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Editor:One of my mom’s favorite sayings was, “The truth always outs” (always comes out) and another was, “Give them enough rope and they will hang themselves.” Over my … more
Our hope this week (or perhaps next) was to come to you with a Q & A session with Durant Mayor Scott Spengler with regard to the ongoing feud between Cedar County Sheriff Warren Wethington and the … more
I don’t remember much from the first few years of my life. One thing, however, I do remember – and quite vividly – is seeing my grandfather, Harry Ervin Roberts, lying motionless on his back, … more
It was a beautiful night for fireworks in Durant on the Fourth of July. Of course the evening had its “usuals:” the Durant Lioness Ice Cream Social; fresh popcorn, hot dogs, water and pop from … more
Editor:My family has been attending the Durant Independence Day fireworks display for many years. We’ve always enjoyed them and are thankful that Durant has a nice show close to Wilton.This … more
Editor:With liberty and continuity of tradition for all. The promise and vision of our revolution was justice. A right to a speedy and public trial, the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment. … more
For those in our coverage area who were present for the Cedar County Freedom Rock’s dedication ceremony held in front of the courthouse June 29, you saw a county and city of Tipton come together in … more
As a child, one of my earliest memories was picking up the phone to talk with my aunt. I was seven and with intrigue, I listened to what she had to tell me. What she described sounded like a fantasy … more
Believe it or not, it’s officially summertime. June 21 was the summer solstice. It’s all downhill from there. It certainly doesn’t feel like summer. After a long, hard winter, a wet spring … more
Editor:After reading about Wilton’s recent city council meeting, I saw there was concern over Triple B’s “mountain” of concrete.I see a large pile of money sitting there on a … more
The time has finally come to begin figuring out how to start vetting the largest presidential candidate field in history. Next week in Miami, the first Democratic presidential debate will be held … more
Editor’s note: The following is part three of a 3-part Iowa legislative session wrap-up submitted by Sen. Zach Wahls. In the first part, printed June 6, Wahls discussed 2019 legislation he … more
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