Letters to the Editor
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Traffic cameras ‘are not entrapment’

Editor:     A legislator from your area wants to outlaw effective enforcement cameras.     Regarding traffic enforcement cameras, opponents always give us the same old worn out spiel, … more

Repeat of last year? ‘Let’s hope not!’

Editor:     The Iowa Legislature reconvenes this week. Bill Dix, Senate Majority Leader, has stated he wants a repeat of last year. Let’s hope not!     If you want the Highway Patrol … more

‘We should use the best of all models’

Editor:     The Iowa Legislature gathers for a new lawmaking session this week.     I hope that we can tie into the “tax reform” discussions, a better understanding of the tasks that … more

Why consolidate when there is growth?

Editor:     I moved to Durant in 1998. According to a Google search, at that time, the population of Durant was 1,617. Now it is listed at 1,823. In 1998 Wilton’s population was 2,681. It is … more

‘Consolidation the obvious solution’

Editor:     I have seen this movie before. I used to live in a small town like Durant/Wilton where there were four small country schools within a 2-5 mile drive from the main school. All of the … more

'Give more value' to Christ's message

Editor:     As Christmas approaches, let us give more value to the message that Christ gave us, than to the “birthday party.” Caring for the neighbor, both personally and as various groups, … more

‘So proud of Wilton for its progress’

Editor:     My visits to Wilton are always full of events of all kinds, but I was pleasantly surprised when my niece, Terri asked me if I wanted to attend a rehearsal of “The Big Bodacious … more

Constitution ‘may yet need refinements’

Editor:     As we celebrate all we are grateful for in our personal lives during Thanksgiving holidays next week, let us also give thanks for the Constitution that gives our national community … more

Young Life ‘blessed’ with community support

Editor:     The Wilton-Durant Young Life ministry is blessed to have tremendous support from our communities. We recently had a great turnout for our trivia night, and everyone involved was … more

‘Why not put employers in jail?’

Editor:     Building walls challenges people to figure out how to get over them, get under them or around them.       Building bigger and better drones is taking place right now (newest … more

‘On Nov. 7, step up. Be a voter’

Editor:     An election that could have a major impact on your daily life is rapidly approaching. City elections take place throughout Iowa on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Although these elections do not … more

Wilton ‘fortunate’ to have several candidates

Editor:     The City election is right around the corner. There are a number of candidates to fill both city council seats and the mayor position.     I feel Wilton is fortunate there are … more
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