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Well it is official, I’m now unemployed. I went to school today and took early retirement. I never thought I would be done this soon in life, but I have my health to get back so I can enjoy my life … more
Editor: Thank God for president-elect Joseph Biden. Finally a human being with integrity to run our very damaged government who will be fair, honest and follow the laws of our land. Everyone … more
"Lord of our lives and sovereign of our beloved nation, we deplore the desecration of the United States Capitol building, the shedding of innocent blood, the loss of life, and the quagmire of … more
You're thumbing through and reading my favorite issue of the year. This is our annual "Year in Review" edition. On pages 8-15 you'll see 2020 in photos, as we reprint some of the most memorable … more
Editor: I take exception to the editorial from Mr. Tubbs in which he shouts that everyone must “GET YOUR SHOTS.” Yes there are risks from COVID, but there may also be risks from this hastily … more
Editor's note: The following column from Advocate News Publisher Bill Tubbs was originally printed in the Eldridge North Scott Press Dec. 16. My dear wife, Linda, remembers well her mother’s … more
When we get this final issue of 2020 “put to bed” here at the Advocate News, not much time will pass before I begin looking back on our 53 issues from 2020. (Yes 53, given the five weeks in … more
In the last few years, downtown Wilton has seen several changes, all for the better. It started with a facade program, where matching funds were given to business owners who updated storefronts. … more
Editor: Lately the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office has received several school bus violation complaints. I want to explain the law so everyone understands when you can legally pass a school bus. … more
I was saddened to read of Jerry Davies' death. I had heard about it last weekend, and came into his obituary when making a trip to my office Sunday night. It didn't say whether or not his death … more
Editor: The United States has been in a world of hurt in 2020. COVID-19 has spread across the country, affecting businesses and families nationwide. To make matters worse, alcoholism and … more
With Thanksgiving now in our rearview mirrors, we shift our focus to December and another holiday season. At my very muted Thanksgiving meal, which consisted of just my parents and I, we had the same … more
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