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Editor:The past two years Iowa’s workers – especially state workers – have seen their rights whittled to nearly nothing. Instead of some good faith bargaining by both sides, … more
Editor:Like folks everywhere, Iowans sit at the dinner table at the end of the day and discuss their hopes and dreams and the hopes and dreams of their children. They discuss getting good jobs, good … more
Editor:In the weeks leading up to an election, it is common to receive calls for political polls. Polls are a valuable research tool, but not all polls are used for research. There are some polls, … more
We come to you this week with heavy hearts after learning of the passing of Ed Williams, the longtime principal of Wilton High School. Sadly, Williams was long since retired when I made my way … more
Editor: Hello District 73. I rarely pen letters to the editor but I’m sure you have noticed the constant negativity against me throughout the summer and fall. I know this letter will lead to … more
Editor: Every two years we hear that the most important election ever will be in November. That is probably truer than ever this year and will most likely be true every two years for at least the … more
We come to you this week with a few notes on area homecoming celebrations. Both schools have homecoming fever as Wilton’s homecoming week just passed and Durant’s is happening now.We … more
My wife has a smartphone, but I have resisted getting one for myself. I still have my trusty flip phone. Purchased in the early 2000s and old enough now to grow whiskers, it still does what I want … more
Tragedies have become all too common when Iowans can’t get the mental health care they need. Unfortunately, Iowa has a severe shortage of mental health treatment professionals — especially in … more
As our new superintendent likes to say, and he is right, we all care about Durant and want to take care of it. We may have differing opinions but we all care. With that the people of the district … more
Editor: I went to three of the five public bond meetings that were held and at all three, I asked questions. From the questions I asked, I felt it was clear I was not in favor of this bond, but … more
As I touched on last week, we come to you this week in a sticky spot with regard to how the calendar falls. As I write this, the Durant bond referendum vote is about to begin. By the time you … more
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