Letters to the Editor
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Thank you from Matt Fisher Thank you so much for your participation in the Matt Fisher Benefit, held on May 30, at the Durant Community Center. Whether you volunteered your time, donated an … more
Congratulations, team! I don’t usually follow sports unless someone I love very much is in the game, and then I am focused on him or her, but this year’s Wilton High School softball … more
Fragile, Handle with Care This 4th of July as we celebrate our Independence and our freedoms, let us not forget that the history of our great country is one of expanding our democracy, the right … more
Grassley's new title Sadly for Iowans, the gun lobby, in April, named Senator Grassley “Leg- islator of the Year,” calling Grassley a "champion of the firearm and ammuni- tion industry … more
Michael Franken is a proven leader You don’t rise to the rank of admiral, commanding a destroyer squadron and an aircraft carrier without demonstrating exemplary leadership skills, not to … more
Governor wants to be Queen Reynolds Gov. Kim Reynolds recently declared she wanted her own Attorney General and Auditor. Duh? Who wouldn’t want to be a government official who wanted their … more
Normally, by this time of year, the members of our Iowa Legislature have done the work they decide needs to be done, and then closed the session and gone home. Whether or not you agree with what they … more
In April, the United Nations released its latest comprehensive report on the climate crisis. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change … more
A letter in last week’s Advocate News expressed gratitude for Donald Trump and his endorsement of Republican U.S. Senator Charles Grassley. Apparently the author of the letter wasn’t … more
I read with interest Rich Harmsen’s letter in the April 14 issue of the Advocate News. His account of his tears of both joy and sadness, while moving, raises some questions. Was Mr. Harmsen … more
We need to protect our schools and teachers. Schools are the heart of Iowa communities. When rural communities lose their schools, the community dies. No families or businesses want to move to a town … more
My dog M.T. and I moved here just before Founders Day last year. We have been welcomed here from the very first day. Having come from Chicagoland, I found Wilton to be so refreshing. Where children … more
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