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Five years ago no one would have seen it except for the people here. But when they showed it on the video board and everyone records it, it became what it was. It wasn’t intentional by either … more
I like to use the term “whirlwind” when describing certain parts of the year with regard to coverage of happenings in your hometown newspaper. We use the term so much that at times … more
I t’s probably safe to say that most who were in attendance for Wilton softball’s Class 2A state quarterfinal matchup with L-M, left the ball park that day wondering what could have … more
Here are some scratches from an old reporter’s notepad: * The world recently gave a collective sigh of relief when rescuers, working against tremendous odds, brought the remaining youngsters … more
Editor: I’m actually going to leave the left and Democrats alone this letter (mostly). On Saturday, July 28, there is an event in Wilton at the community center. We have Senator Joni Ernst, … more
Editor: We can thank Iowa’s GOP legislators for forcing our state universities to have to cut important programs and research this coming academic year. Budget cuts due to decreased funding … more
We come to you this week at the tail end of a wild week of softball. While the number of games slowed down with Regional play last week, the drama certainly heightened. Our No. 1 Durant Wildcats … more
Editor: The passing of Robert Ray was a sad day for the state of Iowa. Governor Ray was a gentleman who brought the wonderful qualities to his elected office and to the state: courteous, willing … more
Editor: Kaufmann’s party takes from the poor and middle class, gives to the rich. Republicans have characterized themselves as the party of fiscal management. Instead they have become the … more
Editor: Thanks to the current Iowa legislature and a minority group of activists, people around the state are discussing abortion. My State Representative, Bobby Kaufmann, was one of 51 … more
As we get our July 5 issue ready for print, my mind is consumed with three things: 1) Delivery of this week’s issue; 2) Tournament softball and baseball; 3) County fairs are around the … more
Editor: Recently the Durant city council news in the Advocate News included discussion of a funding request from the Tri-County Community Band. A little more information is necessary so the … more
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