Local news

Beavers sweep Wildcats in annual Backyard Challenge match

The Class 2A No. 4 Wilton volleyball team traveled to Durant Oct. 1 for annual Advocate News Backyard Challenge action in a hot gym on a night where both teams wore pink in support of breast cancer …


For first time in decades, Wilton's school paper is no more

Take a moment and look to your right. What you see will be familiar to most, if not all, of our readers. It’s a newspaper display you can find in many libraries. The day’s (or week’s) papers …

Family News

Paper to celebrate 80th birthday

Cookie Bruffey Paper of Durant will celebrate her 80th birthday on Oct. 20 at the Durant Community Center. All relatives and friends are invited from 2 to 5 p.m. to honor her. Hors d’oeuvres and …

  • Obit: Jesse Stammer

    Jesse Lee Stammer, 41, of Petersburg, Illinois, formerly of Wilton, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 in …

  • Obit: Janet Heyden

    Janet Lee Heyden, 86, of Davenport died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at her home. A visitation was held Oct. 6 …

  • Obit: Patricia Henderson

    Patricia L. Henderson, 85, of Durant, was reunited in heaven with her husband Ivan on Sunday, Sept. 29, …

  • Obit: Shirley Kallenberger

    Shirley J. Schroeder Kallenberger, 84, of Durant, Iowa, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at University of …

Stock Market
Stay connected with area schools
Wilton Elementary School
Wilton High School
Durant School District
Stay connected with community happenings
AN Hometown Happenings
City of Wilton
Area updates you need in real time
AN Editor Derek Sawvell
Durant PD
Wilton PD