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Durant’s School Board of Education heard administrative reports, set public hearings on budgets and school calendars, and made a number of personnel moves at their Monday, April 8 meeting held … more
Looking to the Future, Honoring the Past “It didn’t take long to get here,” jokes Bruce Rabedeaux, Class of 1974. “It’s hard to believe that 50 years have gone by … more
Muscatine County, including Wilton and Durant, experienced a partial solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, the likes of which won’t be seen in the United States for another 20 years. From … more
By Tim Evans Advocate Contributor Started 24 years ago, the Durant Senior Dining project has been a favorite among 60-plus-year-old local citizens in Durant. They meet every Thursday … more
“For Wilton, it was a good fit.” That’s what Wilton Police Chief Dave Clark had to say about the installation of four new speed monitor signs – with two more on the way … more
Wilton’s second annual Day of Caring, organized by the Wilton/Muscatine United Way, is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. The free service is set to take place the morning of … more
Get ready to be swept away under the sea as the talented students of Durant Jr. High Choir take you on an enchanting journey with their production of "Little Mermaid Jr." “We would like to … more
“I don’t do anything halfway,” says Sakir Alimoski with determination in his eyes; a Wilton man who is as much an entrepreneur as he is a restaurateur. “We took this on … more
If your kid is into nature, the Muscatine County Conservation Board welcomes area youngsters from preschool to eighth grade to participate in one of six summer nature camps slated to begin in June at … more
Easter Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of a historic tornado outbreak that occurred Friday, March 31, 2023, in eastern Iowa. More than 150 tornadoes touched down across the state and the … more
In what’s being proclaimed as the “social event of the spring,” the 126th annual Wilton High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, April 6, at the Wilton Community Center. … more
As a humble Kiley Langley waited for the announcement of the Muscatine Fair Queen, she wondered which one of the five other girls in the contest would be crowned. Little did she know, the Wilton … more
The Durant Volunteer Ambulance Service (DVAS) had the ultimate high of delivering a baby. On scene the crew of Andy Gruman, Dan Sterner, and Brent Whitlock thought they had time to transport the … more
In a busy session, the City of Durant approved a contract to build a new shelter in Feldhahn Park, discussed a request by a local restaurant to build an ADA-compliant entrance and heard about several … more
Come on over the Wilton Public Library and check out all the new books. Here are a some titles that have recently arrived! Adult Fiction: A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons Debut … more
It didn’t take long for Durant Elementary School counselor Kristen Milott to implement a new idea she discovered at a state school counselor’s conference in November, putting into place … more
As Stephanie Peterson of Calamus-Wheatland and Colin Telsrow of Durant were looking for a place to host the reception for their wedding in October 2019, there “weren’t a lot of good … more
Nichols residents, Gene & Vickie Hammons have given $10,000 for storage at the Muscatine County Fair Event Center Project. The Hammon’s have a hobby farm right outside of Nichols. They … more
In response to the ongoing drought conditions plaguing Iowa, Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack declared 24 Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas. The proclamation addressed to … more
Wilton Police March 24 -Assisted Wilton FD on a call in the 600 block of W Wate Street. -Responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of S Sycamore Street. Issue was … more
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