Sunday May 12
Resiliency Project Helps Mount Vernon Heal After the Tragedies
Three student suicides in seven months shook the Mount Vernon Community School District to its core in 2011.
My Biz: Small business makes chocolate with vodka, cayenne pepper - and bacon
Mother-daughter combo Lori Vislisel and Elizabeth Ann Rueschhoff of Lori Ann's Candies prepare a batch of chocolate truffles in the kitchen of Big Creek Market, one of the businesses that sells her confections, at 100 First St SW in Mount Vernon.
Eastern Iowa small business owner won't have to pay rent for two years
Danielle Ameling, 26, propietor of Iron Leaf Press, takes a look at her freshly-printed poster at her studio in Mt.
Meryn Fluker wrote a new blog post: Pam Ewell resigns as Mount Vernon superintendent
After four years in the post, Pam Ewell resigned as superintendent of the Mount Vernon Community School District during a regular meeting that stretched late into Monday evening.
Jeff Raasch wrote a new blog post: Ground Floor: New fabric shop debuts in downtown Mount Vernon
Leland Turner of Helios Stitches N Stuff cuts fabric to shape an apron at the shop in the 1st Street Community Center in Mount Vernon, Iowa.