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West Liberty High School volleyball is in good hands with Brittney Boffeli. This upcoming season may be her first as head coach, but it’s far from her first with the Comets. “I am … more
“Let’s all take a deep breath, and just be here in this moment,” said Ava Barrett to a packed gymnasium on Sunday, May 19, at Wilton High School. The Class of 2024 President … more
After the bell rang out 24 times, symbolizing the Class of 2024, Saturday, May 18, fireworks lit up the night sky. Just like that, it was time for Durant to say farewell to its beloved seniors. … more
The Wilton City Council met Monday, May 13, during which discussion revolved around EMS services, police vehicle storage, TIF funding, and more. National Poppy Day To begin, Mayor Keith … more
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Wilton will honor veterans with the traditional Muscatine County Freedom Rock Smorgasbord community celebration at 3-5 pm.   During the opening ceremonies … more
Seeking veterans who may need guidance, friendship, and support, the Wilton American Legion Post 584 hosted their first “Veterans’ Fellowship Hour” on Friday, May 10, attracting 10 … more
A new social group, the Wilton Men’s Club, will be entertained by Wilton historian Lynn Ochiltree. Ochiltree will give a presentation on the history of Wilton on Thursday, May 30, … more
A 31-year career in public education is coming to a close for Wilton High School Principal Sue O’Donnell. Although O’Donnell will be leaving the district after just three years in … more
The approval of a new salary benefit package for staff members, updates on construction projects, and personnel changes highlighted the meeting of the Durant School Board of Education on Monday, May … more
Raising funds at events like conference track and field meets, a group of Wilton High School students, known as the Japanese Culture Club (JCC), is working to afford a trip to Japan next year. … more
Sinclair has pledged $25,000 towards the Event Center at the Muscatine County Fair. Sinclair Tractor is going to sponsor the meeting room, which will be named for the business. The meeting … more
If you were out and about in Wilton on Friday, May 10, you may have noticed quite a few people in red shirts working around town. The United Way of Muscatine (UWM) Day of Caring was happening … more
As a kindergarten student in Durant, Charles Huesmann could never have imagined he'd be president of his senior class 13 years later. He didn't even consider it as a freshman entering Durant High … more
The Wilton Community School District held a regular board meeting on Wednesday, May 8. Present at the meeting were board members Rob Metzger, Sam Wilson, Tommy Fitzer, Tara Oien, and President … more
The acclaimed country music songwriter and performer and Wilton native is visiting hometown on Wednesday, May 22. The public will have several opportunities to see him. A presentation of Bobby … more
The Durant Chronicles won 20 awards during the Iowa High School Press Association (IHSPA) Spring Journalism Contest. The Chronicles, featured monthly in the Wilton Durant Advocate, showcases a wealth … more
Wilton High School senior class president, Ava Barrett, not only has high ambitions for herself but also challenges her entire class to pursue their dreams as they graduate this week. The … more
Muscatine County Veteran Affairs proudly announces the instrumental role played by Iowa State Senator Mark Lofgren in the proposing and passage of Senate File 2430, an Act relating to the correction … more
Wilton School District Transportation Director Rich Creamer says he wishes he had 10 more bus drivers just like Charlie Paustian. “He’s dependable. Dedicated as hell,” says … more
In a dramatic turn of events Saturday, May 4, law enforcement agencies collaborated to bring a high-speed pursuit to a halt on the rural roads of Iowa, resulting in the arrest of Khurishan Ismoilovic … more
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