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Updated Jan 29, 2016 at 5:47 PM

On Wednesday the United States Post Office in Pittsburg was forced to remove a sign reading “God Bless America” from the side of the building by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. We are told that a complaint from one local person to the Madison, Wisconsin-based group prompted the removal. We understand the legal basis of this, and agree that the separation of church and state is a fundamental principle of the American experiment. However, this sign, which...

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 1:35 PM

On Jan. 28 the final decision will be made by the community on whether or not to spend more than $67 million dollars on USD 250. The Morning Sun Editorial Board deliberated on what position to take for several weeks, hearing from both pro...

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 1:21 PM

Soon after Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign with a promise to build a wall on the southern border to keep illegal immigrants out, Latin American workers building Trump’s new hotel steps from the White House groused...

Updated Dec 4, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Word came to us Wednesday that Arma Chief of Police Jeremy Allen had been arrested for drunk driving following a single vehicle accident involving a cow in the 1700 block of North Rouse. It is always unfortunate when these sorts of...

Updated Nov 14, 2015 at 12:35 PM

It's a dream, only a dream. And it's fading now, fading away. It's only a dream, just a memory without anywhere to stay. — Neil Young A Santa Fe freight rolls through memory where I sit, eyes closed, by the tracks near my...

Updated Nov 14, 2015 at 12:25 PM

Six years ago last week I became a grandfather for the first time. I was just 38 years old and wasn't real sure about this whole grandpa thing. When my wife handed me little Leah for the first time, I took her with some...

Updated Nov 13, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Word came to us Friday of the passing of an area legend. Nationally-renowned sports artist Ted Watts died Friday at the age of 72. Watts was notoriously reclusive for an artist as well-known within sports circles as he had painted all...

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