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Editor: I would like to recognize the Durant American Legion Auxiliary women for their dedication for many years for planting and taking care of the flower pots on Main Street. They always … more
We come to you this week with the first of two annual graduation sections as we honor the 2018 Wilton High School graduating class (p. 17-24). Therefore, I thought it only fitting to mention that I … more
Editor: Some people are so special that you just have to tell someone about them, and Donna Nolte, one of the best teachers I’ve known, was that kind of person. She died Friday (May 4), and the … more
Editor: I’m not entirely sure who my legislator, Bobby Kaufmann, is or what he stands for. Sure, I’ve been to his forums, and subscribe to his newsletter, but still I’m confused. He says … more
Editor: Vote for Janice Weiner. I say this because I know what it's like to be the only woman in the room. I spent 30 years in corporate positions and for most of that there were very few women in … more
To say it’s been a long few days, and couple weeks, would be an understatement. After two-plus years of online access at www.wdadvocatenews.com, we are undergoing a shift to a new web host. … more
April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, a time to remember those who died in Iowa workplaces and while serving in the military. It is also a time to renew our commitment to safe, healthy jobs. This … more
Editor: For those of you that think more gun laws or even getting rid of guns completely will stop the violence taking place in the U.S. and other countries, you might want to pay attention to … more
Prior to prom weekend for area schools last week, I had an opportunity to spend some time with Wilton’s senior class.     On Wednesday, April 18, I attended the annual etiquette luncheon held … more
    The legislative session was scheduled to wrap up April 17. Unfortunately, gridlock among Statehouse Republicans has put the House and Senate into overtime.     The longer the Legislature … more
    The Government Oversight Committee has had a very busy year so I wanted to update everyone on our work. This session is my fourth as Chair of the Committee. I have been very passionate about … more
Editor:     Clean energy, education, collective bargaining and workers’ safety, local control: Rep. Bobby Kaufmann’s votes aren’t consistent with what he tells us.     For example … more
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