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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:13am
After 20 years of serving their warm treats to Boone County Fair goers, Ray and Dorothy Kruse made a tough, emotional decision. Their funnel cake trailer would not be parked at the fair this year. It was just getting to be too much work for the...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:11am
Max Porter is a man of few words, but I got to visit with him for a short time recently. He has a connection with the Northern Natural Gas story we shared from Herrold Rickey. It was either 1955 or 1956 when Max was sixteen or seventeen years old,...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:10am
Melissa Dunlap has replaced Kris Van Pelt as Ogden Community School District Business Manager. She comes from Central College where she worked in the business office as the Accounts Payable Director. She is working on certification for this position...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:09am
Joe Schmidt grew up just a few blocks away from Ogden’s Spinning Wheels Skating Rink. He spent many hours there and has lots of positive memories from those years. When the opportunity came for him and his wife to purchase the business from...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:01am
The Ogden boys had a great week as they won both of their games and advanced to the sub-state final where they are one game away from the state tournament. They started the week with a 6-4 win over South Central Calhoun. They then followed that up...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:01am
Aside from a 12-0 loss to rival Van Meter, the Ogden High School baseball team had a great week, with four wins and only one loss, bringing their total record to 8-5. They got it off to a great start with a 10-0 win over West Central Valley. They...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:00am
The Ogden High School softball season finished last week but the future seems very bright with talent returning at every position as the team only loses one senior. They ended up 16-14 overall, which doesn’t demonstrate the success and growth...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 11:27am
Ogden started on its road to state this past week, opening up with a game against Belmond-Klemme Tuesday, July 5. The Bulldogs put their opponent away after five innings, winning 12-1. After that they erupted for 26 hits against Eagle Grove, winning...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 11:24am
It was a difficult senior night for the Ogden Bulldogs as they mustered only three hits in their 7-2 loss to Greene County.  Seven seniors played their last regular season game in Ogden that night, but they are guaranteed at least one more with...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 11:21am
by Julian Swanson, in memory of my two aunts Irene and Erma Swanson were local girls who had moved into Ogden from the farm eight miles northwest of town. They grew up in the Boxholm and Swede Valley communities, their mother Hilda from the Boxholm...
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