Bethany Carson

01/22/2020 - 9:01am
Efforts are underway to save a piece of history: Eldon and Bekki Kirkland’s 101-year-old barn in rural Ogden. The Kirklands’ barn is one of the largest brick barns left in Iowa at 75 by 55 feet. Since purchasing the property a little over three years ago, the couple has installed new windows and doors as they could afford to. But this past fall, they realized the condition of the barn...
01/15/2020 - 11:26am
This story is part of a series of spotlights on local businesses. No job is too big or too small for Tyler Wisecup and his crew at Wisecup Trucking just north of Ogden. The company specializes in demolition services and excavation, offers 25 and 30-yard roll off dumpsters, and operates a salvage yard. Wisecup Trucking has most recently been...
01/08/2020 - 12:59pm
Sternquist Garage and Tire, located at 1823 W. 3rd St., Boone, is celebrating a century of service in 2020, as owner Don Elsberry continues a tradition of offering great customer service and getting the job done right. The comprehensive auto repair and maintenance shop offers free estimates and everything from oil changes, tire repair and changes...
12/18/2019 - 9:00am
Fifteen people attended a meeting in Ogden on Dec. 10 to discuss the possibility of a Boone Community Wellness Center. The Wellness Center would be built on land donated by the City of Boone, and would potentially serve the entire county. “There’s a lot of interest in continuing down the process and seeing what will come of it,”...
12/11/2019 - 1:25pm
This story is part of a series of spotlights on local businesses. Do you know the feeling of warmth and comfort that comes when you wear a soft new sweater? According to Cherlyn Miner, that’s how your home should feel–warm and comforting, calm, relaxed and happy. And she’s happy to help you achieve that goal. Cherlyn Miner is the...
12/04/2019 - 4:18pm
This story is part of a series of spotlights on local businesses. This holiday season, the Backward Boutique at 1124 2nd Street, in historic downtown Perry, is dedicated to creating a unique customer experience. “We offer new women’s clothing, specializing in unique pieces,” said owner Emily Leslie. Selections include clothing,...
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