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Material witness arrested in Highway 38 death investigation

Editor’s note: The following was submitted to the Advocate News by the Muscatine County Attorney. On Jan. 11, Muscatine County Attorney Alan R. Ostergren announced that a material witness …


Wilton girls ranked in top 15, continue to roll

Wilton 74, Tipton 49With two big scoring outings last week, Wilton senior Emily Lange has moved into the top spot in all of Class 2A in scoring. Lange is averaging 23.6 ppg on the season and has …


Parkey's 'doink doink' kick stopped a perfect 4-0 weekend

I ended last week’s column with the beginning of my annual NFL playoff predictions. I noted that I’ve done a much better job predicting the NFL than I have with my annual NCAA tournament …

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Spengler-Van Sloten to wed Jan. 19

Kiley Spengler and Matt Van Sloten of Durant are engaged and will exchange wedding vows in Punta Cana on Saturday, Jan. 19. A reception will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 5 until 10 a.m. at the …

  • Obit: Bill Paulsen

    Bill Paulsen, age 91, of Durant, passed peacefully on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the Wilton Retirement …

  • Obit: Arla Brown

    Arla K. (Schutt) Garlough Brown, 71, of Durant, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at the University of Iowa …

  • Obit: Jean Smith

    Jean Patricia “Connie” Smith, 93, of Atalissa, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 at Simpson Memorial …

  • Death Notice: Arla Brown

    Arla K. Schutt Garlough Brown, 71, of Durant, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at the University of Iowa …

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