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Muscatine mayor issues citywide face mask order

MUSCATINE — Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson issued a citywide face covering mandate Sunday, July 5, 2020. The mandate went into effect at 6 a.m. Monday, July 6, and continues for six months, unless …


Ethan Gast goes the distance in Durant win over Wilton

For the first time in quite some time, the Durant baseball team came into a Backyard Challenge matchup with Wilton the more experienced team. The Wildcats have returning players all around the field …


Swimming pools quite popular amid COVID-19, but be safe!

This summer, like many other things, is different than what we’ve experienced in the past. With limited travel recommended, many people are planning “staycations” in their own back yards. …

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Former Wilton teachers note 65 years of married bliss

What started as a school romance for Arlene Katherine Roberts and Derwood G. Keith in 1952 has developed into a relationship just about every married couple might consider miraculous — the Keiths …

  • Beattys celebrate 50th anniversary

    Marvin and Karol Beatty of Muscatine recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family …

  • Obit: Jack Henderson

    Jack Wayne Henderson, 92, of Durant died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Wilton Retirement Community. …

  • Obit: Steven Muller

    Steven Randall Muller, 67, entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Bettendorf Healthcare …

  • Obit: Murry Fitzer

    Murry L. Fitzer, 68, of Wilton died Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at his home. Memorial visitation was held on …

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