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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
Editor:     Driving through the heavy snow fall recently, I ended up traveling on Sixth Street in Wilton and past the old elementary school site. Visibility was poor, almost like a haze, and I … more
It’s that time of year. Leaves are (finally) changing and falling from the trees. We’ve turned our clocks back. We’ve had mornings with the weather below freezing.     We’re merely a … more
I come to our readers this week wanting to give a public thank you to Wilton senior Cole Rabedeaux.     Having just gone through two straight weeks of homecoming activities at Durant and … more
To pick up on last week’s theme of stories to watch heading into 2018, one big one I didn’t mention was the Durant Eighth Street project.     By far the major project for the city of Durant … more
As you’ve seen from our page 1 story this week, and our page 1 story from March 15, the No. 1 question circulating through Wilton lately has been simply “Fence or no fence?” as the city … more
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
It’s been a busy February here at the Advocate News. Of course every month of every year is busy when a staff of four attempts to cover two communities. We’ve been out front with story after … more
After months of reporting and recent weeks of anticipation, including my prediction last week, Wilton Superintendent Joe Burnett will become Durant’s next leader as the districts will share … more
(The following was submitted Oct. 24 to the Advocate News by Randy Evans, Executive Director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. He can be reached at IowaFOICouncil@gmail.com.)     One … more
    Iowa’s state universities have been cut nearly $50 million in the past 12 months, a reduction of almost 10 percent in just one year. Funding for our state universities is now lower than it … more
Are you prepared to vote in Iowa’s June 5 primary elections? That’s when Iowans decide who will be their party’s candidates in November’s general election for many federal, state and … more
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