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When I was approached to serve as the sole judge for the Wilton Public Library Edible Books Challenge March 30, I must admit I thought it was a joke. For anyone who really knows me, it doesn’t … more
We are approaching what could be the last week of the session. Many policy items of significance continue to be worked on. If any one big piece of policy has a breakthrough I will send everyone an … more
When I heard that an out-of-state investment group was purchasing manufactured housing communities in Iowa, I was surprised — and then I heard how much they were planning to raise the rent. And … more
My mother didn’t teach my brother and me how to cook. My wife, Sherry, believes that was a mistake. So Sherry made sure she taught our daughter and three sons how to cook, and she also taught me. … more
Editor:In the 2016 Presidential election, Donald Trump received 51.8 percent of the Iowa vote. Hillary Clinton received 42.2 percent of the Iowa vote. Trump won the majority of the votes in Iowa.As … more
With the birth of our new website wdadvocatenews.com in 2016, I was asked a few times about the newspaper, more specifically, if we are “getting rid of the paper” or “Will we still have the … more
While knocking on your doors last year, I heard many comments about childcare. The high costs and limited availability of childcare can be a significant barrier for parents getting into and … more
April 3, 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the Iowa Supreme Court’s Varnum vs. Brien decision, which legalized same-sex marriage in our state. We were only the third state in America to … more
Editor:What makes me an American?Not just that I was born here. Being an American carries a larger meaning than that simple accident of birth.I am an American, because I believe in the principles and … more
To truly do the 121st Wilton High School Alumni Banquet justice, I must refer to an old juvenile adage of simply — “You had to be there.” For the second straight year, Joe Brammeier (WHS … more
When I heard that Wilton Jr./Sr. High language arts teacher Marcia Hetzler had resurrected the Wilton eighth grade Washington, D.C. trip, I was extremely happy. Around five years ago, the annual … more
Editor: I am writing in response to a Wilton Beaver Tale editorial printed March 28 by Katelyn Buckland. It is sad to hear high school kids have so much stress. Is it jobs, sports or family … more
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