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IOWA CITY — U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) announced that in the interest of public safety and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, he will be closing his physical offices in Iowa … more
As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic spread last week nationwide, including in Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds held several press conferences, with perhaps the most significant being Sunday, March 15, … more
The Wilton City Council received a letter from longtime city clerk Lori Brown, stating her intent to retire April 17. Council members approved her request with regret. Her resignation letter is … more
Glenda and Troy Dobbins attended the March 9 Durant city council meeting to request a reduced rental rate for the community center. They will be holding a benefit for Bryan Dobbins, who was diagnosed … more
DES MOINES — The World Food Prize Foundation announced the selection of Gabrielle Watkins-Schoenig of Wilton as a Spring 2020 George Washington Carver intern. Every school semester and summer, … more
The 13 deputies in the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office have publicly called for Cedar County Attorney Jeff Renander to step down. On Feb. 20, the Advocate News received a memo from the Cedar … more
DES MOINES – Rep. Gary Carlson (R-Muscatine) announced recently that he will not seek re-election to the Iowa House in 2020. He currently represents House District 91, which includes the city of … more
Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek announced he will run for the Iowa House in District 73, which includes eastern Johnson County, all of Cedar County, and a small portion of Muscatine County that includes … more
Brian Wright, the Muscatine County Emergency Manager, made an appearance at the Feb. 24 Wilton city council meeting to discuss the recent apartment complex fire in Wilton. Wright acts as a … more
Nichole Sorgenfrey of the Muscatine United Way attended a brief Feb. 24 Durant city council meeting. She spoke with officials about hosting another annual Day of Caring in Durant on April 17 from … more
The Wilton Library is teaming with the Census Bureau to recruit workers for the 2020 Census count. Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives as … more
DES MOINES – On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) Chair Troy Price, formerly of Durant, delivered the following letter to the IDP State Central Committee and Secretary Don … more
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