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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
Editor: Leadership in today’s GOP leans greatly toward libertarian philosophy. The economic freedom they seek isn’t about balanced budgets. It aims at removing wealthy people from any tax … more
In 2009, the Iowa Legislature approved a Pay Equity Act, outlawing wage discrimination. That means that is illegal for an employer to pay some workers less than others for jobs requiring equal … more
I come to you this week with a couple thoughts I’ll address rather than staying on one topic. This is the final issue of the Advocate News prior to the Sept. 11 Durant school bond referendum … more
Editor:If you are reading this, there is a solid chance I asked you about the bond sometime in the last six months. I appreciate everyone taking time out of their day to hear me out. The time has … more
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