisbon special is that being a newcomer doesn't make you an outsider.

Letters to the editor
June 18, 2015
Fox and Branch concert brightened the day Saturday

Living in Iowa: The law has spoken
by Dan Brawner · June 18, 2015
An Iowan's home is their castle ... and their porch is their tavern

Musings: Amphibious baseball players and loving small towns
by Jake Krob · June 18, 2015

Sun editorial: Lawmakers should reflect our values
June 18, 2015
We think it's high time state lawmakers - all elected officials from all parties - think about the culture of Iowa. Then get to work on what's important to Iowans.

Sun editorial: No urgency for shifting LOST
June 11, 2015
But planning is missing, and we urge city leaders to hold off on a vote this fall.

Musings: Signs of summer: Bruises, shoes and no routines
by Jake Krob · June 11, 2015
The calendar says summer doesn't begin for a couple of more weeks. Hogwash. There are loads of signs of summer in our house.

Letters to the Editor
June 11, 2015
Flag Day reminders from American Legion; Keep kids safe: Prescription drug abuse is 'epidemic'
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