Northern-Sun Printhttp://www.northernsunprint.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:27 EDTThu, 31 Jul 2014 09:11:27 EDT of Life By: Jill Pertler-An adventure with superglue to readers (and self) superglue does not mix well with granite countertops. Recently I had the opportunity to experience this noxious combination in the comfort of my own kitchen. This was not of my doing. But you already knew tha.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTNorthey Comments On Iowa Crops And Weather Report MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Creating Jobs, Growing Iowa's Economy With Clean Energy is proof that clean energy works. We lead the nation in wind power generation and in biofuels production. We also rank among the top 12 states in the nation when it comes to energy efficiency. These successes have not come about by accident.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTConservation-Who Would Have Thought? By: Kevin Williams, Grundy County Conservation Director neighbor sprayed his beans a couple of weeks ago and shortly thereafter I noticed the brown cast that appeared on the leaves uniformly across the field. My wife asked what was wrong with those beans.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSlices of Life By: Jill Pertler-All thumbs I was in school - and dinosaurs roamed the earth - everyone took a class called typewriting 101. We wrote about the quick brown fox and lazy dog using our eight fingers without hardly any effort from our thumbs.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT