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If you want to read about Wilton’s fourth state volleyball run in school history, see our coverage on pages 10-11. What can’t go unmentioned is the morning the volleyball team had prior to … more
When we talk about volleyball family, we take it seriously – Brenda GrunderWithin the past week, our communities have shifted from football fever to volleyball hysteria after Wilton upset … more
Editor: Wilton-Durant Young Life is blessed to have tremendous support from our communities. We once again had a great turnout for our recent trivia night fundraiser, and everyone involved was … more
Musician Neil Diamond made his announcement in January. Actor Alan Alda made his announcement in July. Now it’s my turn. Like Diamond and Alda, I, too, have Parkinson’s disease, a … more
Last week we introduced the acquisition of the West Liberty Index by our parent company, North Scott Press Inc. I've penned a column that will print in this week's Index and wanted to share it with … more
Editor: As a locally owned electric cooperative, Eastern Iowa Light & Power Cooperative has been helping our members use energy wisely through energy efficiency programs for decades. State Rep. … more
Editor: The editorial sections in small town papers can certainly get colorful at times, and while I appreciate the comments and I am so glad that citizens feel comfortable sharing their … more
Editor: I was disheartened and surprised to learn that only 30 percent of young people (college age, I believe) will vote in this week’s election, according to statistics I have seen, while 81 … more
Editor: I’m a proud union pipe fitter and predominately vote Democrat. But I have always said, if both parties do not work together, nothing will change for the better. Bobby Kaufmann’s … more
Editor: The difference between doing something and doing nothing is everything. My single vote is almost nothing, but not quite. Each of us, with our one vote, determines our politics, our … more
Editor: Hundreds of thousands of Iowans are making their voices heard by casting a ballot in the November elections. Are you one of them? If so, thank you for voting. If you’re not, why … more
Unemployment is low in Iowa, and business leaders say they need more skilled workers. So why aren’t people flocking here from around the country to take our jobs? Maybe because our state has … more
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