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Wilton School District valuation increases

Prior to the Wilton school board’s April 10 meeting, a budget hearing was held. District business manager Staci Owens-Kirkman reported that the district’s 2020 valuation increased 3.65 …


Durant boys tie for Wilton's Kreimeyer Relays title

Durant boys tie for Wilton titleThe Durant boys’ track team competed in the Kreimeyer Relays in Wilton April 8, finishing in a tie for the team title with Alburnett with 76 points each. Wilton …


DHS and WHS seniors: Fill out your senior bio online by April 26

With the birth of our new website wdadvocatenews.com in 2016, I was asked a few times about the newspaper, more specifically, if we are “getting rid of the paper” or “Will we still have the …

Family News

Krueger-Burmeister to wed July 13

Jordyn JoAnn Krueger and Lee Thomas Burmeister, both of Bennett, are engaged and will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 13 at Peace Church of Christ, 414 Maple St., Bennett. A reception will …

  • Obit: Louis Brammeier

    Louis E. Brammeier, 92, of Wilton, died on Friday, April 12, 2019 at his home with his family by his …

  • Obit: Gerri Harfst

    Gerri Jean Harfst, 84, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines with her husband …

  • Obit: Marilyn Heinrich

    Marilyn K. Heinrich, 86, of Davenport, formerly of Wilton, died on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the …

  • Pending Obit: Myron Puck

    Myron Lee Puck, 82, of Stockton, died on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Courtyard Estates of Walcott. …

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