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Beavers make state semis for second time in history

CEDAR RAPIDS — For the second time in school history, the Wilton volleyball program got to the final four at the state tournament. After sweeping Van Meter in the Class 2A quarterfinals, the No. 2 …


Thanksgiving with sacrifices: Do it for those you love most

This message reaches our readers on or around Thanksgiving. On a typical week, several of our most local readers receive their Advocate News in the Stockton, Durant and Wilton post offices Wednesday …

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Irish-Schumaker wedding held June 13

Mallory Irish and Daren Schumaker were united in marriage June 13 in an outdoor ceremony near the Festhalle Barn in Amana. Parents of the couple are Dan and Karen Irish of Bettendorf, Terri Irish …

  • Obit: Charles Wuestenberg

    Charles Norman Wuestenberg, 80, of Durant, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, …

  • Obit: Gene Kirby

    Gene Maxwell Kirby, 97, of Bettendorf died Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Hospital in …

  • Obit: Loren Wiebel

    Loren William Wiebel, 70, of Zearing, Iowa, formerly of Muscatine, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at Mary …

  • Obit: Louise Gerels

    Louise Gerels, 89, of Muscatine died on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at her home. Funeral service was …

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