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A 31-year career in public education is coming to a close for Wilton High School Principal Sue O’Donnell. Although O’Donnell will be leaving the district after just three years in … more
The approval of a new salary benefit package for staff members, updates on construction projects, and personnel changes highlighted the meeting of the Durant School Board of Education on Monday, May … more
Raising funds at events like conference track and field meets, a group of Wilton High School students, known as the Japanese Culture Club (JCC), is working to afford a trip to Japan next year. … more
Sinclair has pledged $25,000 towards the Event Center at the Muscatine County Fair. Sinclair Tractor is going to sponsor the meeting room, which will be named for the business. The meeting … more
If you were out and about in Wilton on Friday, May 10, you may have noticed quite a few people in red shirts working around town. The United Way of Muscatine (UWM) Day of Caring was happening … more
As a kindergarten student in Durant, Charles Huesmann could never have imagined he'd be president of his senior class 13 years later. He didn't even consider it as a freshman entering Durant High … more
The Wilton Community School District held a regular board meeting on Wednesday, May 8. Present at the meeting were board members Rob Metzger, Sam Wilson, Tommy Fitzer, Tara Oien, and President … more
The acclaimed country music songwriter and performer and Wilton native is visiting hometown on Wednesday, May 22. The public will have several opportunities to see him. A presentation of Bobby … more
The Durant Chronicles won 20 awards during the Iowa High School Press Association (IHSPA) Spring Journalism Contest. The Chronicles, featured monthly in the Wilton Durant Advocate, showcases a wealth … more
Wilton High School senior class president, Ava Barrett, not only has high ambitions for herself but also challenges her entire class to pursue their dreams as they graduate this week. The … more
Muscatine County Veteran Affairs proudly announces the instrumental role played by Iowa State Senator Mark Lofgren in the proposing and passage of Senate File 2430, an Act relating to the correction … more
Wilton School District Transportation Director Rich Creamer says he wishes he had 10 more bus drivers just like Charlie Paustian. “He’s dependable. Dedicated as hell,” says … more
In a dramatic turn of events Saturday, May 4, law enforcement agencies collaborated to bring a high-speed pursuit to a halt on the rural roads of Iowa, resulting in the arrest of Khurishan Ismoilovic … more
The Wilton City Council met Monday, April 22, where discussions focused on development, along with a variety of other topics. Schoolhouse Meadows Subdivision To begin, after much … more
"There’s no piece of paper that can prepare you for life! You just have to buckle up and enjoy the ride.” That’s what retiring Wilton Elementary School teacher Laurie Sabers … more
Come on over to the Wilton Public Library and check out all the new books. Here are some that have recently arrived! Adult Fiction: “Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of … more
Eastern Iowa Light and Power has donated $20,000 to the new Event Center at the Muscatine County Fair. “I couldn’t be more humbled at the support of the new event center from … more
Beginning July 1, add strollers, skaters, powered bikes and skateboards to the list of Iowans protected in cross walks. Sen. Mark Lofgren, R-Muscatine, led passage of the bill that requires … more
The City of Wilton played host to a citywide garage sale on Saturday, May 4, thanks to the Wilton Chamber and Development Alliance. A total of 44 garage sales and vendors participated. This was … more
The County Board of Supervisors has done the annual allocation of public library funding, and some library directors are not pleased. The West Liberty Public Library and the Wilton Public … more
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