Northern-Sun Printhttp://www.northernsunprint.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 6 May 2015 16:25:13 EDTWed, 6 May 2015 16:25:13 EDT the Skies By Jim Bonser ( 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. May begins with a nearly full Moon. On May 1st the moon is a waxing gibbous phase, about 96% illuminated.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTLaity Reflection: Seeing is Believing . . . Or Is It? back we remember that Easter was not only an end, but more especially it was a beginning. However, Jesus' disciples, even though they had been told of the upcoming events at the end of Jesus ministry on earth, didn't see it yet.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By: Jill Pertler-Exclamation! Point!! When thinking about a topic for this week's column, I stumbled on a unique idea! Punctuation! The exclamation point, to be exact! It's exciting! As a general rule, I don't use many exclamation points.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Senate Side-State Senator Steve Sodders-Iowans Speak Out On Need For Mental Health Institutes Senate's Government Oversight Committee heard testimony this week from a patient and employees of the state-run Mental Health Institutes (MHIs) that have been targeted for closure by Governor Branstad.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTConservation-A lot Going On By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director week's column is a bit different from my "run of the mill" column. I find myself in a position to update you on several topics all in one visit.Fri, 1 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT