Letters to the Editor
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Editor:The Republicans in the Iowa Legislature have introduced legislation that would change how Iowa judges are chosen. The legislation would cover appointments to the two statewide appellate courts … more
Editor: As everyone knows, the year 2019 has been very difficult for area farmers because of the inclement weather conditions. The Wilton FFA was in the same boat as everyone else, working … more
Editor: As a councilman and mayor of the city of Wilton from 2008 to 2015 I had an opportunity to serve with Bob Barrett in many capacities during my tenure. During those years, Bob demonstrated … more
Editor:Memorial Day was a time to reflect gratefully on those who have come before us; it is also a time to think about what lies ahead of us. For those who have died serving our country, it is an … more
Editor:In the innocence of childhood, I never thought it was weird to grow up in a cemetery. Well, across the road from it (Oakdale Cemetery, Wilton). For my brothers and I, it was our playground. We … more
Editor:For more than four decades the Durant Volunteer Ambulance Service (DVAS) members have responded to people in need of medical assistance in the surrounding communities. Now we are asking for … more
Editor:One of my mom’s favorite sayings was, “The truth always outs” (always comes out) and another was, “Give them enough rope and they will hang themselves.” Over my … more
Editor: Kim Reynolds is orchestrating a blatant grab for power. She wants to corrupt the judicial system by changing the way judges are appointed, from the present nonpartisan way to a way that … more
Editor: The City Council is taking the initiative to conduct a feasibility study for a hotel on Wilton’s west end. I might suggest that the study include the idea of a recreation center as part … more
Editor:It was a pleasure to read the op-ed written by our state Senator Zach Wahls in the March 7 edition of the Advocate News. It tells us the left leaning nature of his political thought and how it … more
Editor: On Aug. 9 and 10, the city of Durant celebrated their annual Firefighters Festival with a parade on a beautiful day. The firefighters had a man dressed up as a mascot dog — black … more
Editor: For years, in our own offices across the state, dentists have provided free or reduced care to patients in need on an ad hoc basis. Some dentists open their offices once or twice a year … more
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