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Editor: I know the left feels that only Democrats and minorities can be offended but that isn’t really true. When presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg decided to quote scripture in the … more
I was a city kid growing up. Better yet for Wilton and/or Durant standards, a “town kid.” I wasn’t in 4-H. I didn’t know anything about livestock or crop farming. To an extent, I still … more
While watching (from afar) West Liberty softball’s run to third place in Class 3A last week, I finally decided to ask a question publicly that I’ve been thinking about for quite some time. … more
Let’s begin this week with a couple questions. 1. What is the biggest advantage and disadvantage of social media? 2. If you could change anything about the Muscatine County Fair, what … more
Editor:The Iowa Attorney General’s office recently established a toll-free hotline for adult survivors to report child sexual abuse, especially by spiritual leaders and clergy.To report past … more
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
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