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Representatives of the Muscatine County Fair met with the family of Virgil and Peggy Meyers last week to receive a $25,000 donation for the new event center the fair board plans to build in 2025. … more
The Wilton FFA has done it again! The local chapter was selected as the state winner for Iowa as part of the 14th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEM Competition. Students have designed a … more
Century Fence is the final piece of the 100-plus acre puzzle that is the Wilton Industrial Park, successfully completing a 60-year endeavor by the City of Wilton. “We’ve done … more
On Thursday, Feb 29, skeptics and believers alike gathered at the Wilton Public Library for the Iowa City Ghost Hunters (ICGH) presentation. Kent Andersen, of ICGH, educated the 26 participants … more
Jack Rife of Wilton is one of two new members of the Iowa Hereford Hall of Fame. He and Bill Goehring, Libertyville, were honored during the Iowa Hereford Breeders Association’s (IHBA) banquet … more
In 1865, the attention of the people of Wilton was first called to the importance of building in their village a Seminary of Learning.   Work commenced on the building to be Wilton College. … more
Gary Lee Wilharber, 84, died Feb. 23, 2024 at his home in Chandler, Ariz., after a long, wonderful life. He was the eldest child of Clarence and Leota (Feddersen) Wilharber, born June 9,1939 in … more
Monyeen Claire Hora, age 89, of Wilton, died on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, at the Lutheran Home in Muscatine. A memorial service for Monyeen and Joe Hora will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16, … more
By Tim Evans Advocate Contributor The City of Durant is considering combining efforts on economic development with neighboring communities. The council discussed joining … more
State Representative Bobby Kaufmann (R) paid West Liberty a visit Saturday morning, March 2, where he talked with local constituents in the WeLead building. “This is my first full year … more
The River Valley Conference announced its all-conference teams last month and seven Beavers received honors of making the list. Four boys were honored including seniors Landyn Putman and Casen … more
Even with all of the wins and state medals, it was not long ago that Durant senior Lainey Shelangoski was simply trying to find her footing in the wrestling room. “I started wrestling … more
Durant Police Report Feb. 26 Harassment/threats at Durant were handled by the school resource officer. Misdialed call in the 600 block of 6th Avenue.   Was handled by the officer. … more
A former Wilton elementary and middle school teacher and volleyball coach has been appointed the new superintendent of the Indianola School District. The Indianola School Board of Education will … more
Durant’s Lt. J.L. Schryer American Legion Post 430 presented two large checks toward local projects in February. The first was a $10,000 donation to the City of Durant toward playground … more
The City of Wilton and its Parks and Recreation Department have made major changes and upgrades to their respective websites. “We are loving the new website,” says City Clerk … more
Wilton sent 14 students, 7th-8th grade, to participate in the SEICDA 7th-9th Grade honor choir Thursday, Jan. 25, at Assumption Catholic High School in Davenport. On Jan. 7-8, eight Junior and … more
Vernon Leonard Wulf, age 84, of New Liberty, Iowa, died on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2024, at … more
Brenda Joyce Poor, age 73, of Moscow, died on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton. A … more
John Robert Bierman, 50, of Moscow died on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at his home. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation … more
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