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If there's one thing we can't stop in this life, it's time. And as the world turns, we come to you this week with another installment of our annual Year in Review section, where we take our readers … more
Our readership and customer base communicates with us in a myriad of ways. On the surface, there are the phone calls and emails we receive on a regular basis from those in the outside world who help … more
TikTok wins again, were the words from an understandably discouraged Superintendent Joe Burnett when we spoke Friday, Dec. 17 amid the most recent of obnoxious social media challenges. It began … more
We had a very cheerful visit at the start of a very stressful week Monday from Sylvia Spencer, a local reader who I immediately recognized thanks to an interesting development a couple months … more
The annual Wilton Chamber of Commerce Window Walk was one of the many things lost to 2020 last year, as we suffered through the COVID-19 pandemic. It's a pandemic that is still ongoing as some, … more
Last week we presented our annual winter sports schedules, accompanied by photos of winter sports basketball and wrestling teams. As noted, we will also get photos of the Durant bowling teams at a … more
We’re at a pivotal moment in the fight for a fair economy that works for all of us. As we begin the holiday season, I am thankful for the momentum we’re starting to see for working Iowans. … more
On Nov. 13, I saw a post on Twitter about a trade between the Milwaukee Brewers and Tampa Bay Rays that caught my attention. Rays infielder Mike Brosseau was traded to Milwaukee for Brewers’ … more
Every 10 years, after the federal Census, Iowa goes through the redistricting process — the drawing of maps for our Congressional seats, 50 state Senate seats and 100 state House seats — to … more
One of the primary reasons I ran for office was to be a voice for working Iowans who deserve fair pay, safe working conditions and a secure retirement for a job well done. Workers across Iowa … more
I had tentatively planned to spend part of my days in Cedar Rapids last week attending the state volleyball tournament. I wound up there each day, which usually means good things, yet it was for … more
In late July of 2020, upon hearing the news of 2019 Wilton grad Chantz Stevens being stabbed to death, I'll admit that I, and certainly the rest of the community, were left a bit numb. How long it … more
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