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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:35am
Dorlis Good Smith, 81, of Boone, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Boone County Hospital, Boone, Iowa. Dory’s wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at the Community United...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:19am
The Ogden High School volleyball team’s seven game streak came to an end in three sets at Van Meter last Tuesday night.  Van Meter won 25-18, 25-17, and 25-18. Despite serving very accurately, not being quite as efficient on their attack...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:18am
The Ogden cross country team kept chugging along, finishing in 6th for the girls and 8th place for the boys at the Roland-Story cross country meet. The girls team had a great finish, ending up in sixth place out of fourteen teams. Hannah Booth...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:14am
Madrid’s size, speed and experience were just too much for this year’s predominately young Bulldog squad. The Tigers, who jumped off to an early lead, dampened Ogden’s Homecoming, winning 56-14 Friday night. The game started out on...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:06am
The story of the Ensley Heritage Farm   While researching this story I was struck by how typical our story is. Inspired by the promise of fertile land, these early pioneers hunted game while they cut trees, drained ponds, built roads, homes,...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am
We hope you have been enjoying our series of Sesquicentennial articles. Several of our readers have inquired about us putting the collection together in a single publication. After talking with our publisher we have decided to see how much interest...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:56am
Saturday, Sept. 24, six members of our community were recognized at OHS for their achievements in our schools. The decision to recognize and honor those who have had a positive impact on our schools and community was an idea generated through Dena...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:47am
Alison Good has already made a name for herself with her involvement in Ogden’s Big Loser Contest earlier this year. She, along with Jane Zahasky and Jessica Kuil, were instrumental in getting over 40 people signed up for a wellness and...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:39am
Why did Iowa farmers choose to break the law by making and selling moonshine? Iowa author Linda McCann through her research, has come across several intriguing and even funny stories about prohibition in the state. “I call the time between...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:36am
LouAnn Larson had a dream - a dream of establishing a free-will donation clothing bank in Ogden. “There was a time in my life I couldn’t even afford to buy from a garage sale and I needed someplace like this,” explains Larson. Lori...
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