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Posted at 10:00 AM

We, the people, tend to get outraged about the things we don’t like or issues that get blown out of proportion. What we don’t tend to do is to appreciate when proposals, programs or policies make sense.There were a series of issues in the local news this week that simply make sense for the region. They show some of the ways our local and state government can succeed to promote the benefit of the community.Take, for instance, the donation of a fire truck from the...

Posted Feb 22, 2015 at 11:15 AM

Not long ago, we were in an elementary school classroom, and we were struck that the lesson was about the difference between needs and wants.It seems a fitting topic as USD 250 Pittsburg hosts a series of community facilities planning...

Posted Feb 8, 2015 at 10:15 AM

Those who don't know their history are doomed to repeat it, or so the saying goes. But those who don't support their history are also doomed to forget it.In short, there are three county museums, and they all are living on a knife's edge.

Posted Feb 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM

A couple of months ago, we asked for recommendations for the Morning Sun Editorial Board.We received more than a dozen nominations for a 3-5 person panel. These board members will rotate off every 6-9 months so that we get fresh views on...

Posted Jan 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Last year was an eventful year for the Morning Sun newsroom.We said goodbye to longtime reporter Nikki Patrick after 47 years of working for the paper, as well as freelance photographer Will Ravenstein.We also said hello to some new...

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