Northern-Sun Printhttp://www.northernsunprint.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:29:03 EDTThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:29:03 EDT's Corner Rev. Barb Muhs, pastor, Salem Church of Lincoln Lincoln, Iowa I preached form the lectionary today I would have been able to preach on one of my top 10 biblical figures. John the Baptist. John's story is indeed a story of transformatio.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By: Jill Pertler-Sleeping through the night"Good news, she slept through the night." My husband shared this information in a hushed tone at 6:00 this morning and we gave each other a silent high-five.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By: Jill Pertler-X marks the spot they were putting together the English alphabet, the letter X got the short end of his two sticks. Rumor has it he showed up late - along with Y and Z - and the threesome almost didn't make the alphacut.Fri, 5 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTConservation-Deer Whisperer By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director thing that I enjoy about writing this column is the interaction that I am privileged to have with folks following a particular news column subject or just the compliments that I receive from people when I'm in the checkout line or on the stree.Fri, 5 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPastor's Corner Rev. Carol Kress, pastor, Gladbrook United Methodist Church Gladbrook, Iowa-Unpacking Christmas "And they came with haste, and they found Mary, Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger." Luke 2:16 People in my profession tend to have a lot of Nativity sets on display during the holidays. One of my clergy friends has over ninety.Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT