Opinion
170 results total, viewing 61 - 72
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
Editor:     The Wilton High School Alumni Association would like to recognize everyone who came out and enjoyed a truly enjoyable evening of food, friendship and entertainment this past April … more
Editor:     We have the greatest health care in the world. We also have a rising rate of maternal mortality, women dying from complications of pregnancy/childbirth. How can this be? Between … more
    Editor’s note: Wilton third grade teacher Shannon Bean submitted the following editorials. Her students have been learning about and writing opinion pieces. They wrote about change that they … more
For the past 15 years or so, the communities of Wilton and Durant have known me as Derek Sawvell. For some of the older generations, I’m known as Stan and Tami Sawvell’s son. To the rest, I’m … more
Editor:     In this June’s primary I will be supporting Zach Wahls for Iowa Senate District 37. When I sat down and talked with Zach, I learned that his vision for Iowa is the same as many … more
    The 2018 session of the Iowa Legislature is scheduled to end on April 17. Unfortunately, legislators have yet to see a budget proposal for next year, and House and Senate leaders continue to … more
We receive dozens of press releases each week at the Advocate News. Thousands per year that reach the pages of our hometown newspaper, and hundreds of thousands more that do not.     Prior to … more
    I was saddened to learn recently that West Liberty Raceway at the Muscatine County Fairgrounds may not host races this season. I have been a racing fan since I was a kid, and West Liberty … more
« Prev | 1 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 15 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.